The BBC Food and Farming Awards identified seven top trends – including a focus on alcoholic drinks and ethnic flavours – based on the hundreds of entries in this year’s awards.
Soft drinks maker Fentimans will set up a European manufacturing plant if the UK failed to negotiate a tariff-free trade deal with the EU, after Brexit.
The BBC Future Food Award finalists include an underground urban salad producer, a seaweed producer and a community seed co-operative.
Coffee maker Costa has opened a new £38M roaster in Basildon, Essex, to quadruple its capacity.
Halal food and drink is a bigger market than China – worth more than £900bn – and will become increasingly important to food manufacturers when the UK leaves the EU,...
Explore inside Seabrook Crisps’s Bradford factory through a selection of pictures taken during Food Manufacture’s Me and My Factory interview with chief operating officer Daniel Woodwards.
ABP’s new Ellesmere processing plant is leading the way in beef production. Rick Pendrous spoke to the people behind the £30M investment.
Collaborative robots – ‘cobots’ – could be the future for working alongside people.
A blaze at a meat processing plant in Scotland has closed roads in the area, created traffic chaos for motorists and drivers of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).
A strong north-east presence is helping Dicksons to grow sales, explains md Chris Hayman.
Frozen food producer d’Arta UK is to join forces with a farmer co-operative and a bio-energy firm to build what it claims will be one of the UK’s greenest food...
An accident at a whisky bottling plant in Scotland is being probed by police, after a worker was trapped under machinery at the Chivas Brothers Site in Dumbarton last week...
A meat firm boss has claimed innovation through new product development (NPD), and improved shelf-life and packaging, will allow his business to grow both supermarket sales and its own retail...
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has launched FDF Cymru as its new identity in Wales today (March 1), which is St David’s Day.
Pork and bacon producer Robertson’s Fine Foods of Ayrshire has opened a new £3M food processing unit, in a bid to increase capacity.
Progea, a supplier of software for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), has released NExT, a modular platform intended to meet the next generation of industrial requirements.
Designing and building process control panels requires considerable expertise, especially when they are destined for hazardous areas with potentially explosive atmospheres, which exist in some dusty food manufacturing environments.
An inspection and diagnostics service from ABB is claimed to protect operator investment by assessing variable-speed drive (VSD) condition to identify future maintenance needs.
A new weigh hopper with fill/pass valve for dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems has been introduced by Flexicon.
Marel Poultry unveiled a number of new poultry processing developments at last month’s 2017 IPPE show, held in Atlanta, Georgia in the US.
A new range of post-baking dryers aimed at smaller bakeries producing biscuits and crackers, has been introduced by the Radio Frequency Company.
A magnetic filter introduced by Goudsmit Magnetics, which meets European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) food safety requirements, is specially designed for the food industry.
Organic food sales grew 7.1% to £2.09bn last year, revealed The Soil Association, as consumer interest in organic grew.
With the government pledging an additional investment of £2bn a year by 2020 for UK research and development – including a special fund for priority technologies, such as robotics –...
Pay increases in the manufacturing sector – including food and drink firms – are slightly ahead of consumer price inflation, revealed EEF, the manufacturer’s organisation.