All news articles for April 2019

The investment will enable a smaller specialist factory to be created on-site to produce complex niche products

Tulip invests £2.3m in snacks facility

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Tulip is to enhance its specialist snacking capacity with a £2.3m investment in its Ruskington site in Lincolnshire.

The low intake of healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables was marked as a leading dietary risk factor

Policy shift to healthy food needed, study warns

By Noli Dinkovski

Policy-makers should shift their emphasis from dietary restriction to promoting healthy food after one-in-five deaths globally were linked to a poor diet, a major study has revealed.

The price of onions and other crops has soared due to inclement weather in 2018 hitting crop yields

Food prices hit by commodity costs and weather

By Helen Gilbert

Retail food costs have jumped by their highest rate in more than five years, according to latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Nielsen Shop Price Index.

Vbites owner Heather Mills has purchased her third food factory

Heather Mills buys third food factory

By James Ridler

Heather Mills, owner of vegan food manufacturer VBites, has purchased the former Coty/Procter & Gamble factory in Newcastle for an undisclosed sum.

Staff show off their Butchery Academy certificates

2 Sisters launches two new learning programmes

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has rolled out two major learning programmes across its poultry processing sites, in a bid to improve language skills and meat cutting efficiencies.

Nestlé’s new transport hub will create 20 new jobs

Jobs created at Nestlé transport hub

By James Ridler

Food giant Nestlé has opened a new transport hub in North Yorkshire to help manage the manufacturer’s cross-border transportation into Europe, creating 20 new jobs.

Skinner's Brewery has secured supermarket listings in the south west of England

Skinner’s Brewery secures Tesco listing

By James Ridler

Cornish brewer Skinner’s has secured a deal with Tesco to supply its newest range to the retailer’s stores across the south-west of England.

McVitie's Chocolate Chip & Coconut, one of two lines in the new Digestives Twists range, will be available in Asda before a larger roll-out

Pladis launches Digestives range

By James Ridler

Pladis is set to launch two new additions to its McVitie’s Digestives range of biscuits, in a bid to drive younger customers to the brand.

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