An expert team of speakers armed delegates with the information they need to comply with new EU rules requiring mandatory energy audits during the Food Manufacture Group’s energy webinar.
Conducting energy audits will save large-scale food and drink manufacturers hundreds of thousands of pounds and help smaller ones make savings too, according to the Food Manufacture Group’s webinar last month....
Food and beverage giant PepsiCo has joined other leading food and drink firms in praising the UK’s first food engineering degree, which begins today (September 29) at Sheffield Hallam University.
British manufacturers want overwhelmingly to remain in the EU, according to a survey by the manufacturers’ organisation EEF.
Tesco has admitted batches of its pork sausages contained chicken, along with two other incidents of what it termed “crossover”, where products were found to contain meats not specified on the...
The return of mackerel to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) ‘fish to eat’ list has been welcomed by the Scottish mackerel processing industry.
New compulsory energy audits – which must be conducted by large-scale food and drink manufacturers by December 2015 – are not needless red tape but a key business tool that...
A worker’s serious back injury, caused by a forklift truck accident, has resulted in a £9,000 bill for a Basingstoke company.
The Great British Bake Off star Berkshire student Martha Collison – who was interviewed by this website last autumn – is in contention to be crowned Britain’s best baker, after...
The food industry should brace itself for an increase in labour costs as the number of people in employment reaches record levels, warns the Association of Labour Providers (ALP).
Premier Foods’s ceo Gavin Darby has welcomed the creation of an £11M fund aimed at improving production efficiency and resource use in the food supply chain.
Food and drink manufacturers have no need to fear compulsory energy audits that must be conducted by December 2015, says Wyke Farms’ boss Richard Clothier.
Allied Bakeries, Karro Food Group, Mash Direct and Tulip are just four of the firms vying for a Food Manufacturing Excellence Award.
Small food and drink manufacturers should adopt the framework set out in the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) even though they do not have to comply with the legislation.
Up to 260 jobs are threatened as Dairy Crest announces proposals to close two factories at Hanworth in West London and Chard in Somerset amid plans to ditch glass milk bottles.
Research into why banana skin is slippery when stepped on has won year’s Ig Nobel physics prize, the spoof awards for research that makes people laugh or think.
United Biscuits’ factory cuts continue, with the firm behind Jacob’s Cream Crackers, Twiglets and Jaffa Cakes confirming plans to cut up to 157 jobs at its McVitie’s factory in Manchester....
This year’s Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) attracted a record number of entries and the calibre of those entries wowed the judging panel.
Universal Flexible Packaging (UFP) is investing £11M in a new snack factory in Lewisher Road, Leicester, which will create 56 jobs as it shifts production from its Lunsford Road facility.
Work has begun on Heineken’s HP Bulmer cider plant in Herefordshire as part of a multi-million pound modernisation and capacity increase programme, handled by principal contractor Chalcroft Construction.
Food manufacturers need an energy plan to make cost savings and to boost the branding of their products, says Richard Clothier, md of cheese producer Wyke Farms.
The big six energy suppliers have been slated for poor customer service in a survey by consumer watchdog Which?
This autumn will see the first results emerge from the first phase of a two-year research project into the use of steam infusion as a technique for improving the nutritional...
With just three days to go until the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour webinar on the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), we have collected together key quotes that capture how...
Final plans are in progress for the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour webinar on energy savings, which will take place at 1100 GMT on Thursday, September 18.