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Nestlé Empowers Female Coffee Farmers in Kenya

    Nestlé Empowers Female Coffee Farmers in Kenya

Nestlé is encouraging more female coffee growers in Kenya to take up leadership roles in farming cooperatives as part of its commitment to scaling up its business-related activities to promote

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Courtauld Commitment Phase 2 Helps Deliver £3.1 Billion in Savings

    Courtauld Commitment Phase 2 Helps Deliver £3.1 Billion in Savings

The UK grocery sector reduced food and packaging waste by 1.7 million tonnes which equates to 4.8 million tonnes of CO2eq under the Courtauld Commitment Phase 2 agreement. The final

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Tesco Launches Future Farmer Foundation

    Tesco Launches Future Farmer Foundation

Tesco has launched the Future Farmer Foundation to support the next generation of British farmers. The Foundation has been established to help bright, talented, determined young people make their own

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Sustainability prize for Krone ‘recuperation’ trailer Munich/Werlte, 22nd November 2013 – Krone was awarded with the “European Transport Prize for Sustainability 2014”. Dr. Frank Albers, Krone Sales Manager received the

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Morrisons Launches Pilot Beef Efficiency Scheme

    Morrisons Launches Pilot Beef Efficiency Scheme

UK grocery retailer Morrisons is launching a new scheme that will apply the latest thinking on bovine genetics with the aim of helping to better utilise beef from the dairy herd.

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Groundbreaking Research Identifies Multi-billion Pound Savings For the UK Grocery Sector

    Groundbreaking Research Identifies Multi-billion Pound Savings For the UK Grocery Sector

New innovative research launched by WRAP, identifies how much food, drink and packaging waste arises in the UK grocery retail supply chain. It also looks at where in the sector it

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Swisslog expands an organic food distribution centre for Alnatura

Few high-bay facilities are as impressive as the new distribution centre operated by Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH in Lorsch, Germany. It rises 17.5 meters into the sky and—this is

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Kloosterboer Delta Terminal now also a recognised veterinary inspection point

This month, the final approval was issued for the inspection of veterinary goods at the Kloosterboer Delta Terminal at Maasvlakte in Rotterdam, making it an official inspection point for both

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Testo Thermal Imaging – Preventative Maintenance Made Easy

    Testo Thermal Imaging – Preventative Maintenance Made Easy

Muntons is a proud ISO accredited family firm established in 1921 which has grown to be an international name and specialist in the supply of healthy malts, malt extracts, flours

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New Research Confirms Importance of Ethylene Removal in Extending Strawberry Product Life

    New Research Confirms Importance of Ethylene Removal in Extending Strawberry Product Life

New research from Cranfield University and Writtle College, to be presented at the MQUIC 2013 supply chain conference this week, shows for the first time that ethylene removal extends the

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Avant Air and Sea Awarded GDP Passport and is now an IEA approved Logistics provider to the Life Sciences industry in Ireland

Irish Exporters Association (IEA) Life Sciences Ireland Division awards Avant Air and Sea in Ballycoolin, Dublin with Full Passport Status for Good Distribution Practice (GDP). John Whelan, Chief Executive of the

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Farming Practices Must Change to Maintain UK Food Production in More Extreme Climate

    Farming Practices Must Change to Maintain UK Food Production in More Extreme Climate

Climate change presents a risk to the supply of important goods and services from the land, says a new report published by the Committee on Climage Change, the UK Government’s

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Weetabix signs new four-year deal with LPR

UK cereal brand, Weetabix, has signed a new four-year deal with Europe’s second largest pallet pool operator, LPR. The contract, which runs to December 2016, extends the existing three-year working

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Owen Paterson Opens New Grocontinental Warehouse

    Owen Paterson Opens New Grocontinental Warehouse

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and MP for North Shropshire, Owen Paterson, has officially opened Grocontinental’s new 4,000 square metre frozen warehouse at the

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Threefold profit rise for ACS&T

    Threefold profit rise for ACS&T

Temperature controlled food logistics firm ACS&T’s trading profit rise from £0.1million in 2011 to more than £1.1million in 2012. Its profit before tax was £0.7m, up £0.6m since 2011 despite

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Used Mercedes-Benz Sprinters are the pick of the crop for IA Harris

