New spread launches from Mars, a trio of new releases from biscuit brand McVitie’s and limited edition Dairy Milk chocolate bars from Cadbury head up this snapshot of the latest new product development from food and drink manufacturers this month.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Summer Economic Update has been broadly welcomed by members of the food and drink industry, but concerns were raised over the speed at which the sector would be able to recover.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has promised Government support to protect and create new jobs to support the UK economy, along with plans to kick-start the hospitality sector, in a ‘mini-budget’.
Workplace deaths across the manufacturing sector – including food and drink firms – have fallen over the past year, according to the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) annual workplace fatality figures for 2019/20.
International food and drink group Princes, which boasts brands including Princes, Napolina, Batchelors and Branston Beans, has revealed it is to invest £5m in the next three-years to encourage “rapid growth”.