Tesco’s bleak third-quarter results – posting a 92% fall in pre-tax profits to £112M and news of the chairman’s decision to quit – have provoked a predictably acerbic reaction from City and retail analysts.
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent is to quit the business, as the troubled retailer admitted overstating first half profits by £263M and posted pre-tax profits more than 90% down.
Premier Foods saw branded value sales fall in its third financial quarter (Q3) as the maker of Mr Kipling cakes and Ambrosia desserts was stung by supermarkets losing share to discounters.
Drinks company Diageo Scotland has been fined for safety failings after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray.
It’s now even easier for readers to find their ideal food manufacturing jobs and for manufacturers to find their ideal candidates following the redesign of Foodmanjobs.
Cranswick’s purchase of cooked poultry firm Benson Park has been praised by a leading food industry analyst as a ‘sensible’ move fulfilling aims to break into new areas of protein.
The origins of Bombay Sapphire gin date back to 1761, when Thomas Dakin developed a novel recipe for gin.
The influence of technology and social media on the nation’s diet is the top of seven key food and drink trends, identified by posh retailer Waitrose this year, based on millions of purchases in shops and online.
The big four retailers should launch more convenience stores on the doorstep of their rival discounters to fight the competition, according to a leading professor from Aston Business School.
Killer bugs and ways to spot and manage food safety risks were some of the topics discussed by speakers at Food Manufacture Group’s Food safety conference last week (October 15).
R&R Ice Cream is the top mid-market private food processor in the UK by sales, according to the 10th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 list.
Relationships along the food supply chain need more work, according to Professor Colin Dennis, chair of the food safety conference.
A backlash against sugar and sugary foods has driven consumers towards ‘natural’ alternatives, but they can be just as bad for health, experts have warned.
Premier Foods has delivered “a truly awful 2014 stock performance”, despite making solid restructuring progress, said City...
Mondelēz International has stepped up the pressure on the 1,000 factory workers at its Cadbury Bournville site,...
Food safety conference
The UK food and drink industry must communicate to the public that the risk of people contracting...