Food Manufacture’s ‘Top tweets of the week’

By Matt Atherton

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Food Manufacture's 'Top tweets of the Week'
Food Manufacture's 'Top tweets of the Week'

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Maggots in Morrisons’ broccoli, Coca-Cola’s plans to boost output and our quest for a food manufacturing hero all featured in the top tweets from Food Manufacture’s readers this week.

After a Morrisons’ customer found six maggots squirming in his broccoli while he was preparing his Sunday lunch, readers commented on our Twitter channel, @FoodManufacture.

Also on Twitter was reaction to Coca-Cola’s Wakefield site boss Trevor Newman’s plans to ​improve efficiency at the biggest soft drinks plant in Europe.

Staying with Coca-Cola, Twitter users responded to Coca-Cola UK & Ireland general manager Jon Woods’ comments​ that the sugar tax should be scrapped.

Our readers also highlighted the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEA) 2016, by endorsing candidates for the Personality of the Year award on Twitter. You can still vote​ for your choice of candidate.

Plans to protest

Other topics covered by Twitter users include the GMB union’s plan to protest​ Bakkavor at Tesco headquarters. The planned demonstration will highlight Bakkavor’s alleged pay cuts and working conditions.

Readers reacted to the top six fastest growing food and drink manufacturers, announced in the annual Top Track 100​ list, compiled by The Sunday Times​.

Twitter users also responded to results of the industry-wide survey​ about the health of food and drink manufacturing.

Join the 30,000 strong conversation

Meanwhile, if you’re interested in food and drink manufacturing, Food Manufacture’s social media channels are one of the best places to share your views with tens of thousands of industry professionals.

The Food Manufacture Group’s social media reach now spans more than 30,000 people, including 20,500 Twitter​ followers, more than 8,600 members on its LinkedIn network​, and 1,600 Facebook​ ‘Likes’. Food Manufacture invites you to join the conversation on our social media.

For now, here are the ‘Top tweets of the week’:

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