Global frozen food market to reach $300 billion by 2020
According to new statistics from Grand View Research, the global frozen food market will reach $307.33billion in the next five years.
The report puts this continued growth down to the consumer shift toward adoption of food requiring less time to… Continue reading
Freezing chicken could reduce risk of Campylobacter
Food safety experts at Public Health England have suggested that freezing chickens during processing for human consumption could help to massively reduce the numbers of people catching the food poisoning bug campylobacter.
According to local health authorities, there are around… Continue reading
Online shopping to boost frozen food market
A new report by Rabobank has shown that European consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping when purchasing frozen foods.
The report, which looked into the current state of the European frozen food sector, has shown that online shopping will… Continue reading
Frozen or fast food – which is healthier?
Whilst many (wrongly) believe that frozen food is less healthy than its fresh counterpart, a new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has shown that people who regularly eat frozen meals consume 253 fewer… Continue reading
World Cold Chain summit aims to reduce food waste in the UK
The first ‘World Cold Chain Summit to Reduce Food Waste’ was held in London on the 20th November, in a bid to prevent food waste and establish sustainable cold chains within the UK.
Currently 40% of food across the… Continue reading
What is wireless temperature monitoring?
Two of the questions we often get asked are ‘What is wireless temperature monitoring?’ and ‘How could wireless temperature monitoring help my company?’.
Wireless temperature monitoring is quite self-explanatory once you understand what it is used for. The Abacus Guardian… Continue reading
‘Click and Collect’ temperature controlled lockers introduced at Waitrose
Waitrose have become the first supermarket chain in the UK to trial automated, temperature – controlled lockers for online grocery orders.
The supermarket has set up its first trial locations in TfL London Underground Stations Chorleywood and Ickenham. Orders will… Continue reading
EU rules on labelling of frozen fish trigger debate
The British Frozen Food Federation has warned that consumers could be put off eating fish if new EU rules on the labelling dates of frozen fish are not clarified.
The Food Information for Consumers Regulation, which will come into practice… Continue reading
Your food safety starts and ends with temperature monitoring
Food temperature needs monitoring from the beginning to end of the production process, whether you are in charge of that entire process or just act as a link in the chain. Food temperature is the single most important factor in… Continue reading
Safe food storage: what you need to know
The storage of food can make or break your business, as even one outbreak of food poisoning can prevent people coming to your establishment, and in the worst case could get your business closed down. These tips will ensure that… Continue reading