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Meat firm Cranswick in new recruitment drive

Meat processor Cranswick is recruiting 33 new workers, including 20 roles across a number of departments, and 13 apprentices.

Meat processor Cranswick is searching for 20 new workers and 13 apprentices

Food firms ‘miss out on millions of pounds of tax relief’

Food and drink manufacturers are missing out on millions of pounds worth of tax relief, according to a new study by business consultancy Catax.

Unicorns and Kit Kat lead new product gallery

A novel type of chocolate, Halloween-inspired toffee apple ice cream and Kellogg’s Fruit Loops cereal lead our latest photogallery of new product developments (NPDs) by food and drink manufacturers.

Food manufacturers lose £400M as productivity falls

Falling productivity cost food and drink producers an extra £400M in labour costs last year, a report has revealed, as manufacturers are urged to make strategic changes ahead of more challenging market conditions.

Nim’s secures first supermarket listing

Snack manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps is to supply The Co-op, the company's first deal with a major supermarket.

KK Fine Foods agrees deal with Belgian pasta maker

Meat, fish and vegetarian meal manufacturer KK Fine Foods has agreed a partnership with a Belgian pasta-based meals maker.

Food industry welcomes PM’s transition period plan

The food and drink industry has welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for a two-year transition period, in which the terms of trade should remain unchanged, to ease Britain’s exit from the EU.

FSA to stop reporting on top supermarkets’ campylobacter

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is to stop naming the top nine supermarkets in its annual survey on campylobacter contamination in chickens, as it turns its attention to smaller establishments. 

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