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.
Halal food and drink is a bigger market than China – worth more than £900bn – and will become increasingly important to food manufacturers when the UK leaves the EU,...
Explore inside Seabrook Crisps’s Bradford factory through a selection of pictures taken during Food Manufacture’s Me and My Factory interview with chief operating officer Daniel Woodwards.
Seabrook Crisps has set its sights on expansion overseas, with planned export deals in Australia and the Middle East.
McCain is to invest more than £100M in its Scarborough factory, after revealing plans to expand the site in North Yorkshire.
Exploding tins of sports drink caused traffic chaos in Staffordshire this week (Wednesday March 8), after a lorry caught fire on a busy section of the motorway.
US-based cereal maker Post Holdings is reportedly lining up a £1.5bn deal to buy Weetabix.
More than 800 jobs at a chain of 34 Budgens stores are to be lost, after its owner Food Retailer Operations Ltd (FROL) failed to find a buyer.
Kellogg is the latest food manufacturer to launch an apprenticeship recruitment drive during this year’s National Apprenticeship Week (NAW).
A petition to stop Walkers’ Peterlee site from closing has received almost 2,000 signatories.
PepsiCo UK plans to close its Walkers crisp factory in Country Durham, putting 380 jobs at risk.
The food and drink export success of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) was recognised in The Sunday Times Lloyds SME Export Track 100 report, featured in this photogallery.
Lidl is to create up to 360 new jobs, after receiving planning permission to build a new multi-million pound regional distribution centre.
Unilever’s top-to-bottom review of its business following the rejection of the £115bn bid from US Kraft Heinz earlier this week is likely to lead to the Anglo-Dutch company disposing of...
Amazon, the online retail giant, has revealed plans to recruit 5,000 more full-time workers, taking its total UK workforce to more than 24,000, and launched a new apprenticeship programme.
Kraft Heinz’s bid for Unilever last week sparked a backlash from Twitter users, as they took to the social media platform to decry the £115bn deal.
Kraft Heinz has abandoned its “friendly” pursuit of a $143bn (£115bn) mega merger with Marmite maker Unilever.
Pay increases in the manufacturing sector – including food and drink firms – are slightly ahead of consumer price inflation, revealed EEF, the manufacturer’s organisation.
The top-five food-to-go trends – led by health and wellness – will influence the future of the convenience food sector, according to grocery think-tank IGD.
Seabrook Crisps chief operating officer Daniel Woodwards explains how he has helped to turn around the manufacturer’s fortunes.
A competitive environment and the increasing bargaining power of major retailers is putting food producers under growing pressure – which in turn is driving mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity –...
Tesco’s failure to remove out-of-date promotional labels from its shelves is a criminal regulatory offence, which could lead to fines – and even imprisonment of individuals found guilty, a law...
The UK food and drink industry made significant improvements on agreed environmental targets last year, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Scotland’s food and drink industry could get a £750M boost, as the government plans to make public-sector catering contracts more accessible to Scottish businesses.
Food ingredients manufacturer Tate & Lyle expects to exceed its targets for the full financial year, according to its latest financial update for the three months to December 31.
Nestlé has helped more than 4,000 young people gain insight into food and drink manufacturing industry careers through science, technical, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, according to Nestlé UK &...