08-Mar-2013 - Morrisons has appointed Mark Jarman as its new head of wine operations in a bid to drive online sales and boost its in-store offering.
08-Mar-2013 - Soft drinks firm Nichols ceo Brendan Hynes will step down from his role in order to pursue a non-executive career.
04-Mar-2013 - Modern kit will brew more success, Oliver Robinson tells Gary Scattergood
04-Mar-2013 - John Stevenson is a big industry supporter, but don't expect blank cheques, reports Gary Scattergood
04-Mar-2013 - Only when the European Commission's (EC's) Q&A on the EU Food Information Regulation was published was it revealed that the EC had ruled out the use of the term 'guideline daily amounts' (GDAs). The term 'reference intake' (RI) must be used instead.
28-Feb-2013 - The government should cap VAT for beers sales in licensed premises at 5% in order to boost trade and “create thousands of jobs”.
26-Feb-2013 - Pork producer Tulip has appointed Chris Thomas as its new ceo, with effect from May 15.
26-Feb-2013 - Food firms which make vegetarian ready meals are battling to meet retailer demand in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.
18-Feb-2013 - Applying the Lion mark to egg-based products would reassure consumers and boost sales, according to British Lion Eggs Processors (BLEP).
13-Feb-2013 - Bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has made two new technical appointments, in a bid to increase their focus on customer requirements.
12-Feb-2013 - Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has appointed Mark Driscoll as its new head of food.
11-Feb-2013 - Food manufacturers are facing a skills time bomb as many engineers edge towards retirement, there is little new blood in the pipeline to replace them.
07-Feb-2013 - Food industry hygiene culture is seriously awry, reports Laurence Gibbons
06-Feb-2013 - In November 2012, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced the start of a review of the impact of the EU on the UK or, in eurospeak, a 'review of the balance of competences' - a somewhat opaque term to which the voter in the street is unlikely to relate, even if they are aware of the initiative. The FCO described the review in more user-friendly terms as an 'audit of what the EU does and how it affects the UK'.
05-Feb-2013 - Imports from China, South East Asia and the Middle East are posing the greatest food safety risks to UK consumers at the present time, it has been claimed.
04-Feb-2013 - Crushing rapeseed is a booming business, as Gary Scattergood discovers
04-Feb-2013 - Frozen is fresher, more sustainable and better value, Brian Young tells Gary Scattergood
01-Feb-2013 - Meadow Cheese has appointed Michael Harte as its new md.
31-Jan-2013 - Culina Logistics has appointed Steve Winwood as its new chief operating officer, as part of its strategy to drive business development and growth.
28-Jan-2013 - Christine Tacon’s appointment as the new groceries code adjudicator leads this month’s selection of people on the move.
25-Jan-2013 - High street baker Greggs has appointed Roger Whiteside as its new chief executive, following Ken McMeikan’s decision to leave the group last month.
21-Jan-2013 - A former boss of the Co-operative Group’s farming business, Christine Tacon, has been appointed as the groceries code adjudicator.
17-Jan-2013 - Greggs has appointed Allison Kirkby as an independent non-executive director with effect from January 30.
14-Jan-2013 - Food manufacturers haven’t always received the policy attention they deserve because it isn’t necessarily viewed as a trendy industry.
14-Jan-2013 - Asda chief operating officer, Judith McKenna has been promoted to a strategic and development role at parent-company Wal-Mart’s Arkansas headquarters.