All news articles for May 2019

The FSA has called for full ingredients lists for products in store

FSA: list all ingredients in store

By James Ridler

Food outlets should list all ingredients to prevent allergy related incidents, as part of strict new rules proposed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

An estimated 1.8 million tonnes of food waste annually comes from food manufacture

FOOD WASTE

Government pledges £4m to fight food waste

By Noli Dinkovski

Four food redistribution firms have received a combined £4.2m in Government funds to take more surplus food from manufacturers and retailers and prevent it going to waste.

Banham Poultry has submitted proposals to move production to a new factory

Banham Poultry submits new factory proposal

By James Ridler

Banham Poultry has announced plans to move production back to its former site outside of Attleborough, Norfolk, as it looks to modernise its facilities.

Matthew Walker is rumoured to be the next business 2 Sisters offloads

2 Sisters set to offload puddings maker?

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group is expected to continue shedding “peripheral” businesses in a bid to focus on its core poultry offering, as reports surface it plans to auction off Christmas pudding manufacturer Matthew Walker.

Drawing on traditional brewing techniques, Hofmeister has been reborn to tease customers to 'follow the bear' once more

Business leaders

Hofmeister: Built up from the bear bones

By Rod Addy

Two longstanding friends are drawing on a Bavarian brewer’s process and recipe to successfully reinvent a well-known lager that was shelved 25 years ago.

Supplier payments could be further delayed by the failed Sainsbury's/Asda merger

Failed Sainsbury’s/Asda merger to delay supplier payments

By James Ridler

Suppliers may be forced to wait even longer for payments from supermarkets in the wake of the Competition and Markets Authority’s rejection of the proposed Sainsbury’s/Asda merger, as delays continue to rise.

Manufacturers have been urged to use the Brexit extension to its fullest

Use Brexit delay wisely, firms told

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers have been urged to use the extra time afforded to them by the latest Brexit extension to fully prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU.

The new Food & Beverages division includes a portfolio of functional dairy protein ingredients

Dairy ingredients firm in global relaunch

By Noli Dinkovski

Dutch ingredients firm FrieslandCampina has consolidated its individual businesses into four strategic divisions that each serve different areas of nutrition.

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