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DNA Brings Robust Traceability to Pork Products

    DNA Brings Robust Traceability to Pork Products

The efficacy of DNA traceability to deliver trust and confidence to the pork industry has been confirmed in a recent analysis commissioned by global food traceability company IdentiGEN. IdentiGEN, together

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HKScan to Build a New Agrofood Ecosystem

    HKScan to Build a New Agrofood Ecosystem

HKScan, the Nordic meat and food group, is building a new model to its value chain, in particular to its contract production. The new model enables HKScan to correspond to

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Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

    Danish Crown Presents its New Brand Identity

Farmer-owned Danish Crown is setting a new direction towards a more sustainable future from farm to fork. A new brand and narrative will make it clearer to customers and consumers

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European Commission Proposes to Increase Price Transparency in the Food Chain

    European Commission Proposes to Increase Price Transparency in the Food Chain

Having banned unfair trading practices and improved producer co-operation, the European Commission has presented the third element to improve fairness in the food supply chain by introducing greater transparency in

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2019 is Shaping Up to be a Good Year For the Industry

    2019 is Shaping Up to be a Good Year For the Industry

At the beginning of every year there is a flurry of industry forecasts with every brand, restaurant and manufacturer throwing its predictions into the ring. Just four months in, 2019

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European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

    European Commission Adopts Common Methodology to Measure Food Waste Across the EU

Each year around 20% of food produced in the EU is lost or wasted, causing unacceptable social, environmental and economic harm. The EU is committed to solving this problem and

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Consumers in the Dark About Light Damage to Milk

    Consumers in the Dark About Light Damage to Milk

Nine in ten (90%) UK dairy farmers say they are aware that light damages nutrients and taste in milk with 62% saying the whole dairy supply chain should take responsibility

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New EU Rules to Ensure Fairness in the Food Supply Chain

    New EU Rules to Ensure Fairness in the Food Supply Chain

The European Parliament has approved a new set of EU rules that will blacklist practices, such as late payments for delivered products, late unilateral cancellations or retroactive order changes, refusal

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Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

    Supermarket Becomes UK’s First to Make it Mandatory For Suppliers to be Transparent

A Cotswolds-based supermarket has experienced a flood of customers wanting to use new provenance-scanning technology after it became the UK’s first major retailer to make it mandatory for suppliers to

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WRAP Comes Up With Winning Formula to Tackle Milk Waste

    WRAP Comes Up With Winning Formula to Tackle Milk Waste

A new report from the UK’s leading sustainability experts WRAP shows for the first time the scale of milk wastes across the food chain, from processing to our homes, and

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Brewers and Distillers ‘Leave the Wood’ and ‘Go plastic’

    Brewers and Distillers ‘Leave the Wood’ and ‘Go plastic’

When sourcing pallets for handling spirits and other alcoholic beverages, safety in the supply chain is a primary consideration. The alcoholic drinks industry invests in customised pallet solutions – pallets

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AG Barr Reaps Substantial Environmental Savings Using CHEP Pooled Pallets

    AG Barr Reaps Substantial Environmental Savings Using CHEP Pooled Pallets

One of the UK’s leading suppliers of branded soft drinks is enjoying substantial environmental savings, thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply chain. In early 2017,

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Refresco and Albert Heijn Make Orange Juice Supply Chain Transparent

    Refresco and Albert Heijn Make Orange Juice Supply Chain Transparent

Soft drinks group and Refresco and Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn have made the supply chain of Albert Heijn’s own brand of ambient orange juice transparent by using blockchain technology.

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Blockchain – The Future of Food Traceability?

