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FUN FOOD FACTS

Whether you’re trying to win a pub quiz or impress friends and family, having a bank of facts is always worthwhile! In this blog, Tony Hennessey, client solutions manager at IFP shares his wisdom and some rather interesting food-related facts that are likely to impress. Some of these you may even already know! Honey is…


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CAD, BIM & THE FUTURE: BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF GOOD PRACTICE

Using CAD software is part of everyday life for Gurvinder Singh, assistant project manager and CAD expert at IFP. In this blog, he will look at where it began, how it is used today and what other processes are linked to its usage. Computer Aided Design (CAD) software first emerged back in the 1960s with…


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IFP CONSTRUCTION CAPABILITIES

Being conscious of the requirements around hygiene and production continuity when working in ‘live’ production environments is something that Paul Hanson, head of construction at IFP has a wealth of experience in. Whether it is a factory refurbishment project or a multi-million-pound greenfield development, his team of talented construction professionals work in ways to deliver…


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INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE DAY – 7th JULY 2020

Chocolate is one of the most popular sweet treats in the world. Just the mention of the word makes many of us rush to the kitchen to unwrap a bar or indulge in a sweet dessert. Tony Hennessy, client solutions manager at IFP is no different, and is one of the huge group of people…


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FOOD WASTE

Food waste can happen at all stages of the food production process, from agriculture to post-harvest-and-slaughter, processing to packaging, and distribution to market. In this blog, Zarina Mohd, process project manager at IFP will explore different methods for reducing food waste, and how different technologies and techniques can lessen its impact on the environment.  …


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THE FACTORY FROM HOME

Ed Keenan, head of process at Integrated Food Projects has been featured in May’s edition of Food Manufacture Magazine. In the feature, Ed discusses how UK consumers are used to seeing a variety of products on the shelves, and how this impacts on the speed that automated manufacturing processes take compared to our European neighbours. You…


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MOVING FROM A REACTIVE TO A PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE STRATEGY

Ed Keenan, head of process at Integrated Food Projects has been featured in June’s edition of Food Processing Magazine.   Ed has shared his expertise and opinions on the benefits of the food manufacturing industry moving from a reactive to a proactive maintenance strategy.   You can read the article in full on pages 12-13…


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SHELF LIFE

Food spoilage and the rate of which it does so varies from product to product. Most foods change progressively during storage, and these changes in most cases render the food less attractive and palatable – ultimately ending up unfit for consumption.  In her latest blog, Zarina Mohd, process manager at Integrated Food Projects takes a…


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TOP 10 FAILED FOOD PRODUCTS

Innovation in the food and drink industry has always been very competitive, but equally welcomed and encouraged – it is necessary for the sector to survive and grow. Companies relish this challenge, with the reward for bringing a new product to the market being huge for business – both in a financial sense and also…


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THE FUTURE FOOD FACTORY: 5 TO 10 YEARS – PART THREE

In the final instalment of our three-part blog series looking at the future food factory, Ed Keenan, head of process at Integrated Food Projects shares his predictions for the buildings and services trends we are likely to see over the next 5-10 years.  You can see Ed’s opinion of the technical and process part of…


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