Louis Pasteur Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist.Frenchchemist He was best known to the general public for inventing a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness - this process came to be called Pasteurization.Pasteurization
Nicholus Appert "father of canning" Nicolas Appert (17 November 1749 – 1 June 1841), was born in Châlons-en- Champagne and was the French inventor of airtight food preservation.Châlons-en- ChampagneFrench
Parts of The Food Industry The Food Industry is divided into four major segments: Production Manufacturing/ processing Distribution Marketing
Parts of The Food Industry The Food Industry is divided by major product line: Cereal and bakery product Meat, Fish, and Poultry Dairy products Fruits and vegetables Sugars and other sweets Fat and oils Nonalcoholic beverages/ alcoholic beverages
Food trend Overview Many social, economic and demographic changes over the last decade have influenced the choice of what foods people want to eat, but three macro trends dominate: Health Convenience Indulgence.
Convenience People are looking for speed and convenience in a whole range of areas including food. The continuing increase in the number of working women. The rise in the number of single person households and busy working lives has resulted in fewer people sitting down together at the same time to eat a meal. “great taste at speed”great taste at speed According to industry research, the sector has grown by 70% over 10 years, creating a UK market worth almost £25 billion*.
Health Healthy eating is a high profile subject and there is no doubt that the trend for ‘healthier’ foods is growing. With an ever increasing number of diet and health-conscious consumers, food companies such as ourselves are responding with new ranges and updated recipes to meet demand.
Indulgence There is no dispute that everyone likes to indulge from time to time. For some it’s a seasonal pleasure, for others it’s a quick reward for a busy and demanding lifestyle.