All news articles for October 2020

A fire broke out at the Ready Egg Products site this week

Fire at egg factory sparks evacuation

By James Ridler

Northern Ireland-based Ready Egg Products was forced to evacuate staff from its Lisnaskea site this week, after a fire broke out in a derelict building on site.

Premier Foods is to redeem £40m of its £130m outstanding senior secured floating rate notes

Premier Foods cuts debt burden further

By James Ridler

Premier Foods is to redeem £40m of its £130m outstanding senior secured floating rate notes as it cuts net debt in what was described as a ‘transformational year’ for the business.

Around Noon has acquired Simply Fit. Pictured: Gareth Chambers, left, CEO of Around Noon, with Evelyn Garland and Luke Judge, co-founders of Simply Fit Food

Healthy food acquisition for Around Noon

By James Ridler

Food-to-go manufacturer Around Noon has acquired healthy convenience food firm Simply Fit for an undisclosed amount, in a bid to diversify its range and expand its reach in the UK and Ireland.

Meatless Farm mince is being launched frozen via Ocado

Plant-based NPD roundup

By Rod Addy

A flurry of plant-based product launches this week include Meatless Farm's first entry into the frozen food category, three new Morrisons products from Oumph! and Spanish brand Heura's UK debut.

The webinar will include an extensive Q&A discussion to allow registrants to pose specific questions

Two days to register for Food Safety Briefing

By Rod Addy

Food Manufacture's free-to-access Food Safety Briefing webinar, which covers topics ranging from food fraud and detection and inspection to allergen and pathogen management, goes live in just two days.

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