Food Ireland Directory 2014

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MINISTER’S FOREWORD

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The Irish food and beverage sector continues on a steady upward trajectory, writes Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

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Ireland’s agri-food business is at a critical juncture, writes Paul Kelly, Director, Food and Drink Industry Ireland.

BORD BIA

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Bord Bia have a wealth of supports in place for food and drink businesses with a turnover of less than €3.5m.

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PACKAGING

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DRINKS INDUSTRY

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Kathryn D’Arcy, Director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, discusses Ireland’s declining alcohol consumption, its high excise duties and the contribution the drinks industry makes to Ireland Inc.

TEAGASC

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Teagasc, through its research in agri-food and related areas, has a long tradition of adding value to Irish and international organisations by facilitating access to its expertise, infrastructure and intellectual property.

LABELLING

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Raymond O’ Rourke, Food & Consumer Lawyer, examines the current state of play regarding the introduction of mandatory origin labelling or meat products within the EU.

TRACEABILITY A new project from GS1 Ireland, BIM and the SFPA has created an industry-wide, standardised fish traceability solution that meets current EU requirements for labelling and product information sharing

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SEAFOOD

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BIM is currently helping the Irish seafood sector to grow in scale and value as it seeks to deliver 1,200 jobs and sales of €1 billion by 2017.

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The packaging industry continually develops new products and innovations for food and drink products. Do you have the processes and people in place to keep up? asks David Little, chair of the Irish Packaging Society.

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New research by Bord Bia into the bakery category in Ireland and the UK makes for interesting reading.

FOOD GRADE LUBRICANTS

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MATERIALS HANDLING

BAG CLOSING TECHNOLOGY

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Fischbein Saxon can offer complete bagging lines, including specialised conveying, robot palletising and integrated wrapping.

FOOD SAFETY

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With its premium Foodcert standard, Schütz places the focus firmly on product and process safety.

PACKAGING WASTE

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Repak's Prevent and Save Programme is helping Irish companies to reduce the amount of packaging placed on the market in the first place.

GM FOODS

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Listings Section 3 year Calendar 41 Product & Service Index 42 Company Listings 45

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EDUCATION & RESEARCH

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University College Cork has been involved in producing the leaders of the national and global food sector for almost a century.

MATERIAL HANDLING

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Toyota are manufacturers and suppliers of world-leading material handling products, including a wide range of forklifts.

EXPORT PROGRAMME

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A €2.2m export programme offers Irish companies access to the lucrative Scandinavian market.

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MINISTER'S FOREWoRD

A Genuine Success Story! The Irish food and beverage sector continues on a steady upward trajectory, writes Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

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t gives me great pleasure to introduce the Food Ireland Yearbook & Directory 2014/15. The Food and Beverage sector is maintaining its upward trajectory with exports in 2013 approaching €10 billion, an increase of €2 billion (26%) over three years. The €12 billion export target set out in the national food strategy, Food Harvest 2020, is in sight and may well be surpassed. Determination, knowhow and strong business acumen are driving this sectoral success story. Ireland now exports to over 175 countries across the globe. The resilience of the food and beverage sector is underpinned by strong market insight and an ability to adapt in a timely and agile way to the forces of change and volatility shaping the global food and beverage sector. A strong emphasis on dynamic strategy through 2014/15 can guide the sector’s journey further on this successful path. Agriculture and the dairy sector, in particular, is entering a phase of change, due to CAP reform and the removal of milk quotas in 2015. With these changes on the horizon, Ireland has made a point of establishing valuable relationships with key growth markets, including China. Ireland’s global credentials of grass-based production systems and high levels of traceability positioned the industry well for decision makers in China, who are responsible for policy and for sourcing high quality dairy-based products for a fast growing middle class. Investing In Processing Capacity Growth will be backed by carefully chosen investment in processing capacity. Both the dairy and spirits drinks sectors are engaged in massive investment programmes, which take account of market opportunity, potential

volatility and optimal efficiency in production, processing and, in the case of Irish whiskey, maturation facilities. Investments are planned in seafood processing. In addition, the meat and consumer foods sectors continue to build positions in various EU markets for premium produce. The industry contributes to the economy in many ways. It is responsible for 69% of manufacturing expenditure on Irish raw materials. Some 74% of companies’ expenditure on payroll, raw material and services goes into the domestic economy. There are over 1,200 food and beverage concerns of all sizes in Ireland, employing over 50,000 people and the industry is truly nationwide. Dealing With Climate Change One of the biggest challenges for the future is climate change. It is very important that the effects of climate are limited as much as possible, while also addressing the need for food to meet an increase of some 50% in global demand by 2030. Sustainable intensification of food production systems needs to be planned for, globally. Ireland’s food and beverage industry is well positioned to exploit the relentless growth in the global demand for food, underpinned by its grass-based production systems, which have been independently and internationally recognised as being one of the most sustainable systems of food production. This recognition affords us the opportunity to build on both new and established markets. Sustainability is the defining opportunity of our time. Ireland’s Origin Green Programme offers a unique opportunity for companies to lead on this in the marketplace. Sustainability is now a firm part of the commercial agenda of significant food and beverages companies and Origin Green offers the

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sector the opportunity to become a world leader in sustainable food production. Membership is based on developing a customised sustainability plan, with clear sustainability targets in areas such as emissions, energy, waste water management, biodiversity and corporate social responsibility. Each plan is independently verified and progress is measured and reported on annually. Technology Driving Change Technology is, of course, a key driver of change and innovation. Irish food and beverage companies with the capability to collect, understand and leverage specific consumer information using digital technology will be best positioned to deliver added value to buyers. As Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, I have witnessed during the downturn the unrelenting spirit of the Irish food and beverages sector to not bow under pressure but to rise to the challenges faced and improve operations so as to compete effectively in a changing marketplace. As an island, accessibility to global markets remains a constant challenge but as the export figures show, Ireland will not be constrained by barriers! Thank you, Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.


industry overview

The Future For Food Ireland’s agri-food business is at a critical juncture, writes Paul Kelly, Director, Food and Drink Industry Ireland, who calls on the Government to examine the wider implications of any new policy decisions.

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s exports reach €10 billion, 2014 brings us to a critical juncture on the road to the Food Harvest 2020 targets. The agri-food sector has an increasingly important role in the economic life and future of Ireland. Policy, now more than ever, must continue to focus on not just the measures necessary to support expansion and volume growth in the sector but its impact on the wider economy as well. The focus in 2014 must be on effective implementation of agrifood policy across all of Government to enable the industry to achieve its full growth potential and continue to deliver a strong jobs dividend. Economic Impact, Jobs Growth and Competitiveness The industry has deeper links to the wider economy than the rest of manufacturing. It accounts for 47% of direct expenditure by the entire manufacturing sector in the Irish economy (payroll, Irish materials and Irish services). These deep links mean that extra sales through export growth in food and drink have a bigger impact on the wider economy than the rest of manufacturing. As a result, the sector has a high employment multiplier, which means it supports employment in other parts of the economy in a way that other sectors don’t. With exports forecast to grow to €12 billion, the sector will potentially deliver in the region of 30,000 jobs across the entire economy by 2020. Grocery Sector Regulation The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, published the Competition and Consumer Protection Bill 2014 on March 31. A substantial part of the legislation aims to regulate certain practices in the grocery goods sector aimed at ensuring balance and fairness between

“There is an imbalance of power between larger retailers and suppliers resulting from the former’s buying power… This can manifest itself as unfair practices, such as a failure to respect contractual terms, delisting threats to obtain unjustified advantages and unilateral deductions off invoices without sound business reasons.” the various players in the sector – suppliers, retailers and consumers. The Bill gives the Minister the power to make Regulations to specify certain procedures that must be followed in commercial relationships between undertakings in the grocery goods sector. It is aimed at preventing certain practices, such as unilateral alteration of contracts by retailers, requiring ‘hello money’ for space on supermarket shelves, suppliers being required to bearing the cost of promotions by retailers or for wastage or shrinkage. The Minister took the view that Regulations would be more appropriate

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than a Code of Practice, as these will have full legislative force and be enforceable at law by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) – the soon to be merged body comprising the Competition Authority and the National Consumer Agency. Paul Kelly, Director, Food and Drink Industry Ireland.


industry overview seafood

Irish food and drink exports are fast approaching the €10 billion mark.

The powers of investigation and enforcement available to the CCPC in the event of breaches of the Regulations are substantial. Failure to comply with a contravention notice constitutes an offence and sanctions detailed in the legislation included fines (summons or on indictment). The CCPC will have the power to publish a list of relevant grocery goods undertakings who have been found guilty of contravening the regulations or against which contravention notices have issued (in essence a “name and shame” provision). Speedy Implementation Necessary FDII welcomes the publication of the Bill and has called for the speedy implementation of the grocery sector regulations as outlined in Part 6 of the Bill in full. However the Regulations themselves remain to be drafted. This must be done in a manner which reflects the principles outlined in in the Bill – competitive trade between grocery goods undertakings, consumer interest, fair trading, freely negotiated contractual arrangements, reasonable certainty in respect of the risks and costs of trading, a sustainable supply base and a competitive grocery retail sector. There is an imbalance of power between larger retailers and suppliers resulting from the former’s buying power. This has been acknowledged by the Minister. This can manifest itself as unfair practices, such as a failure to respect contractual terms, delisting threats to obtain unjustified advantages and unilateral deductions off invoices without sound business reasons. These unfair practices lead to lower profitability

for food companies, difficulties with business planning and cash management, an inability to reinvest in plant, equipment and innovation, and costly inefficiencies along the supply chain. The Regulations should have no remit in assessing the genuine commercial negotiations of suppliers and retailers. Such a level of intervention would negatively affect the dynamic in the sector to deliver on consumer demands for value, quality and convenience.

Food Labelling / Diet and Nutrition The sector also faces important challenges in terms of food labelling changes to be implemented by December of this year with the implementation of the Food Information to Consumers Regulation. Practical considerations in terms of certainty around the likes of nutrition labelling will allow food businesses to plan for the costly changeover of packaging. Origin labelling needs to take practical consideration of both supply chain flexibility and the potential for renationalisation of the EU single market, which accounts for threequarters of exports. In short, a pragmatic approach must be taken to nutrition labelling and the assessment of origin labelling at national and EU level. FDII has produced a practical labelling guide to support industry in the changeover. This is available on www.fdii.ie. There also needs to be a clear acknowledgement of the positive role of the food and drink industry in addressing obesity. FDII’s initiatives such as the Nutrition Health Foundation and the FDII Reformulation project involve collaboration with policy makers. Each will generate data that can inform pragmatic functional policies aimed at reducing obesity. Those companies who are involved will be able to highlight their efforts in reformulation and in workplace wellbeing, for example. These two areas have been identified by the Department of Health as key areas where industry can contribute to a ‘Healthy Ireland’ and where collaboration could have an important contribution in efforts to reduce obesity. With these initiatives, FDII aims to make Ireland the international exemplar of how business and government can collaborate effectively in reducing obesity levels.

Financing Expansion and Renewal in the Food Sector Action is also needed from Government to ensure that long term financing facilities are available, so that the ambitious investment targets are realised. The Irish agri-food sector is characterised as a high capital cost sector, with relatively low margins over time. Combined with the current credit environment, it creates unique difficulties for food businesses planning plant renewal and capacity expansion. These must be addressed in order to maintain current jobs, increase productivity and support future jobs growth. We need to develop additional non-bank financing sources, ultimately through a food-sector specific fund supported by the National Pensions Reserve Fund. The high rate of capital gains tax (CGT) is also an obstacle to investment in the sector. An enterprise targeted roll-over relief (similar to that in the UK) should be introduced in order to incentivise individuals selling a business to reinvest in start-ups or growth companies, via relief from CGT liability. R&D investment must also continue to be supported and the R&D tax credit scheme must be maintained FDII aims to make Ireland the international exemplar of how and strengthened for business and government can collaborate effectively in reducing obesity levels. SMEs in particular.

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bord bia

Bord Bia Supports for Small Business Bord Bia have a wealth of supports in place for food and drink businesses with a turnover of less than €3.5m.

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n the past number of years, local food has undergone a significant shift in importance, becoming central to both consumer needs and supermarket strategies. ’s PERIscope research from 2013 indicated that Ireland is second only to France in levels of importance of local food to shoppers. 50% of consumers in Ireland are buying local food on a weekly basis and eight out of 10 consumers believe that local food results in higher quality products. Ireland’s small food producers are ideally positioned to maintain and build the local food opportunity and Bord Bia’s Vantage Programme has been designed to support the producers in this process. Bord Bia Vantage Launched in 2007, Bord Bia Vantage, which services over 400 SMEs with a turnover of less than €3.5m, is a key platform that enables owner/managers to access best-practice resources, expertise and processes to help build their respective markets. One of Bord Bia’s strategic platforms is working with industry to build a vibrant domestic market and this is the focus of many of the supports for small producers provided by Bord Bia under the Vantage suite of services. Market information, access to data and research on consumer insights and trends is the entry point for many small producers to Bord Bia’s supports. The aim of www.bordbiavantage.ie is to provide quick and easy access to timely and relevant information 24/7 and is

Pictured at the Bord Bia Small Business Open Day were Eileen Bentley, Manager, Entrepreneurship & Small Business, Bord Bia and Chris Hill, Orpens Cider.

divided into three areas; ‘starting your business’, ‘marketing your business’ and ‘insights for business’. Throughout the site, visitors are provided with overviews, top tips, guidelines, templates and other downloads. Vantage Point is a core part of the small business service and continues to be updated on a daily basis. Visitor numbers have increased to almost 47,000 visits and during 2013, there were 80,500 page views. Vantage Plus is a programme designed to develop small business companies’ capabilities and competencies in the key areas of

business and market development. Vantage Plus Programmes are underpinned by a group-based learning and networking philosophy which encourages best practice and co-opetition. In 2014, the Vantage Plus programme has delivered shared learning in the areas of marketing finance, social media and PR. In the second half of the year, the focus will be on distribution and export. Food Academy Start Linked to Vantage Plus is the new Food Academy Start programme. Food Academy is a collaborative new initiative

The Food Academy Start programme is a collaborative new initiative from Bord Bia, the Local Enterprise Offices and Musgrave. The aim of the Academy is to provide integrated supports to food companies as they progress on their growth journey from start-up to national distribution and export. Pictured are (l-r): Vincent Reynolds, CEB; Martin Kelleher, Managing Director, SuperValu, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD; and Aidan Cotter, CEO of Bord Bia.

