NEWS

CONVERSION OF EXISTING FACILITIES

During the 20 years that Integrated Food Projects has been delivering projects for some of the most successful food and drinks manufacturers around the world, we have been faced with many challenges. In this blog, Tony Hennessy takes a look at some of these challenges and how we overcame them. Traditionally, when a business requires…


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LEGIONELLA IN FOOD INDUSTRIES – PREVENTION AND CONTROL

In our previous blog about shelf life determination during the manufacture of a food product, Zarina Mohd, process project manager discussed the likelihood of a pathogen surviving the manufacturing process. In this blog, she will be covering the topic of pathogens called Legionella bacteria, which can be transmitted by aspiration during the manufacturing process, when liquids or food are…


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MICROBIAL BIOFILMS IN FOOD PROCESSING

Micro-organisms dominate our planet, they are found in the soil and the oceans, but our knowledge of microbiology is still too limited to human health issues. In this blog, Zarina Mohd, process project manager at IFP looks at biofilms, what implications they can cause and most importantly, how to get rid of them.   There…


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WEBINAR: FACTORY OF THE FUTURE

The next 5-10 years will be a time of change within the food manufacturing industry. In an upcoming webinar with NIRAS, Ed Keenan will be looking at the food factory of the future.   He will be sharing his thoughts and predictions on topics including automation and design, process and technical trends, and buildings and…


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A REVISITED LOOK AT THE FUTURE FOOD FACTORY

Ahead of IFP’s head of process, Ed Keenan’s webinar where he will be discussing the factory of the future, we revisit the three-part series of blogs from earlier in the year.   In the first of the series, Ed discusses the automation and design part of the industry, and what we can expect to see…


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HOW HMRC REBATES CAN DRIVE FOOD AND DRINK MANUFACTURING PROJECTS

Research and development are a crucial part of keeping the food and drink manufacturing sector innovative and competitive. Integrated Food Projects (IFP) knows this, but also is aware of the large costs associated with this process. In this blog, Philip Chatfield, CEO of IFP discusses the importance of R&D, but also how the team at…


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zero-carbon-factories

A REVISITED LOOK AT THE TOP 9 IDEAS FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE FOOD FACTORY – PART TWO

In the second instalment of our ‘Summer Series’, we take a look at part two of our joint blog with KLH Sustainability, looking at how to provide a more sustainable food factory.   This second part of the blog focuses on sustainability ideas that are often overlooked in factories and would typically not be considered…


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A TRIBUTE TO IFP ASSOCIATE, ANDY LONGTON

Andy Longton, Integrated Food Projects’ associate from the innocent project, sadly passed away on 10 August. Andy was a well liked and generous colleague, husband and father. He was widely respected by all of those that worked with him and he brought his extensive experience, insight and abilities to “just get stuff done in the…


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zero-carbon-factories

A REVISITED LOOK AT THE TOP 9 IDEAS FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE FOOD FACTORY – PART ONE

Over the next couple of weeks, we will be taking a look back at some of our historical blogs from the last 12 months, in our new ‘Summer Series’. This first blog was inspired by a project with KLH Sustainability – which got us very excited! We introduced some of our research and learnings on…


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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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