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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Marks and Spencer plc

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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FT0534: Fogging as a means of disinfection in food processing and similar plant.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1998, Cost £161,011
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
 
 
FT0582: Design and evaluation of barrier tunnels between low and high care food processing areas.(AFM132)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £115,999
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Packaging, Pathogens, Process Technology
 
 
FT0587: Automated Sandwich Assembly and Packing (AFM 173)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £310,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   ADVANCED AND HYGENIC FOOD MANUFACTURING
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Packaging, Process Technology, Automation, Sandwiches
 
 
FT1010: Internalisation of Human Pathogens into Growing Salad Vegetables and Leafy Herb Plants(FQS33)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £145,607
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Nutrition, Pathogens, Salads, Vegetables, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1013: Improved Detection of Foodborne Viruses (FQS 38)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £264,021
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Process Technology, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1019: Improving Microbiological Safety & Quality of Ready to Eat Produce (FQS 47)
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £336,431
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Microbial Growth, Process Technology, Products and Processes
 
 
FT1505: Biodegradable Starch Mano-Composites for Thermoformable Film Packaging for Food Products (AFM 200)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £540,315
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Environmental Protection, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Materials Science, Packaging, Process Technology, Products and Processes
 
 
FT1518: Automatic Reconfigurable Food Handling and Packaging System for Confectionery(AFM211)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2008, Cost £314,446
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Engineering, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Manufacturing Efficiency, Process Technology, Products and Processes
 
 
FT1538: Exploitation of non-destructive scanning laser Vibrometry for assessment of firmness and damage in fruit and vegetables (AFM 235)
Description - Objective - Time Scale
From 2006 To 2010
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Waste Reduction and Recycling in the Food Chain
Keywords:  
Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Waste
 
 
FT1576: Assessment of waste reduction through the implementation of smart tracking and monitoring systems: A feasibility proposal (AFM 287)
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £50,000
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Advanced Food Manufacturing Programme
Keywords:  
Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry
 
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