“The Blockchain, can change…well everything.” That was the prediction of Goldman Sachs in 2015. There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about Blockchain, particularly around Bitcoin

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CHEP Enables Highland Spring Group to Achieve Substantial Environmental Savings

    CHEP Enables Highland Spring Group to Achieve Substantial Environmental Savings

Highland Spring Group, the UK’s largest supplier and producer of natural source bottled water, is enjoying significant environmental savings thanks to the use of CHEP’s pooled pallets within its supply

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Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

    Dawn Meats Recieves Global “Scale for Good” Award From McDonald’s

Irish and international food group Dawn Meats has been awarded the McDonald’s Global “Scale for Good” Award. This Global award is a first for McDonald’s and is the second occasion

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“Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

    “Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

Growing consumer demand for new levels of transparency are set to disrupt the food industry in the wake of continued food scares, according to a Cranswick report, published in association

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Food and Drink Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

    Food and Drink Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

Lidl is championing local suppliers with the roll-out of their Kick Start Supplier Development Programme aimed at giving food and drink companies in Northern Ireland the chance to have their

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Marks and Spencer Selects Zetes to Transform Food Supply Chain Operations

    Marks and Spencer Selects Zetes to Transform Food Supply Chain Operations

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has selected Zetes to help transform visibility and fulfilment across its fresh food supply chain. The partnership will also see greater collaboration between M&S and its food suppliers

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Seizing the Opportunities – How FMCG Companies Can Ensure Food Safety

    Seizing the Opportunities – How FMCG Companies Can Ensure Food Safety

By Véronique Discours-Buhot, GFSI Director January’s headlines were dominated by a food hygiene scandal at one of the UK’s most prominent meat suppliers. The revelations have driven food safety to

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Brexit Deal Vital to Protecting Irish All-island Supply Chains

    Brexit Deal Vital to Protecting Irish All-island Supply Chains

Food Drink Ireland (FDI), the Ibec group that represents the food industry, has said the full implementation of the December Brexit deal was vital to protect complex all-island supply chains.

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Global Growth in Irish Whiskey Leading to Increased Demand For Irish Barley and Malt

    Global Growth in Irish Whiskey Leading to Increased Demand For Irish Barley and Malt

The continuing global growth in Irish whiskey sales means that ensuring a sustainable future supply of barley and malt is critical to the continued growth of Irish whiskey, according to

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International FoodTec Award 2018 Winners

    International FoodTec Award 2018 Winners

The DLG (German Agricultural Society) has announced the winners of the 2018 International FoodTec Award. This year, the renowned prize

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Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

    Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

Cranswick plc, one of Britain’s leading suppliers of premium food, has vowed a significant drive to reduce plastic waste within

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2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing Report Published

    2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing Report Published

The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs Committee in the UK has published its report into 2 Sisters Food Group and

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Oakland International Exhibiting at Sustainable Food and Beverage Conference

    Oakland International Exhibiting at Sustainable Food and Beverage Conference

Multi temperature supply chain and distribution specialist Oakland International will be exhibiting at the Sustainable Food and Beverage Conference at

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IGD Chief Executive Urges Grocery Industry to Seize the Moment

    IGD Chief Executive Urges Grocery Industry to Seize the Moment

Global grocery retailing is undergoing a period of momentous change, according to Joanne Denney-Finch, Chief Executive of international researcher IGD,

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Construction of Kloosterboer Lelystad Underway

    Construction of Kloosterboer Lelystad Underway

Kloosterboer Group, the family-owned company with 90 years of experience in the handling of temperature controlled food products, has commenced

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‘Leave the Wood’ Video Heralds New Era For Pallet Industry

    ‘Leave the Wood’ Video Heralds New Era For Pallet Industry

Goplasticpallets.com has used the power of visual storytelling to take its ‘Leave the wood’ campaign to the next level by

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Firmenich Commits to 100% Sustainable Juice

    Firmenich Commits to 100% Sustainable Juice

Firmenich has signed the Sustainable Juice Covenant, joining forces with leading European beverage and food companies to commit to creating

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Towards a Fairer Food Supply Chain – European Commission Asks For Input

    Towards a Fairer Food Supply Chain – European Commission Asks For Input

The European Commission is launching an EU-wide public consultation on how to make the EU food supply chain fairer. Farmers,

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Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

    Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

EMCO Packaging has developed an advanced and highly sensitive data logger that collects environmental data actually from the inside of

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DS Smith Solves e-commerce Supply Chain Challenges

    DS Smith Solves e-commerce Supply Chain Challenges

DS Smith, Europe’s leading packaging strategist, has revealed details of two major technological developments at one of Europe’s largest e-commerce

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Warburtons Boosts Supply Chain With FuturMaster

    Warburtons Boosts Supply Chain With FuturMaster

Warburtons, the largest bakery brand in the UK with sales of £551 million last year, prides itself on the freshness

