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.
Eighteen months ago, Ross McMahon saved the former Heinz factory in Kendal from closure. Now, business is thriving.
Nestlé have joined Chinese authorities in investigating factories in producing £12M worth of counterfeited food seasonings and sauces, including fake Nestlé products.
Premier Foods has launched a £10M cost-saving plan, after it reported a 10% drop in annual expected profit in its third-quarter trading update.
Morrisons recalled batches of cupcakes for undeclared allergens last week, ahead of a recall of illegally repackaged frozen fish and chicken products in Scotland.
Brexit-related food price rises must not be used as an excuse to exploit workers and customers, the GMB union urged, after Premier Foods revealed it was in talks with retailers...
A crisp manufacturer has been ordered to pay more than £340,000 for safety failings, after an agency worker lost the tops of three fingers.
Premier Foods is in talks with retailers over raising its prices by about 5%, the food manufacturer confirmed on Tuesday (January 10).
Motorists were left stuck on the M1 on Tuesday (January 10), after a collision caused a lorry to shed its load of jam onto the motorway.
Food manufacturer Baxters Food Group has reported a boost in profits in the 2016 financial year, despite a ‘volatile’ and challenging retail market.
Warburtons, Genius Foods and Northumbrian Fine Foods are founder members of the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA), formed in response to the growth of the market for gluten-free products.
Vegetable and salad producer Troy Foods is to launch its own range of mayonnaise, following a £200,000 investment into production capacity.
The Brexit vote, fatal outbreaks of E.coli and the sale of turkey giant Bernard Matthews are just some of the biggest stories viewed this year on this site....
Weetabix could be sold for about £1bn in January, after its majority owner – China’s Bright Food Group – reportedly hired Goldman Sachs to sell the breakfast cereal manufacturer.
Discount retailer Lidl has recalled two batches of gravy granules, after harmful levels of a chemical found in paint stripper were discovered in them.
Weetabix’s Corby and Kettering factory workers have voted to strike over proposed shift changes, after talks between the manufacturer and the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) broke...
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has repeated calls for barrier-free access to the EU’s Single Market after Brexit, following food industry calls for continued access to its 500M customers....
Competition to fill food and drink manufacturing vacancies is set to rise next year, after a report revealed a strong UK labour market will see continuing jobs growth increase.
Online retail giant Amazon has successfully completed its first commercial delivery using a drone, in the UK.
Healthy snack brand Emily Crisps, which manufactures fruit and vegetable crisps, has sold a stake in its business to private equity firm Inverleith and investor club Hothouse Brands, in a...
New mandatory nutrition labelling rules of prepacked food have been welcomed by FoodDrinkEurope, after they came into effect this week (December 13), under the EU’s Food Information to Consumers Regulation...
EHL ingredients has published its top food ingredient trends for 2017, which manufacturers could use to boost demand next year.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU is likely to result in import substitution as the cost of sourcing ingredients from overseas markets grows, Premier Foods chief executive Gavin Darby...
UK shoppers are set to spend £20.6bn on food and groceries over the Christmas period, according to grocery think-tank IGD.
Global ingredients supplier Cargill has opened an innovation centre, designed to create new food products and flavours for its customers, in China.
Premium condiments and biscuits maker Cottage Delight has been acquired by Fine Foods Group, part of Vestey Holdings, for an undisclosed fee.