All news articles for October 2020

CCEP claimed encouraging performance over the summer, according to chief executive Damian Gammell

Coca-Cola European Partners bids for Coca-Cola Amatil

By Rod Addy

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.

Rodda's says the new GI scheme would strengthen the global status of its Cornish clotted cream

Food firms back British GI labelling scheme

By Rod Addy

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.

Miles: 'local authority food teams went into the pandemic already 20% below full strength'

COVID-19 depletes local authority food safety staff

By Rod Addy

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.

Oscar Mayer's Chard operations makes supermarket own-label ready meals

Oscar Mayer Chard: 860 potential redundancies

By Rod Addy

Oscar Mayer is proposing to transfer production of supermarket own-label ready meals away from Chard in Somerset, putting 860 workers under threat of redundancy after managers ran out of options.

Government warns businesses to prepare for Brexit before it's too late

Government: firms ‘should act now on Brexit’

By James Ridler

The Government has outlined actions that will need to be implemented by businesses before 2021, whether the UK ends up with a Canadian or Australian style deal with the EU.

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