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Big News For Small Business

Now in its eighth year, the Artisan Food Market is an established feature in the Food Village at Bloom and provides a showcase for the finest Irish artisan foods including bakery, meat, fish, confectionery and prepared foods.

from Bord Bia, the Local Enterprise Offices and Musgrave. The aim of the Academy is to provide integrated supports to food companies as they progress on their growth journey from start-up to national distribution and export. At entry level or Food Academy ‘Start’, the aim is to create a level playing field of food marketing knowledge across all counties and to deliver consistent information to companies as they begin their journey as a food producer. The ‘Start’ programme is delivered by the LEO’s, supported by Musgrave, who nominate a SuperValu manager in each county to participate on the programme and provide retailer insights and expertise. Bord Bia has designed the full course content of ‘Start’. The second phase of Food Academy is the ‘Advance’ phase, which is a partnership between Bord Bia and Musgrave, and which will take the form of a new Bord Bia/SuperValu supplier development programme aimed at regional suppliers, commencing in September 2014. The final phase of Food Academy is ‘Excel’, which encompasses the national supply development programme between Bord Bia and SuperValu. In addition to the Food Academy programme, many small business producers have participated on other Bord Bia supplier development programmes, such as the Tesco Retail Programme and the Ireland Foodservice Programme. Vantage Promote The final pillar in the Vantage suite is Vantage Promote, which includes all business development and public relations activities, sponsorship of

awards and the development of itineraries for the promotion of the small business and speciality sector. One of the key vehicles for the promotion of the sector is the annual Artisan Food Market at Bloom. Now in its eighth year, the Artisan Food Market is an established feature in the Food Village at Bloom and provides a showcase for the finest Irish artisan foods, including bakery, meat, fish, confectionery and prepared foods. The market stalls are run by the producers themselves, providing a unique opportunity for visitors to meet the producers and learn about the products on offer and how best to prepare them. In 2014, 106,000 visitors attended the show over the five days and 61 producers were featured in the Artisan Food Market. Food Markets Food markets are another important route to market for many small producers, providing both direct sales and also business incubation roles for new and developing businesses. Bord Bia maintains a list of all the food markets in the country and undertakes periodic research with consumers and with trade, as well as training workshops and seminars, to help strengthen the performance of stallholders and producers at markets. In 2014, a Guide to Food Markets in Ireland was published and which is available to download on www.bordbiavantage.ie. Export Opportunities On the export side, Bord Bia’s network of overseas offices provide a useful contact point for producers exploring new market opportunities. Linked with this, Bord Bia offers a monthly calendar of international Market Study Visits for all food producers. These visits are tailored day-long itineraries designed to 7

Small Irish food businesses are optimistic about their growth prospects according to the findings of a recent Bord Bia food industry survey. Almost 70% of those surveyed stated that they expect their business to grow in 2014 and almost half claimed to have increased their turnover in 2013. The results of the survey were shared with over 170 small food businesses gathered in Dublin for Bord Bia’s fourth annual Small Business Open Day, where companies received information on the range of programmes and facilities available to support further growth and business development. Bord Bia works with over 400 small food businesses with an annual turnover of some €400m. Approximately 3,000 people are directly employed in the sector and in 2013, 187 companies were approved a total of almost €1m in marketing grants. help participants access latest category trends, innovations and launches, as well as to gain a more rounded understanding of their prospective or actual competitors on-shelf in retail and foodservice. In addition, trade fairs continue to be an important source of new business (trade and consumer) for small business companies. Small businesses have participated with Bord Bia at the following key events: • ISM Cologne, Germany, the largest and most important confectionery and biscuits fair in the world; • Biofach, Nuremburg, Germany, the largest organic trade fair in the world; • Speciality & Fine Food Fair London, a key event for the speciality and premium food sector. Finally, to help small businesses with a turnover of less than €3.5m to improve their marketing techniques and capabilities, the Bord Bia Marketing Assistance Programme provides financial support to food, drink and horticulture companies. For information on the 2015 MAP, see www.bordbiavantage.ie.


Drinks Industry

Facing Up To Reality Kathryn D’Arcy, Director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, discusses Ireland’s declining alcohol consumption, its prohibitively high excise duties and the contribution the drinks industry makes to Ireland Inc.

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athryn D’Arcy, Director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI), has been outspoken in her criticism of Government’s handling of Ireland’s problem with alcohol misuse, which seems to consist of a series of massive excise hikes and not much in the way of education. Alcohol consumption, in general, is falling fast in Ireland. “We are very close to European norms now,” D’Arcy reveals. “We saw a significant fall of 7% in the last year, so alcohol consumption and drinking patterns are definitely changing.” She acknowledges, however, that as a society we still have an issue with alcohol misuse in Ireland: “We can’t ignore the fact that there is a minority of people who misuse alcohol, whether that’s through binge drinking, harmful drinking or teenagers drinking.” However, recent reports from Unicef and the Department of Health & Children have revealed that teen drinking is falling in Ireland, unlike many of our EU neighbours. “That’s not to say that it’s not at a very high base still,” D’Arcy admits, “so there is work to do there.” A New Way Forward The way that the state has tended to tackle the problem has been to punitively punish those who consume alcohol through excise increases. Ireland has the highest excise duty in Europe on wine and the third highest on beer and spirits. “If excise was the solution to the misuse of alcohol, we would have solved the problem a long time ago,” she says. “We are increasing excise at extraordinary levels – in the last two Budgets, it has grown by 40% on spirits and beer and even more on wine – and yet we still have people who misuse alcohol. The time has come when we must say to ourselves that excise increases aren’t the solution to this;

“If excise was the solution to the misuse of alcohol, we would have solved the problem a long time ago. We are increasing excise at extraordinary levels and yet we still have people who misuse alcohol… There must be other ways to address this.” there must be other ways to address this. “It comes back to having a deeper understanding as to the consequences of harmful drinking, the way that parents talk to their children, the way that children interact with their peers: all of these things will have an impact on how someone drinks. We would argue that there needs to be a big emphasis on ensuring that people don’t drink until they reach the legal age of 18. Drinking any younger than that can have a disastrous impact on their level of drinking as they get older and also on their development.” 8

Playing devil’s advocate; would somebody from the Department of Health argue that excise increases are working because overall levels of alcohol consumption have fallen? “Excise has increased significantly, particularly in the last two years, but we are not seeing a fall in alcohol misuse,” she stresses. “The Department of Health would agree that there are still significant levels of harmful drinking in this country; we are still too high up the league table of binge drinkers in Europe; and excise isn’t going to deal with that. It’s merely


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going to affect the person who drinks within recommended limits. If you are a problem drinker, you will spend money to get whatever alcohol you want.” Unforeseen Consequences Any excise increases affect not only consumers of alcohol, but can also have consequences for employment levels and on the amount of agri-food inputs purchased by the drinks industry, factors which don’t always seem to be considered when new legislation is being put forward. “The drinks industry employs over 94,000 people and we buy over €1.1 billion of inputs, including agricultural inputs, each year,” D’Arcy explains. “The one area that is really booming for Ireland at the moment is tourism and hospitality, and the drinks sector is an integral part of that. Tourists, time and again, talk about their time in Irish pubs as their favourite experience and we’re very proud of the Irish pub, and rightly so. Yet increases in excise have a disproportionate effect on the hospitality and pub sector and on independent off licences, compared to the larger, non-independent off trade groups who can absorb increases and not pass them on.” A Far-Sighted View In the UK, the recent Budget saw the Government row back on excise duties, in order to support both the Scotch Whisky category and their thriving beer industry. It seems a remarkably farsighted approach and one which ABFI would love to see replicated here. “That is a very positive move and a recognition of the importance of the drinks sector,” the ABFI Director stresses. “While still acknowledging the very serious impact that alcohol misuse has, it recognises that increasing excise wasn’t going to have a positive outcome with regard to dealing with alcohol misuse, which is exactly what we would argue. “Reducing excise in Ireland would certainly have a positive impact on the tourism, hospitality and pub sector and would ensure that we would be competitive as a destination, and that our pubs and restaurants could give a top quality and value offering to customers.” D’Arcy feels that if the difference in excise duty between Ireland and Northern Ireland continues,

Ireland is still too high up the league table of binge drinkers in Europe.

we might have a return to southern shoppers crossing the border in big numbers. “You might not see the big queues of cars going over the border like we saw in the past, but you can be sure the border counties are suffering, particularly the pubs and off licences and that’s not what we want to see. We want a strong, thriving economy and want every part of Ireland to be open for tourism. If we can’t attract people to the border counties, that is a problem and one the Department of Finance needs to be aware of.”

Whole of Society Approach ABFI have called for a “whole of society approach” to tackling alcohol misuse. What does that involve? “It means everybody working together,” she says simply. “The Government has an alcohol strategy in place since October. It is within the Government’s remit and their right to implement that strategy, but to do so without talking to the alcohol industry doesn’t make sense to me. We are implementing changes to labelling and advertising, and to bring in something

ABFI have called for a “whole of society approach” to tackling alcohol misuse.

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like that without consultation as to what the impact will be, without taking account of the contribution of the alcohol sector in Ireland in terms of jobs or the level of new start-ups in craft brewing and craft distilling, does not make sense.” She is calling for a consultation process involving all stake-holders in the chain, from Government departments to our education system, parent councils, student representative bodies and industry. “As the Government brings in its policy, we could all sit down to figure out what we need to do to bring about a fundamental, generational shift in alcohol misuse, like the way we did with drink driving,” she avows. New Legislation D’Arcy has no problem with the forthcoming information labelling on alcoholic products, such as recommending that women don’t drink while pregnant or showing the amounts of units of alcohol in that product. “That is information that people need in terms of making a responsible choice when it comes to alcohol consumption,” she reveals. “Consumers need the information to make healthy choices. It is incumbent on us all to provide that information, whether that is through the Drink Aware website, which we are proud to fund, or whether it is via Government and industry agreeing on labelling rules for a product.” One new labelling regulation

These are halcyon days for Ireland’s indigenous drinks industry, particularly in terms of Irish whiskey and craft beer.

Excise hikes have had a profound impact on our hospitality industry, particularly the world renowned Irish pub.

being discussed at EU level is the possibility of including mandatory calorie information on alcoholic drinks. D’Arcy gives this a cautious welcome, once it is done carefully. She is less convinced by the potential introduction of a minimum unit price for alcohol, which is currently being discussed in Scotland as a measure to curb binge drinking by stopping supermarkets using alcohol as a lossleader in-store. “There is an issue with regard to deep discounting of alcohol in Ireland, primarily in the off trade,” D’Arcy admits. “We are very proud of the excellent international brands that we produce in Ireland, and those that we import and sell here, so we are concerned with deep discounting of our products. The Government want to do something about it and they need to address it. A lot of this came about following the removal of the Groceries Order and its ban on below-cost selling, but we will wait to see what legislation the Irish Government might bring forward before we would make a comment on that.” Halcyon Days Taxation and regulation issues aside, however, these are halcyon days for Ireland’s indigenous drinks industry, particularly in terms of Irish whiskey and craft beer. “We are going from four whiskey distilleries on the island to more than 16. It is a very exciting time. Irish whiskey is the fastest growing spirit in the world. It spells quality, tradition

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and heritage. We are very proud of that tradition and it spells a very positive future for the sector,” she reveals. When it comes to craft beers, there are now approximagely 50 craft brewers on the island, D’Arcy notes. “There are a lot of really great craft beers, as you can see by the number of pubs who are taking them on. People are really enjoying them and talking about beer, maybe in the way they used to talk about wine.” So, while consumption levels are falling, it is not all bad news for the Irish drinks industry, the ABFI Director surmises. “For the drinks companies, it’s far better for us to have a sustainable drinks industry than one dependent on a vibrant, crazy Friday and Saturday night,” she concludes. “For some of us, that will mean a fall in sales. But if that means having a sustainable market where people drink responsibly and not in a harmful fashion, far better for us, than a country which is known for its binge drinking.” About ABFI THE Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, part of Ibec, was established in late 2007 to collectively tackle issues affecting the entire alcoholic drinks industry, including taxation, cost competitiveness, the environmental impact of the drinks industry and the implications of alcohol misuse.


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Teagasc Engages with the Food Industry Teagasc, through its research in agri-food and related areas, has a long tradition of adding significant value to Irish and international organisations by facilitating access to its expertise, infrastructure and intellectual property.

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eagasc is committed, through its highly skilled employees, to transferring its discoveries from the lab to industry for the benefit of the Irish economy. Engagement with Teagasc is possible at a number of levels; through contract and collaborative research, exploitation of its commercialisation opportunities and commercial services and is managed through Teagasc’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO). Gateways for Technology Transfer (TT) Teagasc engages with over 300 agri-food companies through five main channels: Technology Offers, Technology Expertise, Technology Updates, Technology Services, and Technology Profiles. Teagasc Offers A snapshot of currently available commercialisation opportunities, protected by patent applications, is shown below. Teagasc are actively seeking industry partners for: •

Novel Fat Replacer – a novel energy efficient process, based on kinetic trapping, which produces high quality, calcium enriched, microparticulated whey proteins for inclusion in a range of low fat foods. Cholesterol Lowering Probiotic Yoghurt – a novel lactic acid bacterial (LAB) strain, incorporated into yoghurt that can reduce blood cholesterol by up to 53% in 12 weeks (by expressing an exopolysaccharide that confers cardio-protective properties when consumed).

