All news articles for May 2021

Warburtons is investing £56m to improve manufacturing and distribution capabilities

Warburtons invests £56m, creating 150 jobs

By James Ridler

Warburtons is investing £56m to boost manufacturing and distribution capabilities to manage increased demand for innovative and daily fresh products across the country.

Premier eyes international expansion after strong financial year

Premier Foods eyes new categories after transformative year

By James Ridler

Premier Foods is eyeing new categories and bolt-on acquisitions while focusing on a new overseas strategy, according to plans revealed alongside results for a full year (FY) described as ‘transformational’ by one analyst.

Buttriss: 'More needs to be done to help people make decisions about processed food purchases'

Nutrition opinion

Processed food dilemma

By by Judy Buttriss

Even at home, few of the foods we prepare are unprocessed.

Last minute decisions by the Government could result ‘unnecessary and costly’ uncertainty

Seasonal worker shortage branded ‘unnecessary and costly’

By James Ridler

The Government has placed British food producers ‘at the bottom of the list’ for migrant workers thanks to ‘unnecessary and costly’ uncertainty surrounding delayed Seasonal Workers Pilot announcements, according to MPs.

Gü recently expanded into fast-growing categories such as free-from

Noble Foods agrees Gü acquisition by Exponent

By Rod Addy

Noble Foods has agreed to sell top premium chilled desserts brand Gü to Exponent for an undisclosed sum, as the private equity group claims the brand has significant global potential.

New developments in food and drink packaging feature in this round-up

Packaging news and development round-up

By James Ridler

From bottles made from wood pulp to new advances in packaging machinery, we round-up some of the latest developments in the food and drink packaging space.

Raithatha: 'Methods are being developed to understand subconscious associations between sensory features and a brand'

Ask The Expert, in collaboration with the Institute of Food Science & Technology

Ask The Expert: sensory analysis of food packaging

By Carol Raithatha

In this Ask The Expert, Carol Raithatha, who runs a UK-based food and drink research consultancy specialising in sensory evaluation, offers insights on the latest developments in that field.

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