Food and drink in Wales is to get a £21M boost, as the Welsh government launches a programme to fund research into food production and safeguard thousands of jobs.
A £1M Scottish aquaculture programme has been launched to boost supply chain innovation, increase industry turnover by about £8M, and create up to 50 jobs.
Scotland Food & Drink has launched a £10M strategy to double the size of its sector to £30bn by 2030.
Food ingredients producer Kent Foods is to move into Symingtons’ former noodle factory in Leeds, as part of plans to expand its operations.
2 Sisters Food Group’s parent company, Boparan Holdings, reported a 17.8% drop in like-for-like operating profit in its second quarter trading update, blaming currency fluctuations and the “very tough” trading environment....
Potato processing firm M&F Ltd has appointed administrators to sell the company’s assets, with the loss of 90 jobs.
Premium own-label cakes and desserts manufacturer Park Cakes has been bought by its management team from private equity owner Vision Capital.
Food manufacturer Apetito has invested £31M in its south-west factory to increase capacity and efficiency, creating about 40 jobs.
Whisky workers are seeking “honest answers” from EU officials in Brussels today (March 22) over the security of their jobs once the UK quits the EU.
Scottish food and drink exports achieved record sales of £5.5bn last year, up 8% on the total achieved in 2015.
Speciality cake and bread manufacturer Finsbury Food Group reported a 4% rise in operating profit to £8.3M in its half-year trading update, as the business continues to transform “into a diverse,...
North Somerset Council has secured £9.36M of funding to build a food and drink innovation centre, FoodWorksSW, which will create 250 jobs.
A blaze that killed about 16,000 chickens in Carlisle has sparked a wave of response on social media site Twitter.
Unilever may sell its Flora, Stork and Bertolli brands as part of its comprehensive review, according to reports, prompting the GMB union to urge the manufacturer to avoid a cost-cutting “slash...
The Food and Drink Federation is to launch a new small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) membership scheme at a trade event this week.
Dawn Meats is close to sealing the takeover of Northern Ireland meat firm Dunbia, an industry expert said.
Sainsbury, Britain’s second largest retailer, has warned of turbulent times ahead related to Brexit, as it reported a 0.5% drop in like-for-like sales.
Arla Foods UK’s added-value milk sales hit £95M last year, as 1.5M consumers chose its branded products over standard fresh milk.
Hundreds of food producers from across the UK have responded to Morrisons’ search for the best local food, in a bid to boost British supply on shelves across the retailer’s...
Biscuit and confectionery manufacturer Pladis has revealed plans to double its chocolate sales this year, after posting revenues of £2.2bn in its first year of trading.
Seabrook Crisps has set its sights on expansion overseas, with planned export deals in Australia and the Middle East.
Local British food and drink has seen a boost in the past year, according to supply chain standards organisation GS1.
An egg producer in North Yorkshire is set for expansion, after receiving an £800,000 investment to grow the business.
Major players in the food and drink industry have called on the government to reach an early trade deal with the Republic of Ireland – its biggest export market –...
A gourmet food business that fell into insolvency has been taken over by its current md and the former boss of Ragu and Aunt Bessie’s maker Symingtons.