All news articles for June 24, 2016

The vote in favour of Brexit has drawn a mixed food industry reaction

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Brexit: mixed response from food and drink industry

By Michael Stones

The UK food and drink sector has given a mixed response, so far, to voters’ decision to quit the EU. Here, we report food and drink industry leaders’ first reactions to the historic decision.

Those behind the new Ferrybridge packaging warehouse, including Steven Jones, Eddisons (second from left) and Wayne Weatherhead, Taylor Davis (third from left)

Packaging distributor creates jobs

By James Ridler

A new food packaging distribution centre has created 15 jobs at Ferrybridge in West Yorkshire, with further recruitment planned for later this year, according to Taylor Davis, which opened it.

Here's what Brexit could mean for food and drink manufacturers

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Brexit: what it means for food and drink manufacturers

By Michael Stones

As food and drink manufacturers study the impact of British voters’ historic decision to quit the EU, we explore how the vote may impact on the sector’s prosperity, based on the predictions of two leading campaigners – on either side of the argument –...

Food and drink manufacturers are coming to terms with the decisive vote for Brexit

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It’s Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic decision

By Michael Stones

Food and drink manufacturers are coming to terms with the decision to leave the EU, after voters decided decisively in favour of Brexit, ending the nation’s 43 year membership of the union.

Food Crime Confidential aims to help industry insiders report crime

National Food Crime Unit unveils whistleblowing line

By Michelle Perrett

The National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) has launched a whistleblowing facility called ‘Food Crime Confidential’, allowing those working in the food industry to report any suspicions over crime or safety.  

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