All news articles for June 07, 2017

Advertising watchdog ASA has banned an ad for Arla organic milk

‘Misleading’ Arla milk ad banned

By James Ridler

An advert for Arla organic farm milk has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after it ruled the advert contained misleading environmental claims.

Are you expecting a Brexit bonus or dark clouds ahead?

state-of-the-industry survey

Brexit: food business bonus or dark clouds ahead?

By Michael Stones

How will Brexit affect the prospects for your food or drink manufacturing business? The Food Manufacture Group wants to canvass your views for our state-of-the-industry survey.

Food and drink firms were recognised in a list of the top 100 start-up companies

Food and drink firms in top start-ups list

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers recognised in this year’s list of the best start-up businesses, Startups 100, are featured in this photogallery.

600,000 manufacturing jobs have been lost in 10 years

Number of manufacturing jobs falls 600k in 10 years

By Matt Atherton

Britain urgently needs a manufacturing strategy from the next government, after more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs – including food and drink manufacturing roles – were lost over the past 10 years, claims the GMB union.

All Lucozade Ribena Suntory’s soft drinks will fall below the sugar tax threshold

Lucozade Ribena Suntory cuts sugar to avoid tax charge

By Rick Pendrous

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has committed itself to reformulating all of its UK soft drink brands this year to ensure they will not be hit by the sugar tax that comes into force in April next year.

Demand for halal food is growing among muslims and non-muslims, says the HFA

Halal certification body to launch defence fund

By Rick Pendrous

A legal “fighting fund” is planned by the Halal Food Authority (HFA), the certification body, to meet what it said were an increasing number of malicious attacks on the sector.