All news articles for June 28, 2017

Greencore acquired a new West Drayton factory

Greencore buys factory from Street Eats maker

By Matt Atherton

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has acquired a new factory in West Drayton, London, from the maker of products for the Street Eats food-to-go brand.

Processed food debate panellists: (l to r) Tamar Haspel, historian Rachel Laudan, Yoni Freedhoff, Chris Mallett and Richard Black

Reports from IFT17

Firms encouraged to ‘invest in healthier products’

By Michael Stones

Risk-averse food manufacturers need encouragement to invest in healthier products, a nutrition consultant and industry insider told a seminar dedicated to processed food at the US Institute of Food Technology (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo.

British Bacon Supplies will close its Huddersfield factory on June 30

British Bacon Supplies confirms factory closure

By Helen Gilbert

Damika-owned meat processor British Bacon Supplies has confirmed it will close its Huddersfield factory this Friday (June 30), as it was “unable to operate at sustainable efficiency levels”.

One-third of non-UK workers said  they plan to leave the UK within five years

One-third of foreign workers plan to leave UK

By Gwen Ridler

One-third of foreign workers are considering leaving the UK, with highly-skilled EU workers the most likely to leave, revealed a survey from financial consultancy Deloitte.

Tulip reported a £21.8M loss for the year to September 2016

Meat processor Tulip reports £21.8M loss

By Matt Atherton

Meat processor Tulip has reported a £21.8M loss for the full-year to September 30 2016, after losing key contracts, a fall in operating efficiency and the results of inflation.

The Food Expo Innovation Awards were dominated by food ingredients that exploited the clean labelling trend

Reports from IFT17

Food innovation awards reflect clean-label trend

By Michael Stones

Food ingredients that exploit the trend towards clean labelling featured in the 2017 Food Expo Innovation Awards at the Institute of Food Technology’s (IFT’s) Annual Meeting and Food Expo.

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