All news articles for March 2021

Princes Group makes the canned foods that are an essential part of its whole food range at Long Sutton

FoodMan Talks

Princes Long Sutton boss on Canning Excellence

By Rod Addy

Princes general manager of canning Rob James walks Food Manufacture through the final stages of its £80m Canning Excellence project, implemented in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, in this episode of FoodMan Talks.

The canning line is part of a much wider £80m investment

Princes Foods Long Sutton factory boosts canning capacity

By Rod Addy

Princes Foods has boosted canning capacity at its Long Sutton site in Lincolnshire with the installation of a new flexible canning line for ready meals completing another phase in an £80m investment programme.

Up to 37 jobs are at risk at Arla Trevarrian in Cornwall

Arla creamery closure puts 37 jobs at risk

By James Ridler

Up to 37 jobs are at risk at Arla Foods Trevarrian Creamery in Cornwall, following plans to close the site in response to a significant decline in volume.

Britvic posts its 2020 full-year results

Britvic sales down amidst COVID-19 pressures

By James Ridler

Drinks manufacturer Britvic has posted a dip in sales and earnings in its full-year 2020 results, as it looks to premiumisation, e-commerce and low calorie drinks to boost business.

Buttriss: Bioavailability of vitamins and minerals one important consideration

Nutrition opinion

There is more to eating healthily than protein intake

By Judy Buttriss

Widely recognised is the importance for health of plenty of plant-derived ingredients – vegetables, fruit, grains, oilseeds and pulses – combined with more moderate amounts of animal-derived foods for the wealth of essential nutrients these provide.

Diageo's Menezes: 'I've seen first-hand the power of diversity'

Diageo leads way for women in leadership in food processing

By Rod Addy

Diageo has the best female board and leadership representation of any FTSE 100 company, according to a recently published review, with other firms and groups reporting progress on the issue this International Women's Day.

Uncertainty still surrounds COVID-19's affect on food safety, according to RQA

COVID-19 creates food safety challenges

By James Ridler

The COVID-19 pandemic has failed to impact food safety, but uncertainty still surrounds its effect on food safety culture and fraud, according to management consultancy RQA Group.

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