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.
Sports nutrition firm Glanbia Performance Nutrition has won the Ambient manufacturing company of the year title in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – at the...
Seabrook Crisps has boosted profitability and increased its turnover by 11% to £27M after adapting to the changing retail environment.
Asian sweet maker Mushtaq Sweet Centre has opened a “bespoke” manufacturing hub in Birmingham after securing funding from Barclays.
The EU has pledged to spend £4.8M (€7M) in combating “a dangerous plant pathogen” that targets fruit trees, such as olive trees, and grave vines.
Global nutrition company Glanbia has agreed to buy US protein snack bar company thinkThin for $217M (£143M).
Premier Foods’s first quarterly branded sales rise for two years was a tribute to the manufacturer’s management team, say leading City analysts.
Premier Foods’s first quarterly increase in branded sales for two years is due to “innovation and investment”, claims the manufacturer.
Moth larvae found in muesli for babies and mouldy chicken snacks have sparked food recalls over the past week.
Hubbub will attempt to save 18,000t of pumpkin being discarded and educate 100,000 people on the wider food waste issue over the Halloween weekend with its ‘Pumpkin Rescue’ events, according...
Mars Food, the owner of Uncle Ben’s, has announced the first global standard for sustainable rice in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP).
A man has been charged with stealing a trailer packed with about £20,000 worth of biscuits.
Samworth Brothers boosted sales by nearly 6% last year after gaining additional business and making investments to improve its manufacturing process.
Nestlé is counting the cost of its Maggi noodles recall, after admitting it had “a significant impact” on regional performance in third-quarter results posted today.
Dried fruit, nuts and seeds supplier Whitworths Limited has been fined £8,000, after one of its workers was injured in a machinery accident.
Welcome to our exclusive inside look at Mexican food manufacturer Cool Chile Company’s London production site, as part of our new Me & My Factory photogallery series.
Healthy snack manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps has opened a factory in Kent after securing an investment of more than £350,000.
Nearly 20% of food and drink businesses risk losing many millions of pounds by failing to put in place plans to cope with a product recall, warns new research from...
Firefighters tackled a blaze at a snack company’s premises after a suspected electrical fault earlier this week.
Cereal thieves have stolen a lorry trailer packed with 9t of Kellogg’s breakfast bars worth about £45,000.
Texture and flavour were among the top six snacking trends that promised opportunities to manufacturers, according to Innova Marketing Insight.
It has proved a vintage year for entries in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs), says the chairman of the independent judging panel Paul Wilkinson.
Oils and fats producer AAK has been crowned overall champion at Premier Foods's supplier awards yesterday.
Baxters Food Group has been fined £60,000 after a worker suffered “life-changing injuries” caused by an accident on one of its production lines.
Nestlé, Allied Bakeries and McCain Foods were among the food manufacturers taking part in a seminar today designed to persuade more food firms to hire apprentices.
Premier Foods, the makers of Bisto, has launched a campaign to encourage families to invite a lonely elderly person round for Sunday lunch.