First Milk has posted an £8M rise in profit since last year in its interim financial report for the six months to September 30 2016, following a “radical transformation” of the company.
Pay restructuring at Cott Beverages’ West Yorkshire drinks factory could cut skilled workers’ wages, according to employees at the site.
Premier Foods and Walkers Shortbread are joining a range of food and drink manufacturers at a meeting today (December 14) organised by the Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) designed...
Baking ingredients firm LFI Tollblend has been acquired by French multi-national Lesaffre for an undisclosed sum.
Brexit will create new opportunities for UK food and drink manufacturers, claimed luxury ice cream producer Simply Ice Cream.
Premium own-label food and drink sales revenue increased 13% in the 12 weeks to December 4, compared with the same period last year, Kantar Worldpanel has revealed.
The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has signed a deal with a Brazilian spirit maker to promote responsible alcoholic drinking, the trade body has revealed.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU is likely to result in import substitution as the cost of sourcing ingredients from overseas markets grows, Premier Foods chief executive Gavin Darby...
UK shoppers are set to spend £20.6bn on food and groceries over the Christmas period, according to grocery think-tank IGD.
Banana supplier Fyffes is to be acquired by Japanese giant Sumitomo Corporation in a takeover worth £632.7M (€751M).
Biscuit brands Delacre and DeliChoc have been bought by Ferrero from United Biscuits, for an undisclosed sum.
Further strikes at confectionery manufacturer Tangerine’s York factory are planned, after a breakdown in talks over workers’ pay.
Premium condiments and biscuits maker Cottage Delight has been acquired by Fine Foods Group, part of Vestey Holdings, for an undisclosed fee.
The launch of a new business growth programme hopes to boost turnover and create new jobs for small food and drink companies in Scotland.
Sausage manufacturer Heck! Food is the fourth fastest-growing company in the UK, revealed in The Sunday Times’s Fast Track 100 list.
Real Good Food’s sales grew by 5% to £49M in the six months to September 30 2016, driven by the performance of its premium bakery division, the company revealed in...
Associated British Foods (ABF) has announced plans to open a new bakery in Lincolnshire.
The recent spat between Unilever and Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco over the Marmite brand owner’s attempt to raise its price, was a clear sign of things to come in life...
Brexit poses no threat to businesses, believes 74% of manufacturers, including food and drink firms, while consumer confidence dropped to a six-month low.
A £3M local supply chain project has been launched to help Scottish food and drink firms build connections with suppliers, processors and retailers, the Scottish government revealed on St Andrews...
Food ingredients manufacturer Chaucer has been acquired by a Japanese instant food producer and distributor, in a deal worth more than $120M (£95.4M).
Up to 40 jobs have been created at a biscuit manufacturer in Gateshead, after the company’s new £1.2M bake oven and production line became fully operational.
Consumers are set to embrace European food traditions this festive season, with demand doubling in the past three years, according to Britain’s biggest retailer.
Nutella and chocolate maker Ferrero is close to sealing a deal to buy two biscuit brands from United Biscuits, the manufacturer has confirmed.
Soft drinks firm Britvic reported a 10.1% rise in annual sales revenue to £1.43bn, boosted by growth in its no and low sugar drinks, as the manufacturer strived to reduce...