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London chef packaging campaign slammed

A campaign to ban polystyrene packaging in London by top chefs has been slammed by the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA).

The FPA rejected claims that polystyrene packaging was unsafe and non-recyclable

Bakers Union boss suspended from Labour Party

The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) general secretary, Ronnie Draper, has been suspended from voting in the Labour leadership election, despite being a member of the party for most of his life, he claimed.

High Court backs vote on AB InBev takeover

The UK High Court has given the green light to SABMiller’s plan to split the shareholders vote, which would allow a takeover by AB InBev.

Arla Foods raises milk price to 35p a pint

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said it was “a relief” that Arla Foods planned to increase its milk prices by 1p per kg from September 1.

Food manufacturing pipe maker opens new factory

A manufacturer of pipes and hoses for the food processing sector has completed construction of a new production facility.

Food Standards Scotland launches food fraud hotline

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and independent charity Crimestoppers have launched a telephone hotline to fight food fraud.

Supply chain survey: your views are wanted

Time is running out for you to take part in Food Manufacture Group’s online survey of logistics and supply chain professionals and get the chance of winning £100 of Amazon vouchers.

Baxters to roll out training scheme after graduation success

Baxters Food Group in Fochabers, Scotland, has been celebrating the graduation of 11 candidates on its award winning training and development programme ‘Talent for the Future’.

Love Hearts maker Swizzles features on BBC show

Sweet manufacturer Swizzels opened its doors to BBC Two series ‘Inside the Factory’ last Tuesday (August 23), as the programme explored its Derbyshire-based factory, which produces Drumsticks, Love Hearts and Parma Violets.

London chefs call for polystyrene packaging ban

London’s top chefs have called for a ban on polystyrene packaging in an open letter to mayor Sadiq Khan, citing environmental and health concerns.

Whisky exports need to be secured post Brexit: SWA

Free trade deals will be needed to secure exports of Scotch Whisky after the UK leaves the EU, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).