Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) chief executive Philip Lymbery has slammed UK dairy industry plans to drive up milk production to reduce the £1.2bn dairy deficit as “irresponsible” and “cruel”.
Fyffes has hailed its merger with Chiquita Brands as "transformative" in a move that creates a multinational with sales of £2.76bn, boosting scale and efficiency for both firms.
Premier Foods is backing Prince Charles’ charity, In Kind Direct, to support communities devastated by floods in the south west of England.
Dairy processor Meadow Foods has been ordered to pay more than £72,000 after two of its workers were badly scalded by hot water from a 600-litre tank.
Salt targets for foodservice operators have been issued by the Department of Health (DH) for the first time, although the jury is out on how realistic they are.
Updated salt targets for packaged foodstuffs are too soft on meat and cheese, a leading expert claims, as the Department of Health (DH) posts foodservice targets for the first time.
Allied Bakeries (AB) will use consumer diet and health concerns in a bid to reverse a predicted 8% sales decline in white plant bread products in the next few years.
The European Commission has issued a regulation on Food Information to Consumers. We knew that as the FIC. The British government has issued a draft Food Information Regulation, which demands that the FIC be called the FIR. The European one defines what must (or must not) go with all foods,...
Last month the Food Manufacture Group assembled a crack-team of webinar speakers to help equip food and drink businesses with the information they need to prepare for the Food Information to Consumers Regulation, due to be enforced on December 13 2014.
First Milk’s way is clear to develop its hard cheese and creamery interests now competition authorities have cleared its partnership with Adams Foods, according to the two firms.
Food and drink manufacturers sometimes lose out to other industries in the competition to attract new talent and need “a fresh approach”, says food and farming minister George Eustice.