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Fast Response from UK Company to Help Save Lives in Iraq

    Fast Response from UK Company to Help Save Lives in Iraq

2 days ago UK based engineering firm Olympus Automation (OAL) were approached by the president of Azersun, the leading food producer in Azerbaijan, for a rapid cooking system to feed refugees in Northern Iraq. The president was so appalled by the plight of the refugees stuck on mount Sinjar he has chosen to fund the […]

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FDF Recognition for RSSL

Reading Scientific Services (RSSL) has been shortlisted for the Food & Drink Federation Awards in the category for Education Initiative. The award is made to companies that support education about the food and drink industry within schools and colleges, and help to facilitate employment opportunities for young people.
RSSL has been active in many such initiatives […]

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Packed to the Rafters: Packaging Innovations London

    Packed to the Rafters: Packaging Innovations London

Packaging Innovations London closed its doors Wednesday 2 October at 4pm, reporting record visitor and exhibitor numbers for the fourth year running, a trend that has continued since its launch in 2010. The show attracted world-class speakers, international exhibitors from all corners of the globe and 3,560 visitors, smashing last year’s record attendance with an […]

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Kliklok announces new Managing Director

    Kliklok announces new Managing Director

Kliklok International, manufacturers of automatic packaging machinery, has announced the appointment of Neil Fowell as Managing Director with effect from 28th October 2013, taking over from Bob Morley who is retiring after six years at the helm.
Fowell brings to Kliklok a wealth of experience within the packaging industry, having been Managing Director at Yamato Scale […]

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IGD Leads Industry Push to Improve Nutrient Content of Food and Drink

    IGD Leads Industry Push to Improve Nutrient Content of Food and Drink

IGD has published an interactive guide on reformulation aimed to help food and drink companies improve the nutrient content of their products, making healthier options available to consumers. At present, 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese, with many exceeding their recommended intake for salt, saturated fat and sugar. There is […]

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New Irish Food Academy to Educate Small Food Businesses

    New Irish Food Academy to Educate Small Food Businesses

According to organizers, nearly 350 Irish small food businesses will benefit from Food Academy Start, a newly launched training program aimed at supporting and nurturing start up Irish food businesses. Bord Bia, SuperValu and the County Enterprise Boards have joined forces on this initiative to provide a consistent level of food marketing knowledge to new […]

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fdf: a return to growth for food and drink export

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) today reported that in the first half of 2013, total UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew by 2.5% to £6.1billion. This comes as welcome news with FDF a key partner in today’s launch of the Open To Export Food & Drink Focus Week, a programme of online activity […]

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Scotch Whisky Association Appoints New Chief Executive

    Scotch Whisky Association Appoints New Chief Executive

David Frost CMG (pictured), director for Europe, Trade and International Affairs at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the UK Government department focusing on economic growth and trade policy, will take over as chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association from Gavin Hewitt when he steps down as planned at the end of […]

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Chivas Brothers Opens Prestige Bottling Facility

    Chivas Brothers Opens Prestige Bottling Facility

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially opened a brand new bottling hall designed to cater for today’s luxury Scotch whisky and gin consumers during a visit to Renfrewshire. The Prestige Hall was completed last year as part of an annual £40 million investment in operations by Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium […]

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Hershey reports 17.6% rise in Q2 net profit

US chocolate manufacturer Hershey has reported that its net earnings for the second quarter of 2013 increased by 17.6% to $159.5m, compared with $135.6m for the same quarter in 2012, driven by core brand and new product performance.
For the quarter ending 30 June 2013, net sales increased 7.09% to $1.51bn, compared with $1.41bn a year […]

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Cork-based Delicious Bakery raises €175k investment and creates nine jobs

    Cork-based Delicious Bakery raises €175k investment and creates nine jobs

Boole Investment Syndicate, supported by the Halo Business Angel Network (HBAN) and Cork Business Innovation Centre (Cork BIC), has announced that Cork-based company Delicious Bakery has received investment of €175,000 from private business angel investors, with additional funding also received from Enterprise Ireland.

