Ready Foods’s new £2M factory expansion has created 25 new jobs with the help of government support, according to the firm.
Confectionery giant Mondelēz has approached Burton’s Biscuit Company in a multi-million pound bid to acquire its licence to produce Cadbury biscuits, according to media reports.
There’s still time to win a Food Manufacture Excellence Award (FMEA), with deadline for entries now extended to Friday July 29.
Breakfast cereal manufacturer Bokomo Foods has opened a £2M production facility in Cambridgeshire.
Ten fire engines were needed to fight a blaze at 2 Sisters Food Group’s factory in Thetford, Norfolk yesterday (Sunday, July 17), when 270 staff were evacuated from the building.
Brexit and the sugar tax topped food and drink manufacturers’ concerns this year, according to the Food Manufacture Group’s exclusive industry-wide survey. We explore the headline results of the survey with...
Two people have died and 151 cases have been confirmed in an E.coli outbreak that appears to be linked to eating mixed salad leaves.
While supervisory control and data acquisition software has critics, it remains essential to factory operations.
A new craft distillery is set to open this August in Kent, creating at least 10 jobs.
Food supply chain data and software specialist Authenticate Information Systems has mapped its 75,000th product and is now working with more than 4,000 food businesses in 69 countries.
Guidance on the safe use of compressed air in food and drink manufacture is now freely available from the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA).
Ackio, a specialist fruit packer of blueberries, cherries, cranberries and cherry tomatoes, now operates what it claims is the most sophisticated cherry packing line in Europe.
Milton Keynes-based horse-feed supplier Mars Horsecare UK has replaced its ageing steam boiler with a gas-fuelled steam boiler on long-term hire from Byworth Boilers.
A large fire that ripped through a Morrisons’ bakery was battled through the night by West Yorkshire fire-fighters yesterday (July 3).
A horticultural firm was ordered to pay more than £30,000 by Bolton Magistrates court last week (June 27) for safety failings at two of its sites, after investigations by the Health...
William Grant & Sons Distillers, producer of the Glenfiddich single malt brand, has installed the latest instrumentation from Siemens at its Dufftown Distillery in the Highlands of Scotland.
A guide offering food manufacturers practical advice on how to donate food surpluses to food banks has been launched by three trade organisations.
Scottish family-owned Stag Bakeries has completed a £525,000 expansion of its production plant, warehouse and office space.
The boss of Unilever is the latest senior food industry figure to speak up in favour of remaining in the EU, amid a spat over the use of the company’s...
The food and beverage industry is changing fast, with connectivity and boundless data catapulting it into a new digital age.
Potato supplier Branston is to create 20 new jobs after it completes a £5M factory expansion at its site in Lincolnshire.
2 Sisters has signed a new, five-year contract for its Gunstones Bakery near Sheffield, which will offset the loss of a chilled contract with an unnamed retailer, the manufacturer has claimed.
Müller Milk & Ingredients is to close its Aberdeen dairy today (June 10) with the loss of 87 jobs.
Police were called to the 2 Sisters Food Group’s Pennine Foods factory in Sheffield on Monday (June 6) during strike action by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU).
Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF), the gluten-free biscuit manufacturer, is investing £1.2M in new baking production capacity.