Dairy representatives will meet next month to discuss the impact of Russia’s food imports ban on the industry.
Nestlé aims to step up efforts to eradicate child labour in the cocoa supply chain, after an independent report indicated progress was being made, but more needed to be done.
Sainsbury has abandoned plans to create jobs through the construction of a 49,053m2 multi-modal distribution centre at Clyst Honiton near Exeter.
Nestlé UK & Ireland is on target to become the first top 10 confectionery manufacturer to secure 100% of the cocoa it uses in its products from sustainable sources by...
Former Tesco drivers are staging further demos at the retailer’s distribution centres in a long-running row over job cuts after they transferred to Eddie Stobart Limited and were then dismissed....
Two haulage firms have been ordered to pay a total of nearly £278,000 for safety failings, which left a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver paralysed from the chest down.
The food industry has expressed concern over the fate of Professor Chris Elliott’s final report on the handling of the 2013 horsemeat scandal, which has been delayed until Parliament’s next...
A Morrisons-sponsored degree course in leadership and logistics, designed for the retailer’s own staff, has yielded its first graduates at the University of Hull.
Morrisons has announced it will invest a “sizeable” amount of money to open a new 8,825m² distribution centre alongside its existing Bridgwater manufacturing site.
Tesco shoppers have donated 5.1M meals, weighing 2,135t, to people in need this year.
40 jobs are threatened at logistics firm Swansea Bakeries Limited (SBL) amid proposals to shift its contract to handle logistics for Premier Foods’ Hovis brand to Hovis’ Avonmouth depot.
Iceland Manufacturing has boosted recycling at its Manchester base, which has gone from recycling none of its waste two years ago to recycling more than 95%.
Police in Aberdeenshire are appealing for help to discover who stole a lorry-load of shortbread, valued at about £16,000.
Nestlé has struck a deal with First Milk, expanding the dairy cooperative’s supply of fresh milk for its Kit Kat and Nescafé brands in the UK.
Salmon waste could help treat famine victims thanks to novel technology – currently being trialled by Loch Duart – that can extract edible proteins from the leftovers.
Yusen Logistics has been fined £11,000 and ordered to pay £1,067 in costs for safety failings after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at its site on the...
Government must lead the genetically modified (GM) food debate and take a more co-ordinated approach to food security, with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) at the...
Tesco faced a demo by ex-distribution workers at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday June 27 over unfair dismissal claims.
The public’s understanding of food traceability has shot up the agenda in recent years, as a result of much hyped food scandals. The recent media furore around halal only serves...
Environment secretary Owen Paterson has reaffirmed the government’s commitment to give British produce a greater share of its £2.66bn spend on food and drink.
Müller Wiseman Dairies’ transfer of milk distribution to its Bridgwater site, and the resultant closure of its Pensilva depot, has been confirmed, with the company claiming 58 jobs could go.
Grocery suppliers highlighted retailers altering agreement terms as their top complaint under the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), according to survey findings published a year after its launch.
The food industry must continue to remove ‘display until’ food and drink labels, as they are confusing shoppers and fuelling needless waste, the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) claims.
North Yorkshire police were forced to close a section of the A64 for almost six hours after a lorry spilled mashed potato onto the carriageway trying to avoid a crash.
Nearly 200 Sainsbury drivers will cause “substantial” disruption today (June 20), when they walk out on their Merseyside distribution centre in a pension row that could cost them tens of...
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