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Sykes Seafood's acquisition of Klaas Puul will create a €300m pan European seafood giant

Sykes Seafood acquisition creates £269m business

By James Ridler

Liverpool-based Sykes Seafood has completed the acquisition of processor Klaas Puul from the Dutch Seafood Company, leading to the creation of a €300m (£269m) pan European seafood business.

Members of the industry are working together with Scala to combat the impact of the coronavirus

Scala launches coronavirus action group

By James Ridler

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted food and drink supply chain businesses to form a united emergency working group to ensure the industry can continue to feed the nation.

Eustice praised the efforts of the food and drink industry during the pandemic

Eustice praises food industry response to pandemic

By James Ridler

Environment secretary George Eustice has praised food industry efforts to keep the UK fed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic as chairman of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee.

Cooke: 'We want our staff to understand how what they are doing impacts the whole company'

Me and my team

Protein potential at Essentia

By Tom Cooke

Understanding issues throughout the supply chain is important to animal proteins producer Essentia, as sales director Tom Cooke (pictured far right) explains.

Food Manufacture offers its support to the industry

Support for this key industry during the coronavirus outbreak

By Rod Addy

Now, more than ever, it is important that we here at Food Manufacture show solidarity with our readers, friends and supporters in the industry, who are integral to the survival of this nation during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus panic buying has increased demand, which has prompted Moy Park to enlist hundreds of new factory workers

Coronavirus fears prompt meat factory walkouts

By Michelle Perrett

Meat factory workers at Moy Park’s Portadown plant and ABP's Lurgan facility in Northern Ireland walked out over concerns about social distancing yesterday (25 March), trade union Unite has said.

The vegan snack company has 'huge growth potential'

Vegan snack company gets financial backing

By Michelle Perrett

Two young entrepreneurs have struck a “significant” investment deal with Spanish food group Dacsa, along with a number of angel investors.

2 Sisters ramps up recruitment in response to the coronavirus

2 Sisters launches coronavirus recruitment campaign

By James Ridler

Poultry processing giant 2 Sisters Food Group has launched recruitment campaigns at multiple sites across its business, as it copes with “unprecedented levels of demand for food”.

When it comes to plant-based, 'only flavour and texture will determine whether a product is purchased more than once', says Dr Dorotea Pein

Ingredients & NPD

How to stand out from the crowd in plant-based

By Noli Dinkovski

As the plant-based and vegan product market becomes increasingly populated, is there a danger of saturation and how can manufacturers ensure that consumers latch on to their offer rather than that of their competitors?

Plant-based ingredients are at the core of the recent surge of demand for meat alternatives

Plant-based ingredients flourish

By James Ridler

Growth in demand for non-meat alternatives is continuing, with a new raft of plant-based ingredients being launched to the manufacturing sector.

The two were fined for illegally supplying workers

Two men fined as unlicensed Gangmasters

By Michelle Perrett

Two men who acted as unlicensed Gangmasters have been fined following an investigation by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA).