Healthy, Happy & Well with Cornelius

Cornelius: Supporting students' training in the food manufacturing industry

Cornelius: Supporting students' training in the food manufacturing industry(Posted on 18/05/17)

The British food manufacturing industry faces a vast skills gap. Despite being the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, a massive 109,000 positions (28% of the current workforce) need filling by just 2022, according to graduate career experts, Prospects.  Keen to address the deficit, the industry is busy coming up with solutions. These include careers campaigns such as 'Taste Success &ndash...

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Three tasty examples of edible glitter use

Three tasty examples of edible glitter use(Posted on 08/05/17)

Adding tiny coloured balls and strands of sugar to food, all began with the now well renowned, coloured ‘hundreds’ and ‘thousands’, which were first introduced in the 19th century. Traditionally, the decorative ingredient has been used for sprinkling on ice cream and sweet baked goods. However, in this post, we look at how the contemporary form of sprinkles, or edible...

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Key trends and takeaways from IFE 2017

Key trends and takeaways from IFE 2017 (Posted on 12/04/17)

Our Health and Nutrition team made their way to London last week to visit the international food and drink event, IFE, well renowned for global product innovation and predicting future food trends – what better place to catch up with the very latest in the industry.We saw a range of brands exhibiting at the show with visitors led on to a ‘trend trails’ organised by IFE, that showcased...

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Protein: the nutrient powerhouse

Protein: the nutrient powerhouse(Posted on 01/03/17)

Protein is the powerhouse nutrient, used for increasing satiety levels, muscle building promoting weight loss and as an energy source. It is rapidly gaining popularity in novel foodstuffs for today’s food and drink industry.Despite meat sales dropping slightly due to flexitarian and vegetarian trends picking up pace, product innovation around protein is far from slowing. Alternative proteins...

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Five Achievable New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier You in 2017

(Posted on 09/01/17)

The party is over and we’re back to work. Many of us will have stepped onto the scales only to look down in dismay at where the needle is pointing (or worse, the cold hard numbers of a digital display).OK, so it’s time for the healthy eating plan and exercise regime to start but, let’s face it, we’re probably secretly acknowledging that we’ll fall off the wagon pretty...

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Have yourself a healthy little Christmas!

Have yourself a healthy little Christmas! (Posted on 21/12/16)

Having a healthy Christmas doesn’t have to mean having a boring Christmas!The festive season can be a testing time when it comes to health and nutrition. With so much temptation around, you’re only human if you give in to the endless advertisements and Christmas specialities making their way onto the supermarket shelves. Christmas is the festive season after all. It shouldn’...

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