All news articles for January 2020

Whiteside: 'Consumers won't be dictated to'

Greggs boss: Making consumer choices healthier

By James Ridler

Making food as healthy as possible without sacrificing taste and texture is key to improving the nation’s diet, according to Greggs chief executive Roger Whiteside.

Don't miss your chance to have your voice heard in our State of the Nation survey

Last chance to contribute to industry research

By Rod Addy

Senior industry personnel have less than a week to make their voice heard and outline their business’ expectations, aims and activities in 2020 in Food Manufacture’s exclusive State of the Nation survey.

Liver has been shown to contain high amounts of retinol, B vitamins and iron

Offal campaign wins AIMS backing

By Noli Dinkovski

A campaign to promote greater consumption of offal meat has won the backing of the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS).

Standards post-Brexit and carbon emissions were key topics at the Oxford Farming Conference

NFU president Minette Batters calls for food commission

By James Ridler

Repeated calls for a food sector council and criticism of the Government’s stance on maintaining standards in future trade deals were key takeaways from today’s politics briefing at the Oxford Farming Conference.

Boom! is the brain-child of Beth Morgan and host a wealth of information for women in the supply chain

Supply chain profile

Exploding into life: Boom!

By James Ridler

An online global community for women in the supply chain was the vision of Boom! chief executive Beth Morgan... and her dream has become a growing reality.

From left to right: Sarah Hall, Caroline Fairburn-Wright, Judy Fairburn, Daniel Fairburn, Sarah Louise Fairburn

Me and my team

Cracking the market with LJ Fairburn

By Daniel Fairburn

LJ Fairburn MD Daniel Fairburn outlines how the firm has seen rapid expansion from a contract supplier to a fully integrated hen and egg supply business.

Despite the uncertain political and economical climate, UK food manufacturing still continues to grow

UK manufacturing thrives in uncertain climate

By James Ridler

The UK food and drink manufacturing sector continues to buck the curve and report growth, despite the threat of an uncertain political and economic climate, according to a new report.

Only 54% of consumers are aware that grains and seeds can be incorporated in bread, Puratos says

2020 FOOD TRENDS

Promote ‘power ingredients’ to meet health agenda

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink manufacturers should look to promote ‘power ingredients’ to capitalise on the growing health agenda, a bakery and chocolate ingredients firm has claimed.

Meadow Foods employs more than 430 people and handles more than 550m litres of milk each year

Meadow Foods invests amid strong growth

By Rod Addy

Dairy ingredients firm Meadow Foods has posted significant profit and sales growth in the year to 31 March 2019 amid continued capital expenditure, vowing to invest a further £8m by April this year.

Export sales success for Mash Direct

Export sales success for Mash Direct

By James Ridler

Foodservice sales and exports success has propelled prepared vegetable and ready meals manufacturer Mash Direct to another year of growth.

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