The web-based tool is designed to help producers stand out in a competitive marketplace by demonstrating how the right clean label solution can provide stability while meeting a brand’s goals for clean, simple labels.
The adoption of automation, the cheekily named Bruce Banner (nod to the Incredible Hulk) and Redzone has enabled Companion Baking to cement its role as a mid-size bread distributor, producing 150 SKUs daily despite its limited floor space.
Turnkey equipment manufacturers CPM Wolverine Proctor has acquired UK specialist engineer Planet Dryers Ltd., best known for its triple-pass dryer that has set the industry standard for the snacks market.
A new report by EIT Food – one of eight communities to boost innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe – reveals only 47% of Europeans trust the food sector. French consumers lead the pack in scepticism.
PepsiCo has developed groundbreaking tech for condensing and treating the steam evaporated from its fryers to recover more than 50% of the water used in potato chip manufacturing lines, an approach that could save 60 million litres of water a year.
The legacy of the past two years is expected to have a long lasting impact on the craft bakery sector, with the link between diet and overall wellbeing coming more sharply into focus driving the increased use of ‘real’ ingredients and tried-and-tested...
Women entrepreneurs Julie Koch Fahler and Ida Boesen stepped up as market disruptors with a commodity trading platform for Danish farmers in 2018 – evolving it into one of Europe’s first international accredited certification programmes in soil carbon...
Following an extension of its partnership with the snack giant, Grup Serban Holding (GSH) is investing in a state-of-the-art irrigation system that slashes water and energy consumption, along with the use of fertilizers and pesticides.
A new study has gauged growing support for edible packaging, however, it also revealed that Brits are unlikely to make drastic changes to their consumption – like ditching meat – to help save the planet.
The Lay’s, Cheetos and Quaker Oats maker is rolling out the use of UBQ material developed by Israeli startup UBQ Materials from household waste, which has significant impact in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Sirha Europain puts the French bakery sector in the spotlight next month, celebrating the country’s know-how in all things baguette and beyond, with rising ingredient prices, production methods, standardisation and deep-freezing being the hot topics.
The Campaign has ramped up its efforts to lobby for an Honest Crust Act to enforce loaf labelling and marketing legislation in the UK and has sent Defra its motivation outlining ‘the case for a legal definition of sourdough bread’.
Ulusoy has secured a 6-year, US$25m senior debt facility from Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO to fund the acquisition of a prominent consumer brand, which will enable it to move from an exclusive B2B business into B2C channels.
A new joint venture between Chef Thiam’s US-based West African fonio brand Yolélé and Mali Shi SA, a shea butter manufacturer that provides income to tens of thousands of women through its proprietary sourcing operations, has received a $1.98m grant from...
Tel Aviv-based B.T. Sweet, Ltd. has developed a game-changing plant-based sweetening platform, which enables producers to slash the sugar content from breakfast cereals, confectionery and treats like hazelnut and chocolate spread.
KP Snacks has cut 410 tonnes of plastic from its packaging in 2021 after pairing back on packaging by 6.8% across a number of its brands. It also said that 13 million snack packs have been recycled to date through its partnership with TerraCycle.
PepsiCo has expanded its green tech accelerator programme in partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) to reach sustainable design innovators across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Aligned to its pledge to transition 100% of its packaging to reusable, recyclable or compostable material by the end of 2025, the breakfast cereal giant will be trialling a fully recyclable paper liner for its Corn Flakes cereals next year.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that they claim could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs.
How can industry achieve a circular bioeconomy in food packaging? The solution lies in valorising waste into packaging products that can later be biodegraded back into soil, according to Professor Jose Lagaron from the Spanish Council for Scientific Research.
Popcornopolis, Munchy Seeds and Bagrry’s are shaking up the snacking space with new packaging; Miss Nang Treats, Cheryl’s Cookies and think! gear up for the holiday season; Union Foods take ice cream to the next level; and Betty Crocker invites fans to...
The scheme set up by five of the UK’s largest plant bakers is doubling its efforts to visit more locations of interest to track down backlogs of bread baskets and wheeled dollies diverted out of the supply chain, whether intentionally or by mistake.
The ‘Salubre’ is set to revolutionise the pizza industry as the UK’s first non-HFSS (fat, salt and sugar) pizza, while helping to fight food waste by using the spent grains left over from the process of brewing beer.
Allied Bakeries is rolling out its Kingsmill No Crust 50/50 loaves in ground-breaking bread bags – made from a PE resin that incorporates post-consumer waste (diverting it from landfill) – in UK stores this month.
Baker’s percentages – also known as baker’s math or formula percentages – is a universally accepted mathematical method that enables a baker to understand the type of bread it represents, to adjust the yield, or to mix up ingredients without affecting...
A customer has reported that a new automated production line using robotic and variable frequency drive (VFD) technology is working twice as fast as its existing lines, while increasing the quality of its products.