Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores Announces Recruitment Drive

bluecubeSupplier of rental blast freezers & cold stores to double the size of its service team & expand sales function in North to accommodate new business wins

In line with an ambitious growth strategy, leading suppliers of rental temperature controlled storage solutions for the food, pharmaceutical, logistics and manufacturing industries, Blue Cube Portable Cold Stores (tel: 0333 3202620; – part of The Turner Group – is implementing a recruitment drive.

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The Perfect Slice

geaInformation about trends and innovations at the GEA Slicing Days in Kempten

Under the slogan "The Perfect Slice" GEA, one of the world's largest suppliers of systems for the food processing industry, invited customers and business partners from Germany and abroad to visit its site in Kempten to exchange news and views with fellow professionals over a four-day period in October. Numerous delegates found information about slicing and loading systems in the food industry and about technologically leading solutions for various processing applications.

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BVA urges Government to turn Brexit farm animal welfare priorities into promises

bvaThe Government’s response (12 October) to the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee’s report on Brexit: Farm Animal Welfare is promising, but actual promises now need to be made in Brexit negotiations, says the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

Recognising the vital role of EU vets, as outlined in the Brexit: Farm Animal Welfare report published in July, the Government’s response stated:

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Moving On Up! Saudi Arabia to Underline Status as Regional Food Manufacturing Force at Gulfood Manufacturing

gulfoodmanufacturing 2017Kingdom’s leading food industry firms to leverage MENA’s largest industrial food and beverage manufacturing and processing event to spur inward investment as part of Saudi Vision 2030 plan to diversify economy

Saudi Arabia’s leading food industry companies are gearing up for the fourth edition of Gulfood Manufacturing, running from 31 October and 2 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), to demonstrate how regional food manufacturing firms and the global industry at large can play a significant role in the innovative Saudi Vision 2030 plan for a sustainable, diversified economy.

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On-Farm Sustainability and Food Safety Align

globalgapSAI Platform and GLOBALG.A.P. offer new solution

SAI Platform’s Farm Sustainability Assessment program (FSA) and GLOBALG.A.P. are today announcing a new solution in response to global industry needs. By answering just a few additional FSA-inspired questions, farmers using GLOBALG.A.P. can achieve industry-wide sustainability recognition. This full integration of FSA and GLOBALG.A.P. certification is an important step forward for food supply chains around the world.

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Essentia video celebrates 30 years of Drinde™

essentiapngIngredients specialist Essentia Protein Solutions has launched a new video to mark 30 years of its successful Drinde™ functional pork protein brand.

Titled ‘The story of Drinde™,’ the new video goes behind the scenes to explain what Drinde™ is, how it is made from 100 per cent natural pork and why it is a convenient meat ingredient for food manufacturers and processors.

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Strong Chicken Demand Prompts Tyson Foods to Expand Production

tysonfoodsIn response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) today announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas.

The company will construct a processing plant, hatchery and feed mill near the city of Tonganoxie, in Leavenworth County, which will employ approximately 1,600 people and contract with northeast Kansas farmers and ranchers to raise chickens. The operation, currently scheduled to begin production in mid-2019, will produce pre-packaged trays of fresh chicken for retail grocery stores nationwide.

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Automation Takes Centre Stage As Gulfood Manufacturing Returns For Four-Midable Edition with End-To-End Food Industry Solutions

gulfoodmanufacturing 2017With Industry 4.0 movement to drive USD 17 billion annual revenue growth across Middle East industry and manufacturing sectors by 2021, automation will be a key focus at the food manufacturing trade show among other latest F&B production innovations

As the rise of robots gathers pace across global industries, Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s biggest ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistics exhibition, will shine the spotlight on how automation is revolutionising the world’s food supply chain when it returns for its fourth edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this 31 October to 2 November, 2017.

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