How was your business week – tough, terrific or just indifferent? In this new occasional series, the Food Manufacture Group takes a sideways look at the week’s food and industry news.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has temporarily appointed Richard Hoskin as the head of the newly created Food Crime Unit (FCU), with the title head of food crime, incidents and resilience.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has welcomed the conviction of Michael Redhead, company director of Michael Redhead Associates Limited, for food fraud after hoodwinking Iceland Foods.
Kingsmill manufacturer Allied Bakeries (AB) will use 100% sustainable palm oil and derivatives in its products, the bread giant announced today (January 30).
Sales of the natural sweetener stevia are set to rocket beyond their £4M market value, as sweet-toothed consumers search for indulgent products with fewer calories, analysts have predicted.
PepsiCo plans up to 56 job cuts at its Leicester Walkers Crisps factory, the snacks and drinks giant has confirmed.
A slowdown in childhood obesity growth rates does not absolve the food and drink industry from blame, despite its efforts to reduce the fat, sugar and salt (FSS) content of its products, experts have said.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) needs more than the power to fine supermarkets breaking the Groceries Supply Code of Practice to be effective, according to one leading industry expert.
Food and drink manufacturing mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have been mainly driven by intense competition in the UK retail sector, according to analysis from Grant Thornton.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed Jason Feeney as its new chief operating officer.
The boss of Peter Boddy Licensed Slaughterhouse is the first person to face jail after admitting criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal.
Food and drink manufacturers’ exports could be threatened by the recent Greek election result, if the successful Syriza party destabilises the euro, warns a specialist foreign exchange provider.
Cranswick’s third-quarter results, boosted by strong Christmas sales, continued to buck the flat or downward trend in the UK grocery market, said City analysts.
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News in brief
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