Oils and fats producer AAK has been crowned overall champion at Premier Foods's supplier awards yesterday.
Baxters Food Group has been fined £60,000 after a worker suffered “life-changing injuries” caused by an accident on one of its production lines.
Meat supplier Cranswick’s shares climbed 6%, after the Hull-based firm posted 10% revenue growth to £481.5M, in the six months to September 30.
Food packing business Kapak Foods has been bought out of administration for an undisclosed sum, saving 150 jobs.
Workers on the minimum wage were in line for a pay rise from yesterday, amid concerns about the impact on the food and drink manufacturing industry.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has invested £300,000 in its Edmonton factory in north London as part of its commitment to manufacturing excellence and innovation.
The creation of a global mega-brewing giant worth around $275bn could be on the cards following news last month that Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev was planning to make a bid for rival SABMiller in a deal potentially costing $130bn.
Soft drink manufacturers worldwide have again been urged to set sugar reduction targets, while the advertising regulator plans to consult on new rules for non-broadcast adverts targeted at children.