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Kers: 'Our strategy is gaining momentum'

Food giant reaps rewards from turnaround strategy

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group is benefiting from parent company Boparan Holdings’ turnaround plan, as it reports its first like-for-like quarterly pre-tax profit for two-and-a-half years.

Kerry Foods supplies own-label products to a range of retailers, including all the top supermarkets

Brewer offers help as hundreds of Kerry jobs go

By Rod Addy

Molson Coors has offered a lifeline to the 900 workers set to lose their jobs at Kerry Foods’ Burton-Upon-Trent ready meals factory as it prepares to close at the end of August.

Tacon: 'I want to leave this role having achieved all I set out to do – and more'

Groceries Code Adjudicator to step down

By Rod Addy

Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon is to step down from her role at the end of her current term in June 2020, delegates at the GCA Annual Conference heard.

Brexit: progress has stalled on a number of technical areas

Brexit: state of play

Trade body airs persistent Brexit concerns with MPs

By Helen Gilbert

Tim Rycroft, chief operating officer of the Food and Drink Federation, was part of a group offering oral evidence to the Exiting The European Union Select Committee on 12 June. We caught up with him after the hearing to identify the most pressing concerns...

MOre and more suppliers are steering away from using plastics in their packaging

Glass and can boost in beverages

By Paul Gander

Beverage brand-owners and contract packers are steering away from new launches in plastics, including polyethylene terephthalate (PET), as investment in equipment for can and glass filling grows, suppliers claim.

ABP was last year's overall winner

How you can win a food and drink manufacturing Oscar

By Rod Addy

There’s still plenty of time to submit your winning entry in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs), ahead of the July 29 deadline. So, here’s how to impress the judges and bring home a much-coveted food and drink manufacturing Oscar.

Amirahmadi: 'Trade policy is key to the success of the sector'

Dairy industry tackles cheese tariffs and environment

By Rod Addy

Dairy UK has called for Government to rethink proposed tariffs for cheese post-Brexit, claiming they were inadequate to prevent price volatility or a loss of productivity and so would damage the dairy industry.

AMC Group has created 100 jobs at its new factory

AMC Group creates 100 jobs at new juicing factory

By James Ridler

International fresh juice processor AMC Group has created 100 jobs at a new purpose-built factory for freshly-squeezed juice and plant-based and free-from products in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.

Offering a personal touch for food and drink training courses is what Remit Group strives for

Learning provider

Offering a personal approach at Remit Group

By James Ridler

Remit Group’s Fiona Hawkesley explains how its personalised method of training apprentices brings greater benefits to firms than a simple off-the-shelf offer.

Allied Bakeries, which produces Kingsmill products, has put 180 jobs at risk at its Cardiff factory

Allied Bakeries review puts 180 jobs at risk

By James Ridler

Up to 180 jobs are at risk at Allied Bakeries’ Cardiff factory, after the manufacturer announced plans to move production from the site to larger facilities in the UK.