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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

Christmas dinner will double calories of wartime

Calorific Christmas ahead

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.

Published: 19-Dec-2014

Food manufacturing Oscar winners in pictures

Food industry best of the best - in pictures

Irish meat firm Dawn Meats was the big winner at the 2014 Food manufacturing excellence awards, earlier this month, picking up the Environmental initiative of the year and the overall Company of the year.

Published: 03-Dec-2014

The best young talent in food and drink

Young talent of the food and drink industry

The very best and brightest young talent the food and drink industry has to offer were recognised for the first time at the food manufacturing Oscars earlier this month.

Published: 28-Nov-2014

Food and drink industry people on the move

Food and drink industry jobs latest

The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) appointment of a new president and an acting director general lead this month’s selection of the latest appointments in the food and drink industry.

Published: 26-Nov-2014

Top food and drink firms for graduates

Best food and drink firms for graduates

Discount retailer Aldi has been recognised as the top food and drink business for graduates by the The Times newspaper.

Published: 03-Nov-2014

People on the move in the food and drink industry

Food and drink industry – people on the move

Melanie Leech’s decision to quit as director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) after almost a decade in the role leads our selection of the latest people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 27-Oct-2014

Death, pathogens and managing risk – Food safety conference in quotes

Food safety – the hot topics

Killer bugs and ways to spot and manage food safety risks were some of the topics discussed by speakers at Food Manufacture Group’s Food safety conference last week (October 15).

Published: 24-Oct-2014

Bombay Sapphire – the journey of gin

How is Bombay Sapphire gin made?

The origins of Bombay Sapphire gin date back to 1761, when Thomas Dakin developed a novel recipe for gin.

Published: 24-Oct-2014

Sex, drugs and 3D printing – IGD conference in quotes

Grocery conference in quotes

Sex, drugs, 3D food printing, innovation and disruption among the retail market were just some of the topics discussed during the grocery think tank IGD’s convention at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge hotel, last week (October 7).

Published: 13-Oct-2014

Energy webinar your questions answered

Your energy questions answered

An expert team of speakers armed delegates with the information they need to comply with new EU rules requiring mandatory energy audits during the Food Manufacture Group’s energy webinar.

Published: 30-Sep-2014

Most powerful women in food and drink

Food and drink industry’s most powerful women

The food and drink industry has seven representatives on Fortune’s list of the 50 most powerful women in business 2014.

Published: 25-Sep-2014

Food and drink industry people on the move – in pictures

Food and drink industry people on the move

Alan Stewart started his role as chief financial officer of Tesco three months earlier than planned, this week, after the retailer launched an investigation into the board overstating its half-year profits by as much as £250M.

Published: 24-Sep-2014

Food and drink in an independent Scotland – in pictures

Scottish independence - the effect on food and drink

Thousands of Scots will vote for or against Scottish independence this Thursday (September 18), but how do some of the UK’s biggest food and drink firms think independence will affect them?

Published: 15-Sep-2014