Mondelēz International has stepped up the pressure on the 1,000 factory workers at its Cadbury Bournville site, issuing a booklet outlining what future working practices will look like there.
Dairy Crest is investing £4M in a food innovation centre at Harper Adams University campus at Newport in Shropshire, which it hopes will help it boost new product development.
Seabrook Crisps has invested £32,730 in new machinery and the creation of at least four jobs as part of wider plans to boost innovation, improve production flexibility and boost sales.
Meat processor Tulip is creating up to 45 jobs in an £8M investment at its Ruskington plant in Lincolnshire, which makes Scotch eggs and cocktail sausages for the retail sector.
Sex, drugs, 3D food printing, innovation and disruption among the retail market were just some of the topics discussed during the grocery think tank IGD’s convention at the Park Plaza...
Food and drink manufacturers could be hit by a 50% hike in electricity costs by 2020, restricting investment, margins, competitiveness and economic growth, warns the manufacturers’ organisation EEF.
Consumer demand for healthier products will push the UK's gluten-free (GF) food manufacturers to make further reductions to the fat, sugar and salt content of their foods, industry experts have...
Insects could be the next big ‘foodie’ trend, if a start-up firm which aims to make them more acceptable to UK consumers, has its way
The tough retail environment would not stop posh ready meal's firm Charlie Bigham’s from investing, said the company’s founder after announcing a 46% year-on-year sales growth this week.
The rise of the discount retailers was the most disruptive force on the UK grocery market in the last year, according to delegates at the IGD conference yesterday (October 7).
Heinz’s plans to close its Aunt Bessie’s potato factory at North Walsham in Norfolk, threatening 200 jobs, is “devastating” news, according to trades union Unite.
An increase in interest from supermarkets for Chinese foods has led to the creation of 10 new jobs and a £700,000 investment by one manufacturer.
Crisp Malting Group is investing thousands of pounds in a combined heat and power (CHP) unit to slash its carbon emissions by an estimated 2,386t annually.
Manufacturers must speak out against the financial pressures supermarkets place on them if they are ever to invest in automation and improve their margins, an industry boss has urged.
Premium ready meals firm Cook will create more than 100 jobs after investing £2M in the company’s two manufacturing facilities, its operations director has revealed.
Increased global demand for meat will force food manufacturers to find innovative ways of using less but better meat or meat substitutes in their products, industry experts have predicted.
Fox’s Biscuits, part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, is replacing the refrigeration equipment at its Uttoxeter manufacturing facility, with the help of Lorien Engineering. The work is necessary to...
To meet the planning challenges of fulfilling peak demand for specialist foods during religious festivals such as Ramadan, Diwali and the Chinese New Year, Westmill Foods has moved to an...
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne tells Nicholas Robinson about her plans for Genius
Plant bakers will have to innovate to address the declining UK sliced bread market, claims a leading market analyst.
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 Food Manufacture’s webinar last month.
People are crucial to Cook’s business model, Mark Dennis tells Nicholas Robinson
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.