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Flying the flag for UK enterprises

European SprayDry Technologies scoops Queen's Award for outstanding export growth

European SprayDry Technologies has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise for achieving 2,375% growth in export earnings over the last three years.

Extruded snack innovation: In-lab trials, healthier NPD and 3D shaping

Extruded snack makers are using low output machines to run R&D tests in-house and many are working to develop healthier variants and inventive shapes, say equipment suppliers.

MIT develops sensor to detect meat spoilage

Chemically modified carbon nanotubes to detect biogenic amines from decaying meat have been created by chemists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Firm is looking to expand outside the US and build partnerships in Europe

Icebox has a spring in its step with 250ml Elopak Mini Pure-Pak Diamond cartons

Icebox is launching its Canadian Spring water in Elopak 250ml Mini Pure-Pak Diamond cartons this month.

Brands include Birds Eye and Findus

Nomad to acquire Iglo Group frozen foods for €2.6bn

Nomad Holdings (Nomad) is to acquire Iglo Foods Holdings (Iglo Group) for €2.6bn, changing its name to Nomad Foods and is looking to appoint a CEO ‘in the near future’.


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Crown workers to protest at Carnival Cruise Lines AGM in London

Boycott row with Crown Holdings Canada spills over into London

A boycott has broken out in Canada urging consumers not to buy beer manufactured in cans by...

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Tetra Pak 2014 financial results

Tetra Pak challenges: Losing market share on ambient white milk to NSS & increased competition from the plastics industry

Tetra Pak has released its financial results for 2014 with €10.9bn net sales, up 1.7% from 2013,...

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Anuga FoodTec 2015 review

Bosch Packaging carrying out ‘systematic studies’ on bio waste materials

Bosch Packaging expects a significant growth in bioplastics and is carrying out systematic studies on what materials...

Egg whites bioplastic alternative petroleum-based food packaging

Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging

Egg whites in plastic can be used as alternative for petroleum-based food packaging, according to researchers at...

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Face in the crowd: Anuga FoodTec 2015

Resource efficiency and sustainability were the underlying themes at Anuga FoodTec, in Cologne, Germany, this year.

EU moves on criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals

European Commission to consider 700 chemicals for endocrine disrupting status

The European Commission is to look at 700 chemicals to predict whether they could be considered as...

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