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Food and Drink Trends 2024

A recent article on Time magazine interviewed food industry leaders, from chefs to a food futurologist and asked them to predict the food and beverage trends we can expect in 2024 and beyond. Below is a summary of their predictions. Fusion of Cuisines from Different Cultures in one Dish – Examples like wafu Italian restaurants […]

Friday, February 16th, 2024

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Food Integrity Event 2023

Food Integrity 2023 (formerly known as Food Fraud) will take place in October 2023 in London, UK. This is an IN PERSON event. According to the Food Integrity website, this is the largest Food Safety event in the world. This is a 2 day event. Information Dates: 17th -18th October 2023 Key Topics  food safety […]

Monday, April 24th, 2023

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Five Food and Beverage Trends in 2023

In a recent article by Heather Carter on the Food and Beverage Insider website, the 5 top trends in the food and beverage industry are predicted. In this post, we summarise these trends. Increasing Interest in plant-based and alternative foods: In a recent ADM’s 2023 Global Consumer Trends report, more than half (52%) of global […]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023

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Designing Packaging to Prevent Food Waste

This post is a summary of an excellent article about designing packaging to reduce food waste from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC). SPC is a membership-based collaborative that “believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable” and “our mission is to bring sustainable packaging stakeholders together to catalyse actionable improvements to packaging […]

Thursday, December 15th, 2022

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ProCarton Award Winners 2022 – Food and Drink Packaging

ProCarton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard (ECMA) manufacturers. Every year ProCarton Awards runs the Carton Excellence Awards, with winners in different categories and an overall winner. Its main purpose is to promote the use of cartons and educate stakeholders about cartons. In this post, we bring you a selection of the awards […]

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

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Board Manufacturer begins Pilot Production of 100% Bio-based Plastic, suitable for Food Packaging

The need for the world to reduce the use of fossil-based plastics is well documented and it is estimated that between 90% to 99% of plastic in the world is from fossil fuels (Source: Fossil Fuels & Plastic – Centre for International Environmental Law (ciel.org)  ) Beginning of the End for Fossil Based Plastic? In […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

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Food Safety Conference – 2022

Food Safety Live Conference This is a free, one-day online and in person conference that places some of the food and drink sector’s current major challenges in the spotlight. By assessing and debating some of the industry’s most challenging topics – including pesticides, sugar analysis and mycotoxins – it aims to shed light on the […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

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Food and Beverage Trends 2022 including the Effect of War

In this post, we summarise an article by Joshua Minchin on the New Food Magazine website about the trends predicted for 2022. We look also at the effects on the food industry of the war in Ukraine. Five Food and Beverage Trends 2022 Consumer Indulgence will Continue During the pandemic, consumers turned to sweet treats […]

Monday, April 4th, 2022

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ProCarton Award Winners 2021 – Food and Drink Packaging

ProCarton is the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard (ECMA) manufacturers. Every year ProCarton Awards runs the Carton Excellence Awards, with winners in different categories and an overall winner. Its main purpose is to promote the use of cartons and educate stakeholders about cartons. In this post, we bring you a selection of the awards […]

Monday, November 29th, 2021

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How to manage food safety in your business – Webinar

FSAI – World Food Safety Day Webinar To mark World Food Safety Day, the FSAI is hosting a “Breakfast Bites” webinar. See the key Information below. Date: June 7th Duration: 10.00am to 10.40am BST Cost: Free Location: online Content: “Lisa O’Connor (FSAI) will outline what a Food Safety Management System is and why you must […]

Monday, May 31st, 2021

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