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Packaging a Punch for a Greener Future! Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 Shines Light on Sustainable Solutions for Middle East’s Fast-Growing Packaging Industry

gulfoodmanufacturing 2017Shift in consumer trends and lifestyle choices driving demand for more sustainable packaging solutions in multi-million dollar sector

Environmental protection, responsible natural resource management and animal welfare are increasingly weighing on the minds of consumers as the global food industry strives to continue producing enough food to service a rapidly growing global population that is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050.

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Linx 10 Ideal Solution for Growing Food Business

linxThe installation of a Linx 10 printer at specialist food producer Nythe Farm Kitchen is producing printed codes of increased quality, consistency and permanence that meet the high standards of the retail sector and will support the company on its next stage of growth.

A family-run business based on its farm in Taunton, Somerset, Nythe Farm has diversified its operation into the production of a range of prepared meals, snacks and convenience foods, such as chicken sushi, meatballs, bhajis and porridge pots, serving both local and national retailers. 

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UK vets welcome WHO recommendations on antimicrobials use

bvaResponding to the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on antimicrobials, the British Veterinary Association’s Senior Vice President Gudrun Ravetz said: “We welcome the WHO continuing to tackle this serious global health issue. Their guidelines echo the guidance BVA has long been issuing on the responsible use of antimicrobials.

“We agree that the prophylactic use of antimicrobials in healthy animals to prevent disease is never a substitute for good animal husbandry and management.

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Corbion Strategy Update: Creating Sustainable Growth

corbionDuring its Capital Markets Day for analysts and investors in Amsterdam today, Corbion management will present its Strategy Update for the period 2018-2021: Creating Sustainable Growth. Corbion has built a solid foundation for the company in the past years with its Disciplined Value Creation strategy. The new strategy aims to deliver higher organic sales growth* of between 3 and 6 percent annually.

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Gulfood Manufacturing to Draw Attention to Meaty Opportunities within Flourishing Halal Sector

gulfoodmanufacturing 2017With consumer preference for quality and safe products fueling strong growth of USD667 million global Halal food industry, exhibitors descend on region’s largest food manufacturing trade show to demonstrate latest solutions to meet rising demand

The global halal industry has witnessed unprecedented growth in recent years, driven by rising populations and a seismic shift in consumer preference towards high-quality, safe and ethical products.

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Food Technologies: new business cluster for all food-processing trade fairs

iffaMesse Frankfurt is bringing together its international events on the subject of food processing under the heading ‘Food Technologies’. At present, there are four trade fairs in this business cluster: apart from the flag-ship event IFFA in Frankfurt am Main, they are Tecno Fidta – International Food Technology, Additives and Ingredients Trade Fair – in Argentina, Meat Expo China in the Southern Chinese city of Changsha and Modern Bakery Moscow – International Trade Fair for Bakery and Confectionery – in Russia.

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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; www.bluecubepcs.co.uk) – 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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