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Food waste, nanotechnology and a damning lack of regulation

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Food waste is high on the list of priorities for most retailers across the UK as they search for cost savings which meet CSR policies. With landfill bans all but ruled out by UK government the focus will shift to helping producers develop and manufacture...

Debt recovery in the food sector

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Today’s tight economic situation means cash and debt management can make a real impact on the financial stability of a food business. It only takes a few bad accounts on your books to make a real impact.  How many times have we heard ‘cash...

'DEEE Prepared'

Phil Cookson
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With the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) taking action to reduce the dangers of diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEEE), food and logistics companies need to ensure they are protecting staff from exposure. Phil Cookson of Roythornes solicitors, one of the...

Developing new food products

Martin Jinks
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Much of the detailed legislation governing the standards of food in the UK originates in the European Union and it is here that food producers must start when seeking to introduce a new product into the UK market. There are a seemingly endless number of...

Intellectual property for food products

Lizzie Walters
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Can you copyright a recipe? If your business has spent time and money in developing a recipe or new product, you should be thinking about protecting it from competitors. But can you copyright a recipe and is this the best way to protect your work? In the...

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