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New appointments in the food and drink industry

New appointments at meat firm Tulip and grocery think-tank IGD lead this month’s photogallery of people moving to new positions within the food and drink industry.

Tulip, IGd and Kellogg all feature in this month's people on the move gallery

Jobs saved at Somerset cider mill after takeover

Up to 24 jobs have been saved at a cider mill in Somerset, after beverage firm Brothers Drinks stepped in to take over manufacturing and production of the plant to keep it from closing.

Lack of Brexit plans a ‘huge threat’ to food industry

The food industry faces a “huge threat” due to the environment secretary Andrea Leadsom’s lack of effective Brexit plan, claims the GMB union.

IGD's Big Debate Conference

Smart tech key to boosting sales: Diageo boss

Smart technology – including temperature-sensitive billboards – and inspired Twitter marketing have “significantly” boosted sales, claims drinks giant Diageo.

2 Sisters gives 350 young people learning chances

2 Sisters Food Group has given 350 learning opportunities to young, unemployed people across the country, as part of its Skills for Work Month.

Dairy processor could cut more than 20 jobs

Arla Foods could axe up to 22 jobs at its Lockerbie factory, after it announced plans to move some of its butter operation to another site.

Safety conference

Food crime boss on three achievements

The Food Crime Unit achieved three key goals of over the past year, its boss Andy Morling claims in this exclusive video interview, filmed at Food Manufacture’s safety conference.

IGD's Big Debate conference

Manufacturers told ‘emotional innovation key to growth’

Food and drink manufacturers should engage with shoppers on “a more emotional level” when planning new product innovation, recommends grocery think-tank IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch.

News in brief

Charlie Bigham’s doubles sales revenue in two years

Premium ready meal manufacturer Charlie Bigham’s has more than doubled sales revenue in two years, after posting a 35% growth in its full-year financial results to September 30 2016.

Grocery think-tank appoints new president

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) vice-president, Leendert den Hollander, has been appointed president of grocery think-tank IGD.

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