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The market for foodservice equipment in the UK has witnessed a positive change in fortunes in the last few years as the economy recovers and grows in strength. Phil Coulstock takes a look

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Major changes in the UK food retail sector caused by a seismic shift in consumer buying behaviours, have resulted in rapidly growing numbers of convenience stores. Martin Leeming looks at the challenges facing the secondary packaging sector because of the accelerated growth of this expanding channel

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The FoodChain team sample a selection of new and innovative foods and drinks

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On the road to Industry 4.0, Keith Thornhill advises: don’t get left behind

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The demise and rise of the great British pub The closure of Britain’s beloved pubs is something that is difficult to miss. According to the Campaign for Real Ale, approximately 29 pubs closed every week across Britain in the year ending June 2015, which amounts to a somewhat devastating blow

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The UK’s craft beer scene has been confidently brewing up a storm for over ten years, and 2015 saw an encouraging influx of new, agile micro-breweries eager to satisfy the thirsts of the nation’s beer-lovers. By Matt Corden That’s not to say that craft is approaching mainstream; more a case

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The FoodChain team sample a selection of new and innovative foods and drinks Let’s get mellow The Famous Grouse, distributed by Maxxium UK, has added The Famous Grouse Mellow Gold to its core portfolio. The Famous Grouse Mellow Gold has been carefully crafted by Master Blender Gordon Motion to enhance

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As food waste climbs up the national agenda, Mikko Kärkkäinen, says it’s both an opportunity for retailers to show just how much they’re already doing, to do more, and to seize the high ground by taking the lead It’s hard to quantify precisely how much food is wasted but a

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Deep field phenotyping becomes reality at Rothamsted Research Rothamsted Research, based in Harpenden UK, is one of the oldest agricultural research centres in the world. Over its 172-year history, it has built an enviable international reputation as a centre of excellence for scientific research and innovation in support of agricultural

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Making assets work harder and more reliably Food manufacturers maintain some of the highest standards of any industry, yet there is constant pressure on prices and a need to respond quickly to demand. Here, Frédéric Thomas looks at how one of the UK’s leading malt and malted product producers resolved

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