All news articles for August 2021

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

By James Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Holme Farmed Venison (HFV) managing director Nigel Sampson discussed how his business eschewed the traditional methods of processing game meat in an effort to appeal to an audience more interested in locally sourced, fresh...

Freeman: Feeding a global population of nine billion by 2050 'a massive opportunity' for UK science and agri-tech leadership

How a UK regulatory overhaul could benefit food firms

By Rod Addy

A report calling for an overhaul of the UK's entire regulatory framework argues the move could unlock innovation in the food industry - Food Manufacture talked to MP and co-author George Freeman about that vision.

Unite members across GXO Logistics Drinks have called off strike action

GXO draymen call off nationwide strikes

By James Ridler

Threats of a nationwide ‘beer drought’ have been quashed, after Unite members working across GXO Logistics Drinks called off strikes in lieu of an improved pay offer.

Winterbotham Darby has invested £5m in a new plant-based production plant

Winterbotham Darby invests in £5m production plant

By James Ridler

Winterbotham Darby is to open a second plant-based manufacturing facility at its Milton Keynes production site, as part of a £5m investment into its meat alternative brand Squeaky Bean.

Lolay: 'Disruptions to supply chains and shortages of labour'

Food and drink output plunges

By Rod Addy

Food and drink sector output fell at the fastest pace in eight months as staff shortages, driven partly by large numbers of workers self-isolating, restricted production capacity, according to Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker.

Meatless Farm, Nim's Fruit Crisps and Verdino Foods were just some of the recent plant-based launches

Plant-based new product development round-up

By James Ridler

From meat-free chicken burgers to air-dried ingredients, ‘World first’ confectionery launches to vegan friendly brioche buns, we cover the latest in plant-based new product development from food manufacturers.

Processors are maintaining production levels in the face of tough challenges

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New webinar: managing productivity in a skills crisis

By Rod Addy

The food industry is faced with tough production decisions in the midst of skills and labour shortages, so Food Manufacture is holding a webinar sponsored by Aptean to support those on the front lines.

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