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Season’s greetings from all the team at the Food Manufacture Group. We will be back next year with more online news, video and podcast interviews together with infographics and other...
Troubled supermarket giant Tesco faces a fresh probe into its accounts by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Dairy giant Arla’s decision to cut the price of milk paid to producers has prompted an angry reaction from the National Farmers Union (NFU) and a plea to buy British...
A south Wales packaging firm has been ordered to pay £14,600, after a delivery driver was hit by a fork lift truck at its Ebbw Vale site.
Supermarkets have denied claims a shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers could cripple the perishable food and drink industry.
Thorntons has issued a Christmas profits warning, telling investors profits will be lower than expected due to a slump in supermarket orders.
The term ‘probiotic’ could make a re-appearance on pots of yogurt on sale in UK supermarkets, if Italy is successful in getting approval for its use as a ‘generic descriptor’.
More British drinkers said cheers to beer this year, as sales bounced back from recession, according to market research organisation Mintel.
Soup manufacturer Yorkshire Provender will create 30 new jobs next summer after investing £2.4M to double the size of its Melmerby-based factory to meet growing consumer demand for fresh soup.
It’s been another busy year for the Food Manufacture Group. We travelled the country to bring you the latest news and views online and in print and event formats about...
A Scottish fish and chip shop has launched a collection of calorific deep-fried Christmas puddings for the festive season.
The syrups and spreads market is expected to grow by 22.5% in the UK, fuelled by the popularity of jam and honey, according to research agency Canadean.
Sainsbury has joined forces with the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) in a bid to prevent labour exploitation, in the same week that two men were convicted of exploiting migrant food...
Britain’s beleaguered retailers are experiencing their strongest pre-Christmas sales for 25 years, with grocery sales showing the sharpest rises.
The death of a safety inspector who fell head-first into a Premier Foods gravy-making machine was ruled accidental, according to a two-day inquest.
An article revealing the identity of Britain’s most popular chocolate bar was the most widely read on this site during 2014.
Brits will consume twice as many calories as their wartime relatives did on Christmas day, according to research by food historian Dr Annie Gray and AB Sugar.
Speciality chemicals supplier Perstorp is among those investing in the bioplastics sector, where interest is growing in additives which are able to improve the performance of polymers such as polylactide...
The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has blamed its row with British Sugar for its half-year loss and has referred the dispute to the European competition authorities.
Asda boss Andy Clarke will become president of grocery think-tank IGD on January 1 2015.
Boparan boss Ranjit Singh – ceo of the 2 Sisters Food group – has blamed the firm’s nearly £7M fall in like-for-like (LFL) operating profit on tough trading conditions.
Reduced sperm counts, dementia risks and the top food and drink trends for 2015 are just three of the 10 most read stories from Food Ingredients, Health & Nutrition (FIHN) this year.
Rising levels of work-related ill health are causing increasing concern to those involved with improving the safety of people in the workplace.
Food businesses can more easily target elderly consumers who are prone to falling, following the authorisation of a vitamin D health claim by the European Commission (EC).
Making low-fat versions of high-fat food and drink is something scientists will strive to do better, despite criticism, says Nicholas Robinson
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