All news articles for March 2019

Students from University College Birmingham visited AB Mauri's Centre for Excellence

AB Mauri opens doors to undergraduates

By James Ridler

AB Mauri opened its doors to students of the University College Birmingham’s (UCB’s) BSc Bakery and Confectionery Technology course, offering a rare glimpse into the work of the baked goods manufacturer.

Walker: ‘Category saturation is proving to be challenging. The sheer volume of products has created a lot of noise in the sector’

Business leaders

Facing your primal fears

By Aidan Fortune

Bursting onto the scene in 2014, Suzie Walker’s Primal Pantry led the field in premium on-the-go paleo snacks. Five years on, how is it coping with a crowded marketplace and the threat of Brexit?

Quinn's new Detecta range has already generated major interest from retailers

Retailers adopt new recyclable black PET

By James Ridler

A new black polyethylene terephthalate (PET) food tray that is able to be picked up by recycling equipment will soon to be adopted by UK retailers, according to Ireland-based creator Quinn Packaging.

AIMS and the FSA will battle it out in the Supreme Court over challenging Official Veterinarians' decisions (Photo credit UK Supreme Court)

AIMS challenges FSA in Supreme Court

By Aidan Fortune

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) is to take on the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) in the Supreme Court over its refusal to allow Official Veterinarians’ (OV) decisions to be challenged.

Johnson: ‘Every day is a challenge. There are so many regulations and they don’t just concern the UK’

Supply chain profile

Blue skies ahead for Tudor Logistics

By James Ridler

With the potential for a no-deal Brexit drawing ever closer, Tudor International Freight is in pole position to capitalise, as managing director David Johnson explains.

An artist's impression of the distillery after the upgrade is completed

Scots distillery receives £10.5m investment

By James Ridler

International wine and spirits producer Distell International has invested £10.5m in the Bunnahabhain Distillery on Islay, Scotland, as part of a three-year refurbishment programme.

The L2 Butcher Apprenticeship Standard is up for review later this year

Butchery apprenticeship consultation opened

By Aidan Fortune

The Food & Drink Training and Education Council (FTC) is calling for employers and apprentices to have their say on the L2 Butcher Apprenticeship Standard.

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