Posts in the Food category

food fraud risk

How Food Fraud is Threatening the Food Industry

Posted in on 13th October 2017

Some of the Vulnerabilities in the Food Supply Chain The chocolate you eat, the milk you put in your cereal, the sauce you add to your pasta – these all could actually be fraudulent ingredients. How would you really know? Food fraud is a growing problem worldwide that not only costs the food industry billions

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butter production

Butter Shortage and the Importance of Maximising Yield

Posted in on 17th July 2017

Sugar Versus Fat Debate For decades, there has been heavy debate as to whether sugar or fat is the primary culprit behind the obesity epidemic. Previously, fat was regarded as the enemy and was associated with various inaccurate myths. I’m sure you’ve heard all of them: fat makes us fat, leads to heart disease, contributes

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chocolate production

Can HPS ‘Pig’ your Product?

Products and Industries which use Pigging Technology Pigging technology has many benefits. It’s primary function is to recover or remove residual product that remains in the line after transfer from one location to another. The innovative and highly-effective technology is witnessing a surge in demand among businesses that process or pump liquids. This includes industries such

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How Food and Drink Manufacturers are Minimising Waste

Posted in on 10th November 2016

Environmentally Sustainable Business Practices Sustainability has been high on the agenda for many businesses, both large and small for some time now. An increasing number of businesses are ‘going green’, and have embraced a sustainability strategy. The aim being to mitigate the impact of their operations on the environment. But why has this become a

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automated pigging system

Industrial Automation and Liquid Product Recovery

Food Manufacturers Have Most to Gain. A recent report from well-known UK bank Barclays highlights the significant benefits to industry of automation. In terms of operations and employment, the report predicts that nearly all sectors of manufacturing could gain significantly from increased investment in automated systems.  In particular, it suggests that businesses in the food-manufacturing

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