    Used Mercedes-Benz Sprinters are the pick of the crop for IA Harris

Fruit and vegetable wholesaler IA Harris enjoys a well-earned reputation for quality and value, and looks for the same two attributes in the vans it relies upon to distribute produce

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Brewer swaps asphalt for water

Dutch brewer Bavaria has shown it’s not just its beer bottles that are green, with a new initiative designed to cut CO2 emissions as part of the firm’s drive for

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Wincanton wins six-year contract with Tilda

Wincanton has won a six-year warehousing and distribution contract with one of the country’s leading producers of Basmati rice, Tilda. The logistics firm will collect the rice from Tilda’s two

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Meat supply chain has ‘shocking blind spots’ after 50kt goes missing

The European meat supply chain still contains  “shocking blind spots”, said a supply chain management firm, after the Dutch authorities revealed 50,000t of meat supplied by two Dutch meat traders may have

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IT-aided plans for safe food packaging proposed

Researchers have developed a methodology based on software to help with the safety of packaging throughout the supply chain.   Failure Mode, Effects, and Criticality Analysis ” (FMECA) methodology was developed

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Clugston Distribution announces further fleet expansion in 2013

Clugston Distribution, the logistics arm of the Clugston Group of Companies, has announced an ambitious £1.5 million capital expansion of its fleet during 2013. The expansion is part of the

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Tanks Arrive in Dublin For New Guinness Brewery

    Tanks Arrive in Dublin For New Guinness Brewery

The 10 X 30 tons fermentation tanks are to be discharged during the week and installed in Diageo’s Guinness (St. James Gate) plant. The historic city-centre brewery’s fermentation plant is

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Food traceability simplified with auto ID tracking

The latest version of  the Accellos warehouse management system (WMS) from BalloonOne simplifies  traceability for food processors and distributors. The

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Thanks a Million!

The season of goodwill saw a significant increase in contract packing case numbers for Oakland International, who in addition to

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WINTERBOTHAM DARBY RAISES VOICE

Winterbotham Darby is an award-winning supplier of high quality continental foods to the retail and foodservice sectors. To enhance an

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FHG IPP Logipal toasts new Bath Ales contract

FHG IPP Logipal, the UK & Ireland’s second largest pooling supplier and leading high quality pallet pooling specialist, has won

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Research reveals climate change threat to global supply chain

Seventy percent of companies believe that climate change has the potential to affect their revenue significantly, a risk which is

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BalloonOne’s innovation improves food sales margins

Supply chain IT company BalloonOne is reducing sales margin shrinkage for fresh food distributors by making it easier to keep

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Irish Food Producers Get a Taste of the UK Market

    Irish Food Producers Get a Taste of the UK Market

Bord Bia (the Irish Food Board) together with experienced UK and Irish food distribution company, Oakland International, recently played host

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Tesco to Invest £25 Million in British Farming

    Tesco to Invest £25 Million in British Farming

Tesco will become the first retailer in the UK to work directly with beef and pork farmers through a new

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Barloworld SCS rewards BAT, Carlsberg, DHL, LEGO Group & ADL at Annual User Forum

    Barloworld SCS rewards BAT, Carlsberg, DHL, LEGO Group & ADL at Annual User Forum

Barloworld Supply Chain Software (Barloworld SCS) celebrated some of its top software users of 2012 including BAT, Carlsberg, DHL, LEGO

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EMPIRICA WMS SUPPORTS KEY GROWTH AT VIA COLDSTORES

    EMPIRICA WMS SUPPORTS KEY GROWTH AT VIA COLDSTORES

Since its initial implementation in 2011 the Empirica warehouse management system provided by Chess Logistics Technology has supported rapid growth

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Raben has won in the category of “Best European 3PL for Consumer Goods Supply Chains”

    Raben has won in the category of “Best European 3PL for Consumer Goods Supply Chains”

The winners for this year’s eyefortransport European 3PL Awards were announced and celebrated at a reception during the recent 10th

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Rehrig Pacific Company and Intelleflex partner to offer intelligent cold chain management solutions

    Rehrig Pacific Company and Intelleflex partner to offer intelligent cold chain management solutions

Rehrig Pacific Company – manufacturer of reusable transport packaging systems including plastic pallets, distribution and display crates, and carts and

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Tinytag helps guarantee the perfect pint

Award-winning brewer Timothy Taylor has been using the Tinytag Radio Data Logging System to help ensure that its Yorkshire Beers

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