Manufacturing in the UK is firmly back on the government’s agenda, with the recent publication of the Foresight Report on the Future of Manufacturing, under the leadership of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
A study carried out by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University, in collaboration with Chaucer Foods – which claims to be the world's largest supplier of freeze-dried fruit – has found that freeze drying strawberries had no significant impact on their nutrient content.
Premier Foods should gain ground from any deal involving its bread business, according to Investec analyst Nicola Mallard.
HSBC has pumped millions of pounds into Somerset cheese manufacturer Lye Cross Farm, which it claims will boost production by 1,000t a year to 4,500t to meet growing demand.
Experts have rubbished claims that the methanol content in aspartame threatens consumer health, following the publication of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) risk assessment.
Nestlé is in the 10 best global firms for corporate responsibility (CR) reporting, according to an independent survey published by audit, tax and advisory company KPMG.
An online advert urging employers not to employ people from Romania – linked to the question “the most depraved country on earth?” – has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Supermarkets have boosted their purchases of British-farmed pork, ham and sausages since the horsemeat scandal, reveals new research from the English pig industry levy board BPEX.
Aspartame posed no threat to consumers at current recommended levels of consumption, the outcome of a recent European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) risk assessment concluded yesterday (December 10).