Marnie Millard, former chief executive of soft drinks firm Nichols and president of the British Soft Drinks Association, is among the line-up for the 2022 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards judging panel.
Members of the dairy industry continue to pressure the Government to prevent further damage to the industry caused by the shortage of heavy good vehicle (HGV) drivers, as the driver crisis threatens Arla’s milk supply.
Domestic lamb sales gained a welcome boost in the past year as the COVID-19 lockdown drove up demand for takeaway fare such as kebabs, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Providing a more desirable place to work is the first step towards improving staff retention and handling labour shortages within the food and drink industry, according to Pentadel managing director James Kemp.
Food safety across the food chain just got a boost as the Government announced £19.2m funding for a three-year surveillance project tracking UK foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistant (AMR) microbes.