Family-owned Roberts Bakery is investing £10M in building a third new bakery at its Northwich site to meet expected growth in demand for its plant bread.
A Far Eastern food firm could snap up UK crisp brand Tyrrells, which is reportedly up for sale for £100M.
Bread bakers should be prepared to face further reductions in salt levels when new limits are set by the Department of Health (DH) later this year – despite hitting their 2012 targets and reducing levels by 40% over the past decade.
Consumer watchdog Which? has called for tougher penalties for those convicted of horsemeat fraud and more co-ordinated food surveillance.
A woman’s diet and lifestyle before and during pregnancy, and her baby’s diet in early life, can affect the infant’s risk of succumbing to disease later on and this will have important implications for the food industry, a new scientific report has concluded.
Chilled food manufacturer Greencore will continue to benefit from the long-term trend towards convenience food but, in the UK, the horsemeat scandal is continuing to depress its performance.
Waitrose is launching a sausage designed by food technology students in 50 of its stores today (May 21).
The government is to launch a plan to reduce the nation’s reliance on food and drink imports and increase consumption of UK produce.