Dr Debbie Parker

Dr Debbie Parker leads the Marketing Sciences Sensory Unit in Kent, UK. One of only eight female beer sommeliers in the country, here, she discusses tea, toilet rolls and traceability.

Safer baby food

The addition of a new module to its CSB-System integrated software has enabled German baby food manufacturer Töpfer to achieve full traceability of all its components and products.

“Passion is the genesis of genius”

Following the recent acquisition of two companies, tna has significantly broadened its offering to the food manufacturing industry and is this year celebrating its 33rd anniversary. Here, we go back to where it all began and speak to Alf Taylor, tna’s co-founder.

Alcoholic drink analysis guide

In the production of alcoholic beverages, natural products need to be manufactured to a consistently high quality. Meeting consumer expections can be very challenging, requiring stringent quality assurance measures. Thorough testing, error-free documentation and complete traceability are key. Mettler Toledo’s Alcoholic Beverage Solution Guide provides suggestions and solutions to guarantee product safety and consistency in […]

, , ,

Speedy software update

When manufacturers update their business management system, they often need it designed and implemented within as little as a month or two to minimise disruption and maximise competitive advantage.


ROUND-UP: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at Butler Automatic’s SP1 Series Automatic Film Splicer is ideally suited towards food and beverage packaging applications. Tetra Pak Pasteurizer PF is a new flexible, automated solution […]

, ,

New printers boost traceability

A new line of coding equipment is set to help food and beverage manufacturers improve traceability and prevent product recalls, according to coding and marking specialist Markem-Imaje. The company’s new 9400 series of printers provides a range of printing options and a substantial choice of codes, including barcodes, datamatrix and QR codes, as well as […]


Food and Drink Technology