The Apprenticeship Levy is “a looming car crash” and government should delay the scheme, urged EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.
For someone who confesses to have fallen into the food industry, Alex Baker hasn’t wasted any time in building a successful career.
2 Sisters Food Group relies on apprentices to help plug the skills gap, according to its group technical learning and development manager, who helped frame the government’s new Trailblazer programme...
Chilled fish supplier Icelandic Seachill has denied accusations that its handling of the National Living Wage (NLW) will leave workers worse off, after unions escalated their concerns to the European...
Addo Food Group – the Poole-based food manufacturer formerly known as Pork Farms – has agreed to recognise Unite following a positive meeting with union representatives earlier today (Friday, April 29).
Theo Bergman, the chief operating officer for continental Europe for Hilton Food Group, has stepped down from the board with immediate effect.
Hilton Food Group, Hovis and Finsbury Food Group lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry.
Having been tasked with integrating two dairy businesses, Aidan Wilson, head of Ornua Ingredients UK, sets out his plans for growth.
Délifrance UK's Frank Bird tells Noli Dinkovski how a varied career has led to his current strategic role.
The head of The Co-operative Group has insisted on a 60% reduction in his overall remuneration package, after claiming the business was “on the right track”.
Weetabix Food Company, the cereals and snacks maker with operations at Burton Latimer and Corby in Northamptonshire, has announced a new engineering and manufacturing apprenticeship programme at Tresham College of...
Morrisons ceo David Potts has demonstrated his confidence in turning around the fortunes of the retailer by investing a further £360,000 in shares.
2 Sisters, Premier Foods and United Biscuits lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry.
2 Sisters Food Group has appointed Martyn Fletcher to the newly-created role of chief operating officer, protein, with responsibility for running the firm’s UK manufacturing sites.
2 Sisters Food Group has promoted Jonathan Russell to director of group procurement, responsible for the manufacturer’s £1.5bn a year purchasing budget and for managing its supply chain.
Premier Foods has appointed a new international boss, Jette Andersen, to spearhead the manufacturer’s growth in the key markets of North America and Australasia.
United Biscuits (UB) boss Jeff van der Eems has stepped down from his role as ceo at the manufacturer of McVities, Jaffa Cake and Jacob’s, after less than a year....
The British manufacturing sector could lose 600,000 from its workforce by 2025, despite the wider economy generating an extra 3M jobs.
A chocolate snack product from 2 Sisters Food Group has played a key role in helping a stranded gamekeeper survive sub zero temperatures in the Cairngorms mountains.
Premier Foods apprentice Jordan Biggs has delivered six top tips to youngsters planning their first steps on the road to a food and drink industry apprenticeship.
How a quest to beat campylobacter led to industry-wide stardom. By Noli Dinkovski
2 Sisters Food Group has commissioned Eurest to provide catering services to the firm’s 15,000 staff, employed at 21 sites across throughout the UK.
After more than 40 years of industry experience, Bernard Matthews group technical director Jeremy Hall knows a thing or two about poultry. In this exclusive video interview, he steps back...
Wilf Lewis has set his sights on refocusing his company's priorities.
Pembrokeshire mixed farmer Meurig Raymond has been re-elected as president of the National Farmers Union (NFU).