Delicious specialises in gluten, dairy, yeast and wheat free products, currently employs nine […]

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Food industry expert Burgess joins SAS

    Food industry expert Burgess joins SAS

Experienced food industry professional Alan Burgess, who is well known within the food processing sector, has joined Spice Application Systems (SAS) as a director, taking on responsibility for sales and marketing, project development and day-to-day operations.
The move will see Peter King, founder and managing director, step into a more strategic role, focusing on customer and […]

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PAGO WINS FINAT LABEL AWARD

    PAGO WINS FINAT LABEL AWARD

Finat is the international association of the self-adhesive labelling industry and annually holds a label competition which took place for the 31st time this year. Nine Pago labels made it to the final category nominations, and one label achieved first place in its category and was also distinguished as the winner of one of the […]

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NEW HIGH SPEED READY MEAL & FRESH PRODUCE TOOLING

    NEW HIGH SPEED READY MEAL & FRESH PRODUCE TOOLING

MULTIVAC has launched a new design of traysealing tool for air-packs which combined with a new infeed system delivers significantly increased machine
output from their existing range. Multivac’s innovative die technology is cheaper and more energy efficient, no longer requiring compressed air or requiring cooling water instead using Multivac’s energy efficient electric die-lifting unit. Depending on […]

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PACKAGING, PROCESSING & LOGISTICS 2012

[ May 16, 2012 10:00 am to May 17, 2012 5:00 pm. ]

The complete supply chain event for Ireland’s processing industries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“… We are excited about the opportunities that PACKAGING, PROCESSING & LOGISTICS 2012 will bring to our company. The show will enable us to meet decision-makers from a range of relevant industries, and gives us a chance to keep up-to-date with the current needs and requirements of […]

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Anuga FoodTec – The international trade fair for food and drink technology

[ March 27, 2012 9:00 am to March 30, 2012 5:00 pm. ]

 

A meeting point for decision-makers. A place for visionaries. A location for specialists. In 2012 more than ever, the Anuga FoodTec will become a compulsory event for discoverers and people like yourself who do not want to miss out on the trends of the future. From 27th to 30th March 2012, everything will revolve around […]

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Fingal Co. Co. Announces ‘Food Central’ Plan for North Dublin

    Fingal Co. Co. Announces ‘Food Central’ Plan for North Dublin

Fingal County Council has recently announced a new food industries park plan, set for construction on a 113-hectare site beside Dublin Airport. Fingal Co. Co. hope that ‘Food Central’ will create Irelands first dedicated food industry hub that would be on par with other science and technology parks in the country. The operation is said […]

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Irish Merger Could Create €300m Firm

    Irish Merger Could Create €300m Firm

Valeo Foods’ have proposed a takeover of the Jacob Fruitfield business. This would make it one of the largest indigenous players in the Irish ambient grocery sector, with No.1 or No. 2 positions in 13 of the 100 largest grocery categories in Ireland.
This does not include agency brands such as the General Mills range, and […]

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Britvic Ireland Revenues Down 5.3%

    Britvic Ireland Revenues Down 5.3%

Britvic Ireland recently saw revenues decline by 5.3% to £81.9 million, in the six months ending April 28. The company has said that the Irish market is still challenging due to the recessions impact on consumer spending, as volumes decreased 7% to 106 million litres. Recently the company had pushed through price increases of 3.9% […]

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Arla Foods Appoint Åke Hantoft as New Chairman

    Arla Foods Appoint Åke Hantoft as New Chairman

Åke Hantoft from Sweden will succeed Ove Møberg from Denmark as chairman of Arla Foods following Ove Møberg’s decision to step down after four years.
“The role as chairman in Arla is one of the most important positions you can aspire to as a dairy farmer. Arla is both a global and a local dairy company […]

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