All news articles for May 2020

Packaging suppliers have been forced to adapt their operations in the face of the coronavirus

Packaging sector adapts to pandemic

By Michelle Perrett

The food packaging market has not been immune to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with many firms adjusting working practices – and even products – in the current climate.

The guidance includes plans to increase cleaning

FSA issues new guidance for food manufacturers

By Michelle Perrett

Food manufacturers are being reminded that they are required to implement and maintain hygiene procedures based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles.

The Government plans to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance for B2B transactions

Government to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance

By James Ridler

The Government is to temporarily guarantee B2B transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance (TCI) in a bid to help companies struggling to keep up with bills during the coronavirus crisis.

Azzurro Associates is offering to pay unpaid invoices

New £1bn fund to finance unpaid invoices

By James Ridler

Food and drink businesses with £50k–£10m in unpaid invoices could soon benefit from a new £1bn funding scheme from finance provider Azzurro Associates.

Mile High labs is seeking approval for its CBD isolate ingredient

Approval on CBD sought

By Michelle Perrett

Hemp derived cannabinoids (CBD) producer Mile High Labs has submitted a novel food application to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) for its CBD isolate ingredient and CBD isolate-based finished products....

The future of logistic and the supply chain lies in software as a service, according to Deltion

Logistics in the cloud: Deltion

By James Ridler

Deltion has taken the concept of software as a service and applied it to the food and drink supply chain, as business development manager Bashir Kahn explains.

Concerns have been raised about the safety of meat workers

Coronavirus death at Moy Park: unions demand action

By Michelle Perrett

Calls have been made to protect staff in the Northern Ireland meat processing sector following the death of a staff member who worked for the Moy Park poultry site in Dungannon.

Eight Fifty has acquired M&M Walshe for an undisclosed sum

CapVest-owned Eight Fifty acquires pork processor

By James Ridler

CapVest Partners-owned Eight Fifty Food Group, which comprises Karro Food Group and Young’s Seafood, has now announced the acquisition of meat processor M&M Walshe Holdings for an undisclosed sum.

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