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Robotics in food manufacture gets government boost

New robotics research aims to replace labour-intensive industrial food preparation operations

A new £448,850 government-funded research project has been launched to promote the use of robotics in food manufacturing, which hopes to replace labour-intensive industrial food preparation operations.

More than 150 jobs were axed at Pulse Flexible Packaging

Administrator axes 152 jobs at packaging firm

Robotics will create more skilled food industry jobs, claims the FDF

Robots will create rather than destroy food jobs

The food industry needs more automation to compensate for the loss of EU workers

Automation needed to avert a labour crisis

Cadbury Dairy Milk production that temporarily moved from the Bournville site has returned, after the opening of four new production lines

Mondelēz opens four new Cadbury production lines

Coco Pops boxes reduced from 550g to 510g (Flickr/Vincent Li)

Shrinkflation: Coco Pops and Peperami cut weight

Police are investigating an explosion at a food packaging firm

Police probe explosion at food packaging plant

FDF hoped to improve the sustainability of food packaging

FDF launches packaging sustainability checklist

Food and drink packaging innovation will be on show at Pro2Pac

Packaging innovation on show at Pro2Pac

Yogurt lids can be formed in-line

Food packaging: options open up for in-line forming and sealing of cup lids

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