All news articles for July 2020

New product launches from Mars, McVitie's and Mondelēz

Sweet treats lead latest NPD round-up

By James Ridler

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 food and drink industry has reacted to the Chancellor's Summer Economic Update

Food industry reaction to Chancellor’s ‘mini budget’

By James Ridler

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.

MPs listened to concerns about the proposals for immigration

Agriculture and food face immigration labour hit

By Michelle Perrett

The Government’s proposed immigration policy is “simply not fit for the future of agriculture”, Tom Bradshaw, vice president of the National Farmers Union (NFU), has told MPs.

Workplace fatalities have dropped since 2018, according to the HSE

Workplace fatalities fall in 2019

By James Ridler

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.

 Hovis is tapping into the consumer demand for healthier products

Hovis launches immunity boosting bread

By Michelle Perrett

Hovis is tapping into the consumer demand for healthier products, with the launch of Glorious Grains, a new loaf of bread, designed to support the immune-system.

The new innovation kitchen is based at its Liverpool site.

Princes invests £5m to encourage rapid growth

By Michelle Perrett

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”.

Ellen Norman talks to Food Manufacture about this year's Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition.

Prizes up for grabs at food innovation contest

By James Ridler

Food and drink entrepreneurs could be in the running for a share of a £160,000 prize pool at this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition.

Ellen Norman talks to Food Manufacture about this year's Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition

Prizes up for grabs at food innovation contest

By James Ridler

Food and drink entrepreneurs could be in the running for a share of a £160,000 prize pool at this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition.

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