Picture at the Meat@gateways event in Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown, Dublin were (l-r): Teagasc researcher Ciara McDonagh; Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tom Hayes TD; Teagasc Director, Prof. Gerry Boyle; and Head of Teagasc Technology Transfer Office, Declan Troy.

Enhanced Derivatives of Nisin – novel food-grade derivatives of Nisin A with greatly enhanced antimicrobial activity. There is potential for it to be used as a food biopreservative in a broader range of food products, as well 11

as possible applications in the pharmaceutical, veterinary and medical device areas. Novel Method for the Transformation of Plant Cells – a stable plant transformation system for the production of biotech crops.


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This aims to circumvent the restrictions of the primary available technology (ATMT) while facilitating public good use for research purposes and uptake in developing countries.

Teagasc Expertise Teagasc has a range of expertise and capabilities, including specialist infrastructure, some of which are outlined below: • Cheese Technology – a range of cutting edge technologies to develop innovative cheese products and optimise cheese making efficiency. • Whey Processing Capabilities – isolation, Teagasc Director, Prof. Gerry Boyle addresses food industry personnel at a recent Teagasc Technology Transfer event Meat@gateways - in the Teagasc Food Research Centre , Ashtown, Dublin. fractionation and testing of the functional and solutions for the development of Assurance; biological properties of ingredients using spray drying • Flavour Profiling of Foods and individual components of whey in technology. Beverages; order to add considerable value to • Food Bio-test Capabilities – an • Grain Monitoring; such protein ingredients. important aspect of assessing • High Throughput DNA Sequencing • Meat Technologies – expertise in ingredients for food products is Platform; the areas of meat quality, safety feeding trials. This can be done by • New Product Development for Food and processing technologies to Teagasc through their state-of-theSMEs; develop healthier, added value art Food Bio-test facility. • Sensory Analysis; meat products. • Generation and Characterisation • Food Authenticity/Quality • Innovative Dairy Flavours – an of Bioactive Compounds – Confirmation; extensive understanding of dairy expertise in the identification • Specialised Training and Seminars; flavour pathways, particularly and characterisation of bioactive • Testing for Agrochemical Residues; in relation to cheese, cheese compounds which can be • Carbamate Pesticide Testing; concentrates, butter and yoghurt. generated from by-products. This • Nitrofuran Residue Testing; • Seafood Technology – a strong is of value to industry wishing to • Anthelmintic Drug Residue Testing; science base and an excellent turn waste streams into revenue • Anticoccidial Residue Testing. understanding of the interactions streams. between product, process and • Biofunctional Food Engineering Teagasc Updates packaging for seafood will aid the Facility – a one-stop shop to Teagasc Technology Updates development of viable seafood process and stabilise ingredients for summarise the main findings from concepts. inclusion into nutritional beverages. Teagasc state funded research projects • Cereal and Bakery Technologies – • Thermal Analysis of Foods – and highlight the main implications specialist know-how and facilities specialist know-how, facilities for key stakeholders at the end of the to formulate, innovate, analyse and and services to analyse food and project. View the extensive library of test sample products for the cereals ingredients. Technology Updates at: and bakery industry. www.teagasc.ie/publications/ • Consumer Behaviour and Food Teagasc Services Further information on how Marketing – advice available on The following is a list of technical and to work with Teagasc, or for the full consumer behaviour, innovation specialist services offered by Teagasc to details of any of the offers, expertises or management, new product agri-food and related industries. services contained within the Teagasc and market development, and • Technical Food Information Technology Portfolio, can be found at: food policy, which are key to Support; www.teagasc.ie/research/collaboration. understanding target markets. • Bioactive Peptide Discovery Unit; Alternatively, please contact the • Development of Ingredients Using • Blown Pack Spoilage Testing Teagasc Technology Transfer Spray Drying –state-of-the-art (T-Bio®); Office with any queries by emailing: facilities and extensive expertise • Consultancy in Food Quality techtransfer@teagasc.ie. offers innovative processing

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On The Origin of Species Raymond O’ Rourke, Food & Consumer Lawyer, examines the current state of play regarding the introduction of mandatory origin labelling or meat products within the EU.

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n the wake of the horsemeat scandal, food lawyers like myself and consumer NGOs argued that the entire episode could have been averted if producers and manufacturers had to mandatorily label the origin of meats used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as meat pies, lasagne etc. Compulsory origin labelling would not be a complete panacea, but it certainly would have made it more difficult for meat traders to pass off horsemeat as beef. The European Commission were mandated under EU Regulation 1169/2011 on food information provided to consumers to produce Reports & possible Implementing Regulations for Origin Labelling for Pork, Poultry, Sheep & Goats and Origin Labelling for Meat used as an ingredient in Processed Foods by end of 2013 and a Report & possible Implementing Regulations on Origin Labelling for other products by the end of 2014. Origin Labelling for Pork, Poultry, Sheep & Goats On December 13, 2013, the Commission published a Report on Origin Labelling for pork, poultry, sheep and goats. In conjunction with this Report they published ‘Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1337/2013 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the indication of the country of origin or

place of provenance for fresh, chilled and frozen meat of swine, sheep, goats and poultry’. The European Parliament, in debating this proposal, passed by a majority a Resolution on February 6, 2014, stating that the Implementing Regulation exceeds the powers conferred on the Commission under EU Regulation 1169/2011 on Food Information. The Parliament requested that the Regulation be withdrawn and that the place of birth should be included as a mandatory requirement for such labelling, combined with place of rearing and place of slaughter [as per the existing origin labelling rules for Beef]. The European Commission has not responded to the Parliament’s Resolution and nothing will happen on this matter until later this year, following the recent European Parliament elections. Origin Labelling for Meat used as an Ingredient in Processed Foods On December 17, 2013, the Commission published a report for the European Parliament and the Council regarding the mandatory indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for meat used as an ingredient. The Commission report was accompanied by a Commission Staff Working Document, ‘Origin Labelling for Meat used as an Ingredient: consumers’ attitude, feasibility of possible scenarios and impacts’, which provided detailed information underpinning the findings of the Commission report. There was no Implementing Regulation produced by the Commission for this type of labelling: rather the view of the Commission was that there wasn’t sufficient evidence that consumers sought such information and in addition, it was likely to be very costly for industry. The French Government sought a debate on the two Reports at the Agriculture Council on March 24, 2014. Views were divided and three groups of Member States emerged: 15

those supporting mandatory origin labelling for meat used as an ingredient in processed foods [France and Italy]; those Member States Raymond O’Rourke, Food not supporting & Consumer Lawyer. it over fears it would put extra burdens on industry and lead to increased prices for consumers [UK]; and those Member States undecided and asking for more refined cost estimates from the Commission [Ireland]. The outcome of the meeting was that the European Commission have been mandated to investigate further the costs of mandatory origin labelling for meat used as an ingredient in processed foods and to provide refined estimates for different scenarios (e.g. the minimum amount of meat 50%, 30%, 25% - in a product which would make origin labelling compulsory, beginning initially with mandatory labelling for beef as an ingredient in processed food). Origin Labelling for Other Products By the end of 2014, the European Commission must submit reports to the European Parliament and the Council regarding the mandatory indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for the following foods: • Types of meat other than beef, swine, sheep, goat and poultry; • Milk and milk used as an ingredient in dairy products; • Unprocessed foods; • Single ingredient products; • Ingredients that constitute over 50% of a food. Concerning unprocessed foods, single ingredient products and ingredients that constitute over 50% of a food, the European Commission has already commissioned an external study. No study has yet been commissioned for the other items.


traceability

GS1 Spearheads Traceability Revolution for Seafood Sector A new project from GS1 Ireland, BIM and the SFPA has created an industry-wide, standardised fish traceability solution that meets current EU requirements for labelling and product information sharing, while also future proofing the sector for years to come.

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apturing Ireland’s share of the global seafood opportunity” is the goal defined by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) in its 2013-2017 strategy. The strategy sets out an ambitious plan to deliver jobs and €1 billion in annual seafood sales by building scale and enhancing competitiveness in the Irish seafood sector. The aim is to capitalise on global opportunities for global seafood sales in the future, particularly in the Asia Pacific markets. Expanding the available raw material base, optimising the added value of products, developing efficient supply chains and capitalising

on Ireland’s long held reputation for high quality, natural and traceable food production are all necessary to fully take advantage of the opportunity that lies ahead. Against this backdrop, and within the context of a number of recent European regulations stipulating the specific information and process requirements for fish traceability, industry stakeholders including Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), the Sea Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA), GS1 Ireland and the fishing cooperatives and processors, came together in 2012 to initiate a multi-phase project to enable

best-in-class traceability for the fish sector. The goal is to ensure that the Irish fisheries industry is utilising the latest up-to-date equipment and software, and to position Ireland as a global leader in seafood supply through its commitment to quality and sustainability, its modern production capabilities and its adoption of international best practices and standards for traceability. Supporting Industry Collaboration 48% of GS1 Ireland’s 3000 Members

The European regulations, EC 1224/2009 and EC 404/2011, make specific stipulations regarding the capturing and sharing of traceability information for fish and aquaculture products.

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are from the food & beverage sector. Providing support, education and assistance to companies in this sector to implement GS1 supply chain standards is a key priority. One of the core remits of GS1 is to facilitate industry collaboration to define solutions for non-competitive supply chain challenges, such as regulatory compliance, process efficiency, supply chain visibility and traceability. Given its long history in managing supply chain standards and frameworks for traceability, GS1 Ireland was invited to contribute to the Irish fish traceability initiative. In late 2012, GS1 Ireland began working alongside BIM and the SFPA to co-ordinate an assessment of international best practices in the use of weighing, labelling and traceability technology and to define a roadmap for the adoption of best-in-class, robust solutions for the sector. GS1 worked with BIM & the SFPA to define an industry-wide, standardised fish traceability solution that would meet current European requirements for labelling and product information sharing and that would also be capable of meeting the future information demands of customers and consumers, at home and overseas. The e-Locate Fish Traceability Framework The European regulations, EC 1224/2009 and EC 404/2011, make specific stipulations regarding the capturing and sharing of traceability information for fish and aquaculture products. The regulations require that all fisheries products are traceable at all stages of production, processing and

Enabling consumers to access product information, such as ingredients, nutritional data, sustainability credentials or Country of Origin, will be a key enabler of creating brand value and product differentiation for Irish food producers in the future.

distribution, from catching or harvesting, to sale to the final consumer. This requirement places particular demands on the way product is handled, packaged, stored, sold and processed, right along the supply chain, from the fishing vessel to the end consumer, to ensure the accuracy and authenticity of the information. The SFPA / BIM led project, called e-Locate is designed to promote the efficient and secure collection, management and sharing of product information, through the adoption of global standards and best practices for weighing, labelling and data exchange. BIM and the SFPA launched the EU-funded e-Locate scheme during 2013 to provide financial assistance to Irish seafood enterprises for the implementation of new hardware and software for weighing, labelling and traceability. Key to the project was enabling the industry’s transition away from paper-based documentation to adopting modern automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) technologies, such as bar code scanning, that could

The e-Locate traceability framework has been future-proofed with the inclusion of fish product information, such as lot number, producer details or product origin information, accessible via cloud based platforms, based on the GS1 Standard Electronic Product Code Information Service (EPCIS).

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facilitate the storing and sharing of information in a standardised, electronic way. The e-Locate traceability framework has also been future-proofed with the inclusion of fish product information, such as lot number, producer details or product origin information, accessible via cloud based platforms, based on the GS1 Standard Electronic Product Code Information Service (EPCIS). Enabling consumers to access product information, such as ingredients, nutritional data, sustainability credentials or Country of Origin, for example, will be a key enabler of creating brand value and product differentiation for Irish food producers in the future. Creating the Digital Supply Chain Frameworks such as e-Locate are pivotal in enabling industry to transition forwards to create the “digital supply chain” for the future. As a result of the e-Locate initiative, Ireland’s fisheries industry is well progressed on its way to completing implementing of a globally best-in-class, standards-based traceability solution, unparalleled in other jurisdictions. In fact, as a result of the Irish initiative, existing global supply chain standards were reviewed and augmented to take account of the specific business and trading needs of the fish industry; and this was initiated as a direct result of the progressive work being undertaken by the project participants here in Ireland. For further information on the infrastructure created to support the e-Locate framework, please contact Denis O’Brien, GS1 Ireland. www.GS1ie.org


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Keeping Up With Innovations The packaging industry continually develops new products and innovations for food and drink products. Do you have the processes and people in place to keep up? asks David Little, chair of the Irish Packaging Society.

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urrent developments in packaging, while not the seismic inventions of the past, are nevertheless relevant and important improvements to current manufacturing processes and the functionality of many packaging formats. Like most industries, the pressure on food and drinks companies to comply, adapt and keep up with technology, best practice and legislative changes requires them to stay focused, on non-core but associated areas. Without trained dedicated personnel or a packaging development team, this can be a big ask! Staying up with the times, taking advantages of developments and keeping the brand fresh are now more important than ever. Don’t forget, people now drive past an old style petrol station, to stop at the new one... In this article, I’ll focus on an overview of some of the more relevant, up and coming and impactful developments in the packaging sector and look at how your packaging people can develop a process and formalise their training. • • • • • • •

Advanced Packaging FIR changes Brand Implementation Asset Management & On-line Approvals Colour Control & Flexo HD The Packaging Development Process Training

Taking advantages of packaging developments and keeping your brand fresh are now more important than ever.

