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How has social media changed food marketing?

How has social media changed food marketing?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

The rise of social media has led to a shift in the way consumers view food brands – and the way that food brands interact with their customers, according to experts speaking on the side lines of Food Vision in Cannes.

Who is responsible for battling the big issues in food?

Who is responsible for battling the big issues in food?

By Nathan Gray

From obesity to malnutrition and water scarcity, the world is facing an ever-growing number of food-related problems. But how responsible is the food industry for fighting back against these issues?

William Reed Business Media Holiday video

Festive Film

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!

The Young Talent award celebrated the achievement of youngsters with the potential to become the ceos of tomorrow

food manufacturing awards

Thorntons’ youngster wins young talent Oscar

By Michael Stones

Thornton’s production line manager Jodie Adcock has won the inaugural Young Talent of the Year award in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs).

Bossel with the Slug and Pile

Interpack 2014

Bosch launches ‘World first’ two-in-one biscuit machine

By Jenny Eagle

Bosch Packaging Technology has launched a biscuit packaging line, which it claims is the first of its kind, capable of fast slug to pile changeovers, and vice versa, with the same feeding components.

Stephen Daniells and Shane Starling from FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients

Key Insights from Food Vision

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

By Kacey Culliney

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Clissman: “So the potential for growth in Europe is huge and we are starting to see the start of that growth but the way that active lifestyle is being interpreted in Europe is slightly different in Europe than in the US.”

Dispatches from #FIE2013

Protein has a big ‘ordinary’ future, says Glanbia

By Shane STARLING

Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry is a bigger and bigger target.

European sweetener trends: Are stevia mergers on the horizon?

European sweetener trends: Are stevia mergers on the horizon?

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Stevia use in new products is booming, while artificial sweeteners still lead the way on a global basis. However, in coming years, market research organisation Canadean foresees a spate of mergers and acquisitions in the stevia industry, to consolidate...

Bosch launches flow wrapper machine Pack 101 (pictured) and vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) machine SVI 2600 at Pack Expo in Las Vegas

Dispatches from Pack Expo in Las Vegas

Flexibility key for small confectioners, says Bosch

By Oliver Nieburg

Bosch Packaging Technology claims that flexibility is crucial for smaller businesses as it launches two new bagging machines at Pack Expo designed for smaller confectioners looking for quick and easy changeovers between products.

TNA Robag FXIS 3ci

Dispatches from Pack Expo 2012

TNA bagger takes firm into new markets

By Rod Addy

TNA Solutions has launched a groundbreaking bagger, delivering speedy bagging to markets the company was previously unable to reach.

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

By Rory Harrington

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told FoodProductionDaily.com at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

By Jane Byrne

What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.

Pan-European study reveals packaging trends

Pan-European study reveals packaging trends

By Rory Harrington

Lightweighting, recyclability and the development of eco-packaging have been revealed as the key issues for consumers, according to an analysis of packaging trends across seven major European countries by the French trade commission.

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

Rexam defends green credentials of beverage can

By Guy Montague-Jones

Talking from the Brau Beviale trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, Rexam executive John Revess outlined the lobbying and marketing work needed to improve the environmental image of the beverage can.

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

By Rory Harrington

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Realco at the recent IPA trade show in Paris to discuss biofilms and the company’s breakthrough in tackling these slime layers that pose a constant contamination threat for food processors.

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Welcome to this seasonal holiday video from Decision News Media.As we prepare to celebrate our tenth anniversary next year and first year as part of William Reed Business Media, we present 10 fun number facts about our company. And, later this week, the...

Meet Our New Owners

Meet Our New Owners

Don’t miss this video interview with Robert Marr, chief operating officer of William Reed Business Media which recently acquired Decision News Media publisher of CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com and CosmeticsDesign.com.