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Why supportive technology detection must be a priority

The dreaded phrase, ‘product recall’ is one that any processor will want to avoid. If you have to withdraw a product for, say, an undetected piece of metal, it can leave a lasting impact on your business.

How production demands are pressurising weighing and labelling equipment

Weighing and labelling equipment are among the most important pieces of kit on the processing line, with manufacturers’ margins reliant on waste reduction and avoidance of mislabelling-related recalls.

Workplace accidents: heed the warnings

An unsafe work environment can cause more than financial damage. Are you ensuring that you're complying to all health and safety regulations?

Bread basket case costs poultry companies thousands

Two poultry firms face paying £50,000 in costs and charges after using bread baskets and other equipment from another company without permission. 

What's new in cutting, slicing and dicing equipment

With consumer demands evolving, processors are having to offer ever-more technologically advanced portioning equipment and solutions. 

Refrigeration feature: Cold play

We’ve come a long way since using snow and ice to keep our food fresh. Thanks to the development of technology, we’re able to keep our food refrigerated year round without having to rely on the unpredictable nature of the seasons.

Food organisation rethinks approach to packaging

Campden BRI, the food and drink technology company, has invested in five new pieces of equipment designed to expand its range of packaging testing services which will in turn help companies reduce food and packaging waste. 

16 people were killed on British farms in 2014/15 due to equipment or being trampled on by cattle
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37 deaths on farms in 2014/5, with cattle and vehicles most common causes

Moving cattle and vehicles are the biggest causes of deaths on British farms, provisional figures from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have revealed.

Marel sells slicing site to US firm

Global meat processing equipment manufacturer Marel is to sell its high-speed slicing facility in Norwich.

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Knife hygiene firm strikes Australian export deal

An international meat firm based in Australia has given a huge boost to a Northern Ireland equipment company which specialises in knife sterilisation.

Electronic ID scheme goes live

The £1 million Welsh project to help sheep farmers integrate electronic identification technology into their business is now live.

New sales manager at Marel GB

Food processing equipment and systems provider Marel has appointed Ross Layton as the new sales manager for Great Britain.

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