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.
Real Good Food’s sales grew by 5% to £49M in the six months to September 30 2016, driven by the performance of its premium bakery division – the company revealed...
Own-label food manufacturer Bakkavor has appointed two non-executive directors, as part of the company’s plans for growth in the UK and internationally.
The recent spat between Unilever and Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco over the Marmite brand owner’s attempt to raise its price, was a clear sign of things to come in life...
Food ingredients manufacturer Chaucer has been acquired by a Japanese instant food producer and distributor, in a deal worth more than $120M (£95.4M).
Premier Foods hopes to build on the successful launch earlier this year of Loyd Grossman cooking sauces in France with the trial of pouched products.
Consumers are set to embrace European food traditions this festive season, with demand doubling in the past three years, according to Britain’s biggest retailer.
Leading cereal manufacturers are striving to slash sugar and salt content, according to the Association of Cereal Food Manufacturers (ACFM), after it was revealed that more than half of Kellogg’s...
Film technology is increasingly being deployed to resolve problems of pack openability and inclusivity, with brand-owners keen not to exclude the growing proportion of consumers with limited strength and dexterity.
Global food prices will be kept low thanks to record-high stock levels, according to food and agribusiness bank Rabobank’s Global Outlook report.
Supermarket grocery prices are set to rise by at least 5% in the next six months, driven by a fall in the value of sterling, predicts former Sainsbury boss Justin King.
UK food and drink exports outside of the EU have seen significant growth in 2016 compared with last year, revealed a new report from the Food & Drink Exporters Association...
A Heinz Beanz ad has been pulled from television screens, after it was judged to encourage behaviour that was dangerous and unsafe by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
Children’s healthy snacks firm Nim’s Fruit Crisps has gobbled up the Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) trophy in the food and drink manufacturing industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence...
The new one-hour grocery delivery service launched by Morrisons and Amazon will build the supermarket’s business as “a food maker and shopkeeper”, says its boss David Potts.
Premier Foods’s ceo Gavin Darby has blamed a 4% fall in the manufacturer’s Grocery division sales and falling profits on warm weather in half-year results for the 26 weeks to October...
Festive flavoured crisps and chocolate pizza lead this selection of new products from food and drink manufacturers in this photogallery.
Cereals and biscuit manufacturer Jordans, Dorset & Ryvita Company has won the Ambient manufacturing company of the year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs)...
Ingredients firm Catermix has been fined £4,000 for supplying tikka spice containing salmonella, after it mixed the spice in the back of a “dirty” van.
Associated British Foods (ABF) has posted growth in group revenue to £13.4bn in the 53 weeks to September 17 2016, a 5% rise from last year.
Walkers crisps and fish fingers maker Birds Eye were the latest to blame the weak pound on price increases, after they raised their prices by up to 10 % and 12% respectively.
Food giant Kraft Heinz reported a 1.5% dip in sales to £5bn ($6.27bn) in its third-quarter trading update, driven largely by poor sales in the UK and the Netherlands.
Britain’s top food and drink manufacturing talent was on display at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) on Wednesday night (November 2): here we capture the highlights in tweets.
Irish food and ingredients firm Kerry Group reported 2.2% growth in its consumer foods division in its financial update for the nine months to September 30, despite Brexit uncertainty and fluctuating currencies.
Tonight is Oscar night at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) at The Hilton Park Lane, London.
Metal wire in breakfast cereal and chemical contamination of dried fish lead this photogallery of recent food and drink recalls.