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Manufacturing bosses in schools skills plan

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.

Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby will be going back to school to boost students' employment prospects
Anuga FoodTec trends

Mass production moves closer to manual skills

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.

Anuga FoodTec trends

Sherlock Food Analyser boosts product quality

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.

Food and drink industry people on the move

Morrisons’s express check out of five board members leads our selection of the latest people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Sacked Top Gear star offered job at Aldi

Sacked BBC Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson has been offered a job on the shop floor at the discount store Aldi.

UK job fears after Heinz and Kraft merger

The merger of food giants Heinz and Kraft Foods Group has sparked fears about UK jobs, according to Unite the Union.

Morrisons boss ‘could galvanise’ the retailer

 Morrisons new boss David Potts “could galvanise” the troubled retailer, according to City analysts less than two weeks after he took over the role of chief executive from Dalton Philips.

Iglo pumps £3.7M into frozen fight on food waste

Frozen food firm Iglo Group and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have launched a campaign to educate consumers about the benefits of freezing food in a bid to reduce food waste across Europe.

Fall in meat prices hit Hilton’s sales

Hilton Food Group has announced a 2.3% fall in sales to £1.1bn, due to lower meat prices and “unfavourable” currency exchange rates in its full-year results for the 52 weeks to December 28 2014.

Arla Easter strike threat intensifies

Arla Foods’s milk deliveries to northern supermarkets could be disrupted over Easter, after the GMB and Unite the Union both warned a three-day strike was likely over the holiday.


Morrisons boss buys £1M of supermarket shares

Morrisons new boss invests £1M in shares

New Morrisons boss David Potts has signalled his faith in the troubled retailer by buying more than...

Five top Morrisons' executives exit in board shakeup

Five top Morrisons executives exit in board shakeup

Morrisons boss David Potts has revealed five board members are to leave the retailer in a management...

Food firms must follow social trends
Food Vision 2015

Top social trends food firms must follow

Four top trends – sobriety, risk management, nutritional supplements and everyday indulgence should guide food and drink...