The very best and brightest young talent the food and drink industry has to offer were recognised for the first time at the food manufacturing Oscars earlier this month.
Samworth Brothers has split its Walkers Midshire Foods division into two separate businesses: Walkers Deli and Walkers Sausage Co, while separately announcing the creation of 370 jobs at another facility.
Supermarkets face a fresh blow to consumers’ trust in them as chicken tested for the food poisoning bug campylobacter looks set to yield even worse results than previous samples.
A food ingredients firm has been ordered to pay nearly £24,000 for a worker’s scalding accident in a prosecution brought by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) appointment of a new president and an acting director general lead this month’s selection of the latest appointments in the food and drink industry.
A Morrisons’ shopper got more than he bargained for when he discovered a tongue-eating parasite in his portion of sea bass.
The UK market could benefit from Greencore’s increasing investment in hot food-to-go in the US, according to chief financial officer Alan Williams.
Greencore’s group revenue climbed by 6.4% to £1,273.5M in the year to September 26 2014, thanks to the strong performance of its food-to-go business, according to boss Patrick Coveney.
New World Foods Europe has bought Yorkshire-based Kings Biltong – the latest deal to be clinched in that sector in the past year.
DNA sequencing and biofortification of food will create the biggest opportunities for food businesses to respond to pressure to operate more sustainably in 2015, according to the UK’s innovation agency Innovate UK.
The top trend for the cocoa and chocolate industry for next year will be ‘From Clean to Clear Label’, according to Cargill and Innova Market Insights.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has won the coveted Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs), at the London Park Lane Hilton in a glittering award ceremony last week (November 20).
Thornton’s production line manager Jodie Adcock has won the inaugural Young Talent of the Year award in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs).
Sandwich and pastry demand offset falling fresh pork sales for meat processor Cranswick in the first half of its financial year (H1), according to leading food industry analyst Clive Black.
Strict health claims regulations and the economic downturn have had an adverse effect on the global functional food and drink market, according to a report from Leatherhead Food Research.
More than a third of Brits (35.1%) will shun the traditional turkey dinner this Christmas in favour of other meats, according to research by e-commerce business service Webloyalty.
KP Snacks’s Consett factory will close in the first quarter of next year, threatening more than 100 jobs, the company has confirmed,...
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Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney has won the coveted Personality of the year award in the industry’s...