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Is Taste Eligible for Copyright Protection?

European Court of Justice Ruling on Taste as Copyright for a Food Product Dutch Cheese Manufacturer Attempts to Protect Dip with Taste Copyright This article is a summary of an update on the Matheson website regarding the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that the taste of food cannot be protected by copyright as it […]

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Monday, December 17th, 2018

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Food Safety Conference Dublin August 2019

“The Science of Food Safety – What’s our Future?” Conference The FSAI is hosting a 2-day international food science conference entitled “The Science of Food Safety – What’s our Future?” The two-day event will focus on microbiological safety and chemical safety. It will feature international and national keynote speakers from the food industry. Regulatory chemists; […]

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Monday, November 19th, 2018

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The Psychology of Colour in Food Packaging

Over 90% of consumers make snap judgements of products based on the colour of packaging alone according to an article on the Packaging Innovation website. Red, for example, more than any other colour stimulates consumers appetites. In this article, the effects of various packaging colours on consumer’s perception is explored. In this article, the effects […]

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Food Fraud 2018 Information Pack

The Food Fraud Conference took place in London in March 2018. An interactive conference pack PDF is available to share the knowledge, progress and innovations being made from Food Fraud Conference. A crucial theme discussed at the conference was how the wider industry needs to share knowledge to win the fight against food fraud in all […]

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Webinar on Hygienic Design for Food Safety

This webinar looks at the following issues: Hygienic design, regulations and compliances are increasing dramatically in the Food & Beverage market. Consequently, how can you ensure food safety? How can Hygienic Design support the Cleanability and Total Cost of Ownership of your plant? The webinar is supported by Burkert, Fluid Control Systems Key Information Date: Recording […]

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

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Carton of the Year – Food Sector Winner

Carton of the Year 2017-  Food Winner This month we bring you the winner of the Carton of the Year in the food sector in the European Carton Awards 2017. The winner was a coffee machine capsule carton for Jacobs Douwe Egberts for their L’or coffee pod range.   Carton design and printing The structure of […]

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Saturday, November 11th, 2017

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Free Webinar on Measurement of Colour in Food

Webinar for Food Manufacturers on Colour Measurement As a food manufacturer, you will know that the colour of food can affect the purchase decisions and taste perceptions of the consumer. Therefore, getting the colour of your food right is important. In this free webinar (featured on the https://www.newfoodmagazine.com website ) , 3 speakers outline the […]

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Monday, November 6th, 2017

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Government Support for Start-up and Small Business – Free Event

Taking Care of Business – Half-day Free Event This free half-day event is an information session about the support available to start-ups and small business from the State Offices and Agencies. Key Information Date: 8th November 2017 (Wednesday) Time: 08.15 – 13.30 Content: This is a varied event with many speakers from different government departments […]

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Monday, November 6th, 2017

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Carton Life Cycle Chart

Cartons are the Most Sustainable Form of Packaging Cartons and Sleeves are the most sustainable form of packaging and form part of the “circular economy”. If you think that letting your customers know that your packaging is fully sustainable may help your brand, you may be interested in this Carton Life Cycle infographic from Procarton. […]

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Sunday, October 8th, 2017

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Are Online Food Companies Neglecting their Packaging?

Packaging and Food E-commerce   An article published by WestRock, (a US packaging company) featured a report on a survey that they conducted on online food packaging quality. This survey indicates that a very high percentage of respondents gave the quality of the packaging of online food products a lower rating than packaging overall. Does […]

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Saturday, October 7th, 2017

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