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UK food industry faces labour shortfall as Brexit fallout gathers pace

Food manufacturing faces being squeezed by the twin challenges of a potential labour shortage as the supply of EU migrants is reduced or even dries up after Brexit. ©iStock/Bank215

UK food manufacturers faces a shortage in labour skills and manpower fuelled by Brexit and low numbers of young people choosing the sector as a career, say food policy experts.

The first step is to identify different kinds of existing waste in the food production process, before classifying them and assessing how to eliminate them. ©iStock/TeamOktopus

Take it from Toyota – lean and green can cut costs

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Tate & Lyle profits jump 85% as weak pound provides boost

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Trans-fats' cell death role more direct than previously thought: Study

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A lack of political will is stalling action on obesity: McKinsey report author

The study commented that modern manufacturing of chocolate may result in losses of more than 80% of the original flavonoids from the cocoa beans. "Therefore, it may be advantageous to find ways to consume cocoa in forms other than chocolate bars," the study added. ©iStock/

Be still my beating heart: Chocolate’s 'anti-fluttering' qualities highlighted

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Clash of the Seitans: Lobbies locked in plant-based stalemate but near EU definition of vegetarian

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

Does a high-fibre claim on premium ice cream still sound indulgent? Absolutely, says Koupe

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FoodDrinkEurope calls for industry action on better nutrition

Even the most technologically possible GHG reductions of 32% are outpaced by an increasing demand for meat, the study said. ©iStock/marilyna

Meat-analogue switch could meet greenhouse gas targets, study suggests

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