Poverty-stricken consumers are being denied 400,000t of surplus food and the food industry could help solve this problem, according to food redistribution charity FareShare.
Two haulage firms have been ordered to pay a total of nearly £278,000 for safety failings, which left a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver paralysed from the chest down.
Sports clothing firm Reebok has launched an uncured bacon product as part of its consumer engagement strategy for the Reebok CrossFit Games.
Nearly 30 new jobs will be created at Harrogate Water Brands, following the opening of a new £6M bottling line.
Millions of pounds could be made if the benefits of fruit and vegetables were marketed more like pharmaceutical drugs, one of the country’s leading dieticians has claimed in response to a new study.
Restaurants and retailers have hit back at Consensus Action on Salt & Health’s (CASH’s) name and shame campaign attacking the salt content of salads, targeting firms including Morrisons and Nando’s.
Dairy Crest has sold ingredients firm FoodTec UK to Adams Foods Ingredients (AFI) for £1.2M.
A Facebook advert attributed to Camerons Brewery, trading as the bar Trocaderos South Shields, has been banned after complaints about its foul language and invitations to drunkenness and promiscuous sexual behaviour, according to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Diageo has appointed Facebook director Nicola Mendelsohn as a non-executive director, effective September 1 2014.
Greencore is slashing its debt levels by completing deals that will net it more than £24M in the current financial year.
Greggs boss Roger Whiteside received praise from City analyst Shore Capital, after the high street baker reported total sales up by 3.1% to £373M in first half results to June 28.
The UK is home to the world’s most expensive sandwich, salad, ham and loaf bread, according to a personal finance website.
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