A new partnership between the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) and its American counterpart – the Institute of Food Technologists – leads the selection of good and bad...
Rachel’s is facing job losses as a result of the organic dairy producer losing a contract with Tesco amid the multiple’s drive to cull 30% of its stock keeping units...
It is vital more food and drink firms use horizon scanning to put in place robust measures to protect themselves against avoidable food safety threats in the future.
The expansion of Quality Pork Limited’s (QPL’s) Brechin abattoir is set to be completed towards the end of this year, following a £2.7M investment by the Scottish government.
Trades union Unite has attacked Yorkshire Fresh Fruits (YFF) for offering an ‘insulting’ £50 on top of statutory redundancy pay for hourly paid workers when it closes in June.
A lack of knowledge about food industry careers, misconceptions about manufacturing and a dip in apprenticeships are the three barriers blocking women from starting careers in the food and drink...
Restructuring at Morrisons leads our Good week, bad week video roundup of food industry news over the past seven days.
Imminent engineers’ strikes at Fox’s Biscuits’ Batley factory, owned by 2 Sisters Food Group, in West Yorkshire, could disrupt production, trades union Unite has claimed.
There are many threats to the food and drink sector, but CFA director Kaarin Goodburn tells Nicholas Robinson the skills gap is the biggest
Welsh dairy co-operative South Caernarfon Creameries has invested £6M in a new cheese production facility at its existing site in Gwynedd, creating 10 new jobs.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) 40 year-old Milton Keynes site has had more than £6M invested into it in the past three years, but plant director Nicholas Nixon wants more.
Futurology can play a key role in helping food and drink manufacturers make wise investments in new product development, according to futurologist Morgaine Gaye.
60 jobs have been saved at Corby bakery Bakeaway, which supplies supermarket own-label products, thanks to the business being bought out of administration after an eleventh hour rescue bid.
A healthy children’s ready meal start-up is set to go global and has joined forces with the popular kid’s book The Gruffalo.
Energy audits required by the EU’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) can help food manufacturers with more than energy savings, explains Golder Associates’ Ruth Fain and Dave Mercer.
A coffee roaster has invested £2.5M to boost capacity at its Dartford facility in Kent.
Rising energy policy costs are preventing a whopping three quarters of food and drink manufacturers from investing in their businesses, according to research from energy firm npower.
Food and drink manufacturers must ensure their products continue to meet the needs of retailers and consumers or they risk a Kingsmill-style delisting, according to category management specialist Bridgethorne.
Charging for hygiene inspections – so-called official controls – of food businesses within the EU is under consideration, which could have a big impact on costs, especially if full cost recovery is...
Food manufacturers supplying the foodservice market should focus on a growing trend for upmarket on-the-go and sharing products driven by the popularity of US-style street food, according to industry representatives.
Food research organisation Campden BRI has created a new department, which brings together key expertise in the areas of primary production, raw materials and ingredients, and primary processing operations.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has refuted attacks about her ineffectiveness, after criticism that she lacked the clout to punish supermarkets that breached the Groceries Supply Code of...
Food and drink manufacturers should understand the differences between fads and trends before investing money in innovations, according to food futurologist Morgaine Gaye.
Graham’s Family Dairy plans to create 450 jobs in Scotland with the construction of a £20M research and training facility in Stirling.
Ugly food will be a top trend within the next five years as consumer demand moves away from products that look perfect, according to food futurologist Dr Morgaine Gaye.