Salt targets for foodservice operators have been issued by the Department of Health (DH) for the first time, although the jury is out on how realistic they are.
Food and drink manufacturers sometimes lose out to other industries in the competition to attract new talent and need “a fresh approach”, says food and farming minister George Eustice.
Allied Bakeries (AB) will use consumer diet and health concerns in a bid to reverse a predicted 8% sales decline in white plant bread products in the next few years.
First Milk's way is clear to develop its hard cheese and creamery interests now competition authorities have cleared its partnership with Adams Foods, according to the two firms.
Last month the Food Manufacture Group assembled a crack-team of webinar speakers to help equip food and drink businesses with the information they need to prepare for the Food Information to Consumers Regulation, due to be enforced on December 13 2014.
The authorities in Brussels and London should have done more to explain the implications of the EU’s new food labelling rules, set out in the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (FIC), according to law firm DWF.
Morrisons’ financial prospects continue to give “cause for concern”, a second city analyst has warned, ahead of the firm’s full-year results due to be revealed next week.
Food and drink manufacturers should send teenage apprentices into schools to inspire youngsters to choose the right qualifications to launch a career in the industry, as part of a new approach to careers advice, says George Eustice, food and farming minister.
Tangerine Confectionery claims 166 jobs could go following the planned closure of its factory in Blackpool in a UK-wide programme to trim excess capacity.
The national media has seriously misreported consumers’ sugar intake and its apparent link to obesity following the World Health Organisation’s (WHO’s) latest intake update this week, leading nutritionists have claimed.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) will have invested £227M in its operations in Great Britain in the past four years, once it has injected a further £52M into the business this year.
Top nutrition scientists have been drawn into a row following comments made by England’s chief medical officer that sugar could be addictive and may need to be taxed.
Premier Foods’ real challenge starts now, in the wake of its successful refinancing deal, although the agreement was an important milestone, claims one industry expert.