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UKAFP 2019

Allergen experts gather in Cardiff for food safety conference: 25 October '19

Almost 200 food and drink industry professionals from across Wales have attended a conference focusing on the important role of allergens in food manufacturing and wider society

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Handwashing

Handwashing techniques still not up to scratch according to Cardiff Met research: 15 Oct '19

Research by ZERO2FIVE has found that that despite increased awareness of the importance of handwashing, people are still not using adequate techniques.

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Cradocs

Cracking news for Welsh food company: 6 October '19 

Cradoc’s Savoury Biscuits is celebrating after attaining SALSA certification with the support of ZERO2FIVE

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ZERO2FIVE PhD student receives award for contribution towards sustainability: 24 September '19 

Emma Samuel has received an award for the contribution her research is making towards sustainability in food and drink manufacturing in Wales.

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IAFP 2019

ZERO2FIVE has strong research presence at international food safety conference: 21 August '19

Representatives from ZERO2FIVE  shared their latest research at the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting which was held in Louisville, Kentucky

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Annual Report

Over £110 million boost to the Welsh food and drink industry thanks to Project HELIX: 23 July 2019

A new report  shows that Project HELIX has already had an impact of over £110 million since its launch three years ago.

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Cheese

Food Centre Wales share cheese expertise with Food Innovation Wales partners: 05 August 2019

Cheese manufacturing experts from Food Centre Wales have shared their expertise with Food Innovation Wales partners from ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre.

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Project HEXAGON

Project Hexagon helps Welsh bakeries respond to health challenges: 12 July 2019

A Welsh Government funded project has helped bakery companies to incorporate innovative ingredients into their products to make them healthier.

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ICCAS

International food conference held in Wales for the first time: 05 July 2019

​​​Academics from around the world have congregated in Wales to discuss how food can help make society more hospitable.

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Welsh NPD

ZERO2FIVE's Dr Ellen Evans appears on BBC Radio Wales: 29 June 2019

Listen to Dr Ellen Evans discuss the need for hygiene ratings on food delivery apps (listen from 1:07:35).

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Welsh NPD

Chinese Vice-Premier visits  ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre: 19 June 2019

​​​Cardiff Metropolitan University welcomed Hu Chunhua, Vice-Premier of the People's Republic of China along with other senior politicians and VIPs from the People's Republic of China and Welsh Government.

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Welsh NPD

Cardiff Met students help the Welsh food and drink industry to innovate: 22 May 2019

​​​Food science and nutrition students have developed a range of innovative food and drink products in response to briefs from the Welsh food and drink industry.

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IAFP

ZERO2FIVE shares its latest research at European conference: 02 May 2019

​​​ZERO2FIVE presented their latest research at the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) European Symposium on Food Safety in Nantes, France.

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Claus Meyer

World renowned restaurateur inspires next generation of Welsh food talent: 6 April 2019

Renowned Scandinavian restaurateur, Claus Meyer, visited food science, hospitality and catering students at Cardiff Metropolitan University last month.

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Parsnipship

Cardiff Met Design students in foodie design partnership for The Parsnipship: 26 March 2019

Second Year Cardiff School of Art & Design students have developed sustainable packaging for Welsh food brand The Parsnipship

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HELIX

Food Innovation Wales joins the EIT Food community: 14 March 2019

Food Innovation Wales has become a Network Partner in EIT Food, Europe’s leading food innovation initiative.

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HELIX

Innovation is at the heart of our Welsh food and drink success story: 15 March 2019

£82 million boost to Welsh food and drink industry thanks to Project HELIX.

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HELIX

Cardiff Metropolitan University experts appear on BBC’s first vegan cookery show

Dirty Vegan features food science experts from Cardiff Metropolitan University who advise Dirty Sanchez star Matt Pritchard.

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HELIX

Welsh Christmas food and drink product round-up: 10 December 2018

Here’s a round-up of some of the exciting Christmas products that are being launched by companies we’ve worked with as part of Project HELIX

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HELIX

ZERO2FIVE PhD student is an environmental health rising star: 07 December 2018

Emma Samuel has been recognised as a rising star at the prestigious Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Excellence Awards 2018.

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HELIX

Vegan start-up shortlisted for award thanks to invaluable support: 19 October 2018

Kind Protein has been shortlisted for an innovation award after just four months’ of trading following support from ZERO2FIVE.

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HELIX

ZERO2FIVE expert features on BBC Radio 4's The Food Programe: 05 September 2018

Dr Vitti Allender, an expert in food law at ZERO2FIVE, appears on the latest episode of Radio 4's The Food Programme which investigates the world of food and drink labelling.

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HELIX

Project HELIX innovation boosts Welsh food and drink industry: 06 August 2018

A newly-launched report shows how Project HELIX has delivered over £44m impact to the Welsh food and drink industry in its first two years of operation.

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HELIX

Is your fridge making you ill? How to avoid the risk of food poisoning: 22 April 2018

Read more about the latest research from Dr Ellen Evans which will appear on BBC One's Rip Off Britain on Thursday 26 April.

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HELIX

Food Innovation Wales helps put Welsh produce on the world stage: 09 March 2018

Food Innovation Wales has launched Wales’ first comprehensive digital food and drink producers’ directory.

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HELIX

BBC documentary shows collaboration between ZERO2FIVE and Dr Beynon's Bug Farm: 10 December 2017

Would you eat insects? Find out what the sensory panel at ZERO2FIVE thought in this BBC documentary.

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HELIX

Children risk health as sport drinks' marketing is misunderstood: 23 June 2017

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HELIX

Cardiff Met’s ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre one of three development partners of £21 million food innovation project: 31 March 2017

A new £21 million programme to strengthen Wales' food and drink sector is expected to safeguard 2,000 jobs and deliver over £100 million for the Welsh economy.

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Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom

Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP visits Cardiff Metropolitan  University: 02 February 2017

Rt Hon. Andrea Leadsom MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, visited the University's ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre to learn about key Welsh food and drink projects and discuss some of the main sector challenges posed by the UK's forthcoming exit from the EU.

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Julie Morgan AM

Julie Morgan AM visits Cardiff Metropolitan University:
27 January 2017

Cardiff North AM, Julie Morgan, visited the University's ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre in her role as Chair of the Welsh Government's European Evaluation Committee.

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David Lloyd

David Lloyd appointed Vice Chairman of the Wales Food and Drink Industry Board

David Lloyd, Director of the Food Industry Centre at Cardiff Metropolitan University, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Wales Food and Drink Industry Board.

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Martin Sutherland

Martin Sutherland appointed to the newly created role of Head of Business and Marketing Consultancy at ZERO2FIVE

This role will further strengthen the ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre by providing commercial and marketing consultancy support for businesses.

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