Green lobby groups have welcomed recent initiatives from the food industry to improve the sustainability of its palm oil, while calling for further action.
Unilever is to cut 2,000 jobs, according to City analyst Panmure Gordon, after attending the manufacturing giant’s annual investor day this week.
One of the UK's largest outdoor-reared pig producers, Dent Ltd has gone into administration.
Müller Dairy is planning £45-50M worth of investment across its UK business and expects eventually to create up to 100 jobs at its Market Drayton site in Shropshire.
More joined up food and nutrition policy between government departments is urgently required, a former chief inspector of schools in England and top civil servant at the Department for Education and Skills, has warned.
Television programmes, such as the BBC’s Great British Bake Off, have made the bakery sector “sexy” and fuelled an interest from young people to start careers within the food and drink industry.
Compassion in World Farming’s Dr Tracey Jones is taking a softly, softly approach to getting major food firms to improve animal welfare standards, reports Gary Scattergood
Sweet manufacturer Haribo has booked Leeds-based engineering firm JPG to build its £92M confectionery plant at Castleford, West Yorkshire.
Müller’s new £17M butter-making plant in Market Drayton, Shropshire, reveals the firm’s optimism and confidence in the UK, according to owner Theo Müller.