Food and drink production is leading growth in the UK's manufacturing sector, according to the latest industrial trends survey from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Chaucer Foods aims to create 25 jobs in Hull as the company adds a third production line there and looks to expand into gluten-free bakery items by 2016.
Plans for 150 poultry plant jobs at the former First Milk Maelor Creamery site near Wrexham have been cleared to proceed after the local council granted planning permission for the...
The Provision Trade Federation (PTF) has set out a three-year plan to grow its influence, services to members and membership numbers, under its new director general Terry Jones.
Birds Eye has pumped thousands of pounds into its online grocery channel in a successful bid to boost sales and stay ahead of the curve, its UK and Ireland md...
2 Sisters Food Group plans to slash jobs across its Fox’s Biscuits division, in addition to the 91 potential redundancies at its site in Batley, West Yorkshire.
Grim news for food manufacturing jobs leads our selection of the top headlines of the past seven days in the latest edition of Good week, bad week.
Mondelēz International is restructuring its operations in Ireland and has confirmed plans to slash 200 jobs there as a result.
Food manufacturers could slash processing costs following breakthroughs in steam infusion technology that enable food to be heated at least three times faster than previous steam techniques.
The recovery among high street retailers and increased consumer demand for convenience shopping should prompt manufacturers to invest in and change their ranges and operations, an industry veteran has urged.
Nearly 500 jobs have been created by the chancellor’s decision to cut beer duty in 2013 and 2014, along with thousands of other roles.
Plans to cut up to 300 jobs at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Llangefni chicken factory have been clarified by trades union Unite after a briefing involving managers and staff.
Bakkavor’s Yorkshire Fresh Fruit business faces closure after losing a major contract with supermarket chain Asda.
Castle MacLellan has pumped £5M into its Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway pâté manufacturing facility, securing current jobs and creating the potential for new roles in the future.
Cargill has defended its Newent chicken factory in Gloucestershire against complaints from nearby residents that it is generating nasty smells.
News of new food and drink manufacturing jobs leads this edition of Good news, bad news, your sideways look at the past seven days in the UK food and drink...
Hundreds of fake bottles of Glen’s Vodka on sale in England and Scotland have been seized by enforcement officers.
Yorkshire beer firm Little Valley Brewery has boosted its production five-fold with a £250,000 investment in a new bottling line.
Weetabix has saved thousands of pounds by replacing motors on the breakfast cereal extruders at the Corby factory that makes products such as Weetos and Crunchy Bran.
Three food brands make up the top five most loved brands by British consumers, according to a poll by advertising agency Isobel.
Up to 400 jobs are set to be created now that Perth Food and Drink Park is open for business, following a £5M investment by Perth and Kinross Council.
Unnecessary secrecy is undermining the EU/US trade talks, business secretary Vince Cable has warned a top Brussels official.
Many serious accidents involving forklift trucks in food and drink manufacture could be avoided by better factory layout, which segregates pedestrians from trucks, together with better driver training, it has...
AG Barr’s £41M high-tech Milton Keynes canning facility has been at the centre of an £8.3M investment plan, according to factory manager Tim Stacey.
Tesco, Tulip and Premier Foods had good news to report this week, as our Good week, bad week spotlight picks out the food industry firms that were up and those...