Category: Manufacturing

Rittle2
Business News

Prepare yourself…. Summer is coming!

By Karl Lycett – Rittal UK’s Product Manager for Climate Control Winter may be the focus of the hugely popular TV drama Game of Thrones (now, of course, in its final season) but in the real world the mercury is rising and we will soon be firmly into summer. If the

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Dover foods
Business News

Time-saving IT Solution Delivers Full Traceability

A leading supplier of ready-to-eat frozen products is now able to create detailed traceability reports in a matter of minutes, where previously this would have taken a number of hours, thanks to the introduction of a bespoke IT solution from food and drink specialist CSB-System. Drover Foods produces a range

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Muller
Business News

South Derbyshire Müller plant put at risk of closure

Müller Milk and Ingredients, one of the UK’s largest dairy producers, has today announced plans to review its dairy network as part of a continuing programme of cost reduction, identifying their Foston site in South Derbyshire as mostly at risk. Daniel Adams – Usdaw National Officer says: “Following an extraordinary Joint

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Auqa Pura
Business News

Princes To Introduce 50% Post-Consumer Recycled Shrink Film

International food and drink group Princes is once again increasing the recycled content of the plastic it uses, as the shrink wrap packaging on its UK manufactured products moves to 50 percent post-consumer recycled waste (PCRW). Princes household brands such as Crosse & Blackwell, Branston baked beans*, Aqua Pura, Jucee,

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automatiion
Business News

Robotic vs Business Process Automation

Automation seems to be the word on every CEO and business owners’ lips in 2019. News sites everywhere have a new article on the latest automation, and the general public fear of machines replacing their jobs is at the top of news headlines across the UK. But, is the fear

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FDEA
Business News

The Impact of Brexit Uncertainties on UK Food and Drink Exporters

The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) works closely with companies of all sizes who trade internationally. In the countdown to 29th March, an all too common cry is that “it is uncertainty that is killing our business”. Many companies feel strongly that not enough is being done by Government

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Testing
Business News

Natural Toxins Contamination In Baby Foods And Cereals

The food industry is being supported by new Fapas proficiency tests to ensure the safety of baby food and cereal products. The ergot alkaloids in baby food proficiency tests and the tropane alkaloids in cereal proficiency tests have been developed by Fapas, the proficiency testing arm of Fera. They are

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VP750
Business News

VP750 By VIPColor Is The Next Generation Label Printer

The VP750 by VIPColor is the next generation of digital print-on-demand colour label printer with Enhanced Water Resistance Print Technology Building on the proven technology of our bestselling VP700, it utilises Enhanced Water Resistance Print Technology that produces coloured labels. The result is colour labels that are suitable for Chilled

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Chickens
Business News

RSPCA Praises Waitrose Commitment To Improving Chicken Welfare

Most of the UK’s over one billion meat chickens live in ‘unacceptable’ conditions – but the supermarket has committed to raising its standards The RSPCA is celebrating news that the supermarket chain is the latest company to commit to a significant improvement in meat chicken welfare. More meat chickens are

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