All news articles for March 2020

Four of the world's biggest food manufacturers have been accused of excessive plastic pollution

Top brands named worst offenders for plastic pollution

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and PepsiCo are responsible for half a million tonnes of plastic pollution burnt or dumped in just six developing countries, according to a report from non-governmental organisation Tearfund.

Carcase balance issue to come for producers

Carcase balance issue to come for producers

By Aidan Fortune

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has warned that unless retailers reinstate their full range of meat products, there will be an abundance of other cuts leading to falling prices for producers.

2 Sisters CEO Ronald Kers has launched a nationwide recruitment campaign

Coronavirus: 2 Sisters boss urgent appeal

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group chief executive Ronald Kers has launched an urgent appeal for new workers to help the manufacturer meet the unprecedented demand brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.

Abbey Logistics revealed plans to support staff affected by the coronavirus

Coronavirus: Abbey Logistics to reward frontline staff

By James Ridler

Logistics and temperature controlled storage provider Abbey Logistics has pledged to reward its frontline staff with a recognition payment at the end of the year for their commitment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sykes Seafood's acquisition of Klaas Puul will create a €300m pan European seafood giant

Sykes Seafood acquisition creates £269m business

By James Ridler

Liverpool-based Sykes Seafood has completed the acquisition of processor Klaas Puul from the Dutch Seafood Company, leading to the creation of a €300m (£269m) pan European seafood business.

Members of the industry are working together with Scala to combat the impact of the coronavirus

Scala launches coronavirus action group

By James Ridler

The coronavirus outbreak has prompted food and drink supply chain businesses to form a united emergency working group to ensure the industry can continue to feed the nation.

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