All news articles for December 2017

A complaint about the packaging of Quorn’s sausage rolls sparked a social media storm on Twitter

Quorn packaging sparks Twitter storm

By James Ridler

Packaging for Quorn’s meat-free sausage rolls sparked a social media storm on blogging site Twitter, after a user complained it was misleading.

Price: the EU knows how important the food and drink sector is

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Post-Brexit trade deals will be agreed, says former minister

By Rick Pendrous

The UK will go on to achieve a successful trading deal with the EU now that a last-minute deal to move on to the next phase of the Brexit negotiations has been struck, because it is in the interests of both parties to do so, former minister of state at...

Food and drink manufacturers have the opportunity to measure changes in their products

New Suffolk lab aims to improve shelf-life

By Noli Dinkovski

A new laboratory dedicated to improving the shelf-life of products through the use of natural herb, spice, vegetable and hop ingredients has opened in Mildenhall, Suffolk.

Workers at two Scotbeef sites in Scotland are to hold a 24-hour strike

Scotbeef workers vote for 24-hour strike

By James Ridler

Members of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) have voted in favour of industrial action at two of meat processor Scotbeef’s sites, following a breakdown in pay talks.

The vast majority of UK consumers do not know how much wholegrain they should eat

Confusion over wholegrain consumption

By Noli Dinkovski

Confusion over which foods contain wholegrain is leading to misunderstanding over how much of it people needed to consume, a survey has found.