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Jan
17

Tetra Pak to offer 'Smart Package' digital printing on its carton packages

Tetra Pak has partnered with Koenig & Bauer to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages, to meet demand for digital on-pack printing.
Jan
17

Weekly kill: Grid offers on the slide, as scorching dry conditions continue into 2019

The disappointing lack of significant summer rain relief over the Christmas/New Year period is being reflected in opening gambit slaughter cattle offers from beef processors in Queensland and NSW this week. Saleyards markets have followed a similar trend.
Jan
17

'A perfect value-for-money combination': Private label’s premium focus puts brands under pressure

Responding to shifting definitions of ‘value’, private label ranges are increasingly focusing on delivering affordable premium products. This is making it harder for branded food makers to justify their price premium.
Jan
17

Food industry demands more time for Brexit deal

The food industry has called for an extension to Britain’s impending exit from the EU following Parliament’s rejection of the Government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Jan
17

Falling short: EU audit report reveals seriously overstretched food safety system

A new European Court of Auditors report has stressed that although the EU food safety system for protecting consumers from chemical hazards in food is soundly based and respected worldwide, it is falling seriously short.
Jan
17

Kerry taste charts 2019: “Blooming botanicals, sensorial tastes and ethnic flavors tipped for success”

Taste & Nutrition company Kerry has launched its annual taste charts for 2019, touting botanicals and ethnic flavors as key themes to watch.
Jan
17

Finnebrogue to open £3m meat-free factory

A Northern Ireland bacon and sausage processor is to capitalise on the growing demand for non-meat alternatives by opening a £3m vegan and vegetarian factory.
Jan
16

Tyson makes management ‘refinements’ to fuel growth ambitions

US-based meat firm Tyson Foods has conducted a trio of management transitions as part of its plans to meet international demand for protein.
Jan
16

Waitrose fruit and veg black plastic free

The retailer has removed black plastic on all fresh produce after introducing alternative packaging.
Jan
16

Jamie Oliver develops food-to-go range for Shell

Shell service stations are to carry a new range of food-to-go products – including sandwiches and wraps – created by chef Jamie Oliver.
Jan
16

Irish beef industry sees a catastrophe in no-deal Brexit

As the British House of Commons prepares to vote on the European Union (EU) withdrawal agreement negotiated by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, the Irish beef sector has been warning that a no-deal Brexit would cause chaos and dramatically undermine Ireland’s beef exports.
Jan
16

Irish dairy exports to the UK grow despite Brexit concerns

Despite a year of global volatility, involving political uncertainty with Brexit, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5bn ($5.1bn), an increase of 2% on 2017’s figures.
Jan
16

US-China trade relations remain “the biggest millstone around the neck,” says new Rabobank F&A outlook

he food and agribusiness sector in China will continue to be volatile throughout 2019, according to the latest RaboResearch China Food and Agribusiness (F&A) Outlook 2019.
Jan
16

Tenderstem launches new purple variety

'Tenderstem Royale' will be sold exclusively at M&S, with brassica brand responding to demand for new veg that is easy to prepare and cook
Jan
15

Suntory invests £13m in Gloucestershire plant

Drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory is to invest £13m in its Coleford, Gloucestershire site to install a new high-speed bottle filler.
Jan
15

Amcor develops PET jar for cold-fill dairy products

Amcor has partnered with Danone to develop a PET (polyethylene terephthalate) jar for cold-fill dairy products.
Jan
15

No-deal Brexit to cost Scottish food industry £2bn

Scottish food bodies have joined forces to “implore” the Government to avoid a no-deal Brexit situation that could cost the industry over £2bn in lost sales a year.
Jan
15

Nando’s & Subway refute World Animal Protection chicken criticism

UK fast food chains Nando’s and Subway have told GlobalMeatNews that the chicken they serve meets “the high standards its customers demand” in response to World Animal Protection’s latest report.
Jan
15

Vion’s supply chain De Groene Weg creates ‘journey’ film

Netherlands-based Vion Food Group has revealed its organic supply chain De Groene Weg has produced a film designed to inform consumers about the ‘journey’ of organic meat from farmer to plate.
Jan
15

FDF slams restrictions on food and drink promotions

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has deemed the launch of the Government’s consultation on plans to restrict promotions of food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) as “grossly insensitive” and a “monumental distraction”.
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