Len Wardle’s decision to quit his role as chairman of the Co-operative Group this month, amid drug revelations about a former colleague, leads our selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.
Major soft drinks companies are gearing up to launching products with half the calories of current versions, thanks to proprietary technologies just hitting the market from ingredients developer Cargill.
Premier Foods was the big winner at this year’s Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards – picking up the awards for Food manufacturing company of the year, Ambient manufacturing company of the year and Training programme of the year.
The food safety watchdog the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reassured consumers about the “very low risk”, after the first case of the bacteria MRSA was discovered in turkey and chickens on an East Anglian farm.
Young shoppers aged under 35 – who are more likely to shop ethically and adventurously than their older relatives, while cooking from scratch – offer opportunities to food manufacturers and retailers, according to new research from grocery think-tank...