Safety

  1. The BST DetectaPen Range is Fully Compliant with BRC Issue 8

    The BST DetectaPen Range is Fully Compliant with BRC Issue 8
    Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 Clause 4.9.6.2 states "Pens used in open product areas shall be controlled to minimise risk of physical contamination (e.g designed without small parts and detectable by foreign body detection equipment)" BST are pleased to state that all our detectable pens conform to this requirement.  The BST Detectapen® features a polypropylene co-polymer body and core which are met al detectable, x-ray visible, food...
  2. A case study on controlling foreign body contamination – with Freaks of Nature

    A case study on controlling foreign body contamination – with Freaks of Nature
    BST Detectable Products & Freaks of Nature discuss the importance of controlling foreign body contamination Freaks of Nature, based in Ossett (West Yorkshire), launched their plant based desserts with Tesco in April 2017 to huge success. Their delicious desserts, which include ‘Mango Fandango’, ‘Cocoa Loco’ and the new ‘Strawberry Blonde’ and ‘Choc & Awe’ Cheesecakes are all free from eggs...
  3. What’s the minimum size of broken detectable plastic that can be detected with a metal detector?

    What’s the minimum size of broken detectable plastic that can be detected with a metal detector?
    There is no straight forward answer to this question, as the answer is dependent on a) the type of plastic used in the detectable product b) the type of metal detector used to inspect the food and c) the type of food being processed. Each of the above three factors can affect the probability of detectable plastic being detected, as...
  4. A case study on the development and use of new food grade detectable ID tags - for FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd

    A case study on the development and use of new food grade detectable ID tags - for FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd
    FoodPro Manufacturing Ltd, part of Browns food group, are a leading ready meal manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience and boast clients such as ASDA, Morrison’s, Iceland, Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, NISA, P&H, Spar & Birdseye. Their range of products include frozen traditional, Indian, Italian and Chinese meals, as well as deserts. Their state of the art production facility in Wigan...
  5. Can I get a discount?

    Large food groups and resellers/stockists may qualify for discounted pricing. Please speak to a member of our team for more details.
  6. Do you offer free carriage?

    Absolutely! All orders over £300 net value qualify for free UK delivery.
  7. Do you work with distributors and resellers?

    Absolutely! Around 60% of our turnover is through overseas exports to key distribution partners. We also work with selected UK based resellers and stockists. If you wish to work with BST or stock our items please send an email to sales@detectable-products.co.uk.
  8. Can you make bespoke products for my factory?

    Absolutely! Our company has a strong engineering heritage and we have great relations with material compounders, machiners, moulders, extruders and assemblers across the UK. We stock granule and sheet food grade detectable materials at our Doncaster HQ ready to despatch to the appropriate processor at short notice. Our experienced team members are available to visit your site to consult and...
  9. Can I open an account?

    Absolutely! Please send an email to sales@bst-detectable.com and we’ll send you an application form. We will carry out a credit check on your company before confirming your account status and credit limit. Once your account is approved we can also open you an account to order quickly and easily on our website with a purchase order check out. Please note...
  10. A case study on the development and use of bespoke detectable brushes - for PTK-GB

    A case study on the development and use of bespoke detectable brushes - for PTK-GB
    PTK are a leading global manufacturer of pharmaceutical machinery, with stylish designs, robust structures, state of the art technology and high performance: rotary tablet presses, automatic capsule filling machines, coating machines and high speed mixers. Gareth Gregg, Manager at PTK GB first met BST Detectable Products at the 2015 PPMA show, where he saw the potential of using metal detectable...

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BST have 30 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of metal detectable and x-ray visible plastic components. Examples of bespoke projects include rubber seals, gaskets and extrusions, as well as pre-loaded vacuum bread depanner belts featuring metal detectable suction cups and retaining clips.

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BST Detectable Products reduce the risk of foreign body contamination in hygiene critical environments, such as food and drink, pharmaceutical or cosmetic manufacturing plants.

Preventing foreign body contamination is at the frontline of food safety and detectable products manufactured by BST not only help toward this goal but also comply with international regulations and complement a company's HACCP systems.

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