• Caught on camera – women shaping the future of British produce

    Caught on camera – women shaping the future of British produce

    Ten prominent business leaders in food and agriculture have come together for an iconic portrait by renowned photographer Jenny Lewis. The all-female shot was commissioned by the East of England Co-op to mark the tenth anniversary of its award-winning Sourced Locally initiative, which brings local produce to shoppers. The portrait celebrates ten inspiring women who

  • Pressure-sensitive suppliers recognised

    Pressure-sensitive suppliers recognised

    Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials recognised eight pressure-sensitive industry suppliers during the company’s fourth annual supplier recognition ceremony held recently in Mentor, Ohio. Winners were selected based on their performance in areas such as sustainability, innovation, service, and quality. Italy-based filmic liner supplier Siliconature was recognised as Supplier of the Year, and BO Paper

  • Children’s Food Trust partner

    Children’s Food Trust partner

    The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has been announced as the latest partner of the Children’s Food Trust in a bid to encourage knowledge, skills and confidence in fish cookery, and the importance of fish as part of a healthy balanced diet. The partnership has produced eight tried and tested seafood recipes from around the world,

  • ‘Selfie generation’ driving cosmetics sales

    ‘Selfie generation’ driving cosmetics sales

    The so-called ‘selfie generation’ is helping to drive up sales of cosmetics, according to figures from IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers. Driven by the desire to share images on social media, the trend for face sculpting or contouring, and for thick, flawless eyebrows has led to

  • Going over-board for cheese impact

    Going over-board for cheese impact

    Entries have now closed for the 24th British Cheese Awards which take place on May 31st at the Royal Bath & West Show, Shepton Mallet, Somerset and organisers are expecting this year’s event to have an even bigger impact than last year’s, which attracted more than 900 entries from 148 producers. Cheeses entered came from

  • Boston’s newest supermarket opens its doors

    Boston’s newest supermarket opens its doors

    The first member of a planned new supermarket chain, mint, is opening its doors at the Boston Shopping Park in Lincolnshire on May 27th. mint is set to open opposite the former Morrisons premises off Horncastle Road. A special recruitment day was due to take place at Fydell House on South Street, Boston to allow

  • Tempting array The Caffè Culture Show

    Tempting array The Caffè Culture Show

    Hundreds of new products, services and packaging will be exhibited for coffee shop operators and hospitality sector buyers at The Caffè Culture Show, taking place from May 23rd to 24th at Olympia, London. In the beverage sector, as well as coffee launches, there will be a number of new products to see in tea, chai

  • Tackling food fraud head-on

    Tackling food fraud head-on

    Three years after the outbreak of the horse meat scandal, food fraud is a bigger global problem than ever. Types of food fraud include dilation, mislabelled or misinterpreted products, ingredient substitution or tampered products. New Food’s one-day Food Fraud conference will address these issues and more by bringing together quality assurance heads from global food

  • Last chance to gain a Pentaward trophy

    Last chance to gain a Pentaward trophy

    Packaging designers, brand owners, packaging suppliers and students only have a few days left to show to the world their creativity by entering the awards scheme to win a Pentaward Trophy. The Pentawards scheme is a worldwide packaging design competition. Created in January 2007, the Pentawards are recognised as prestigious worldwide competition devoted to packaging