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- The top five trends in product ID for 2016
Product identification is an increasingly essential feature of logistics operations. Mark Dingley looks at how it will develop and evolve this year. Product identification is continuously evolving. Sometimes the advances are small, sometimes they are quite obvious. Sometimes they are technology specific, and sometimes they relate to an entire production line, supply chain or industry. … Continue reading The top five trends in product ID for 2016
- Why you shouldn’t wrap your food in aluminium foil before cooking it
by Ghada Bassioni If you’re baking fish, roasting vegetables or preparing a piece of meat for dinner tonight, chances are that you’ll wrap your food in aluminium foil. What you may not realise is that some of the foil will leach into your meal – and this could be bad for your health. Research that … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t wrap your food in aluminium foil before cooking it
- All our food is ‘genetically modified’ in some way – where do you draw the line?
by James Borrell. In the past week you’ve probably eaten crops that wouldn’t exist in nature, or that have evolved extra genes to reach freakish sizes. You’ve probably eaten “cloned” food and you may have even eaten plants whose ancestors were once deliberately blasted with radiation. And you could have bought all this without leaving the … Continue reading All our food is ‘genetically modified’ in some way – where do you draw the line?
- Woolworths private label strategy will play directly into the hands of Aldi
Woolworths’ plan to rebrand its private label ranges in an attempt to meet changing shopper demands and combat the growth of Aldi will simply play into the hands of this German discounter.
- Let’s stop with the frozen food snobbery
It’s fair to say that frozen food has a bit of an image problem. One in three Britons believe it is inferior to fresh food, and 43% say that nothing could persuade them to buy more frozen fare. Confidence in the sector was further knocked by the infamous horsemeat scandal.
- Veggie is the most low-carbon diet, right? Well, it depends where you live
It is often claimed that a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, because grazing animals such as cattle and sheep produce a lot of methane, a far more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide
- Retail outlook: big retailers feel the pressure of new challengers
Aldi will continue to steal market share from Wesfarmers and Woolworths more so if the companies continue with old strategies and don’t think of a way to innovate the retail space.
- A heat exchanger Furphy worth believing
Furphy Engineering has a new reason to feel unique. It is the only local manufacturer using laser welding to manufacture ATEX plate heat exchangers.
- Forget children, self-regulating ads only helps the food industry
The food industry’s commitment to actually reducing inappropriate food marketing to children is called into question by a paper published today in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.
- Global food production threatens to overwhelm efforts to combat climate change
The global warming potential of methane and nitrous oxide is 28 and 265 times greater than that of CO₂, respectively.
- City fringes locked in battles over broiler farms
As more chicken meat is produced, and in ever more technologically intensive ways, conflicts over farm applications inevitably unlock community disquiet about factory farming.
- Technical feature: Pumping hot cooking oil
The most important characteristics of a hot cooking oil pump.
- Powerful supermarkets push the cost of food waste onto suppliers, charities
At a time when one billion people globally experience hunger, as much as 50% of all food produced – up to two billion metric tonnes – is thrown away every year
- Manufacturers benefit from making their own nitrogen
It’s not surprising more and more manufacturers are investing in innovative systems so they can generate their own nitrogen on-site.
- Is that muesli bar you put in your child’s lunchbox actually healthy?
Despite marketing claims that they are healthy, many processed snack bars are high in added sugar, refined starch and fat.
- Should we eat red meat? The nutrition and the ethics
The impacts of red meat and red meat products’ production and consumption on human health, animal welfare and the environment are complex.
- FactCheck: do Australians with an average seafood diet ingest 11,000 pieces of plastic a year?
Australians are growing increasingly aware of the real danger posed by the vast amount of plastic dumped in our seas every year. It’s an important issue, so it’s crucial we get the facts right.
- Caffeinated water brands aim to take share as demand for functionality grows
A number of companies have recently launched or relaunched caffeinated water in the US to target consumers looking for healthy and natural functional drinks.
- Health Check: do we crave the food our bodies need?
Food craving is an intense desire to consume a particular food that is difficult to resist. This is different from hunger, as consumption of any number of foods satisfies hunger.
- Is Margarine dead?
Sales of margarine in the US are falling as butter makes a comeback.