The Campylobacter crisis is set to heat up, with warmer spring and summer weather likely to push up poultry contamination levels, Jeremy Hall, technical director of Bernard Matthews, has warned.
Dunbia will pump £27M into a new boning hall and upgrades to three processing lines, creating 209 jobs at its Dungannon, Northern Ireland, facility.
Cash injections of up to £50,000 will be given to small food and drink firms, following the creation of six new Food Enterprise Zones by the environment secretary Elizabeth Truss.
The UK’s ‘desperate’ dairy sector needs more support from the British government, according to National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Meurig Raymond.
Sainsbury could double the number of its convenience stores from 700 to more than 1,500 at current rates of opening, according to ceo Mike Coupe.
The Heinz Kraft £100bn mega merger is likely to lead to cost cutting on a big scale, according to analysts.
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An ice cream manufacturer has been ordered to pay more than £18,000, after one of its workers had a finger severed while cleaning a fruit feeder machine.
Top food and drink manufacturing bosses Gavin Darby, Premier Foods, Leendert den Hollander, Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Ranjit Singh Boparan, 2 Sisters Food Group, will be joining other food industry bosses in a back-to-schools plan to sharpen students’ employment prospects.
Technology is moving closer to delivering hand-crafted effects on an industrial scale, with innovations such as Fritsch’s Multitwist twisting machine and GEA’s MultiDrum system, winners of International FoodTec Gold Awards at Anuga FoodTec 2015.
Thousands of European food and drink firms are missing out on the £27bn global functional food market because of restrictive health claims wording, leading nutritionists have complained.
Food firms can now harness the fabled detection skills of Sherlock to boost product quality, thanks to innovation from Insort, which won a 2015 International FoodTec Gold Award at Anuga FoodTec.
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