Advanced Packaging This area makes up around 8% of all packaging at the moment, but is set to grow and grow and is presently doing so, by a similar amount per year. The category includes: Intelligent Packaging, Active Packaging and Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP). Intelligent Packaging or Smart Packaging is technology added to the pack that works to monitor the external environment of the pack, such as leakage, timetemperature, light, shock etc. Active Packaging ‘reports’ on what’s happening internally within the pack, oxygen scavenging, moisture, antimicrobial, heating, cooling etc. Modified Atmosphere Packaging, which is widely used in the meat sector, uses a formed or flat barrier film ‘sandwich’, which gives the product an extended shelf life due to gas flushing with oxygen prior to sealing. The CAP (Controlled Atmosphere Packaging) version is similar, but incorporates a foil or metalised layer, creating a better,

New packaging innovations are making it easier for food and drinks companies to comply and adapt to changing legislation and best practice.

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longer lasting gas barrier. There are many developments in these areas, with suppliers changing or adapting the laminate combinations or lightweighting the material, improving the environmental impact, while not impacting on performance. Some current examples of Advanced Packaging are products like Thermochromic inks, where they show a bottle of beer is cold when a specific area of the image changes colour. Electrochromic inks allow a current to be passed through them, for instance with EAS / RFID tags. Intelligent labels are starting to be used by some producers to show, for instance, if a tray of fruit is ripe and ready to eat. Another innovative use has seen the development of selfheating packs for soup or coffee: when a vacuum seal is broken in a separate compartment of the pack, two chemicals are mixed, creating a heating or even a cooling reaction. Developments in Nanomaterials and Nanosensors are also coming down the line. As the demand goes up with increased use, the cost will come down and these types of Advanced packs will become more and more common. Growing supply chains, environmental credentials, traceability, extended shelf life, legislative requirements and food safety concerns all drive the demand for more advanced or cheaper or faster to market, packaging options. FIR changes Speaking of legislative changes, the new Food Information to Consumers Regulations (regulation EU 1169/2011) are truly upon us. They came out in 2011, but typically only this year are many companies truly focused on meeting the criteria. The regulations require that relevant products, produced after December 13, 2014, contain the changes set out in the regulations. These changes will have an impact, to a greater or lesser extent, on all food pack QUID and mandatory information. Changing type size, the order of certain ingredients, the country of origin requirement etc., will impact on the artwork layout and require new printing plates. A project management approach should be taken to evaluate the changes and the impact on current designs and to plan the run-down of existing stock. Your printer or repro

partner will need to adapt the artwork and then the changes will need to be validated as correct. New material orders will then have to be placed for your post-December 13 production, if not before. Clearly, those waiting until the last minute will experience, I am predicting, repro backlogs and extended printer leadtimes, adding to stress and potential out-of-stock scenarios. If you haven’t done so already, you should set to this, and hire a specialist to drive the project for you.

Developments in electrochromic inks allow a current to be passed through them, for instance with EAS / RFID tags.

Brand Implementation This is an area much more developed in the UK and US than in Ireland. It allows for a structured approach to new packaging development and changes like the above FIR changes, to be managed through an on-line PLM (Project Lifecycle Management) system, with the assistance of a Brand Management Company (specialist repro provider).

about the author David Little is a Print and Packaging Technologist with over 25 years experience in the print/ packaging sector, in all substrates and print processes, including commercial print, repro and printing machinery. He lectures in packaging on the DIT accredited, DPP Skillnet Diploma in Packaging Technology course. David is Chair of The Irish Packaging Society, Board Member of The Packaging Society (UK – IOM3), Member of the Print & Packaging Forum, and Sales Manager Ireland for Miller Graphics, a pan-European, Repro and Packaging Brand Management company, specialising in the Food & Drink sector and FIR changes. For more information, telephone +353 87 9086123 or email david.little@millergraphics.com.

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This can be done on a project by project approach (Brand Implementation) or an all encompassing, all SKU’s approach (Centralised Brand Management). Your Brand Management provider acts as a support between the brand owner /retailer and the printer and actually makes everyone’s life easier, saving cost, providing Correct For Print files and managing the New Pack projects. Larger players with a European presence can even attend local print tests on your behalf, maintaining Brand Equity and Print Quality, allowing you to


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focus on core business activities. The printers are usually very happy to be dealing with Correct For Print files and experts in LAB values and density, who can help to achieve a quick and efficient press pass. Asset Management & On-line Approvals A side benefit of a system based PLM project management system is the opportunity to have an Asset Management repository, where all your SKUs’ marketing and image components and print files are stored. These are kept centrally available for you to easily find, use and send to your various printers. The files are prepared and adapted for the specific substrate and print process, saving you cost, with unnecessary adaption by each print supplier. The on-line approval part of the system allows for all stakeholders to receive notification of a required proof approval. Email reminders and log-in’s are provided for the stakeholders to comment and compare proofs online. This approach not only tracks, but it speeds up approvals and also allows for the development of KPI’s. Key Performance Indicators are crucial and beneficial to a continuous improvement approach to brand management. You can trac, for instance, the number of amendments loops and the reasons for them and start to manage issues and drive down costs. Colour Control & Flexo HD Colour Control is crucial in packaging printing, as more often than not, there are special company or brand colours and the items are displayed beside each other on a supermarket shelf, where any variation can stick out like the proverbial sore thumb. Colour Control really comes from Colour Management at the printers and at your repro partners. With the flexo process, this is more complicated, as there is less press control, so the characteristics of the press ideally need to be fingerprinted to create an ICC profile. Fingerprinting the press with the various production materials – substrate (surface or reverse printed), inks, printing plate, coating etc – under controlled and repeatable conditions allows the repro provider to understand the individual press characteristics like dot gain and to compensate for these

in the repro and plate making process. The repro house can then calibrate their systems and proofer to imitate the press, providing more accurate and achievable proofs. While digital proofs have come on a long way, they are still not as good (due to special colours, dot structure and screen ruling) as a wet proof. A system like Miller Graphics Dotmatch proofing uses the true material, ink and plate that will be used for the run, so can more accurately help to manage the expectations of your marketing team, showing them, as near as possible, without going to the production press, the actual results, with over 95% accurate match. HD Flexo is a big help in this area. The new technology available to produce High Definition flexo plates with 150-175lpi for wide format flexo and even 220lpi for labels, has meant it is making big inroads into the gravure market and can look nearly as good as a litho print. The Kodak NX plate, in particular, with its Digicap technology, allows for better visual density and a longer lasting plate. If you are still paying high origination costs for Gravure print, I suggest you look again at flexo and get some trials done. It’ll save you money and allow you to perhaps rebrand more often and adapt more quickly to changes by your competition. The Packaging Development Process As you can see from this very brief overview of packaging developments, a formal approach is required now more than ever. The companies that are leading the way are those with people who have a specific packaging design function. You really need packaging technologists who understand the processes and conversion techniques of this complicated sector, who can then easily adapt to and engage with new technologies and suppliers. Following simple steps like the new pack design process chart (top right), can help to focus the project and bring all the relevant stakeholders into the decision making process, creating the most suitable outcome.

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Training Where do you find these experts or how can you train your people? The Design, Print and Packaging Skillnet run a Diploma in Packaging Technology. It is a part time, Level 7, DIT accredited diploma. The Diploma is particularly suited to persons responsible for specifying or working in a role as a Packaging Technician. It is also suited to those buying or selling packaging and packer / filler companies in the food, drink and pharmaceutical sectors. The course covers • The Fundamentals of Packaging Technology and the Packaging Supply Chain; • Packaging Materials and Containers 1; • Packaging Materials and Containers 2; • Package Printing and Decorating & Packaging Machinery; • Managing the Packaging Function (Research Project). The syllabus is examined through a combination of end-of-year exams and a project. The course runs from September to May on a two days per month basis, usually a Friday and Saturday. Full module outlines are available on request to admin@dppskillnet.ie


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Limerick Packaging Delivers Limerick Packaging, like the products it supplies, is much greater than the sum of its parts.

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ith what packaging product can you take 230g of material, make a board and a box out of it that can hold, protect, inform, store and safely ship a product around the world and will resist a load of 500kgs? That can only be Corrugated Board and Corrugated Boxes. It is the classic case of the whole being much stronger than the sum of its parts. In much the same way, Limerick Packaging and its staff display the same characteristics by outshining their competition from the viewpoint of package design, very competitive pricing, quality to the very highest standards and all delivered, “on time, every time”. Indeed, the company has grown and prospered over the course of its 12-year history through being customer focused, from the top down, according to Sales Director Mike Boland. “It is central to everything we do, that our customer comes first,” he explains. “Nothing is allowed to divert us from our goal of delivering on time, every time.” Impressive Product Range Limerick Packaging now boasts a large array of products, as can be seen from the list below. The area, however, that they are most proud of is their speciality in Shelf Ready/Retail Ready packaging, which they can provide in standard flexo print, high quality post-print flexo or litho printed and laminated. 1. Corrugated Boxes (RSC, Die-Cut, Sheets, Pads, Divs. Etc.); 2. Litho Printed Cartons and Litho-

Laminated Limerick Packaging offers innovative package design, very competitive pricing, quality to the very highest standards and all delivered, “on time, every time”. Outers; 3. Shelf-Ready/ Retail-Ready Packs; 4. High Quality Post Printed Corrugated Boxes; 5. Solid Board Leak-Proof Bases and Lids; 6. Industrial Polyethylene Bags, Sleeves and Sheets; 7. Labels; 8. Protective Foams (EPE,EPU, EPS, EPP); 9. Foam/ Corrugated steely determination in everyone to get Composite Packs; everything right so that the company 10. Bubble-Wrap, Rolls and Bubble can succeed, grow and prosper. But Bags; the one thing that stands out above 11. Pallet Edgeguards; all is the focus on the customer’s 12. Packaging Assembly Machinery; needs, made obvious by the ultra 13. Pallet Wrap/Strapping/Strapping large screens throughout the factory Accessories/Tapes; tracking each order’s progress, outlining 14. POS/POP Stands, Bins and the requirements for the next day’s Signage. deliveries and even breaking these down by county to optimise transport. Limerick Packaging has experienced Mike Boland stresses that it considerable growth in Shelf Ready/ is company policy to operate its own Retail Ready packs and also in Lithodelivery fleet, as this provides the Laminated Corrugated packs, due to flexibility necessary to meet all customer their ability to follow market trends, needs on a daily basis. “We are certified to design effective solutions for their to ISO9001:2008 and we operate to customers at very competitive prices ISO14001 and BRC/IOP”, Boland notes. and their ability to assist their customers Limerick Packaging, however, to get products innovatively packed to will not be resting on its laurels, as market in a timely fashion. Boland concludes: “We are never happy and we are always striving to improve our performance and to create Putting Customers First the ultimate customer experience. We Walking through their factory, you are close but we are not there yet and cannot help notice the purposeful when we reach our goal, we will push on approach each member of staff has in and once again set new standards for everything they do. You also notice a customer service.”

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Seafood Sales to Hit €1 Billion by 2017 BIM is currently helping the Irish seafood sector to grow in scale and value as it seeks to deliver 1,200 jobs and sales of €1 billion by 2017.

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ord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) is responsible for the development of the Irish seafood sector and the agency have an ambitious action plan in place that aims to deliver 1,200 jobs and €1 billion seafood sales by 2017, through building scale and enhancing competitiveness in the Irish seafood sector. BIM’s purpose built Seafood Development Centre (SDC) in Clonakilty, Co. Cork, is an important resource that can drive this development, particularly in terms of innovation through new product development and new technologies. With 768 square metres of space and up to €1 million worth of technology to develop new seafood products and packaging formats, as well as a test kitchen, reform equipment, breading

Atlantis Seafood

line and smoking technology, the SDC allows companies to develop and test a new product and technologies before committing to capital investment. Meeting Changing Consumer Demand The Irish seafood sector is currently worth €810 million and Irish seafood continues to be in great demand on key international markets. To meet changing consumer demands and to remain competitive, the Irish seafood sector must constantly stay up to date in relation to new technologies. The SDC takes a leading role in driving new technology and has two major projects underway on reformed and breaded products to add value and the testing of new super-chilling technologies to improve the route to market and shelf life of chilled seafood products. The SDC has invested in

BIM’s purpose built Seafood Development Centre in Clonakilty, Co. Cork, is an important resource that can drive the development of Ireland’s seafood sector.

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Wexford-based Atlantis Seafoods are a long established seafood processing company, supplying the foodservice and retail markets. Atlantis worked closely with the Seafood Development Centre to explore a new seafood sausage product concept, using whitefish and salmon in a boneless fish sausage targeted at kids and adults. SDC provided prototyping and initial shelf life testing, using SDC equipment and assessment of relevant packaging technologies. Having proved the technology, the SDC then provided back-up support regarding in-factory trials to assess various machines. The initial launch was very successful and the company soon needed to automate the process, so the SDC advised Atlantis Seafoods regarding faster automated systems, including technologies used in pork sausage production, which delivered superior product mixing and consistency, compared to previous systems used. Atlantis Seafoods have had continued success with their Kilmore Quay Seafood Sausage range and continue to look at other technologies to extend their offering to the foodservice and retail markets. For further information on Atlantis Seafood’s visit www.atlantis.ie.


