All news articles for December 2020

From 21 September half the plastic in CCEP's core portfolio comes from recycled sources

Coca-Cola eyes Costa Coffee, Topo Chico, energy NPD

By Rod Addy

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is gearing up for further growth and launches focused on ready-to-drink Costa Coffee products, Topo Chico Hard Seltzer and energy drinks among other areas in 2021.

Food trade bodies have called on the Government to investigate disruption at UK ports

Trade bodies call for inquiry into ports disruption

By James Ridler

Food and drink industry representatives have urged the Government to launch an inquiry into continued Brexit-related disruption at UK ports as costs mount on manufacturers already negatively hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Müller UK & Ireland has been fined for an accodent at its factory involving an agency worker

Finger amputations cost Müller UK & Ireland £66k

By James Ridler

Müller UK & Ireland has been ordered to pay more than £66k for health and safety failings after an agency worker suffered severe injuries when their fingers were caught in machinery.

With less than two weeks to go, small business are still unprepared for Brexit

Small businesses remain unprepared for Brexit

By James Ridler

Almost half (45%) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK are still figuring out scenario plans relating to Brexit, according to a new report from global standards provider GS1 UK.

UK consumers have eaten more fruit and vegetables during the coronavirus pandemic. IMG: Rick Ligthelm

UK eating more fruit and veg during pandemic

By Jerome Smail

The UK increased its consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables by 33% and 31% respectively during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by EIT Food.

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