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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the food processing technology editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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April's top stories: Nestle Dreyer's to improve ingredients, Adam Foods to buy Groupo Bimbo brands
05 May, 2016 | by Shalini M P Nair
Nestle Dreyer's decided to improve the primary ingredients in six of its ice cream brands, and Adam Foods signed an agreement with Groupo Bimbo to purchase Panrico bread and pastry brand in...
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On the pulse: sustainable food production 20 April, 2016 The United Nations officially dubbed 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses, to heighten public awareness about the crops and to increase sustainable food production. Sonia Sharma finds...

Inside Food: Issue 16 14 April, 2016 In the latest issue of Inside Food magazine We take a look at the rise in vegan and vegetarian diets, discover how black garlic has burst onto the UK food market and find out what can be done...

Techniques to preserve food in Australia 13 April, 2016 Curing food through smoking, salting, drying or fermentation is an ancient food preservation and flavour enhancing method that has seen a rise in popularity, most notably in Australia. Heidi...

Food for thought: preventing malnourishment in older people 11 April, 2016 One in ten older people suffer from, or are at risk of suffering from malnutrition, but despite the pervasive nature of the condition the issue receive little attention. Daniel Davies asks...

Choose veg: Germany's shift to vegetarian options 06 April, 2016 Germany is famed for being a meat-loving nation but a large number of people are turning to vegetarianism. Ceri Jones finds out why....

March's top stories: Nestle USA recalls three million packages, South Korea culls 11,604 ducks 04 April, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair Nestle USA has initiated a voluntary recall of three million packages of Lean Cuisine, DiGiorno pizza and Stouffer's frozen dinners, and South Korea has slaughtered 11,604 ducks after bird...

Thirsty work: the world’s biggest beer makers 11 March, 2016 The impending Anheuser-Busch InBev SABMiller merger will create one of the biggest single market companies in the world, dwarfing their competition, but until that happens they will have to...

February's top stories: UK Government rejects sugar tax of 20%, Chobani rejects PepsiCo's bid 07 March, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair The UK Government has rejected plans to levy sugar tax of up to 20% as a measure to control obesity in the country, and Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani has rejected PepsiCo's bid to purchase...

January's top stories: Research on arsenic in plant seeds, Cargill opens plant in India 08 February, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair Oakland University researchers are collaborating to research on how arsenic enters and builds up in plant seeds, and IBM Research and Mars have collaborated to establish a food safety...

The right grease: choosing the best lubricants for food production 18 January, 2016 With the food and beverage industry under sustained pressure to improve productivity and safety while reducing costs, proper machine maintenance is of utmost importance. Mohamed Mourad,...

Clean living: shortening ingredients on labels 15 January, 2016 Driven by a push to shorten ingredient lists by consumers, the clean label trend is developing rapidly. Eloise McLennan speaks to clean label ingredient specialist, Ulrick & Short, about the...

Inside Food: Issue 15 14 January, 2016 In the latest issue of Inside Food magazine We take a look at the functional food trend, beer gelato, examine the impact of the EU's decision to lift quotas on sugar production, and much...

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