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Binghams Food invests in the future


Potted beef manufacturer Binghams Food has recently invested £100,000 in their operations. Food Processing visited the factory in Sheffield to learn a...

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Quality coffee on the rise


After a £2.5 million investment in its Dartford site, UCC Coffee has doubled its roasting capacity and can now offer much more variety for their custo...

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Quality comes first for Wrights


In August 2014, Wrights Food opened their new purpose built factory for cakes and desserts. Food Processing visited the site to find out more about wh...

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The decline of the Big Four?


In April, Tesco announced a record £6.4 billion loss for its results, which was swiftly followed by the slightly more surprising news that Sainsbury’s...

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New investment for plant-based foods company Alpro


In March 2015, Alpro officially opened its newly extended production site, enabling them to double their capacity in their UK drinks facility. Food Pr...

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Balancing automation with food skill


Privately owned Freshtime UK is a prepared vegetable supplier to the retail industry. Based in Boston, Lincolnshire, the company continues to grow des...

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Ambitious plans for JDM Food Group


Formed in 2000, JDM Food Group is still a relative newcomer to the food industry. Yet in 2013, they were placed at number 3 on The Grocer’s Fast 50 in...

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New flow wrap technology for United Biscuits’ Harlesden factory


In 2011, United Biscuits undertook the first installation of a new flow wrap technology processing line that would lead to improved efficiency, less w...

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Investing in the future: from flour to bakery ingredients


G.R.Wright & Sons has been established at the Ponders End Mill since 1867 and is the only family owned flour mill in London. After 147 years, the ...

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Meeting the consumer demands of today and identifying them for tomorrow


Tulip, owned by The Danish Crown group, has made the decision to dedicate its Wednesbury site to slow cooked, pulled meats, in collaboration with HFR ...

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Growth and investment for Faccenda Foods


Faccenda Foods’ investment in their multi-million factory expansion hopes to boost efficiencies, increase capabilities and allow the company to grow. ...

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The craft of brewing


A new bottling line helps Marston’s Brewery meet growing demand. Colin Walton, Senior Engineer at Marston’s, discusses how updating traditional techni...

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Viability of Digital Deposit Return Schemes trialled with Ocado


Recycling technology company, Polytag, and Ocado Retail have announced a world-first trial to test the viability of a Digital Deposit Return Scheme (D...

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SCADA benefits


Melissa Topp highlights some of the benefits of SCADA solutions for the food and beverage industry. ...

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Product labelling: going 2D for greater transparency


Rob Ellinor explores the challenges faced by brands when it comes to managing the demands of the eco-conscious consumer and highlights the role that v...

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Danish Crown to invest in new UK bacon factory


Danish Crown has announced a major investment in a new processing facility in Rochdale, to offer high-quality, traceable pork products produced in a m...

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Dual energy x-rays gain traction


Gareth Jones offers his thoughts on the next big technology development for product inspection equipment in food processing applications. ...

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Reducing costs with product inspection technologies


Rob Rogers outlines the ways that modern product inspection technology can help beat production cost increases. ...