A new £500,000 food fund aimed to eradicate food poverty by encouraging more sustainable and repectful approaches to food provision, claimed a Scottish minister.
Chocolate giant Nestlé has appointed former German healthcare company Fresenius boss Ulf Mark Schneider as its new ceo.
Retail butchery specialist Dalziel has acquired Staffordshire-based Burma Bacon Supplies for an undisclosed sum.
Frozen desserts firm R&R Ice Cream has invested £10,000 in the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) to help promote winter sports to Britain’s Young Athletes.
Asda, Young’s Seafood and GroceryAid lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the food and drink industry.
The result is in and the Great British public has decided – we are to leave the EU, after more than 40 years membership. Here we report reaction to the...
Premier Foods showcased food manufacturing to Lincolnshire school children at an event designed to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects this week.
Kinnerton Confectionery’s Mark Bullock tells Noli Dinkovski about how staff engagement schemes are making his site an attractive place to work.
British Soft Drinks Association boss Gavin Partington cannot find any logic in the soft drinks tax, reports Noli Dinkovski.
Asda boss Andy Clarke is to step down from his role as ceo and president of Asda next month, after more than 20 years with the supermarket and six years...
The finalists of the UK leg of Ecotrophelia 2016 – the pan-European competition for ecologically-inspired innovative new product development by young students – have all been gathered together in this...
Diageo and the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) have both announced key appointments this week.
Most respondents (60%) in a ‘state-of-the-industry’ survey, conducted by this website, fear a vote to leave the EU on June 23 will be bad for their businesses, increasing the costs...
Steve Barnes has been appointed the new director general of GroceryAid, after four years as commercial and membership director at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Plans to allow the Apprenticeship Levy paid by large food and drink manufacturers to fund training of staff working for their small and medium-enterprise (SME) suppliers are under consideration, according...
Leaner manufacturing and improved staff engagement are the twin targets of Kinnerton Confectionery’s site in Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire.
Four people have been jailed for a combined total of 23 years for offences relating to the exploitation of migrant workers – some employed in the vegetable sector – after...
Marks & Spencer, the Scottish government and British Poultry Council lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry.
2 Sisters Food Group is staging a series of recruitment events in the East Midlands in a bid to fill dozens of vacancies of manufacturing and other roles.
Growth in the food and drink sector must be driven by science, according to the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) new chief scientific officer Helen Munday.
The 2016 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) are now open for entries. So, if your company wants to be recognised for its achievements and join the celebrations at this year's...
Food and drink manufacturers should do more to help apprentices find work in the sector, according to Jon Poole, chief executive of the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST).
E-learning courses have now gone “mainstream” as they offer a low-cost and flexible alternative to traditional training methods, a leading provider has claimed.
Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s Alex Baker tells Noli Dinkovski how his sports nutrition production site is meeting growing demand.
The Apprenticeship Levy is “a looming car crash” and government should delay the scheme, urged EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.