Food & Beverage

Alcohols distillery fire

Man ‘engulfed in flames’ at distillery

Drink manufacturer Alcohols has been fined £270,000 after one of its employees was engulfed in flames at a gin distillery in Oldbury.

Crowcon flags CO2 hazards in the drink industry

Gas detection specialist Crowcon has introduced a white paper explaining the ways in which CO2 poses constant hazards, particularly in the drink industry.

Editor’s comment: an appetite for change

The ‘secret recipe’ behind many blockbuster food and drink products is a blend of universally appealing flavours, topped off with a multimillion dollar branding campaign

Interview: graduate gives beer an engineering upgrade

The flavour of beer can be compromised by traditional pasteurisation methods. Chemical engineering graduate Jack Ramsey tells Louisa Hearn about his research into more palatable alternatives.

Dust explosion short course at the Wolfson Centre

New hazards: COMAH 2015

The introduction of new COMAH regulations will see many smaller firms affected by the rules for the first time.