November 2018

05/11/2018 16:11
Attached are the minutes or the East of England committee meeting held on 11 September 2018.
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LACA
05/11/2018 10:11
Dolmio ready-to-use foodservice sauces have been rebranded to Dolmio Professional.

The varieties and original recipes will stay the same, meaning chefs can still use the sauces the same way they have previously.

Karen Green, marketing manager at Aimia foods, distributor of Mars Foodservice products, said: “Dolmio professional sauces retain all of the same qualities that...

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Industry
02/11/2018 06:11
More than half of new meat-free product launches in the UK carry a vegan claim, according to research from Mintel.

The growing profile of vegan foods is reflected by the fact that in 2017, more than half (52%) of new product launches in the meat-free foods market were vegan/contained no animal ingredients up from 28% in 2014, according to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).

Alyson Parkes,...

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Industry
01/11/2018 06:11
A ‘no deal’ Brexit has caused an increase in costs for 38% of food and drink manufacturers as a result of stockpiling, according to the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) latest business confidence survey.

With less than five months to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union (EU), the quarterly survey has shown that economic uncertainty has seen net confidence amongst food and drink manufacturers decrease by 21 percentage points, when comparing results reported in Q1 to those...

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Industry
The first ever app to help consumers go vegan has been released for World Vegan Day, 1 November 2018.
31/10/2018 23:10
The first ever app to help people go vegan has been released for World Vegan Day today (1 November).

Launched by The Vegan Society, VeGuide features quizzes and a rewards programme for products registered with the vegan trademark in addition to shopping, nutrition and recipe information, which has been tailored for a UK audience.

Danielle Saunders, Digital Content Officer at The Vegan...

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