All news articles for August 2019

Nim's has secured listings with NHS Supply chain

Nim’s Fruit Crisps secures NHS listing

By James Ridler

Healthy snack manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps has secured a supply deal with NHS Supply Chain, marking the producer’s first inroads into the foodservice sector.

Smith: ‘We chose to handmake our products because, once you focus on large-scale production, all of a sudden it’s high volume, low price and you end up just churning something out’

Me and my team

Fatherson Bakery: Taking homemade to heart

By Laurence Smith

Fatherson Bakery owner and managing director Laurence Smith explains how his experience of bigger businesses is helping the company ‘punch above its weight’.

The closure of Quinfresh has led to the loss of 53 jobs

Quinfresh closure sees 53 jobs axed

By James Ridler

Fresh fruit and vegetable supplier Quinfresh, based in Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, has closed its doors after almost 80 years, with the loss of 53 jobs.

Professor Tim Lang has called on the Government to reveal its no-deal Brexit plans to the public

Government urged to make Brexit planning public

By James Ridler

The UK Government has been urged to make public its planning assumptions for disruptions to food supply caused by a no-deal Brexit, following a series of leaks revealing the impact a no-deal would have on the country.

Use of behavioural psychology can help bread a better food safety culture

A nudge in the right direction

By James Ridler

The use of nudge theory – positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions – can help influence the behaviour and decision-making of workers to reinforce food safety culture and compliance, according to Shield Safety Group strategic advisor Sterling Crew.

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