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People on the move in food and drink

Food and drink industry people on the move

Tesco, First Milk and the National Farmers Union (NFU) lead our selection of the most recent appointments in the UK food and drink industry.

Published: 27-Jan-2016

Health takes over New Year food and drink innovations

Food and drink innovations reflect health

Health and wellness has dominated the latest food and drink innovations, as businesses attempt to tap into consumers looking to start the year with a healthier diet.

Published: 19-Jan-2016

The year at 2 Sisters – in pictures

2 Sisters – a year in photographs

Visit this photogallery to relive the highs and lows of food manufacturing at 2 Sisters Food Group over the course of 2015.

Published: 11-Jan-2016

Food and drink manufacturing news of year – part 1

Food and drink of news of the year

Free-from, acquisitions, financial woes and the discounters proved the most popular news read on this website in 2015.

Published: 04-Jan-2016

Food and drink manufacturing news of the year – part 2

Food and drink top news of the year

Morrisons, the demise of S&A Foods, an iconic brand name change and a beer mega merger all feature in the second part of our top food and drink manufacturing news of the year.

Published: 04-Jan-2016

Weirdest food and drink news stories of 2015

Food and drink industry's weirdest news of the year

Bacon-scented underwear, a £1M packet of crisps and a computer that uses Irn Bru to cool down all feature in our list of the weirdest food and drink news stories of the year.

Published: 31-Dec-2015

Food and drink firms get into NPD festive spirit

Food and drink industry gets festive

Food and drink manufacturers have got into the festive spirit and launched Christmas-themed packaging and product innovations, in a bid to tap into a spending surge over the seasonal period.

Published: 23-Dec-2015

Top food ingredients news of the year – in pictures

Top food ingredients news of the year – in pictures

Free-from foods, probiotics and, of course, sugar all featured in the top Food Ingredients, Health and Nutrition stories of 2015.

Published: 22-Dec-2015

Food and drink innovations – in pictures

Latest food and drink innovations

Healthy drinks and reduced cooking times are key themes in this photogallery of innovative products to hit the market recently. 

Published: 18-Dec-2015

People on the move in food and drink

Food and drink industry people on the move

Young’s Seafood, Müller Wiseman Dairies and Wyke Farms all feature in our latest roundup of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 17-Dec-2015

Top bakery, drink and snacking trends – in pictures

Food and drink trends

View this photo gallery to find out the latest bakery, drink and snacking trends unveiled during conferences at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) in Paris last week. 

Published: 09-Dec-2015

Crowds, innovation, excitement – FiE in pictures

Food ingredients trade show in pictures

Thousands of visitors descended on Paris for Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) this week, even though nearly 40 exhibitors did not attend due to terror attacks last month.

Published: 04-Dec-2015

Inside look: R&R Ice Cream

Ice cream firm: behind the scenes

After 25 years at R&R Ice Cream, Mike Fraine was the perfect person to take us on a guided tour of the world’s second largest ice cream factory.

Published: 01-Dec-2015

Signature Flatbreads: What we’ve learnt

Bakery’s behind the scenes look

The brothers at the helm of Signature Flatbreads – William and Charles Eid – took Food Manufacture on an exclusive tour of its impressive production facility in Dunstable, Bedfordshire as part of our Me and My Factory feature series.

Published: 27-Nov-2015

Food industry people on the move

Food industry people on the move

Samworth Brothers, Iglo Food Group and Dawn Foods all made top line appointments as part of their preparations for expansion in 2016.

Published: 25-Nov-2015

Five food manufacturing fires – in pictures

Food firm fires

Five fires have ravaged food manufacturing sites in England over the past two months, according to reports on this website.

Published: 24-Nov-2015

Food and drink manufacturing Oscars – in pictures

Food Manufacture awards in pictures

Moy Park, Premier Foods and 2 Sisters Food Group were among the 11 businesses that graced the stage at the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) earlier this month to collect Oscars for their top performance over the past year.

Published: 18-Nov-2015

Top 10 food and drink trends for 2016: Innova

Food and drink trends for 2016

Clean labelling, free-from products and part-time vegetarian diets are among the top 10 food and drink trends for 2016, according to Innova Market Insights.

Published: 17-Nov-2015

Premier Foods employee wins award for best selfie

Food manufacturing awards: Best selfie prize

Industry professionals took selfies and posted them on Twitter as part of a competition during the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards last week. 

Published: 09-Nov-2015

Maltesers tops UK’s 10 bestselling confectionery brands

UK’s top 10 confectionery brands in pictures

Mars UK’s Maltesers has shot ahead of Mondelēz’s Cadbury Dairy Milk to become the nation’s number one confectionery brand on UK convenience store sales, according market research firm IRI.

Published: 06-Nov-2015

Food firms get into Halloween spirit

Food manufacturers celebrate Halloween

A number of food manufacturers have added a spooky touch to their products in a bid to tap into demand for Halloween gifts.

Published: 30-Oct-2015

People on the move in the food industry

Food industry people on the move

New faces coming in to lead the boards of Asda, Waitrose and First Milk lead our latest selection of food and drink industry people on the move.

Published: 26-Oct-2015

Rugby World Cup host to return for manufacturing Oscars

Rugby World Cup host returns for food awards

The official Rugby World Cup 2015 TV presenter Mark Durden-Smith will host the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) next month, making him the only man to do so for consecutive years.

Published: 22-Oct-2015

Top food and drink trends for 2016 – in pictures

Food and drink in 2016 – in pictures

Mintel has unveiled 12 top trends it predicts will shape the food and drink industry over the next year. To find out what they are and how each of them will influence consumers and deliver key opportunities, enjoy our photogallery.

Published: 19-Oct-2015

Look inside manufacturing: Cool Chile Company

Mexican food firm opens doors

Welcome to our exclusive inside look at Mexican food manufacturer Cool Chile Company’s London production site, as part of our new Me & My Factory photogallery series.

Published: 15-Oct-2015