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Food manufacturers should not reformulate sugary food and drinks to make them healthier, but consumers should instead be more accountable for what they eat.
Anti-sugar campaigners have called on the UK’s biggest retailers to follow Tesco’s lead and slash sugar across their own-label soft drinks ranges.
Retailers have rejected further claims by consumer pressure group Which? that they mislead shoppers with dodgy deals and confusing pricing.
Six of the 10 most popular food and drink products in the UK are based there, according to data from Kantar Worldpanel.
A boost in profits for Bakkavor, a multi-million pound investment in manufacturing by United Biscuits and two acquisitions lead this week’s Good Week/ Bad Week.
Drinks multinational SABMiller has acquired London craft brewery Meantime Brewing Company, continuing the recent trend of beverage giants investing in craft brewers.
Free-from products dominated food innovations launched in the past four weeks.
Packaged water consumption levels are set to soar above carbonated soft drinks for the first time this year, according to figures from Canadean’s global beverage forecast data.
lavour specialist Treatt has launched a new beverage applications centre at its Bury St Edmunds headquarters, following increased demand from drinks firms for new flavour combinations.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has opened a £5M refurbished operations centre in Milton Keynes.
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) received a big political boost today (May 1), as the top contenders for Prime Minister David Cameron and Ed Miliband both joined 1,000 other...
Two Kerry Foods ingredients deals were clinched in the past month, the company reported in an interim statement.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Nicholas Nixon won’t let the age of his site stop him from boosting its efficiency, he tells Nicholas Robinson
General health and cognitive development in youngsters will be targeted by Glanbia Nutritionals’ Dragon Kids prototype vitamin water premix.
Carlsberg UK has upgraded an in-process weigher used for precision batches of barley in the steeping section, part of the malting process, at its Northampton Brewery.
Nichols’ acquisition of a minority stake in slush and milk drinks distributor Noisy Drinks Co offers both firms considerable benefits, according to one leading analyst.
Morrisons, Iglo Group, Leatherhead Food Research and Assured Food Standards were all left searching for new bosses this month as the current incumbents announced their decisions to step away from...
Evidence from testing activity suggests that coating specialists are developing barriers with selective gas permeability in order to tailor in-bottle atmospheres to suit different beverages, rather as product-specific modified atmosphere...
A lack of knowledge about food industry careers, misconceptions about manufacturing and a dip in apprenticeships are the three barriers blocking women from starting careers in the food and drink...
A fat-burning pizza, sexy lollipops, lemon cupcake popcorn and chorizo and pumpkin ravioli all feature in our list of the latest food and drink innovations.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) 40 year-old Milton Keynes site has had more than £6M invested into it in the past three years, but plant director Nicholas Nixon wants more.
A coffee roaster has invested £2.5M to boost capacity at its Dartford facility in Kent.
Mars Drinks has sealed an agreement with Taylors of Harrogate to include its premium coffee and tea in Mars Drinks’s UK-wide portfolio of workplace products.
Sales of sports drinks and fruit juices continue to plunge in what looks like a consumer reaction to concerns raised by anti-sugar campaigners.
Scientists behind the recreation of a 170-year-old shipwrecked beer in 2014 have developed hybrid lager yeasts in a bid to bring new flavours and quicker production techniques to the brewing industry.