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Food industry people on the move – update

Food industry’s latest hires

Top appointments at Seabrook Crisps, 2 Sisters Food Group and the Chilled Food Association lead our updated collection of the latest appointments in the food and drink industry.

Published: 30-Jul-2015

Most popular food and drink news of the year

Food and drink top stories of the year

Morrisons, acquisitions, drinks firm AG Barr and Jeremy Clarkson all feature in our top 10 most popular food and drink manufacturing news of the year.

Published: 29-Jul-2015

Coconut meat, Star Wars cookies and ‘natural’ among latest food innovations

Food and drink innovations

Virgin coconut meat, a Star Wars-inspired cookie kit and a range of ‘natural’ products all feature in our collection of the latest food and drink innovations.

Published: 27-Jul-2015

Manufacturing Oscars: previous top winners

Top food companies of past 15 years

The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards has crowned a Company of the Year for the past 15th years to recognise the best of the best in British food manufacturing.

Published: 09-Jul-2015

People on the move in the food industry

Food industry people on the move

The creation of a new md role for Burton’s Biscuit Company’s UK & Ireland business leads our latest selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Published: 24-Jun-2015

Health dominates food and drink innovations

Food and drink innovation led by health

Healthy ingredients dominated the latest food and drink innovations, as manufacturers seek to provide tasty snacks with nutritional benefit.

Published: 16-Jun-2015

Meet the Personality of the Year 2015 candidates

Food industry cream of the crop

Six of the biggest names in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector are in the running to be crowned Food Manufacturing Personality of the Year at the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards in November.

Published: 09-Jun-2015

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