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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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August's top stories: Mezzan buys 70% stake in Al Safi Food, China extends anti-subsidy duties
09 September, 2016 | by Shalini M P Nair
Mezzan acquired a 70% stake in Al Safi Food Company, and China extended the anti-subsidy duties on imports of broiler chicken products from the US for another five...
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July's top stories: Tesco to use Rainforest Alliance Certified cocoa, Unilever partners with Hubbub 08 August, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair Tesco will use cocoa from Rainforest Alliance Certified sources for its own label chocolate products sold in UK by the end of 2018, and Unilever has collaborated with Hubbub to launch...

Inside Food: Issue 17 15 July, 2016 In the latest issue of Inside Food magazine we take a look at new labelling regulations, alternative desserts, sugar backlash and much...

An appetite for industry: the ten biggest food companies by revenue 12 July, 2016 The world’s leading food processors feed a tremendous market share through diverse offerings, with stakes in agriculture, equipment, services as well as the manufacture of all manner of...

June's top stories: Danone-Michel et Augustin deal, Nestlé’s sodium plans 06 July, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair Michel et Augustin shareholders have entered negotiations to enable Danone to acquire a minority interest in the company, and Nestlé extended its collaboration with Chromocell Corporation to...

Safe grains : preventing the spread of mycotoxins 14 June, 2016 Grain processors from across the world continue to redouble their efforts to ensure safe food and animal feed. Matthias Graeber discusses how advanced separation and optical sorting solutions...

Out of date: the role of shelf life markings in food waste 07 June, 2016 The European Union appears to being moving away from the use of ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates on food products to prevent unnecessary food waste. Eloise McLennan takes a look at how...

May's top stories: Givaudan's Pakistan plant, US Foods to acquire Freshway 05 June, 2016 by Shalini M P Nair Givaudan has opened laboratory and office facilities in Pakistan, and US Foods agreed to buy fresh fruit processor Freshway Foods. Foodprocessing-technology.com wraps up key headlines from...

The future of sugar in a health-conscious consumer market 01 June, 2016 Like fat before it, over the past few years sugar has become the target of scrutiny. Eloise McLennan takes a look at the development of sugar alternatives and the ways in which companies...

The microwave of the future? Why 3D printing is disrupting the kitchen status quo 31 May, 2016 Development in the 3D food printing world has been ongoing for some time, but bold new claims state that the machines could replace the familiar kitchen staple – the microwave. Katherine...

Mixed messages: how confusing health information changes the way we view food 24 May, 2016 How do the media and brands influence our food choices? Eloise McLennan explores how consumers take on all the nutrition advice we receive in this overcrowded...

A taste of the south: Latin American flavours are spicing up the UK 17 May, 2016 With spices from Latin America making their way into the European market, Frances Marcellin takes a look at the range of flavours set to enter the...

Free-from desserts offer an alternative to traditonal confectionary 10 May, 2016 Alternative desserts are a veritable goldmine, bringing a taste of indulgence to those with restricted diets. Ceri Jones looks into the growing popularity of luxury, free-from confections...

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