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In Allied Bakeries’ new bakehouse

Allied Bakeries’ Stevenage site has come to the end of a £31M investment, Russell Zaple tells Nicholas Robinson all about it.

Birds get bagged

Pre-wrapped roast-in-the-bag chickens have been a success story of the past couple of years. Paul Gander hears from Asda and its key supplier

Designed-in hygiene

Factory design and layout can have as big an impact on hygiene as systems and procedures. Paul Gander finds out where the cracks are

Cognitive health wars

A rise in consumer demand for brain-boosting food and drink is sparking a debate between industry and health experts. Nicholas Robinson reports

Price war is worse for retailers than food firms

The supermarket price war is worse for retailers than food manufacturers – or at least that’s what the BRC’s Andrew Opie tells Nicholas Robinson.

Inside Italy's biggest rice producer

Riso Gallo's bosses are ready to bring new products to the world's table, Nicholas Robinson reports from Milan

Life without limits for EU dairy

What’s next for Europe’s dairy industry now milk quotas have been lifted? Michelle Knott reports.

Why United Biscuits had to invest £50M

United Biscuits has pumped millions into its flagship Harlesden site. Kevin McGurk tells Nicholas Robinson why the investment had to be made

Industry 4.0 journey has started

Value chain organisation under 'Industry 4.0' is set to change control systems.

Carbs, lies and money

A life in the public eye wasn’t something Professor Ian MacDonald thought he had signed up for after starting his academic career. Recently, though, he’s had to deal with reporters on his doorstep and damning criticism in the national press, Nicholas Robinson discovers why.

It's not all child's play

There’s double health trouble on the horizon for Europe's youngsters, as Michelle Knott discovers

Bakery's business booster

Delisanté has a plan to fill the majority of its spare capacity, Lillian Kiely tells Nicholas Robinson

A game of luck leads to food start-up

Entrepreneurs breed ambition. Nicholas Robinson discovers how Bonnie Chung’s appetite to succeed is set to take her start-up firm international

Testing the temperature could boost safety

Smart labels could help consumers spotfood that's not safe to eat. But, retailers fear problems in their wider use, reports Paul Gander

Clean-labels: a dirty game?

The industry's drive to make food and drink labels easier for consumers to read has been attacked in a recently published book. Lynda Searby finds out how the sector has responded to the latest criticism

CCE’s Milton Keynes site boss’s efficiency aim

Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Nicholas Nixon won’t let the age of his site stop him from boosting its efficiency, he tells Nicholas Robinson

A big unknown in cereal

Own-label manufacturers are secretive. But John Hiles is ready to rip open the box of the cereal business he heads, Nicholas Robinson reports

All eyes on gut health

There is a glimmer of hope for Europe’s probiotics sector, Michelle Knott reports on developments

Chilled Food boss on recruitment mission

There are many threats to the food and drink sector, but CFA director Kaarin Goodburn tells Nicholas Robinson the skills gap is the biggest

Nestlé boss Fiona Kendrick sets out path for growth

Nestlé’s UK and Ireland chief executive and chairman has a tough reputation, but Nicholas Robinson finds out there’s more to her than that.

Why many heads make light work of packaging needs

Multihead weighers are being fine-tuned to the needs of specific products, as Paul Gander discovers

Perfect ingredients for a show

Explosive growth in the food and drink ingredients sector will boost its overall value to €59bn by 2018. Nicholas Robinson finds out how companies at Vitafoods are responding to the predicted uptick

Coffee success for Mondelēz in Banbury

Paul Sinclair will make his site a global hub, he tells Nicholas Robinson

Growing a rainbow revolution

For the first time since the meteoric rise of the natural colours market several years ago, supply and demand are in balance, writes Lynda Searby

Time to play fiscal hard ball on sugar tax?

As the life of the UK Parliament declines into the political equivalent of palliative care, many are speculating as to the possible blend of voluntary and mandatory measures on public health and nutrition that might follow the May election.