AG Barr’s Strathmore Water brand proved a powerhouse of growth for the maker of soft drinks brands including Irn-Bru, Rockstar and Rubicon in the first half of its financial year.
Insects will be creeping on to European consumers’ plates within the next 15 years, as experts predict the value of the edible creepy-crawly food industry to reach more than £230M by 2020.
Home-cooked meals may not be the healthiest or cheapest option for consumers, as food businesses continue to respond to health and price concerns by adapting their recipes, according to new research.
Premier Foods’s ceo Gavin Darby has welcomed the creation of an £11M fund aimed at improving production efficiency and resource use in the food supply chain.
Tesco has announced its new chief financial officer (cfo) Alan Stewart will start his role today (September 23), three months earlier than previously planned.
The food industry should brace itself for an increase in labour costs as the number of people in employment reaches record levels, warns the Association of Labour Providers (ALP).
Tesco has suspended four of its top executives following an investigation into its overstatement of half-year profits by as much as £250M.
Up to 260 jobs are threatened as Dairy Crest announces proposals to close two factories at Hanworth in West London and Chard in Somerset amid plans to ditch glass milk bottles.
Allied Bakeries, Karro Food Group, Mash Direct and Tulip are just four of the firms vying for a Food Manufacturing Excellence Award.
United Biscuits’ factory cuts continue, with the firm behind Jacob’s Cream Crackers, Twiglets and Jaffa Cakes confirming plans to cut up to 157 jobs at its McVitie’s factory in Manchester.
Analysts have been left “flabbergasted” by Tesco’s admission that it may have overstated its expected half-year profit by as much as £250M in an interim statement last month.
Young unemployed people have been given the chance to “have a go” at working in food manufacturing at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Thetford poultry site.
Dairy Crest has won praise from a leading food industry analyst for the “solid performance” of Cathedral City, Country Life, Clover and Frijj, announced in a pre-close trading update.
Food and non-alcoholic drink exports climbed by 4.8% to reach £6.5bn in the first half of this year but Scotch exports sank by 11% to £1.77bn over the same period.
Small food and drink manufacturers should adopt the framework set out in the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) even though they do not have to comply with the legislation.
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