Local food for local people? You may be exempt from FIR phase two

Did you know that if you are small enough and operate locally enough, you might be completely exempt from FIR phase 2’s requirements to provide nutritional information on your labels and packaging? The food trade media appears not to have picked up on this and we don’t expect other vendors in this area to shout it from the rooftops. However, on … [Read more...]

Nutrition labelling – will you beat the FIR phase 2 deadline?

Compliance. Don’t you just love it? Thought so. In which case, you’ll know that phase two of the Food Information Regulations comes into effect on December 13. Cue piles of paperwork, loads of cross-referencing and many extra hours of hard grind, especially for owner-operators and QA/technical managers. But it doesn’t have to be this way. If you … [Read more...]

Countdown to nutrition information: three top tips

The countdown has begun. On December 13, 2016, the second round of FIC/FIR/EU 1169 provisions will come into force. As John Prendergast explains on a new post on the Infood website, this will mean that all pre-packed foods will need to provide nutritional information per 100g of product. John looks back on the first 12 months of FIR and how … [Read more...]

Meet us at Food Matters Live

CyBake director Martin Coyle is taking part in business matchmaking sessions at the Food Matters Live conference on November 17 and 18. If you are going, why not arrange a meet? Food Matters Live, which takes place at London's ExCel centre, focuses on the relationship between food, health and nutrition. Martin will be there to talk about Infood, … [Read more...]

CyBake shows off Infood at Allergy & Free From Show North, Nov 7-8

We are exhibiting our Infood® food information solution at the Allergy & Free From Show North at Liverpool’s Exhibition Centre next weekend, November 7-8. Infood is our recipe-based application used by food operators to ensure full compliance with FIR/FIC regulations. It provides accurate allergen and nutritional information on labels, till … [Read more...]

New look, new customers for Infood

Our food information system, Infood, has a brand-new website. Leaner and more mobile-friendly, the new site reflects Infood’s cloud-based nature. We’ve also updated the site’s content, with a revamped, mobile/tablet-optimised, advice centre. This section aims to answer the question “How do I comply with FIR?” in a clear and straightforward … [Read more...]

Infood featured in British Baker, Retail Times, The Press

The news that we’ve rebranded our FIR-compliancy solution as Infood has been well received by the press. First up, we had excellent independent title Retail Times. It’s not just because they often write nice things about us that we always thoroughly recommend this website. It always has some one-the-button coverage on the UK’s food industry. You … [Read more...]

Cybake Fi becomes Infood

On Friday, May 8, we announced that Cybake Fi had been rebranded as Infood. You can read the full press release here. Now, restaurants, delis, take-aways, food service providers and food wholesalers/manufacturers of all kinds can all take advantage of Infood to achieve failsafe FIR compliance. Infood provides customers with accurate, … [Read more...]

RedBlack Software’s Jane Tyler joins British Society of Bakers’ executive committee

JANUARY 21, 2015, YORK, ENGLAND -- RedBlack Software managing director Jane Tyler has joined the executive committee of the British Society of Baking (BSB). RedBlack Software is the creator of the CyBake range of software solutions for retail and wholesale bakeries. Jane Tyler is the first person from the I.T. industry to be invited to the … [Read more...]