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People on the move in the food industry

Food industry people on the move

Former Dairy Crest md Martyn Wilks’s appointment at Hovis leads our latest selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 29-May-2015

Home-grown brands popular among Brits

British food brands dominate UK consumers’ baskets

Six of the 10 most popular food and drink products in the UK are based there, according to data from Kantar Worldpanel.

Published: 19-May-2015

Free-from dominates latest food innovations

Food and drink latest innovations

Free-from products dominated food innovations launched in the past four weeks.

Published: 15-May-2015

Food industry people on the move – in pictures

Food industry people on the move

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 their roles.

Published: 29-Apr-2015

Latest allergy recalls in pictures

Food allergy risks in April

Nine potentially dangerous products were recalled or withdrawn by food businesses in April over allergy fears stemming from undeclared ingredients, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Published: 27-Apr-2015

When political food fails – in pictures

Food fails for politicians

What do a bacon sandwich, a sausage roll and a hot dog have in common? You’d be forgiven for thinking the answer is that they are all tasty snacks consisting of a baked treat with a pork filling, but they have actually all caused headaches for campaigning politicians.

Published: 22-Apr-2015

Fat-burning pizza to sexy lollies: latest innovations

Top new innovations in 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.

Published: 17-Apr-2015

Inside CCE Milton Keynes

How to make Coca-Cola – factory tour

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.

Published: 15-Apr-2015

Potts’s first month in Morrisons – in pictures

Morrisons new boss: the first month

Morrisons’ new boss David Potts has had a memorable month at the helm of Britain’s fourth largest retailer.

Published: 13-Apr-2015

Top innovations showcased at Anuga FoodTec

Food safety and hygiene demands fuel trade show innovations

This year’s Anuga FoodTec achieved a 14% rise in visitor numbers over the last time it was held in 2012, with more than 1,500 companies presenting the latest food processing solutions.

Published: 01-Apr-2015

Food and drink industry people on the move

Food industry people on the move

Morrisons’s express check out of five board members leads our selection of the latest people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 26-Mar-2015

Dragons’ Den’s food and drink investments – in pictures

Food and drink entrepreneurs funded by BBC show

Since its inception in 2005 BBC’s Dragons’ Den programme has constantly invested money in food and drink businesses.

Published: 18-Mar-2015

Most inspiring food and drink firms in Britain

Food and drink firms inspiring Britain

More than 70 food and drink businesses have been honoured in the London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain list.

Published: 11-Mar-2015

People on the move in the food industry

Food industry people on the move

Tesco, Morrisons, the Co-operative Group and northern retailer Booths all appointed new bosses this month as they look to protect themselves against the challenges of the changing retail market.

Published: 25-Feb-2015

Most loved food and drink brands

Food and drink brands loved by Brits

Three food brands make up the top five most loved brands by British consumers, according to a poll by advertising agency Isobel.

Published: 18-Feb-2015

Inside AG Barr Milton Keynes

Fast drink manufacturing - inside AG Barr

AG Barr’s £41M high-tech Milton Keynes canning facility has been at the centre of an £8.3M investment plan, according to factory manager Tim Stacey.

Published: 16-Feb-2015

Britain’s best biscuits – in pictures

Top biscuits in UK

The chocolate Hob Nob is Britain’s favourite biscuit, according to a survey by packaging firm Kernpack.

Published: 06-Feb-2015

Food job cuts outweigh creations

Food industry cuts more jobs than it creates

More jobs have been cut or put at risk by food and drink manufacturers in the UK over the past six months, this site can exclusively reveal.

Published: 30-Jan-2015

People on the move in the food and drink industry

People on the move in the food and drink industry

Dalton Philips’ departure from Morrisons leads our latest selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 28-Jan-2015

Business Leaders’ Forum – in quotes

Top food industry concerns from business leaders

Obesity, skills and the changing retailer landscape were some of the key issues debated at last week’s Business Leaders’ Forum at the Walkie Talkie building in central London.

Published: 27-Jan-2015

What forced Philips out of Morrisons – in pictures

What forced Philips out of Morrisons

Dalton Philips quit Morrisons last week following a year of challenges, controversy and criticism from analysts and former bosses.

Published: 19-Jan-2015

Jesus, magic and dresses make the weird news of the year

Weird food news of the year

Food images of Jesus, a magician and a singing lasagne all feature on our round-up of the year’s weirdest food news.

Published: 12-Jan-2015

Premier Foods year review – in pictures

Premier Foods year in pictures

Premier Foods has experienced a turbulent year, which included: refinancing, a big joint venture and ending with widespread criticism of its treatment of suppliers. Here, we bring you the top stories of 2014 from the manufacturer of Hovis, Mr Kipling and OXO – to name just a few of the manufacturer’s household brands.

Published: 05-Jan-2015

The Food Manufacture Group’s year in pictures

Food Manufacture Group’s news of the year

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 the hottest topics facing UK food and drink manufacturers in 2014.

Published: 22-Dec-2014

Top food manufacturing news of the year

Top food manufacturing news of the year

An article revealing the identity of Britain’s most popular chocolate bar was the most widely read on this site during 2014.

Published: 19-Dec-2014