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News December 2019


Mitigating food fraud - new technology

​Food manufacturers and suppliers need to minimise the risk of purchasing fraudulent or adulterated food raw materials and ensure that all product descriptions and claims are legal, accurate and verified. For those working to BRCGS Global standard for food safety, these are explicit requirements of the standard. 

​In addition to supply chain vulnerability checks, there is often a need to test high-risk raw materials and ingredients for adulteration or substitution - for which there are many analytical approaches. 

Steven Walker

Farewell and thank you Steven

​Our Chief Executive, Steven Walker, has announced that he is stepping down and will leave Campden BRI at the end of the year, after 33 years with the business. 

​Steven’s readiness to share his expertise and wisdom has been greatly appreciated by both colleagues and clients and has played a significant part in the development of many individuals within the company and industry at large.

Specialty breads

Baking with enzymes to optimise processes

Small savings on manufacturing costs can make all the difference to whether a product secures a market or not. One way to save on costs is to use enzymes that make more efficient use of ingredients and resources. ​

​​In a new blog, head of baking and cereal processing Gary Tucker covers some of the ways enzymes can help optimise baking processes. Read the full blog to find out the three essential requirements for enzymes to work effectively and how changing legislation will have an impact on the use of these protein catalysts in food

Glasses of beer

The future of brewing

Derek Orford joined us as head of brewing services earlier this year. He’s brought with him 36 years of experience in the industry, so it’s safe to say our master brewer understands the sector very well. We picked his brains during an interview to uncover the challenges and future of the brewing industry. ​

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