03-Apr-2013 - Scottish manufacturer Baxters has begun production of Fray Bentos pies at its Fochabers plant – and has reinforced its global focus by snapping up another Australian food manufacturer.
02-Apr-2013 - Rexam Beverage Can will produce cans for Finland's original energy drink brand Battery at its new plant at Mäntsälä in Finland.
02-Apr-2013 - The brewer of the Bombardier, McEwan's, Estrella Damm and Kirin Ichiban brands says the installation of five new Domino A-series A420i and two new A300+ Opaque continuous ink jet printers has almost paid for itself after a year.
02-Apr-2013 - The distinct heritage feel to Edwin Holden's Bottling Company is deceptive as it recently invested in a Kawasaki Robotics palletising robot for its processing line.
02-Apr-2013 - German machinery manufacturer Krones has reported winning sales of its technology for handling mineral water, soft drinks, milk, beer and edible oil. It sold more than 500 systems featuring a Contiform Bloc and an ErgoBloc L to the beverage industry by the end of 2012. Most of the Contiform monoblocs delivered so far are currently operating in China.
02-Apr-2013 - A Swiss vacuum cooling system designed to cut energy costs and baking times is now available in the UK and Ireland from Epsom-based European Process Plant (EEP).
02-Apr-2013 - TNA has designed a one-piece solution for a range of wet and dry seasoning and flavourings.
02-Apr-2013 - Interfood Technology has formed a new Packing Solutions division to target the bakery industry.
02-Apr-2013 - Cleanbake says its new UK licence to introduce Coatresa's Testrong Industrial Bakeware - a new generation of non-stick coatings developed for the bakery and pastry industry - ends the monopoly in the UK market
02-Apr-2013 - A repeat of the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the industry could be avoided if the findings of new pan-European traceability research are adopted, according to those behind the project.
02-Apr-2013 - New figures have revealed that the UK's food industry has passed the 50,000 landmark number for apprenticeships created over the past 18 months.
02-Apr-2013 - You only have to look at the number of money-making ideas for food and drink products that make it on to BBC TV's Dragons' Den to recognise that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Britain.
02-Apr-2013 - Small UK food and drink manufacturers looking to begin exporting should focus on markets closer to home before tackling countries such as China, the Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) has warned.
02-Apr-2013 - A leading academic says he’s prepared to “put his head on the block" and insist that every dollar spent on research for reducing food waste will have a greater impact on improving food security than the equivalent amount spent on increasing production.
02-Apr-2013 - Baxters moved Fray Bentos production from eastern England to northern Scotland in record time. Gary Scattergood finds out how the company did it
02-Apr-2013 - Food manufacturer Fox’s Biscuits, now part of the 2 Sisters Food Group, has rejected claims by union Unite that it had acted meanly in allegedly "axing" its workers’ holiday entitlement.
28-Mar-2013 - Fisherman turned food manufacturer Kevin Jonas has hatched a plan to bring large-scale production of Cromer crab back to its North Norfolk home town of Cromer, creating 20 jobs.
27-Mar-2013 - Following a highly successful inaugural summit last week, organisers William Reed Business Media have confirmed that Food Vision will become an annual event, returning to Cannes, France, in March 2014.
27-Mar-2013 - The number of people starting a food manufacturing apprenticeship soared by 96% in 2011/12, according to the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), which urged new starters to enter the National Apprenticeship Awards.
27-Mar-2013 - A Merseyside factory that manufactures flavours for Walkers crisps is moving 150 British jobs to Hungary.
27-Mar-2013 - Celebrity advertising of food products has a far greater impact on children than previously thought, with a new study finding for the first time that youngsters ate far more of an endorsed product after seeing the star in a different context, as well as when promoting the brand in a TV advert.
26-Mar-2013 - A dessert manufacturer is building a £2.5M factory in Cumbria that will create 50 jobs to cater for the growing trend for miniature desserts.
25-Mar-2013 - The Taste Success campaign – designed to attract young recruits into food and drink manufacturing – has won a top award for the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
25-Mar-2013 - Nestlé has apologised to its customers and recalled some of its Chunky Kit Kat after seven people found pieces of plastic in the bars.
25-Mar-2013 - A beef ready meal manufacturer is fighting to preserve the 750 jobs at its Somerset site, as sales fall in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.