Food Processing

OAL & NCFM to host Food Manufacturing 2030 in May. Pic: OAL

OAL to research ingredient handling with robots

By Jenny Eagle

OAL (Olympus Automation Ltd) is heading up a project with the University of Lincoln, UK, and English Provender Company (EPC), a producer of condiments, dressings and marinades, to address the complexity of food manufacturing ingredients.

Alpina Foods

Top 10 US (mid-sized metros) Food Processing employers

By Jenny Eagle

Fresno, CA is the food processing king, followed by Omaha-Council Bluffs and Lancaster, York, according to a Top 10 list of mid-sized US Food Processing employers, compiled by Business Facilities, which educates corporate executives on issues related...

Chris Holland

60-second interview

What do you do? Chris Holland, Holmach?

By Jenny Eagle

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Chris Holland, managing director, Holmach, to dispel the myths of thermal processing around 'canned...

Stephen Daniells and Shane Starling from FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients

Key Insights from Food Vision

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

By Kacey Culliney

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Food processing business is growing in Mexico, currently ranked the 15th biggest producer in the world.

Food business is booming south of the border

By Jenni Spinner

Thanks to affordable manufacturing labor and increased demand for Latin-flavored foods, Mexico is becoming an attractive locale for processing and packaging firms.

Federal Foods Company signs a deal with Abu Dhabi.

Brasil Foods to open $145m Middle East factory

By Jenny EAGLE

South America's largest food processing company, Brasil Foods (BRF), has signed an agreement to open a $145m processing plant in Abu Dhabi, in the Middle East.

Greencore sales rise after Uniq acquisition

Greencore sales rise after Uniq acquisition

By Oliver Nieburg

Irish convenience foods manufacturer Greencore saw its sales soar in its first quarter interim results driven by its recent acquisition of Uniq.

Jan Weide has been working in the food industry for over 20 years


Profile of an auditor

By Helen Glaberson

Food audits are a day-to-day reality in the modern food processing industry, as consumer and regulatory expectations become ever-more demanding. But what is it like for the people who spend their lives inspecting plants?

Poor equipment design compromising food safety, EHEDG

Special Edition: Decontamination

Poor equipment design compromising food safety, EHEDG

By Jane Byrne

Misinterpretation of fundamental criteria for the hygienic design of equipment by designers is resulting in incorrect installation of parts such as valves and sensors at the initial design stage of new food processing equipment and leaves processors exposed...


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