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Real Good Food acquires patisserie for £1.75M

Real Good Food has snapped up Devonshire frozen dessert manufacturer Chantilly Patisserie for £1.75M as part of its strategy to enter new markets through acquisitions.

Real Good Real has acquired Chantilly Patisserie through its Haydens business

Nestlé shares productivity success stories

Nestlé UK has shared examples of ways it has boosted productivity throughout its business in a bid to raise the UK’s overall productivity.

BREXit

Food prices 'will not be affected by Brexit'

Food prices in the UK would not go up, should voters choose to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum on membership, according to a leading agricultural economist, who claimed the implications of a Brexit were more political than economic.

New data protection rules set to have big impact

Newly-agreed EU data protection laws will significantly increase the regulatory burden on food and drink businesses, a legal specialist has warned.

Developers get personal about food

Nutrition, health and well-being feature large in Campden BRI’s new research projects this year, with one study looking at improving the nutritional status of crops and another on ‘personalised nutrition’.

Gangmasters’ body to be given more teeth

Government proposals to reform the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA), as it steps up the fight against labour exploitation in the UK, have been welcomed by the enforcement body.

Hunt won’t rule out sugar tax, as Jamie gets ‘more ninja’

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has refused to rule out a sugar tax, as celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has vowed to “get more ninja” in his bid to tackle the UK’s obesity epidemic.