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Dairy processor in £14M factory expansion

A north Wales dairy producer is set to invest £14M in expanding its operation after winning a supply contract from a major supermarket.

Tomlinson’s Dairies: plans to increase milk production by 100Ml a year from next July

Premier Foods boss steps down

Premier Foods chairman, David Beever, is stepping down from his position next year.

Jus-Rol factory stops production with loss of 265 jobs

Production at the Jus-Rol pastry factory in Berwick-upon-Tweed ended on September 22, with the loss of 265 jobs.

Morrisons makes ‘good progress’ on six priorities

Morrisons is making progress towards strengthening its business and fulfilling six strategic priorities, claimed a financial statement accompanying the retailer’s first-half results, posted earlier this month.

Tesco to sell mushrooms enriched with vitamin D

Tesco is to launch the UK’s first range of mushrooms which are grown in extra light to naturally enhance their vitamin D levels.

Amazon creates 20,000 Christmas jobs

Amazon plans to hire more than 20,000 temporary staff, including 3,000 at its distribution centre in Swansea, to cope with the Christmas rush.

Euro grocery boss idea divides opinion

European food and drink manufacturers’ organisation FoodDrinkEurope has failed to back calls for a European-wide Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).

Innocent Drinks in recycling innovation

A waste management finance scheme based on Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs), which links a producer’s obligated payments with specific recycling investments, is set to support Innocent Drinks in a move out of gable top cartons into plastics, and aims to allow other brand-owners to demonstrate sustainability in similar ways.

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