Excessive drinking among Britain’s over 65 year-olds is growing and becoming an area of increasing concern, new statistics from Mintel have indicated.
Tesco will provide 40,000 boxes of own-brand cereal to deprived children to prevent them going to school hungry, as part of the Magic Breakfast charity campaign.
Dairy Crest has appointed Stephen Alexander as its new chairman, with immediate effect.
Neuronal health must be maintained for as long as possible if the onset of dementia is to be delayed, argues ingredients firm DSM.
The sports and energy drink market has grown from £1bn in 2009 to £1.5bn in 2014 as tired consumers look to these products to beat fatigue, according to a report by Mintel.
Bakkavor has waved 220 young people through its Accelerated Management Scheme (AMS) since 1999 and is offering 135 training opportunities in September through IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future’s Skills for Work...
Changes to the recommendations on how pupils should be taught about food in schools could help fill the skills gap in the industry and breed a generation more clued-up on...
Tesco, Mars and Warburtons were among the big food brands meeting government yesterday (September 11) at Downing Street to discuss how to find the industry’s future leaders.
Aberdeen-based soups and condiments manufacturer Baxters has bolstered its commitment to developing skills in Scotland’s food and drink industry through its Supervisors for the Future programme.
The food industry is wooing female engineers in a partnership between food manufacturers Cargill, PepsiCo and Mars and youth skills initiative MyKindaCrowd.
Former Tesco group brand director Carolyn Bradley and former Tesco group HR director Catherine Glickman are to join the board of brewer and pub business Marston’s as independent non-executive directors....
Chicken processing giant 2 Sisters Food Group has recruited Wayne Morley as group head of technical innovation.
Professor Mike Lean of Glasgow University described as “absolute nonsense” Christopher Snowdon’s report from the Institute of Economic Affairs ‘The Fat Lie’, which claimed that a lack of exercise, rather...
Nutritionists have defended hospital food standards launched by the government last week (August 29).
Jamie Oliver has issued a rallying cry to get the food sector behind an ambitious new plan to attract fresh young talent.
Somerset cheese producer Wyke Farms has hired Emmy award-winning film and television director Ridley Scott’s production company to deliver its latest commercial.
A new set of mandatory standards for healthier food in NHS hospitals have been described as “woefully inadequate” by the Campaign for Better Hospital Food.
Food and drink businesses should incorporate a three-step approach into their management practices to tackle forced labour in the industry, according to a report by Stronger Together.
Cargill has appointed Inge Demeyere as its new md of chocolate for its Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia cocoa and chocolate business.
EHL Ingredients has appointed Katherine Davis as its new product development manager to lead the development of new blends and boost its product range.
Morrisons’ announcement that former Tesco boss Andrew Higginson would take over as chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015 leads our selection of the latest people on the move...
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has praised the government’s new skills campaign, highlighting the positive impact apprenticeships have had on preparing new recruits for food industry careers....
Councils and schools have had to divert money from other budgets to ensure all pupils aged seven and under receive free school meals when the school year begins, because of...
The food industry has thrown its support behind a government campaign to tackle forced labour in agriculture and food supply chains.
Hovis marketing director Matt Hunt has announced his decision to leave the business to join digital marketing firm Futureproof.