Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has tabled a bid to acquire Asia Pacific bottler and distributor Coca-Cola Amatil in a move that would boost the international reach of both businesses in uncertain times.
Members of the European Parliament have spurned proposals to reserve meat-related names – such as sausages and burgers – for products containing meat, as restrictions on dairy alternatives get stricter.
Investment and reorganisation for future growth demolished pre-tax profit in the year to 24 April at fresh produce supplier Fresca Group, which owns Thanet Earth, The Fresh Produce Centre and DGM Growers.
Processors including Rodda's Creamery and Anglesey Sea Salt have welcomed the British Geographical Indications (GI) scheme launched by the Government to help safeguard provenance and replace the EU system post-Brexit.
The coronavirus pandemic has slashed local authority food safety staff numbers, which were already significantly below where they needed to be, according to Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief executive Emily Miles.