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AAK appoints new CEO

By Niamh Michail

Vegetable oil and fat supplier AAK has appointed Johan Westman as CEO and president.

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).

Richard Clemens, managing director, VDMA

Intelligent packaging to dominate future F&B market

By Jenny EAGLE

Technology will play a more prominent role in the on-going task to supply people with food in the next five to 10 years with intelligent packaging becoming more popular for getting data about shelf-life.

New robotic system uses 3D vision and lasers to accurately ice cakes

The robotic icing on the cake

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Quasar Automation has completed the development of its 3D vision and laser robot that is set to shake up the previously labor intensive manual operation of icing cakes.

Show visitors could view one of Bosch's Delta robots picking and placing Kit Kat chocolate bars

Nestlé and Bosch woo food processing recruits

By Rod Addy

Nestlé has teamed up with Bosch Packaging Technology and trade body the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to recruit young talent for the UK food and drink manufacturing industry.