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These are all the posts that have been tagged with hygiene.

Degree apprenticeship focuses on sugar reduction

A Food Science and Technology Steering Group, led by the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD), has unveiled the standard for the UK’s first degree level apprenticeship in Food Science and Technology, which has an emphasis on sugar reduction.

Flatwire conveyor belt

Cambridge Engineered Solutions has introduced PacLite, a new lighter weight, flatwire conveyor belt with variable openings that is ideally suited for baking and packaging.

See you at PPMA

This month, the CP team will be attending PPMA at the NEC in Birmingham.

Will you be at iba?

What’s new in the bakery, confectionery and snack sectors? Iba – the International Bakery Exhibition – covers all the trends, from baking ingredients to packaging.

Reducing food waste

In a new report – Reducing food waste by extending product life – WRAP has assessed the amount of product life available to consumers on shelf, and reviewed how product life codes such as ‘Use by’ and ‘Best before’ dates are currently set by retailers, brands and food manufacturers. The study examined a range of […]

Industry responds to Ebola

Transmar Group has joined the fight against Ebola and has pledged to make the first contribution to the initiative of $100,000 through Caritas Denmark allocated to the Caritas’ International Ebola response.

Process control

Keith Graham, marketing manager, Baker Perkins, discusses the role of manufacturing processes in meeting an increasing demand for taste, texture and convenience in the savoury snack market.

Strategic sustainability partnership

Unilever and Solidaridad have announced a new strategic partnership to improve the lives of one million people in Unilever’s extended supply chains. The agreement was signed at Unilever’s annual Partner to Win Supplier Summit in London. The partnership will be focused on promoting gender equity, improving agricultural and labour practices as well as supporting young […]

Jet printers get an upgrade

Fox’s Biscuits has replaced old case coders with 14 robust and reliable TJ500 thermal jet printers from marking and coding specialist, Allen Coding. The TJ500 was chosen due to its clean operation, low maintenance, minimal operator involvement and print quality. The jet printers are being used by Fox’s Biscuits to apply a variety of date […]

Parts washing system installed

Humdinger has installed a Panamatic 700 parts washing system from specialist manufacturer Oliver Douglas at its snack foods manufacturing plant in Lincolnshire, UK. “The success of the Humdinger range of snack foods reflects the company’s commitment to operational efficiency which has underpinned its dramatic growth in recent years,” comments John Glover, Oliver Douglas sales manager. […]

Gum processing

Joan Mestres describes what is involved in chewing gum production and how the process has changed.

New laboratory-scale depositor

In a bid to enhance its product and process development capability for the confectionery industry, Baker Perkins has installed a new laboratory-scale depositor in its Innovation Centre. The machinery can handle three components of hard or soft candy simultaneously. The Baker Perkins Innovation Centre is a resource where customers develop new products and processes, produce […]