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reformed and breading technologies as the abundance of pelagic, whitefish and other fish and shellfish species on our doorstep, offers a considerable opportunity. The team at the centre are involved in industry trials using a newly-acquired Deighton forming and breading line and testing multimatrix combinations of fish, binders, breading and coating systems. Market data is being used to reverse-engineer successful product concepts and to develop bespoke product offerings for target consumer groups and multiples. The SDC continues to engage closely with ingredients suppliers, including Healy Ingredients, Dutch Protein Services (NL) and Kerry Ingredients (Irl) to ensure product concepts can be developed for small to medium production systems (e.g. Deighton) and larger-scale production lines (e.g. Marel and GEA). A dedicated Masters Seafood Technologist is on-hand to advise industry on processing and ingredients selection and in-factory trials are ongoing. Super-Chilling Technology The super-chilling technology involves ‘crust-freezing’ raw fish fillets with the aim of maintaining a core temperature of less than 0 degrees Celsius during transport and chilled storage in polystyrene boxes. The major benefits of this technology include lower fillet core

Breizon Limited Breizon Limited are a seafood company based in Connemara, Co. Galway, who have been in operation for 35 years, exporting mainly to Spain and France. Breizon worked with the SDC to evolve a range of cooked and gas-flushed crab toes and crab meat products. The SDC provided an examination of cooking parameters to target optimal time-temperature to define the entire process, including brining, cooking and cooling, to achieve a quality product. Having achieved the optimal process, the packaging requirements were then reviewed to ensure an effective shelf life was developed using various packaging equipment. The SDC then assisted Breizon to scale up their production in-factory during product launch and retail distribution. Breizon Ltd have enjoyed continued success with their crab product range through Irish retailers. For further information, contact Breizon Ltd, on (091) 572157. temperature, resulting in superior quality compared to standard chill temperatures (2-4 degrees Celsius); with the potential to reduce/eliminate the need for crushed ice during transport and related efficiencies in logistical transport costs and extended shelf-life of fillets and superior organoleptic quality. This project is being conducted with commercial processors to ensure commercial relevance on conditions is

The Future For Fish Worth €822 million to the economy, and employing in the region of 11,000 people, Ireland's seafood sector is showing phenomenal growth on the export market, with sales up by 29% from €378 million in 2010 to €489 million in 2013. While there was a decline in demand and prices in traditional mainland European markets in 2013, due to the economic downturn, we also saw accelerated growth in emerging markets such as China and Hong Kong. With the world's population expected to reach eight billion by 2025, the resulting demand for an additional 42 million tonnes of seafood globally by 2030 will put unprecedented pressure on Ireland's seafood sector to compete effectively for its global market share. But Ireland could fully capitalise on the growing world demand for seafood by implementing the type of ambitious aquaculture initiatives proposed in the current marine plan which would see current aquaculture output increase by 78%, according to Michael Keatinge, Deputy Chief Executive, BIM. With quotas and natural constraints limiting the wild fish catch available to meet the global need for seafood, the bulk of the additional seafood supply will have to come from sustainable fish farming sites like those proposed by BIM along the Galway, Donegal and Mayo coastline. These potentially “game changing” aquaculture proposals could result in the production of over 45,000 tonnes of additional raw material by 2017.

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maintained throughout. The SDC are in communications with major suppliers of relevant super-chilling equipment in UK, Iceland and mainland EU and will compare various technological product offerings in a series of industry transport trials in the coming months. As an island nation, a 24-hour extension in shelf life will deliver increased competitiveness, as maximum quality product can be distributed further with longer shelf life and product quality. “Whilst new product formats and branding are the front-facing end product to the consumer, a substantial amount of technological innovation is required by seafood companies to remain relevant to changing demands by ensuring extended shelf life, ease of use for the consumer and a quality product that will encourage repeat purchases,” stated Paul Ward, Manager of the Seafood Development Centre. The SDC has assisted a number of companies to meet their customer and consumer demands through innovative product offerings and formats supported by new technologies to allow them bring products to market. If you are looking for assistance from the SDC, please visit www.bim.ie or contact (01) 2144151.


Bakery

Bake To The Future New research by Bord Bia into the bakery category in Ireland and the UK makes for interesting reading.

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ord Bia recently carried out consumer research into the bakery category in Ireland and the UK to assist bakery companies to understand the changing needs of the consumer, their purchase and consumption motivations and key considerations at the point of purchase. The project comprised qualitative and quantitative phases - including an online survey of 2,000 grocery shoppers in the RoI and the UK - and the fieldwork took place in April and May 2014. This information is based upon two online surveys and a series of focus groups and super groups, as well as four in store predatory sessions. Comparing The Markets The research results show some interesting similarities and differences between the two markets. RoI baked goods shoppers are more likely to plan their purchases in advance, while UK shoppers show a greater propensity to buy on impulse. In both markets, however, freshness, taste and price are listed are the most important drivers of bread choice, with health just behind them. In the RoI, brand is currently the ninth most influential factor in the decision making process, with supermarket own brands and private label emerging as dominant brands. Some contrasts in relation to usage by mealtime can also be noted. More consumers in the RoI eat baked goods at breakfast and lunch (71% and 82% respectively) during the week, compared with the UK, where 60% of consumers eat baked goods at breakfast and 78% at lunchtime. Also, 42% of RoI respondents eat baked goods with their dinner or evening meal, while the corresponding figure for the UK is 48%. Searching For Safe Havens Despite weekend brunch and relaxed

treat occasions, there are few “safe havens” to consume bread in people’s daily routine without feeling guilty and overly cautious. Bread as a category needs to give “permission” to people to eat bread without these feelings of remorse. Almost half of all RoI shoppers have changed their baked goods category spend in the past 12 months, with roughly equal proportions increasing and decreasing spend. This is a strong indication of the changing and shifting patterns of behaviour that are occurring in the category. This volatility can be viewed as both an opportunity and a threat. Waste is a sizeable consumer issue and one which is likely to grow in importance. The strong driver of concern around waste in RoI is related to the economic loss, while in the UK it is more to do with the social and environmental loss. A Moving Target The research is also showing that the bakery shopper is a moving target. The same shopper has multiple needs – they want many different baked goods at many different times. For example, at the weekend more experiential, exploratory and sophisticated consumption occasions need to be catered for. Brands need to acknowledge this, build relevant solutions and position them in not only the right locations but at the correct times. Also, constant innovation and variety is a must: variety-seeking behaviour is strong and likely to be a feature of the category into the future. Brands must have the ability to constantly engage and surprise shoppers to satisfy their needs and inject excitement as an additional benefit, while having an omnipresent and excellent core range which satisfies their core everyday needs. Bord Bia predict 2%+ value growth for the category going forward but issues around health and health perceptions of the category will severely dent this if they’re not managed properly. Indeed, they feel a disproportionate share of category and future growth is likely to go towards 26

unbranded/own label solutions if relevant solutions and dialogue are not championed by brands. For more information, see www.bordbia.ie

The Baked Truth • • • • • • •

Bread and morning goods are worth €393m in the RoI. 71% eat baked goods for breakfast (compared to 60% in the UK). 42% of RoI respondents eat baked goods with their dinner or evening meal. 82% eat baked goods with their lunch during the week. 37% of consumers baked their own bread from scratch in the last year. 57% can’t imagine life without bread. In the RoI, weekly purchase include: • Baguettes (45%); • Soda Bread (43%); • Wraps (37%); • Rolls, buns, baps (26%); • Unsliced loves (16%); Consumers would pay more for baked goods that are: • Freshly baked (60%); • Only contain natural ingredients (50%); • Contain ingredients with specific health benefits (34%).


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FOOD GRADE LUBRICANTS

Cutting Down on Potential Hazards Using CASSIDA NSF H1 registered food grade lubricants can seriously reduce risks for food manufacturers.

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Highest Safety Standards ISO 21469 certification, combined with NSF H1 registration, offers the manufacturer the assurance that they can get no safer food grade lubricant. In turn, this means that when the food manufacturing plant is audited for food safety by organisations such as the t is vital that manufacturers BRC or a major customer, the auditors understand the importance of using will immediately recognise that the food grade lubricants in food and lubricants in use are of the highest beverage manufacturing, processing safety standard and can be eliminated and packaging plants, to reduce the risk as a potential chemical or physical of costly product recall and damage to hazard source in the plant’s HACCP. brand reputation. The comprehensive CASSIDA Regulations allow portfolio provides a complete solution contamination of up to 10 parts per to manufacturers, including gear oils, million with food grade lubricants, greases, hydraulic fluids, maintenance compared with the zero parts per million products, direct contact lubricants and contamination allowed with non-food more. The CASSIDA Direct Contact grade lubricants. lubricants are both NSF H1 and also CASSIDA is a fully synthetic, 3H registered for safety, meaning the comprehensive range of high lubricants are acceptable for incidental performance, food grade lubricants, contact with food, as well as for use as providing solutions to satisfy all the release agents on hard surfaces which requirements of manufacturers in the are in direct contact with meat and food and beverage industries. The poultry. CASSIDA products are all NSF H1 One key part of the range is the registered, as suitable for use where CASSIDA PTFE Dry Spray, a synthetic, incidental contact with food may occur. dry film spray for the lubrication of joints, The products are manufactured by the conveyors, and other moving parts. Fuchs Lubritech division, part of the This easyto-use aerosol is fortified with PTFE solids to provide a clean, dry and durable film with effective anti-stick properties and friction reducing properties. The spray The comprehensive CASSIDA portfolio provides a complete solution to manufacturers, is suitable including gear oils, greases, hydraulic fluids, maintenance products, direct contact lubricants and more. for use

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Hyster: For Demanding Food & Drink Applications STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

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When they decided to optimise their materials handling fleet, the UK’s Britvic Soft Drinks turned to Hyster and the results have been impressive.

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ne of the UK’s leading soft drinks businesses has enjoyed a tremendous relationship with Hyster materials handling equipment for more than a decade. Britvic Soft Drinks handles over 1.4 billion litres of containerised soft drinks every year from its six UK production facilities, plus a National Distribution Centre (NDC) based in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. Over 10 years, Britvic has developed a strong partnership with Hyster and its distribution partner, who provides a bespoke service suited to its materials handling fleet of over 200 units across six sites in the UK. Britvic recently decided to optimise its materials handling fleet in order to help reduce operational costs and enhance overall efficiency. Hyster helped by providing suitable equipment to meet operational requirements across all six sites and the NDC. Hyster’s local distribution partner provided a fullservice maintenance contract, offering a quick response and superior service. Equipment Summary The Hyster equipment, which ranges from counterbalance forklift trucks to order pickers and pallet trucks, is required across six sites, for loading, picking, palletising, storing and transferring goods. The materials handling fleet of over 200 units includes: • Hyster H4.0FT Advance+ LPG forklifts with double pallet handling attachment; • Hyster LO2.0M low level order pickers; • Hyster J1.80XMT electric forklift trucks. Hyster has brought a number of benefits to Britvic Soft Drinks. First and foremost,

efficiency has been enhanced through Hyster’s dependable and reliable range of tough trucks. However, the entire materials handling fleet has HOW DID HYSTER HELP? EQUIPME been optimised, 1. Provided suitable equipment to meet operational The Hyster equ requirements across all six sites and its national distribution trucks, to order thanks to a fleet centre sites, for loadin management goods. The mat 2. The local distribution partner provided a full-service system supplied maintenance contract, offering a quick response and Hyster H4.0 superior service handling a through Hyster’s Britvic Soft Drinks’ efficiency has been enhanced through Hyster’s 3. Helped Britvic to optimise its materials handling fleet and Hyster LO2 UK distribution dependable and reliable range enhance of materials handling equipment. efficiency Hyster J1.8 LOCATION BACKGROUND partner. The been reduced through streamlining of Britvic Soft Drinks is one of the UK’s leading soft drinks businesses. The company operates system helps Britvic Lutterworth, six UK production facilities plus a National Distribution Centre (NDC) based in Lutterworth, the fleet and the dependability of Hyster Leicestershire. to effectively manage the equipment, Leicestershire trucks. Finally, equipment availability Over ten years, Britvic has developed a strong partnership with Hyster and its UK distribution improve performance and reduce partner who provides a bespoke service suited to its materials handling fleet of over 200 Britvic Soft Drinks sells units across six sites in maximised the UK. has been thanks to a total BENEFITS handles over 1.4 downtime and centrally and manage life-time billion litres of Britvic wanted to optimise its materials handling fleet in order to helpfrom reduce operational battery management service the costs. costs and enhance overall efficiency. BRITVIC containerised soft drinks each year Driver productivity is enhanced, Hyster distribution partner. thanks to the ergonomic design of the Efficiency h trucks. The Fortens trucks, for example, reliable ran WWW.HYSTER.EU feature fingertip hydraulics, comfortable The entire to a fleet m adjustable seat and armrest. Strong Partnership A strong partnership has developed between Britvic and Hyster’s UK distribution partner, thanks to the quality of the equipment and excellent level of service and dedicated local support. Additional service such as driver training and short-term hire equipment are also provided. Tyre wear is reduced thanks to the electronically controlled DuraMatch transmission and low maintenance oil immersed brakes featured on the Fortens trucks. The partnership has also minimised downtime for maintenance and daily checks, thanks to easy accessibility to components on all the trucks, while operational costs have 30

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EDUCATION & RESEARCH

UCC: ALL THE INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS

University College Cork has been involved in producing the leaders of the national and global food sector for almost a century.

