“The biggest overhaul of food labelling for over 25 years,” is how Premier Foods summarises the implications of the EU’s new Food Information to Consumers Regulation – due to be...
Further details of a Premier Foods’s debt reduction deal did not surprise City analysts, although they claimed the press reports represented little real progress.
The skills gap in the food and drink manufacturing sector has not shrunk, despite the latest government statistics showing that UK unemployment overall has fallen.
RBS Group has provided £33M worth of funding to help boost UK fats and oils firm KTC Edibles’ organic expansion plans.
A cure for children suffering the misery – and sometimes fatal consequences – of peanut allergy has moved significantly closer, according to a consultant allergist involved in a new ground-breaking study.
Online grocery distribution business Ocado will not deliver cash flow growth in the short term, according to City analyst Shore Capital, after the online grocery distribution business released its results...
Rice brand Tilda’s UK management team will be kept on to drive the growth of the brand following its acquisition by US-based Hain Celestial Group.
Heinz and other big table sauce manufacturers are putting the profits of smaller players under massive pressure, according to a fresh report from Rabobank.
Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby has been appointed chair of the Food Engineering Industrial Advisory Board (FEIAB) for the National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering.
Sainsbury’s third quarter results for the 14 weeks to January 4 2014 were greeted with relief by City analysts, as the supermarket’s boss Justin King pledged to stay at the...
The Greek presidency of the EU Council should make industry consultation on new food labelling rules one of its four key priorities, says the European food manufacturers’ organisation FoodDrinkEurope.
Chinese sauce manufacturers Helen and Lisa Tse – who started their food business with a £50,000 investment from the Dragons’ Den TV programme – have each been awarded a Member of...
Premier Foods’ refinancing deal, announced last week (December 19) is “a step in the right direction”, but investors will remain ambivalent until more progress is made, according to industry commentators.
Premier Foods has completed a re-financing deal, three months ahead of the expiry date of its existing arrangements.
Canned food manufacturer Princes has reported a near 30% boost in profit and group sales up by 15%, in the year to March 31 2013.
Pasta Foods is creating 50 jobs by expanding into a newly bought factory in Norwich, helped by £500,000 worth of funding from New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP’s) Growing Business...
Unilever is to cut 2,000 jobs, according to City analyst Panmure Gordon, after attending the manufacturing giant’s annual investor day this week.
Noble Foods has appointed Andrew Cracknell as its new chief executive, following Peter Thornton’s decision to stand down from the role after five years.
Dragons’ Den winners Helen and Lisa Tse – the driving force behind Chinese sauce manufacturer and Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin – have thanked Prime Minister David Cameron, after he helped...
Unite, the UK’s biggest union, has demanded a parliamentary debate into hunger, as the nation’s food banks prepare to feed 60,000 people this Christmas.
Poultry processor Moy Park has created 450 permanent full time jobs at its Anwick poultry processing site in Lincolnshire.
Yorkshire-based egg producer Chippindale Foods has invested £4.2M in a new 55,000m2 production facility in Flaxby, North Yorkshire, to boost output, following growing demand for its products.
KP Snacks and parent company Intersnack UK aim to invest £16M in closing their Haverhill factory in Suffolk and consolidating nut processing and packing operations in Rotherham, Yorkshire.
British Sugar and Dairy Crest have jointly won the Judges’ Star Performer award in the industry Oscars – Food Manufacture’s Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs).
Premier Foods was the big winner at this year’s Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards – picking up the awards for Food manufacturing company of the year, Ambient manufacturing company of the...