Food and drink manufacturers will have to bear the “cost of regulation” to ensure they comply with the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) new sustainable funding model, its chair Heather Hancock has reiterated.
Growing consumer demand for alcohol-free, adult soft drinks has sparked a wave of new start-ups hoping to capitalise on the expanding category, as evidenced in Wednesday’s (15 May) UK Soft Drinks Conference.
Nestlé UK’s chief executive Stefano Agostini has called for the UK plastics recycling infrastructure to be dramatically improved to help food and drink brand owners meet challenging new recycling targets.
Cofresh Snack Foods is to plough £20m into the business over the next 18 months as it seeks to grow its turnover to more than £100m following the acquisition of an additional food production and warehousing facility.
The need for millennials to live untethered lifestyles has to be addressed by employers if they want to keep them on longer than two years, according to David Woakes, group business development manager at Jonathan Lee Recruitment