All articles by Emma Twyning – Page 8

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    FTA warns politicians of backlash to road-pricing scheme


    The Freight Transport Association has warned politicians of three potential reactions from road users if the government proceeds with its plans to introduce road pricing across the country.

  • Garry Pease

    Exosect appoints new field trials manager


    Leading integrated pest management specialist Exosect has appointed a new field trials manager to oversee the company’s growing international programme.

  • David Tebbutt

    New system for MIS


    Retail price surveyor Market Intelligence Services (MIS) has enlisted the help of Anglia Business Solutions to develop a new software system to streamline its growing business.

  • Fruit Logistica to add Americas

    Fruit Logistica to add Americas


    Fruit Logistica 2007 is expanding to include a dedicated hall for the Americas following record demand for exhibition space.

  • UK economy depends on improved logistics, FTA tells Tories

    UK economy depends on improved logistics, FTA tells Tories


    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has told the Conservative Party Conference that any future government will need to back strong economic performance with investment in freight and logistics capacity.

  • Marketing push for Tenderstem

    Marketing push for Tenderstem


    Tenderstem Broccoli is set to receive a significant marketing boost thanks to a nationwide promotional campaign being launched this month.

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    Pupils embark on food and drink apprenticeship


    Twenty-five pupils from Ipswich schools will be among the first in the country to start a new two-year apprenticeship in Food and Drink Manufacturing.

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    Butternut squash a hit at Beacon Foods


    Butternut squash, beetroot and apples are in popular demand at Beacon Foods as it gears up for autumn and winter.

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    E.coli traced to single spinach processor


    An E.coli outbreak, which killed one person and left almost 100 people ill in the US earlier this month, has been traced back to a single spinach processor.

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    Produce Packaging re-brands


    Produce Packaging will celebrate the re-branding of its company at the National Fruit Show next month, marking 25 years in business.

  • EA&P hosts press tasting event

    EA&P hosts press tasting event


    Celebrating the launch of the English apple season, representative body English Apples & Pears last week invited members of the press to sample some early varieties at an exclusive tasting event in London.

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    Growers advised to Fazor out re-growth


    Root-vegetable growers can use Fazor (maleic hydrazide) to suppress re-growth and help maintain quality in carrots and parsnips until 2007, without fear of exceeding the MRL, Dow AgroSciences has advised.

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    Vitamin sprinkle launched as veg replacement


    A new “sprinkle” for food claiming to count as one of the recommended five daily portions of fruit or veg has been launched in the UK.

  • John Holland

    JR Holland goes bananas


    Gateshead-based fresh produce specialist JR Holland is supporting this year’s Junior Great North Run and promoting healthy eating by supplying participants with bananas.

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    Sainsbury's gets greener with new carrier bags


    Sainsbury’s has announced plans to introduce new carrier bags made from 33 per cent recycled materials, saving the retailer 6,500 tonnes of plastic a year

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    Food robotics centre unveiled


    The University of Salford has announced the opening of the UK’s first centre for robotics in the food industry.

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    Catallix for change in salad washes


    British company Catallix is calling on supermarkets to review the “chemical soup” used to wash bagged salads.

  • World's first compostable, peelable film

    World's first compostable, peelable film


    Dundee-based packaging specialist Rockwell Solutions has launched the world’s first peelable, compostable film for PLA trays and pots.

  • Fiona Reynolds, director general of the National Trust

    Trust in all things local


    The National Trust is promoting its commitment to local food with a range of initiatives launched this autumn.

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    EC adopts new banana reform proprosals


    The European Commission has adopted proposals to reform its banana aid arrangements for EU producers, bringing them into line with other agricultural sectors and ensuring a fair standard of living for producers, according to