All news articles for October 2020

Left to right: Kepak apprentice Aaron Buckler, HR manager Karan Dyer, Cambrian Training's Jones, apprentice Rebecca Sage and site director Hughes

Meat processor Kepak launches apprenticeship drive

By Rod Addy

Wales's largest meat processor Kepak has signed up to the Welsh government’s Apprenticeship Programme to boost workforce skills, aiming to bring 100 existing staff on board the scheme within a year.

Ryan: 'Industry needs to act, and act now.'

How to tackle lack of women in meat industry

By Rod Addy

Ways to tackle the lack of female workers in the meat industry have been outlined by a new report that reveals just 36% of the workforce in the sector are women.

Symington’s has secured listings for six more products from its Naked range to launch in Walmart stores

Symington’s boosts Walmart listings

By Rod Addy

Symington’s has secured listings for six more products from its Naked range to launch in Walmart stores this month and aims to roll out more products under its Twistd brand to the US retailer.

Parish: 'The Government also needs to increase support for redistribution of surplus food to those who need it most.'

Government lacks preparation in face of COVID-19, Brexit

By James Ridler

The Government stands accused of being unprepared for Brexit and a second wave of the novel coronavirus by a parliamentary committee report as new lockdown regulations threaten to force suppliers to cease operations.

The Government's plan to introduce 10 inland border sites could be too little, too late, according to Scala

Brexit inland border sites branded ‘last-minute’

By James Ridler

Government plans for up to ten additional inland border sites to cope with Brexit congestion and border checks are ‘extremely last-minute and desperate’, according to supply and logistics specialist Scala.

Lava Spirits sources organic Valencian oranges from Sicily as well as Navel oranges

Start-up Lava Spirits details gin launches

By Rod Addy

Start-up Lava Spirits has outlined the development of its latest Lava Spirits Co Coffee Gin and Coffee Orange Gin launches, which it has made available direct to consumers via its website.

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.

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