All news articles for January 2019

Bakeaway is seeking planning permission to build a new site in Corby

Bakeaway seeks planning permission

By James Ridler

Pastry manufacturer Bakeaway has applied for planning permission to build a new site in Corby, with the potential to create a ‘large number’ of jobs.

Batters: ‘For too long we have reacted to Government – now is the time for forwards thinking to shape the future’

NFU: UK can’t risk switching off food production

By James Ridler

The UK needs to continue producing food and not rely on imports post-Brexit, or it risks never being able to produce food again, warned the president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Minette Batters.

Shore Capital's Clive Black has criticised politicians for Brexit uncertainty

UK an ‘embarrassment’ for lack of Brexit agreement

By James Ridler

The Government’s inability to reassure UK food producers on the future of the industry post-Brexit has made the country an international embarrassment, Shore Capital head of research Clive Black has claimed.

Swapping a higher-sugar breakfast cereal for a lower sugar variant is equal to 2.5 fewer cubes of sugar per bowl

Food firms back Change4Life sugar reduction drive

By Noli Dinkovski

Food manufacturers have pledged their support to a new Change4Life campaign that encourages parents to tackle childhood obesity by swapping sugary foods with healthier alternatives.

The Government has appointed Ben Elliot to the position of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

Food Waste Champion appointed

By Aidan Fortune

Environment secretary Michael Gove has appointed Ben Elliot to the newly-created role of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

the Welsh meat industry faces uncertainty in 2019, claims Meat Production Wales

New year of uncertainty for Welsh meat production

By James Ridler

Brexit uncertainty and the absence of a deal has left the Welsh meat industry stepping into the unknown in 2019, according to Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) – Meat Promotion Wales.

Meet the food manufacture apprentice

Meet the apprentice: Thanet Earth

By James Ridler

Kent-based vegetable grower Thanet Earth has discovered real value in its apprenticeship programme, in association with training provider Remit.

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