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oday, just as the food industry continues to go from strength to strength, so education for food science graduates from University College Cork (UCC) has never been in such high demand. Steeply rising CAO points for the BSc Food Science (almost 150 points rise in five years) shows the quality of UCC’s portfolio of food-related degree programmes, which also includes BSc programmes in Nutritional Sciences and Food Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Demand for graduates of these programmes reflects the significance of the area for the economy, and there is effectively full employment for graduates, largely within the Irish food sector. Key to the education principles in food science since their inception has been research led and informed teaching, and close links to the food industry. The latter reflects the long-standing linkages created by generations of graduates going on to forge successful careers in the national and global food sector, as well as the inherently applied nature of food science research. RESEARCH FACILITIES In terms of research, UCC students and researchers have access to unequalled facilities, including a very extensive processing hall containing dairy, meat and bakery equipment, as well as a brewery and food packaging research facility, in addition to laboratory space and analytical capability for all aspects of food quality, while being taught by staff who are world leaders in their disciplines. Food research at UCC spans almost the entire food spectrum, and new areas of research include aspects of animal and plant science at the

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences and a new focus on the increasing interactions between food scientists and chefs, explored through a workshop on molecular gastronomy in February 2013 and a second on this topic in June 2014, UHT processing and packaging of a nutritional beverage in the both of which were attended UCC pilot plant. by around 100 people from all internationally. aspects of the Irish food sector. In addition to working One particular current focus closely with industry on optimising of research in the School of Food performance of existing ingredients, and Nutritional Sciences is on the food ingredient researchers at UCC are study of human milk biochemistry, also conducting pioneering research in collaboration with Cork University into the development of next-generation Maternity Hospital, which complements dairy ingredients; a specific example a programme on development of is the Next Generation Infant Formula ingredients and technologies relevant to the manufacture of infant formula, one of Ingredients project, focused on the development and implementation of the key product sectors for the Irish food cutting-edge membrane processing industry. technologies to develop new protein base products optimised for infant DAIRY-DERIVED INGREDIENTS nutritional applications. This project Overall, a key research focus at UCC is funded by the Irish Department of today concerns food ingredients, and Agriculture, Food and the Marine and is in particular dairy-derived ingredients. conducted in collaboration with Teagasc This research on dairy ingredients Food Research Centre, Moorepark. at UCC is focused on delivering The food ingredients research enhanced understanding, prediction and group at UCC collaborates extensively control of functionality and processing with domestic and international performance of a wide range of dairy partners, including NIZO food research ingredients (e.g., MPC, WPC, WPI) being used commercially in increasingly- (the Netherlands), INRA (France), University of Reading (UK), University of complex formulated food systems, Wisconsin-Madison (US), AgroSup Dijon such as infant and clinical nutritional (France), University of Guelph (Canada). products. Effective integration of Overall, as the food industry laboratory and pilot-scale processing goes from strength to strength, and dairy facilities is key to success in this space processing in particular expands, UCC and UCC has unique proven ability to is continually developing its offering deliver on these types of projects by to meet the challenging needs arising combining internal resources across in terms of providing appropriatelyfood science and technology, nutrition, trained graduates, and development of microbiology/biotechnology, material laboratory/pilot-plant based research science and process engineering and projects. through collaboration nationally and 32


MATERIAL HANDLING

Toyota: Handling the Best

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oyota is commonly associated with manufacturing cars and light commercials but this is not the only area where they are leaders in their field of expertise. They are also manufacturers and suppliers of world-leading material handling products. This includes a wide range of forklifts.

Full Range Toyota Material Handling Ireland brings to the market the full range of Toyota and BT products, offering customers a one-stop-shop for all material handling needs. “From hand trucks, pallet trucks, reach trucks and stackers to gas, diesel and electric counterbalance trucks, we offer the widest product range in the business,” notes Terry O’Reilly, MD, Toyota Ireland. “The Toyota brand gives customers peace of mind that they will be looked after in all aspects, before and after the sale.

“‘Our service offering is top level too,” Terry adds. “From forklift maintenance by expert technicians to business solutions such as rental, financing and fleet management – not to mention our genuine parts, driver training courses, financial solutions and more.”

Benefits Last year, Toyota’s success was recognised when German material handling magazine DHF Intralogistik named Toyota industries Corporation (TICO) the global number one in handling material equipment for 2013. “In a market where there are over 30 different brands, Toyota has been a consistent leader and trusted partner for many customers over the years,” Terry boasts. “Toyota is the best-selling material handling

equipment in the world and is famous for its reliability, technological advancement and overall value for money.” Being part of Toyota Group undoubtedly brings strength to the organisation, with Toyota R+D capabilities, financial resources and proven work methods as exemplified by the ‘Toyota Way’ and the Toyota Production System.

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export programme

A Scandinavian Success Story A €2.2m export programme offers Irish companies ‘access’ to the lucrative Scandinavian market.

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ood and drink companies from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland travelled to Sweden recently for the Scandinavian launch of the ‘Access 6’ export programme, held at the Irish embassy. The six companies from Ireland (Derrycamma Rapeseed Oil, Ferdia Fine Foods, Gallaghers Bakery, Nutri Snax, Rangeland Foods, Shalvey Poultry) are hoping to access Sweden, Norway and Denmark’s retail and foodservice markets, which have a combined value of over €102 billion. About Access 6 Access 6 is an EU INTERREG IVAfunded programme delivered by the Irish Exporters Association (IEA), Northern Ireland Food & Drink (NIFDA) and Scotland Food & Drink (SFD). The initiative aims to provide 90 SMEs across the three border regions with training and mentorship to successfully supply and trade in a number of foreign markets, including the UK, France, Germany, North America, Benelux and Scandinavia.

INTERREG IVA Boilerplate

Jane Duncan, Access 6 Project Manager, with Bord Bia's Nicolas Ranninger at the Irish Embassy in Sweden for the Scandinavian launch of the export development programme.

While remaining a traditional market with a focus on frozen and convenience foods, the last decade has seen Scandinavia opening up to imported food influences and products. Total Irish food imports to the Nordic region reached €257m in 2012 – a figure that Access 6 partners hope to build upon (Source: Bord Bia). To mark the launch of the Scandinavian cluster, an evening reception was held at the Irish Embassy in Stockholm, hosted by the Irish Ambassador to Sweden, H.E. James Carroll and attended by industry figures and potential buyers. The event acted as a showcase for the participating companies and their produce. Study Tour In conjunction with the launch, Access 6 companies also participated in a study tour, which has given them an insight

Jane Duncan, Access 6 Project Manager, is joined in Stockholm by Colm O'Brien of Nutrisnax and Gitte Brondum, Scandinavian retail consultant from 'Food Is More', for the Scandinavian launch of the export development programme.

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The Special EU Programmes Body is a North/South Implementation Body sponsored by the Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland and the Department of Finance in Ireland. It is responsible for managing two EU structural funds, Programmes PEACE III and INTERREG IV, designed to enhance crossborder co-operation, promote reconciliation and create a more peaceful and prosperous society. The Programmes operate within a clearly defined area, including Northern Ireland, the Border Region of Ireland and Western Scotland. For more information, see www.seupb.eu. into the market, enabling them to groom their own products to meet consumer tastes in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. This tour has been delivered by food marketing and business development solutions company, Export Works, which is acting as the official ‘Scandinavian’ mentor to the participating companies. According to Access 6 Programme Director, John Whelan, the event marked "the start of an intensive programme to assist Access 6 companies to expand their sales into Denmark, Norway and Sweden…We are confident that we have a range of professional food and drink producers whose products will appeal to the Scandinavian consumer. “We are also delighted to be able to deliver a study tour as part of this launch, which aims to increase the SMEs' knowledge of the competitive landscape in Scandinavia and grow relationships with potential trading partners. Our primary aim is to ensure that participants are equipped with all the tools needed to successfully enter the Scandinavian market.”


bag closing technology

Fischbein Saxon Have It All Bagged Up!

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ischbein Saxon, part of the Fischbein group, have for years been known as the leaders in bag ‘closing’ technology. This is both a name and image that they’ve been proud of for over 100 years and Fischbein sewing machines and Saxon sealers will continue to be the preferred methods of bag closing and a core part of their product range. “However,” stresses a company spokesperson, “we can offer far more than that!” Recent machinery developments and designs have enabled Fischbein Saxon to be in a position to launch fully automated bag closing and handling solutions, including bag placers, bag top formers, combined total bag handling of these methods,

right up to complete bagging lines, including specialised conveying, robot palletising and integrated wrapping. Robust in design, cost effective and with efficient bag handling reliability, you can experience pay-back from initial investment within under two years. Fischbein Saxon will be launching and displaying these new machinery developments at the Packaging innovations show, Foodex, Potatoes in Practice and Lamma–UK, Interpak and a variety of global events throughout the year. For more information, call +44 (0) 844 3722877 or email sales@fischbein-saxon.co.uk today to discuss your needs.

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Fischbein Saxon can offer complete bagging lines, including specialised conveying, robot palletising and integrated wrapping.


The cost effective waste management compliance package

Membership of Repak helps your company comply with the Waste Management (Packaging) Regulations 2007. As well as saving you a lot of time and money on self-compliance, Repak also gives you the support and back-up of one of Europe’s most efficient and cost-effective compliance schemes. Since it was set up, Repak has met Ireland’s 2001 and 2005 EU packaging recovery and recycling targets and already exceeded the 2011 target of 60%. Finally, as members of Repak you have the right to use the Green Dot on packaging sold in Ireland. If your company generates packaging, save a packet. Find out more about Repak membership now, call 01 4670190 or visit www.repak.ie

F UNDING PAC K AGING R E CY C LING info@repak.ie


FOOD SAFETY

TOP STANDARD FOR FOOD SAFETY With its premium Foodcert standard, Schütz places the focus firmly on product and process safety.

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s a producer of industrial packaging, Schütz is certifying its production plants around the world to the Food Safety System Certification standard FSSC 22000. The Schütz premium Foodcert standard ensures the comprehensive food safety of Schütz IBCs and PE drums far beyond legal requirements. With it, Schütz guarantees not just material safety, but full product and process safety throughout the supply chain too. Schütz Foodcert IBCs and drums comply not only with the provisions of international food law but also include additional risk-minimising features, are produced just-in-time to customer specification and offer fully traceability. To ensure worldwide application of the Foodcert standard, Schütz is successively obtaining certification of all of its production plants to the latest industrial standard, FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification, based on ISO 22000 and PAS 223), which has already been granted to the plants in Killala, Co. Mayo, and around the world in Germany, China, the USA, Brazil and Malaysia. The necessary preparations are in progress at other plants, which will soon also hold the certification. The FSSC 22000 standard is recognised by the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative), an international collaboration of leading food producers and retailers. The main objectives of the initiative are to ensure consumer safety and co-operation within the production chain. Prevention Measures Since industrial packaging is normally used at the start of the food chain – for instance, for concentrates, intermediate products and raw materials – even the slightest impairment can trigger an enormous multiplier effect. Hence, the particular need for risk minimisation! Maximum safety requirements

call for extensive prevention programmes. That’s why Schütz has implemented a number of HACCP concepts in accordance with PAS With its premium Foodcert products, Schütz has created a new standard for the 223 (Publicly food industry in which safety takes top priority. Available Yet another great feature is Standard) and that, on request, the packaging expert ISO 22000 (International Organisation will also assign individual identification for Standardisation). These standards numbers to articles and packaging. The apply to the buildings, plant and finished packaging is then immediately machinery, in fact, the entire production loaded and shipped without first being environment, and include detailed stored. hygiene regulations for employees and cleaning rotas for workplaces. About Schütz They also stipulate measures to avoid Schütz has been producing customised contamination with foreign bodies packaging solutions for over 30 years. or dust, protection when handling The FDA-approved containers already waste, as well as glass and blade established on the market satisfy the management. Machinery maintenance material guidelines of the US Food and regulations and inspections, systematic Drug Administration and the EU. And pest control throughout the entire when it comes to material, the same production site, instructions for the controlled use of all materials, especially principle applies to all packaging: all IBC inner bottles, valve fittings, screw chemicals, and strict control of incoming caps, drum bodies, lids and bung plugs goods complete the package. are produced exclusively from new, single-grade HDPE. The raw materials Customer-Driven Solutions used are food-safe, as are all dyes All Schütz Foodcert packaging products and gaskets. Components that come are produced exclusively to individual into contact with the filling product are customer order. This general practice checked to ensure conformity with of just-in-time production helps to migration limits. Silicones and other prevent opportunities for contamination lubricants are purposely not used in the from arising because, as in the case of production process. blow-moulded IBC inner bottles, they Schütz also offers a new are taken straight to final assembly premium series of packaging solutions immediately after production. An that come with full material, product and additional advantage is that each step process safety documentation in line in the production process and every with the far more stringent requirements component can be clearly associated of today’s food industry. Industrial with the corresponding packaging. customers choosing Foodcert can rest The barcode system of identification assured in the knowledge that they additionally permits seamless are ideally prepared to meet the future traceability, all the way back to batch needs of the food industry. and process level!

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Packaging waste

Reducing Your Packaging Waste Repak's Prevent and Save Programme is helping Irish companies to reduce the amount of packaging placed on the market in the first place.

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epak’s Prevent and Save Programme helps Irish businesses to optimise their packaging systems and to reduce packaging waste. The programme contains a number of measures, with an emphasis on promoting best practice examples to a wider audience. Many Repak members, as well as international companies, are continuing to produce innovative and transferable methods in lightweighting, reducing and eliminating their packaging waste. This ‘stop waste before it happens’ approach is an integral part of how industry now approaches packaging decisions: avoiding over-packaged, disposable, and non-reusable or Abco Kovex receiving their ‘Best Packaging Prevention Initiative’ award at the Repak Recycling Awards. non-recyclable products where possible. The Prevent and Optimisation Reports' are compiled that tools, advice and case studies can Save Programme has received guide member companies through the all be found here to help businesses financial support from the EPA, and is with strategies to prevent packaging also supported by the Department of the opportunities they have to improve their packaging systems and to reduce their waste and to optimise their packaging Environment. packaging waste. This saves material systems. More information on the and money for the companies involved, projects described below can also be Repak's Packaging and in turn helps to reduce the overall found on the website at: Technology Service amount of packaging placed on the Irish www.preventandsave.ie. Repak employ an expert team of market. packaging technologists to assist By analysing all types of 'Positive Packaging' companies in optimising their packaging packaging, both into and out of a Newsletter systems and to prevent packaging company, and by examining product Repak now produce a newsletter called waste, in line with their producer (primary), grouped (secondary) and 'Positive Packaging'. It is produced responsibility obligations. They transport (tertiary) packaging, Repak’s quarterly and contains information that achieve this by working directly with technologists find ways of optimising will help readers understand packaging Government, Environmental Agencies packaging systems as a whole, so that optimisation and show them the best and industry to deliver programmes that the best use of available resources is ways to achieve it. Information on case reduce the amount of packaging placed achieved. studies, packaging surveys carried out onto the Irish market. by Repak and useful contacts and links Repak technologists work 'Prevent and Save' Website are all contained in the newsletter, as directly with companies to identify There is now a stand-alone website, well as an examination in each edition areas where packaging waste can focused exclusively on packaging waste of a product which is perceived as be prevented or minimised. On-site prevention activities. Packaging design "over-packaged". Past editions of the surveys are carried out and 'Packaging 38


Packaging waste

newsletter can be accessed at: www.preventandsave.ie/Positive_Packaging.html Packaging Optimisation Toolkit For small companies newly obligated under the packaging waste legislation, Repak has compiled a toolkit, consisting of a booklet on packaging optimisation and a number of suggested tools and examples. A number of inserts at the back of the toolkit explain the concept of each tool and there are also several case studies showing how companies have actually implemented the tools. Examples are given for primary, secondary and tertiary packaging, as well as for a range of different packaging materials. The toolkit can be accessed at www.preventandsave.ie/Optimisation_Toolkit. html Industry Case Studies The Prevent and Save programme has published a number of case study brochures over the last few years, showing examples of how Repak members are improving their packaging systems and reducing packaging waste. These best practice examples can be found at www.preventandsave.ie/BestPractice.html

Holfeld Plastics receiving their ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Design’ award.

