Food & Drink

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Beverage manufacturers shift focus with changes in consumption habits

Enjoy without regret – drinkable snacks as a trendy alternative to chocolate and muesli bars They are certainly not just sweet or salty. The variety of...
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In the high-margin export business, carton packs have clear benefits

European milk sells well in Asia and Africa – quality packaging for quality products Milk and dairy products in particular are becoming more and more...
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PET production boost at AG Barr plant

PRODUCTION of the other national drink gained pace recently with a 75% boost to PET production output, according to equipment supplier Sidel. AG Barr...
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Standout choice

AIMING for a premium positioning in the energy drinks market, Honesty Food has chosen Rexam’s FUSION® aluminium bottle for the launch of Teasy, a...
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High safety cap for non-fizzy drinks

THE 38 Proline cap from Procap is aimed at sensitive non-carbonised beverages that must be packaged in clean conditions, such as juices and milks. It...
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Food for Thought education programme

THE Scottish Government’s Food for Thought programme has been attempting to equip schoolchildren with information about nutrition, with the assistance of professionals from the...
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Software optimises production and packing systems

FOOD and drink IT specialist CSB-System International has developed a new software programme that provides optimal planning, control and monitoring of production and packing...
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UK food industry warms up to robotics

The adoption of robotics over the last 10 years has rapidly increased in sectors where fast and accurate assembly has been a top priority,...
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Ready-meal tray brings cost efficiencies

OFFERING long shelf-life and ovenable up to 240°C, the new ConviTray® offers cost-saving opportunities for premium products in the ready meal market. It is the...
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Bag design keeps cakes upright

PAPER packaging products manufacturer Dempson Crooke has come up with a new design of bag that allows delicate items or boxes of food to...