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
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
Global eradication of polio imminent, as long as cold chain is maintained
Experts are this month celebrating a major milestone in the global eradication of polo, but warn that problems with the cold chain can still render vaccines ineffective.
According to the US Centres for Diseases, the second of the three forms… 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
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
Is frozen yoghurt Britain’s new ‘treat food’ of choice?
Research by The Grocer as part of their ‘Ice Cream Report 2014’ has shown that frozen yoghurt sales have risen by a third in the last year, with a 30% increase making it the strongest performing sector in the wider… Continue reading
FSA in surprise u-turn on campylobacter results
The Food Standards Agency has again u-turned on providing its quarterly campylobacter survey results, now stating that it will ‘name and shame’ retailers in its November 2014 report.
The report will announce which retailers and processors have sold chicken that… Continue reading
SME food allergen labelling guidance published
The Food Standards Agency is giving technical guidance to help small and medium-sized (SME) businesses comply with new rules on allergen labelling and information, which will take effect later this year.
Food businesses in the UK will have to follow… Continue reading
Food fraud publication delayed
The official report into the causes of the horsemeat scandal has been shelved until at least the autumn, prompting criticism that the government is neglecting the importance of food safety.
The report, announced by the Department for Environment, Food… Continue reading
High Street giant Marks & Spencer launches first range of frozen ready meals
Marks & Spencer has this month announced that it will launch its first ever range of frozen ready meals, on trial in 500 stores from the 30th September.
The range will feature 30 ready meals, serving between two and… Continue reading