Repak's Recycling Awards The Repak Recycling Awards are held in October each year. The awards encourage best practice in packaging prevention and recycling amongst industry, local authorities and recovery operators. Two of the awards have a particular focus on waste prevention and environmental sustainability. The Repak ‘Best Packaging Prevention Initiative’ award, sponsored by the EPA, was presented to Abco Kovex, a packaging film supplier in Swords County Dublin. Runners-up in this category included the Clonarn Clover egg company and Carton Brothers. This year, Repak also initiated a new sustainable award category. Sponsored by the Irish Packaging Society, the ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Design’ award went to Holfeld Plastics for their many sustainable packaging initiatives, including the ‘super cleaning’ of recycled polymer material so that it can be used to make new plastic products. Runners up in the category were Microsoft Operations Ireland Ltd and Telefonica Ireland. Further Information For any queries or further information related to Repak’s Prevent and Save programme, please contact one of Repak’s packaging technologists, Colm Munnelly (colm.munnelly@repak.ie) or John Coleman (john.coleman@repak.ie)

Repak has compiled a Packaging Optimisation Toolkit for small, newly obligated companies.

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GM FOODS

WHEN IS NON-GM REALLY NON-GM? As the debate about genetic modification (GM) of crops and other food products continues to rage, how confident are you that your non-GM ingredients really are what they say they are?

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ater this year, the European Commission is expected to approve the cultivation of the first European genetically modified crop, a pest-resistant maize variety, in nearly two decades. Indeed, genetic modification rarely leaves the news, as science advances and new research constantly emerges, indicating how GM developments can offer multiple solutions. Ulrick & Short, a leading UK manufacturer of clean label, non-GM starches, is committed to supplying only non-GM ingredients to food companies. According to current EU regulations, the ‘acceptable’ industry level of genetically modified elements in any particular ingredient is 0.9% - but is that acceptable enough? Certain food industry suppliers, including U&S, adhere to a guaranteed and audited maximum GM risk of just 0.1% - nearly ten times lower than the industry standard, and for an extended range of products unmatched by rivals. The Role Of Science “As innovators in our field, we recognise, and indeed embrace, the role that science has played in advancing food technology – we would not be as successful as we are without that science,” admits U&S director, Adrian Short. “Nevertheless, our science is based on drawing out the natural qualities of a range of core crop ingredients, combining their innate strengths and features and examining how we can best use them in new and ever more innovative applications.” Supermarkets and other leading retailers have to prove that their products are non-GM. On the standard ‘at risk’ lists are basic products including corn, rye and quinoa – and of course the larger the retailer and more extensive the supply chain, the more challenging it

is to verify non-GM credentials.

audit trails in order to retain non-GM status.

Detection of GM Material on the Rise A recent report from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) stated that detection of GM material in internationally traded nonGM food and feed has spiked over recent years, interrupting trade and increasing losses. Linseed, maize, rice and papaya were the most common crops contaminated with unauthorised GM material. Such an increase is not necessarily unexpected with the global increase in production of GM crops and improvements in both criteria and frequency of testing; nevertheless, above the 0.9% level, statutory labelling is required throughout the EU. Whilst retailers may continue to commit to a non-GM policy, at least in the short term, as consumers remain wary of GM foods, over time they will have to put in place even more stringent

Food Shortages “There seems little doubt that genetically modified crops will play an increasingly significant role in the global response to food shortages,” Short reveals. “Crop yield can also be increased via other methods, such as desalination plants to improve dry-climate watering; or the development of intensive fertilisers. Nevertheless, as an increasing number of countries commit long-term to a programme of genetic modification, it seems inconceivable that Europe will stand alone.” Short, however, is sure that demand for non-GM foods will remain strong. “We’re convinced that, regardless of the somewhat inevitable advancement of GM crops, there will always be demand for clean label alternatives, and we will continue to strive for innovation and technological achievement in this area.”

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PR O D U C T & S ER V I C E IN D EX

Food Ireland 2014

Product & Service Index Accreditation Air Products Ireland Ltd Codico Distributors Ltd Company GS1 Ireland

BARCODING / LABELING ADC Barcode AIS Ltd ALS Labelling Solutions Avery Weigh-Tronix Codico Distributors Ltd Com-Plas Packaging DSG Packaging Ltd Global Trust and SAI Global Company GS1 Ireland Heavey Technology Label One Ltd New Era Packaging Ltd Obeeco Ltd Tekpak Automation Ltd Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd Wrap It Packaging

EDUCATION /TRAINING / CERTIFICATE /CONSULTANCY Global Trust an SAI Global Company GS1 Ireland Irish National Accreditation Board National Standards Authority Of Ireland (NSAI) UCC - School of Food and Nutritional Science UCD School Of Agriculture and Food Science

ENERGY / UTILITIES MANAGEMENT Dalkia Endress + Hauser Ireland Ltd Company

FOOD SAFETY • AUDITING

Global Trust an SAI Global Company GS1 Ireland

• CONSULTANTS

Air Products Ireland Ltd Cross Refrigeration Global Trust an SAI Global Company GS1 Ireland Q-Lab Ltd

• CONTROL / INSTRUMENTATION

Advanced Packaging Machinery Ltd P.J. Boner & Co. Ltd Cross Refrigeration Endress + Hauser Ireland Ltd Festo Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd

• HYGIENE

Cross Refrigeration Enviroclad Systems Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd Stone Food Machinery

• TESTING/INSPECTION

Advanced Packaging Machinery Ltd Air Products Ireland Ltd Cross Refrigeration DSG Packaging Ltd P.J. Boner & Co. Ltd Q-Lab Ltd QPM Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd Teagasc Food Research Programme Moorepark and Ashtown Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd

• TRACKING SYSTEMS

ADC Barcode Codico Distributors Ltd GS1 Ireland Heavey Technology Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd WrenTech Ltd

FOOD Lubricants Topaz

GENERAL SERVICES / SUPPY TO THE TRADE Advanced Packaging Machinery Ltd AIC Plastic Pallets Ltd All in All Ingredients Ltd

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Avery Weigh-Tronix BIM/Irish Sea Fisheries Board Blenders Ltd Bord Bia - The Irish Food Board Codico Distributors Ltd Com-Plas Packaging Festo Ltd Healy Group Heavey Technology Innovate Food Technology Irish National Accreditation Board National Standards Authority Of Ireland (NSAI) Pegler & Louden Pharmafoods Ltd Puratos Crest Foods Ltd Q-Lab Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland T.S. O’Connor & Son Ltd Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd

HEALTH & SAFETY Enviroclad Systems Ltd Global Trust an SAI Global Company WrenTech Ltd

INDUSTRIAL WASHING EQUIPMENT Stone Food Machinery

INGREDIENTS AB Mauri UK & Ireland All in All Ingredients Ltd Andrew Ingredients Ltd Camida Ltd Corcoran Chemicals Ltd Glanbia Plc Healy Group Heterochem (Dist.) Ltd Irish Dairy Board Kiernan’s Food Ingredients Ltd National Chemical Company Nutrition Supplies O’Brien Ingredients PK Chemicals Ltd Trilby Trading Ltd D.D. Williamson (Ireland) Ltd


IT SERVICES & OUTSOURCING ALS Labelling Solutions Dalkia DSG Packaging Ltd Innovate Food Technology Weber Packaging Solutions Ltd

MARKING & CODING ALS Labelling Solutions Codico Distributors Ltd DSG Packaging Ltd GS1 Ireland Wrap It Packaging

MATERIALS HANDING SERVICE • CONTROL / INSTRUMENTATION

Advanced Packaging Machinery Ltd Avery Weigh-Tronix Dalkia Endress + Hauser Ireland Ltd Irish Lift Trucks Manotherm Ltd Odenberg Engineering Ltd P.J. Boner & Co. Ltd QPM Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd Tekpak Automation Ltd WrenTech Ltd

• MACHINERY / EQUIPMENT

ABB Ltd Advanced Packaging Machinery Ltd AIC Plastic Pallets Ltd Air Products Ireland Ltd Avery Weigh-Tronix Dalkia Fischbein-Saxon Irish Lift Trucks Schoeller Allibert Ltd Obeeco Ltd Odenberg Engineering Ltd P.J. Boner & Co. Ltd QPM Ltd Security Pak Ltd Stone Food Machinery Syspal Tekpak Automation Ltd Toyota Material Handling Ireland Wrap It Packaging WrenTech Ltd

• PALLETS, CRATES & CONTAINERS

Dollard Packaging Ltd Industrial Packaging Ltd Irish Lift Trucks Irish Dairy Board Schoeller Allibert Ltd Syspal National Chemical Company

Odenberg Engineering Ltd WrenTech Ltd

• PUMPS & VALVES

P.J. Boner & Co. Ltd Festo Ltd Dalkia Irish Lift Trucks Pegler & Louden Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd WrenTech Ltd

• REFRIGERATION / COLD STORAGE

Air Products Ireland Ltd Cross Refrigeration CRS Mobile Cold Storage Ltd Dalkia DSG Packaging Ltd Festo Ltd Irish Lift Trucks Irish Dairy Board Schoeller Allibert Ltd Odenberg Engineering Ltd Scientific & Chemical Supplies Ltd Syspal TransStock Warehousing & Cold Storage Ltd

• TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Transport & Logistics Avery Weigh-Tronix DSG Packaging Ltd Irish Dairy Board Irish Lift Trucks Johnston Logistics Toyota Material Handling Ireland TransStock Warehousing & Cold Schütz (Ireland) Ltd Storage Ltd WrenTech Ltd

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Unit 48, Canal Walk, Park West Industrial Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12. (01) 620 5742 (01) 620 5735 info@aisltd.ie www.aisltd.ie RFID equipment, automatic labelling, print & apply systems, industrial barcode scanning, 2D barcode equipment, hand held readers, mobile computers, fixed mount scanning, label printers, mobile printers, desktop printers, industrial printers, barcode printers, labels & ribbons. Supply, install & maintenance of auto ID products. Custom solution development for product traceability suitable for you.

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Andrew Ingredients Ltd Address: 27 Ferguson Drive, Knockmore Hill Industrial Park, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT28 2EX. Tel: (048) 9267 2525 Fax: (048) 9263 3840 Email: tim@andrewingredients.co.uk Web: www.andrewingredients.ie Main Products Bakery ingredients, flour, & Services: bread and cake mixes, icings, dried fruit, savoury and sweet sauces, colours and flavours, baking powders etc. Contact: Managing Director: Tim Andrew

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Unit 57B, Hebron Industrial Estate, Hebron Road, Co. Kilkenny. (056) 775 2866 (056) 777 0955 info@enviroclad.com www.enviroclad.com Supply and Fitting of Enviroclad Hygienic Wall and Ceiling Cladding in P.V.C. for the Food Industry. Director: Liam Moylan Director: Mary Moylan

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GS1 Ireland Address: Second Floor, The Merrion Centre, Nutley Lane, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. Tel: (01) 208 0660 Fax: (01) 208 0670 Email: info@gs1ie.org Web: www.gs1ie.org Type of Business: Global Supply Chain Standards Body. Main Products Barcode Numbers, and Services: Barcode Symbols, EDI Message Standards, Data Synchronisation Catalogue, EPC/RFID, Traceability Standards, Barcode and EDI Message Verification, Advisory and Training Services. Contact: Chairman: John O’Callaghan (Musgrave Group) Vice Chairman: Tony Minogue (Glanbia) Chief Executive Officer: Mike Byrne

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HCL House, Second Avenue, Cookstown Industrial Estate, Tallaght, Dublin 24. (01) 404 9200 (01) 404 9201 ghealy@healy-group.ie www.healy-group.com The Healy Group are a the market leader in innovative food ingredient solutions for all sectors of the food industry. Our innovative products include; Salt Reduction, Fat replacement, natural sugar replacement, clean label starches, cocoa replacement and many more innovative solutions. If you have a challenge, we have a solution‌ Products offered: Caramels -colours, aromatics, pastes. Rice Starches and Syrups. Gelatin and Hydrolzed Collagen. Aromild Plus, yeast extract and flavourings, replacement for MSG. Potato and Pea Starches, potato flakes, granules. Starch, Glucose, Proteins. Glucose powders and syrups, maltodextrins. Potassium Sorbate / Sorbic Acid. Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum, Carrageenan, emulsifiers & stabilisers. Naturally brewed Soy Sauce, Teryaki Sauce, M&S approved, Apple fiber and Oat fiber. Brands: Emsland, Nigay, BeneoRemy, Stringer Flavour, Rousselot, Kohjin, Cesalpinia, Palsgaard, Kikkoman, Microfood. CEO: Maurice Healy Sales Director: Gareth Healy Technical Director: Pat McDonagh

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12 Ritaville, Old Cork Road, Limerick. (061) 603 742 info@hhsolutions.ie www.hhsolutions.ie Food Probes & Data Loggers & Wireless Monitoring Systems. Irish agents for Eltex of Sweden & Comark Ltd. Sales Manager: Garry Tuite

Heterochem (Dist.) Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Unit 49, Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Dublin 13. (01) 839 3127 (01) 832 5746 info@heterochem.com www.heterochem.com Acidulants, Antifoams, Antioxidants, Emulsifiers, Food Colorants, Preservatives, Starches, Sweeteners. Sales Manager: Ken Cunningham (ken@heterochem.com) Accounts Managers: Lara Fearon (lara@heterochem.com), Simon Brophy (simon@heterochem.com), Paul Byrne (paul@heterochem.com).

