All news articles for October 2018

Labelling errors sparked many of the recalls this week

Labelling errors cause recalls

By Michelle Perrett

Numerous recalls involving labelling errors were announced by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) this week, sparked by poorly labelled allergens and wrong use-by dates.

Nestlé, Hilton Food Group and Unilever publish results

Nestlé, Hilton Food Group and Unilever unveil news

By Nestlé, Hilton Food Group and Unilever unveil news

Nestlé has positioned its product portfolio towards “attractive high-growth categories”, according to a positive results report for the first nine months of the financial year.

The UK's technology know-how and focus on food standards will make it desirable as a trade partner after it leaves the EU

UK food ranked high for standards and technology

By James Ridler

The UK food and drink industry’s technical knowledge and high standards would attract importers despite the outcome of Brexit, claimed secretary of state for international trade Liam Fox.

Kessie: The UK's exports would be protected under WTO rules

WTO rules to protect UK exports

By James Ridler

The move to World Trade Organization (WTO) export rules, should a ‘no-deal’ Brexit apply, could provide opportunities and protection for UK international trade, according to Edwini Kessie, WTO director of agriculture and commodities.

Foods high in fat, salt or sugar have been under scrutiny in recent months

Opinion

High fat, salt and sugar foods in the spotlight

By Mariko Kubo

We know that foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) have been under closer scrutiny since the new restrictions on advertising came into effect last July. However, two major companies have recently been caught out.

Hewston: ‘It’s part of a journey to developing a brand of our own, which may mean we acquire a  food business’

Me and my team

Creating a buzz at Bumble Hole

By Andrew Hewston

Bumble Hole is a hive of activity, processing up to six million eggs a week. Company owner Andrew Hewston outlines ambitious plans to crack new opportunities.

Meat Business Women was founded by Laura Ryan, former AHDB Beef & Lamb strategy director, to inspire women to succeed in the meat industry

Women in meat industry join forces for debate

By Chloe Ryan

Brexit and the #MeToo movement unexpectedly converged on 10 October as the dominant discussion themes at the Meat Business Women conference in Birmingham, as women leaders gathered to share ideas and network.

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