All news articles for May 2019

E Park and Sons has submitted plans to build a new factory and create jobs

Potato processor plans to create 15 jobs

By James Ridler

Potato processor E Park and Sons (EPS) is set to create 15 new jobs as part of plans to build a new factory at its headquarters in Macclesfield, Cheshire, subject to council approval.

Real Good Food has been fined £450k for AIM rule breaches

Real Good Food fined £450k for AIM rule breaches

By James Ridler

Specialist bakery ingredients manufacturer real Good Food (RGF) has been fined £450,000 for breaches to Alternative Investment Market (AIM) rules, as it announced a number of changes to its board of directors.

A shortage of vets in the UK has been highlighted in a Migration Advisory Committee report

UK meat vet shortage highlighted

By Aidan Fortune

The troubling lack of veterinary staff in the UK meat industry has been highlighted in a new report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

3D printed steaks, the future of plant-based meat?

3D printed steaks, the future of plant-based meat?

By James Ridler

As the trend of flexitarianism and veganism continues to grow, one man poised to capitalise on the rise in meat-free diets is Giuseppe Scionti, chief executive of 3D printed plant-based meat manufacturer NovaMeat.

Alan Goldie talks us through staff motivations, factory anniversaries and the future of Burton's Biscuits

Me and my team

Baking up a storm at Burton’s

By Alan Goldie

Factory general manager Alan Goldie explains how Burton’s Edinburgh site has used motivation and technology to create a culture shift and improve performance.

Bakkavor has opened new facilities for its employees at its Highbridge site

Bakkavor opens £800k employee facilities

By James Ridler

Bakkavor Desserts has opened new £800,000 employee facilities at its Highbridge, Somerset factory, as part of its continued investment in the site.

A tax on meat products has been deemed

Meat tax idea deemed ‘too simplistic’

By Aidan Fortune

A jury in a mock trial debating a meat tax has found that it’s “too blunt a policy tool” to be effective and that all ultra-processed foods should be subject to a levy.

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