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GEA HYGiTiP automatic bag emptying system

New HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA

30th July 2020

New HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA ensures higher product safety and efficiency for food on production lines The new HYGiTip bag emptying system from GEA safely and efficiently opens and discharges 25kg bags of powdered ingredients into food production lines automatically, without operator involvement, minimizing contamination risks and virtually eliminating powder waste. The new…

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Cachao launches in UK

28th July 2020

Cachao one of Spain’s luxury chocolate brands that produces handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar chocolate on the Balearic Island of Mallorca is now available in the UK for the first time. Cachao is on a mission to set the standard for the highest quality and luxurious chocolate available. Launching in Britain will allow the business…

Sweet delivery

Searches for ‘sweet delivery’ up 1550%

28th July 2020

Searches for ‘sweet delivery’ up 1550% as lockdown leads to surge in demand for sweets. Semetrical conducted research into sweet trends London-based digital marketing agency Semetrical have conducted research into consumer trends in the UK during lockdown.  As weeks of living under lockdown have left many turning to sweet treats for comfort, what are the…

Confectionery and Chocolate Creators

Confectionery and Chocolate Creators are on the rise

28th July 2020

 Alex Smilansky and Benjamin Redford of Mayku explore how lockdown has inspired the confectioners of the nation to grow creatively The lockdown caused by the Coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on life in the UK. With millions of Brits being confined to their homes and many suffering job losses or being placed on furlough, the pandemic has…

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UK turns to food and drink

28th July 2020

Coronavirus reading trends during the lockdown, when the nation turns to gardening and food and drink activities to pass the time 2020 has been a year of extraordinary uncertainty and change, but what was on the mind of the UK consumer? Readly, the digital magazine subscription service, that provides users with all-you-can-read access to 5,000 magazines,…

Obesity challenge

UK Government’s obesity strategy

28th July 2020

Responding to the announcement of the new UK Government’s obesity strategy, Tim Rycroft, Chief Operating Officer at the Food and Drink Federation said: “The UK’s food and drink manufacturers and the half a million people we employ – so recently the heroes heralded by government for feeding the nation during the Covid crisis – will…

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Nestlé launches YES!

28th July 2020

Nestlé launches YES! Plant Protein bars powered by nuts and peas with new nod to natural protein sources with no additives Nestlé is launching a new range of its YES! snack bars, with each bar containing 10 grams of plant protein from a delicious natural combination of nuts and peas. Recent Nestlé research has shown that…

The Food Safety Summit is going virtual!

24th July 2020

The Food Safety Summit has release the following statement regarding to the 2020 summit going virtual on October 19-22 As we continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, BNP Events and The Food Safety Summit staff have determined that proceeding with a physical in person event would not be conducive to the health and safety…

P&G targets carbon neutral operations through the next decade

20th July 2020

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has committed to transform its global operations to be carbon neutral for the next decade through a series of initiatives. The global FMCG giant said it will go beyond its existing science based targets for climate goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, by additionally advancing a portfolio of natural…

Bulletproof designs new packaging

20th July 2020

Cadbury has unveiled a fresh new look for the iconic identities of both Cadbury and Cadbury Dairy Milk, created by design agency Bulletproof. The new look includes a redrawn wordmark, new iconography and typography which aims to reinforce the product story. The revitalisation of the Cadbury wordmark drew inspiration from the hand of founder John…