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Address: Eastlink #FFTGUU Eastlink Business Business Park, Park, Ballysimon Ballysimon Road, Road, Limerick. Co. Limerick. Tel: (061) 6GNGRJQPG (061) 400 400 035 035 Fax: (061) 400 036 (CZ (061) 400 036 Email: info@lmkpkg.ie 'OCKN info@lmkpkg.ie Web: www.limerickpackaging.ie 9GD www.limerickpackaging.ie Main Products Corrugated Boxes, /CKP 2TQFWEVU Corrugated Boxes, & Services: Polythene Bags, 5GTXKEGU Polythene Bags, Edgeguards, Palletwrap, Edgeguards, Palletwrap, Strapping, Tapes. Strapping, Tapes. Contact: Mike Boland %QPVCEV Mike Boland

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#FFTGUU 17 Ridgeway, Road, Address: 4 Walkinstown Quinton Business Park, Dublin 12. Bimingham, B32 1AF, Tel: (01) 452 2355 Fax: (01) 451 6919 United Kingdom. Email: info@manotherm.ie 6GNGRJQPG (0044) 1606 56 1929 Website: www.manotherm.ie (CZ (0044) 1606 56 1998 Main Products Distributors of controls & 'OCKN brendan.mcgarry@linpac.com & Services: instrumentation. 9GD www.linpacallibert.com Contact: Managing Director: /CKP 2TQFWEVU Plastic Materials Handling R.V. Gilbert 5GTXKEGU Products - Boxes, Bins, Director & Project Trays, Pallets etc. %QPVCEV Sales Engineer: Sales Manager, Ireland: Robert C. Gilbert Brendan McGarry 087 676 7161

Measom Freer & Co. Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: 37_48 company_listing.indd 8 Main Products & Services:

37/41 Chartwell Drive, Wigston, Leicester, LE18 2FL, England. (0044) 116 288 1588 (0044) 116 281 3000 sales@measomfreer.co.uk www.measomfreer.co.uk Measom Freer manufacture and stock quality plastic bottles, custom moulded bottles, dropper caps, scoops, measures, boxes, jars, tubes, fasteners etc, for food use. Services include 3D design, in-house tool making and screen printing.

Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4XE. 6GNGRJQPG (0044) 1904 692 333 (CZ (0044) 1904 690 728 'OCKN salesonweb@logopak.net 9GD www.logopakprintandapply.co.uk FoodPrint Ireland /CKP 2TQFWEVU & Apply 2014 5GTXKEGU Labelling Systems, software solutions, labels & ribbons. N %QPVCEV General Manager: Wilson Clark

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NCC House, 42 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. 6GNGRJQPG (01) 613 1400 (CZ (01) 634 0132 'OCKN sales@ncc.ie 9GD www.ncc.ie Saccharin, Soya Products, /CKP 2TQFWEVU (QQF +PITGFKGPVU: Stabilisers, Starches 5GTXKEGU Acetic Acid, CleanAdipic Label, Starches Acid, Agar, Alginates, - Modified, Starches Amino Acids, Ascorbic - Native, Stevia, M Acid, Benzoates, Sweetners, Tartaric CalciumAcid, Propionates, Titanium Dioxide, /CPQVJGTO .VF Carrageenan, Casein Vital Wheat #FFTGUU 4 Walkinstown Road, & Caseinates, Cheese National Gluten,Vitamins, Whey DublinChemical 12. Powders, Citrates, Company Products, Whey Protein, 6GNGRJQPG (01) 452 2355 Citric Acid - Powder NCC6919 House, Xanthan Gum. (CZ Address: (01) 451 and Liquid, Colours 42 Lower Leeson Ingredients Sourcing: 'OCKN info@manotherm.ie - Synthetic and Street, Dublin 2. We are part of the 9GDUKVG www.manotherm.ie Natural, Dairy Blends, Tel: (01) 613 1400 Pluschem network, /CKP 2TQFWEVU Distributors of Dehydrates, Dextrose, Fax: (01) 634 0132 which is a European Egg Powders, Enyzmes, 5GTXKEGU controls & Email: sales@ncc.ie wide network of Fibre – Cellulose, instrumentation. Web: www.ncc.ie independent distributors Flavours, Fructose, %QPVCEV Managing Director: Main Products Food Ingredients: of speciality ingredients Gelatin, Gluconates, & Services: R.V. Gilbert Acacia Gum, Acesulfame and chemicals. This Glycerine, Guar Director & Project Alginate K, Acidulants, network has long Gum, Gum Arabic, SalesBlends, Engineer: Amino Acids, standing experience Inulin, Lactates, Lactic Robert C. Gilbert Ascorbic Acid, and expertise Acid, Lecithin, Liquid in the Aspartame, Bakery sourcing Sweeteners, Locusof speciality /GCUQO (TGGT %Q .VF Premixes, Baking chemicals and ingredients Bean Gum, MSG, Malic #FFTGUU 37/41Powders, Chartwell Drive, Beta Carotene, from international Acid, Milk Powders, Wigston, Leicester, Caffeine, Bicarbonates, Nitrates,producers Nitrites, within their LE18Calcium, 2FL, Calcium home markets, which in Pectins, Phosphates Carbonate, Calcium turn improves England. & Phosphoric Acid, the Gluconate, Calcium sourcing capabilities we 6GNGRJQPG (0044) 116 288 1588 Potassium Sorbate, Lactate, Caseinates, can offer (CZ (0044) 116 281 3000 Silica’s, Sodium our customers. Citrates, Citric Acid, Contact: Diacetate, Product Manager: 'OCKN: sales@measomfreer.co.uk StarchesColours Natural, 9GD www.measomfreer.co.uk Modified,Fintan NativeMcConnell & Colours (fmcconnell@ncc.ie) Clean Label, Sweeteners /CKP 2TQFWEVU Measom FreerSynthetic, Dextrins,and Dextrose, - Natural and Artifical, 5GTXKEGU manufacture stock Eggplastic Powders, Enzymes, Tartaric Acid, Vitamins, quality bottles, Fibre, Flavourbottles, Enhancers, National Standards Whey Powders, Whey custom moulded Fortification Agents, Free Authority of Protein Concentrates, dropper caps, scoops, Flow Agents, Fructose Ireland (NSAI) Xanthan Gum. measures, boxes, jars, Gelatine, GluconoAddress: 2CEMCIKPI 1 Swift Square, tubes, fasteners etc, for delta-lactone, Glucose, HDPE &Northwood, Stainless Steel food use. Services include Glycerine, Guar Gum, Santry, Dublin 9. IBCs (intermediate 3D design, in-house Hydrocolloid Blends, Tel: (01) 807 IBC 3800 bulk containers), tool Hydrocolloids, making and screen accessories (caps, Fax: (061) 332valves, 982 printing. couplers Inulin, Lactic Acid, Email: adapters,info@nsai.ie Web: www.nsai.ie 4 4 FOODLecithin, IRELANDLocust Bean Gum, Magnesium, Main Products Certification and Malic Acid, Milk & Services: inspection services to Powders, Monopropylene national & international 11/01/2012 17:09 Glycol, Monosodium product & management Glutamate, Nitrates, system standards Nitrites, Nutraceutical’s, including ISO 22000, ISO Oligofructose, 9001, OHSAS and BRC Phosphates, Phosphoric Global Food Standard. Acid, Potassium Gluconate, Potassium Lactate, Potassium New Era Packaging Ltd Sorbate, Saccharin, Salt, Address: Drogheda Industrial Skimmed Milk Powder, Estate, Donore Road, Sodium Ascorbate, Drogheda, Co. Louth. Sodium Benzoate, Tel: (041) 987 5600 Sodium Bicarbonate, Fax: (041) 983 4481 Sodium Gluconate, Email: dnevin@newera.ie Sodium Lactate, Sodium Web: www.newera.ie Metabisulphite, Sodium Main Products Self-adhesive labels for all

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NPP Group Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Unit 509 Mitchelstown Road, Northwest Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 15. (00353) (0) 1 880 9299 (00353) (0) 1 880 9298 sales@npp.ie www.npp.ie Flexible plastic packaging distributors. Sales Director: Eoin McDonagh

Nutrition Supplies Address: Innishannon, Co. Cork. Tel: (021) 477 5522 Fax: (021) 477 5449 Email: ursula.lecane@nutritionsupplies.ie Web: www.nutritionsupplies.ie Main Products Vitamin & Nutrient & Services: Precision Premixes. Contact: Managing Director: Dr. Frank Cremin Technical Director: Ursula Lecane

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Obeeco Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Annaville Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. (01) 278 2323 (01) 278 2374 sales@obeeco.ie www.obeeco.ie Packaging machinery, materials, thermal print solutions. Sales Director: Richard Burke Managing Director: Olive Walker

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Supplier of ambient, frozen and chilled ingredients to Bakery, Beverage, Confectionery, Dairy, Ice Cream, Feed, Pharmaceutical, Infant Formula and Savoury sectors in Ireland. Sales Account Manager: Tom Pigott

T.S. O’Connor & Son Ltd Address: Unit C, 67 Heather Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18. Tel: (01) 295 5696 Fax: (01) 295 5741 Email: andrew@bags.ie Web: www.bags.ie Main Products/ Printed Carrier Bags, & Services: Tapes, Labels & Flexible Packaging. Contact: Sales Manager: Andrew Haughton

Odenberg Engineering Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

2004 Orchard Avenue, City West Business Campus, Naas Road, Dublin 24. (01) 413 6200 (01) 457 0219 info@odenberg.ie www.odenberg.ie Robotics, mechanical handling systems. Business Unit Manager: James J. Deane

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Packex Industries Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Unit 1, Village Mills Business Park, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow. (0404) 69 851 (0404) 69 861 sales@packex.ie High quality flexible packaging. Ivan Cruise

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O’Brien House, Magna Drive, Magna Business Park, Citywest, Dublin 24. (01) 469 1400 (01) 469 1360 ingred@obrien-ingredients.ie www.obrien-ingredients.ie

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Pegler & Louden Address: Tel: Main Products & Services:

White Heather, Industrial Estate, 301 South Circular Road, Dublin 8. South Link Park, Ballycurreen Road, Grange, Co. Cork. (01) 416 5170 (01) 416 5175 (021) 497 7128 Industrial valves and actuators.

Pharmafoods Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Processing

Lower Waterford Road, Carrickbeg, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary. (051) 645 066/645 084 (051) 645 033 info@pharmafoods.net www.pharmafoods.net Bilwinco Multihead Weighers, Mondini Tray Sealers Vacuum and Gas, Limitech Liquid Equipment, Rovema Vertical Form Fill Sealers, Cartoning, Bag In Box, Abtech Premade Pouch Production for Tuna in Foil.

PK Chemicals Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Unit 23, Sandyford Office Park, Blackthorn Avenue, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Foxrock, Dublin 18. (01) 295 6977 (01) 295 8338 graeme@pkchemicals.com Food Ingredients, Flavours and Colours. Technical Sales Manager: Graeme Locke


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Puratos Crest Foods Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

70 - 71 Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. (01) 825 5505 (01) 825 5506 info_ireland@puratos.com www.puratos.com Bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients. Belcolade Belgian chocolate, Puratos bakery & patisserie products, PatisFrance premium patisserie ingredients. General Manager: Sean McDaid

QPM Ltd Unit 12, Robinhood Business Park, Robinhood Road, Dublin 22. (01) 450 2421 (01) 450 2311 enevin@qpm.ie www.qpm.ie Metal detectors, x-ray, checkweighing, calibration, shrink wrapping machinery and materials, flow-wrapping, tray sealing. Eddie Nevin

Q-Lab Ltd Address: Tel: Fax: Email: Web: Main Products & Services: Contact:

Tel: 1890 869 869 Fax: (045) 852 890 Email: pestcontrolinfo@rentokil.ie Web: www.rentokil.ie Main Products Suppliers of Pest Control & Services: to ISO 9001:2008 specification. Contact: Pest Control: Michael O’Mahoney

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Brian Healy Business Development Manager: Liz Morris

PO Box 27, Kerlogue Industrial Estate, Drinagh, Co. Wexford. (053) 914 5600 (053) 918 4575 info@qlab.ie www.qlab.ie Microbiological & chemical analysis of food, water & environmental samples. Managing Director: Anne-Marie Kelly Financial Controller: Aidan Byrne Chem. Lab. Manager: Peter O’Byrne Micro. Lab Manager

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UCD - School Of Agriculture and Food Science Address: UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4. Undergraduate UCD Agricultural Programmes: Science and Veterinary Medicine programme Office UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre. Tel: (01) 716 7194 Email: agandfoodprogrammes@ucd.ie Web: www.ucd.ie/agfood Postgraduate UCD School of Programmes: Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine UCD Veterinary Sciences Centre. Tel: (01) 716 6100 Email: agfoodvet@ucd.ie Web: www.ucd.ie/agfoodvet

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