All news articles for June 2020

Ghey: 'A vegan, chocolate orange brownie produced using brewers' spent grain'

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Vegan brownie entry uses brewers' grains for Ecotrophelia UK

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Brewers' spent grains were a vital ingredient in Ecotrophelia UK finalist Brewer's Brownies' entry and team representative Esther Ghey outlines the product concept in this Food Man Talks video podcast.

Three meat processing sites have confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 2 Sisters' Llangefni plant

Coronavirus confirmed at Asda meat factory

By James Ridler

Big four retailer Asda has shut down operations at its meat processing site in Kirklees after members of staff were suspected of having contracted COVID-19.

Spencer: 'Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of biowaste comes from coconuts'

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Gluten-free waffle sandwich wins Bronze at Ecotrophelia UK

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Jared Spencer, representing the Eco-Dive team from the University of Nottingham, which won Bronze at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK competition for CocoWaffle, a gluten-free, Dutch-inspired waffle sandwich concept, describes the group's ethnically diverse...

More than 1m people have signed the NFU's petition calling for the safeguarding of food standards post-Brexit

Food standards petition reaches 1m signatures

By James Ridler

More than 1m people have signed a petition urging the Government to ensure future trade deals do not lead to an increase in imported foods that would be illegal to produce in the UK.

Ugly Drinks is one of the food brands that has capitalised on the e-commerce boom

Food manufacturers see e-commerce opportunity

By James Ridler

Online sales in the UK are set to surge by £5.3bn, thanks to the lockdown instigated in the wake of the coronavirus, with food manufacturers already capitalising on the opportunity presented by e-commerce.

Any legal case against a food manufacturer surrounding the coronavirus could set a precedent for the future

Coronavirus legal action threatens to set precedent

By James Ridler

Legal action against food manufacturers blamed for letting their employees get sick from the coronavirus would be difficult to prove, but could lead to serious legal ramifications if upheld in court for the entire industry, law firm Walker Morris has...

Oliver Kay has revealed it is to restructure operations

Coronavirus: Job losses fear at Oliver Kay Produce

By Michelle Perrett

One of foodservice supplier Bidfresh’s produce businesses, Oliver Kay, has revealed that it is to restructure its operations, moving out of Bolton in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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