Ambient food producers may not have the short shelf-life issues of their colleagues in the chilled sector to contend with. But those manufacturing canned and dried products often have image and technical constraints to overcome, which new processes and marketing initiatives are helping to overcome. Keep in touch with the latest news from the sector.
Food ingredients manufacturer Chaucer posted a 17% rise in revenues and 20% growth in earnings over the past year, driven by expansion into the US.
Kellogg UK has big plans to grow its business within channels, such as the wholesale and convenience sectors, where price-marked packs (PMPs) will form a central part of the cereal,...
New appointments at meat firm Tulip and grocery think-tank IGD lead this month’s photogallery of people moving to new positions within the food and drink industry.
Hundreds of new jobs will be created by premium crisp maker Tyrrells as the company plans to roll out its brand to the US, the firm’s md said.
Food manufacturing workers and shoppers should not become “collateral damage” victims of the government’s “chaotic” handling of Brexit, claims the GMB and Unite unions, after Unilever and Tesco rowed over the price of Marmite...
A warmer than average September has been blamed for a 5.4% fall in Premier Foods’s second quarter sales in the company’s trading update released today.
Snack firms Kolak Food Snacks Ltd and Europe Snacks have merged to form a £225M (€250M) manufacturing business, which employs 1,400 people and produces more than 1.4bn packs a year.
The popularity of dried fruit snacks containing added sugar is undermining the nutritional value of traditional dried fruits, a US-based dietitian has warned.
Plant-based foods supplier Vegetarian Express has appointed a former-Premier Foods chief operating officer (coo) Tim Kelly as its new chief executive, after a funding management company bought a controlling interest...
Kellogg Company of Great Britain (Kellogg GB) has reported a 30% drop in pre-tax profit in its annual financial statement, after the firm cut 90 jobs last year.
Border Biscuits has doubled production for one of the main sectors it serves, following the installation of new packaging line at its Lanarkshire site.
Convenience store Spar’s Midget Gems are the latest food product to be recalled in the UK, after it was discovered they may contain small pieces of wood.
Breakfast cereals manufacturer Jordans & Ryvita Company revealed it had boosted exports by 60% to reach more than £90M over the past five years, during a visit by environment secretary...
French food ingredients firm Solina Group has acquired sauce manufacturer New Ivory from owner Rob Whitehead for an undisclosed amount this week (September 21).
The food and drink sector has seen a large number of appointments and resignations over the past month, with Morrisons, Tulip and Unilever all announcing changes in senior management.
Christmas launches lead this month’s latest photogallery of new product development (NPD) in the food and drink industry, ranging from the weird and wonderful to more traditional offerings.
Expansion into US and European markets is planned for fruit and vegetable snack manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps, after it received £150,000 of investment.
Asda’s woes continued last month with the release of its figures for the three months to June 30, which revealed a disastrous 7.5% fall in sales the supermarket chain’s eighth...
Kettle Foods has completed the acquisition of premium snack business Metcalfe’s skinny, after acquiring 26% of the company in January this year.
High levels of mercury in fish, aflatoxins – a type of mould – in nuts, and salmonella in fruit and vegetables, were among the most notified food safety risks last...
Morrisons and biscuit manufacturer Burton’s Biscuits Company have both announced changes in their senior management.
The levels of cancer-causing chemical acrylamide found in infant and young children’s diets are concerning, according to a group of experts on toxicology.
Baxters Food Group in Fochabers, Scotland, has been celebrating the graduation of 11 candidates on its award winning training and development programme ‘Talent for the Future’.
Pasta made from seaweed and Marmite-flavoured biscuits lead our photgallery of the latest food innovations.
Dragons fought to invest in coconut entrepreneur Jacob Thundil, after he showcased his Cocofina brand, in TV show Dragons’ Den last night.