This year (2019) we celebrate our centenary – it is 100 years since the first organisation that is part of what is now Campden BRI was established. And now, Campden BRI is the world’s largest independent membership-based food and drink research organisation
Chilli peppers originated in Central America and have been part of the human diet for almost 10,000 years. After the ‘discovery’ of the Americas in the 15th and 16th century, the use of chillies in food and traditional medicine spread rapidly around the globe, particularly to parts of Asia.
Each year, our members decide how we should invest over £2m of their membership fees in research to help their companies, and the food industry in general, to prosper. This year they have selected the following projects to complement 40 or so current ones.
Hygiene procedures are designed to remove debris and contamination from a previous production run and sanitise equipment prior to starting the next run. Manufacturers must ensure that the established cleaning and sanitation procedures reduce the microbiological, allergenic and residual products to satisfactory level.