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International Best Practice Being Shared to Support Vibrant Food Chains

    International Best Practice Being Shared to Support Vibrant Food Chains

Teagasc (the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) recently hosted 20 EU experts in Galway for a 2-day meeting to

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AGRO Merchants Group Expands in the Iberian Region

    AGRO Merchants Group Expands in the Iberian Region

AGRO Merchants Group, a global leader in cold storage and logistics solutions, has announced the acquisition of Cold Land SGPS

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Fox’s Biscuits Streamlines Production and Service Levels After Deploying FuturMaster Supply Chain Technology

    Fox’s Biscuits Streamlines Production and Service Levels After Deploying FuturMaster Supply Chain Technology

Fox’s, the £250 million UK biscuit company, has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices after implementing new supply

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AGRO Merchants Group Unveils Next Phase of its Development

    AGRO Merchants Group Unveils Next Phase of its Development

AGRO Merchants Group recently celebrated the opening of their first European greenfield site in the port of Rotterdam. AGRO Merchants

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£1 Million Boost For Scottish Aquaculture Supply Chain Innovation

    £1 Million Boost For Scottish Aquaculture Supply Chain Innovation

A £1 million pilot programme to boost innovation in aquaculture in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is set to

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Dave Howorth Joins SCALA

    Dave Howorth Joins SCALA

Dave Howorth (pictured) is joining the SCALA Consulting team as an Executive Director. Dave Howarth was previously Supply Chain Director

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How Provenance is Driving the British Food and Drink Sector

    How Provenance is Driving the British Food and Drink Sector

By Jennifer Sillars, Food & Drink Marketing Executive, Ideagen The UK food and drink sector is an economic success. The

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Premier Foods Names CHEP ‘Supplier of the Year’

    Premier Foods Names CHEP ‘Supplier of the Year’

CHEP has been named Supplier of the Year at the 2016 Premier Foods Awards. CHEP was singled out for bringing

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Carlsberg Group Appoints New Executive Vice President For Supply Chain

    Carlsberg Group Appoints New Executive Vice President For Supply Chain

Carlsberg Group has announced that Philip A. Hodges will join Carlsberg Group as EVP Supply Chain and member of the

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Nestlé Recognised as Climate Change Leader in Supply Chain

    Nestlé Recognised as Climate Change Leader in Supply Chain

Nestlé has been recognised as a global leader in reducing carbon emissions and tackling climate change across its supply chain.

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Oakland International Web Relaunch Champions Transformative Change

    Oakland International Web Relaunch Champions Transformative Change

County Meath business, Oakland International, a sustainable family business held in high regard within the multi temperature supply chain arena,

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Danone Deepens Commitment to Circular Economy

    Danone Deepens Commitment to Circular Economy

Danone and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation have announced a partnership aimed at accelerating the global transition to a circular economy.

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EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

    EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according

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Oakland International Ireland Retains Global BRC Standard

    Oakland International Ireland Retains Global BRC Standard

Supply chain distribution specialist Oakland International has retained British Retailers Consortium’s (BRC) quality audit for storage and distribution for their

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European Milk Package Strengthens Dairy Producers’ Position in the Supply Chain

    European Milk Package Strengthens Dairy Producers’ Position in the Supply Chain

The European Commission has published the second report on the operation of the so-called Milk Package, a series of measures

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New Finance Director Appointed at Matcon

    New Finance Director Appointed at Matcon

Matcon, the specialist in IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) Systems, has announced that Israr Ghulam has joined the company as Finance

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SSI SCHAEFER – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    SSI SCHAEFER – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

The SSI Schaefer Group is the world’s leading provider of modular warehousing and logistics solutions. It employs over 8,500 people

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The Automated Technology Group – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    The Automated Technology Group – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

The Automated Technology Group are a leading global supplier of control and power solutions for industrial automation. Now part of

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Doosan – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Doosan – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK is part of the $21bn global Doosan Corporation. We supply innovative, reliable forklift trucks with simple,

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Hörmann UK – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Hörmann UK – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

In the market for construction components, more and more gates, doors, frames and operators carry the Hörmann name, making Hörmann

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