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PepsiCo's Snackbots are being piloted at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, to deliver healthier-for-you snacks to students. Pic: PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s Snackbot delivers snacks to students

By Gill Hyslop

The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, is serving as a test site for PepsiCo’s Snackbots delivering better-for-you snack and beverage brands from Hello Goodness via an app.

The Italian government is enforcing a new labeling law to distinguish between fresh bread and those that have undergone 'preservative' methods to increase shelf life. Pic: ©GettyImages/benidio

Italy enforces fresh bread labeling law

By Gill Hyslop

Italy is to enforce a new labeling law today (December 19) to distinguish fresh bread from products that have been ‘preserved for prolonged durability’.

Products produced by Haas. Photo: Bühler.

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Bühler to create Consumer Foods segment in 2019

By Jenny Eagle

Bühler will create a Consumer Foods segment in January 2019 combining its chocolate, nuts, bakery and coffee business with Haas, which it acquired last year.

Be energy-wize and don't see profits go up in flames. Pic: ©GettyImages/Maskot

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Minimize your impact: Top tips to help UK bakeries save energy

By Gill Hyslop

Bakeries are notoriously energy-intensive businesses, which not only affects their bottom line, but also has a heavy impact on the environment. Nicky Bannister, head of business gas supplier Flogas Energy, discusses ways a baker can become more efficient....