All news articles for August 2021

Brecks recently invested in Plant & Bean, a dedicated plant-based meat business

Brecks secures seven-figure funding package

By James Ridler

Plant-based ingredients firm Brecks has secured a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK to help support its international expansion and meet demand in 2021.

Buttriss: 'The overall package of nutrients needs to be centre stage'

Nutrition opinion

Nutrition a vital consideration in food system transformation

By Judy Buttriss

Amid concerns about the urgency of tackling climate change and the environmental impact of food systems, the fundamental importance of food as a source of nutrition and a means to good health is sometimes overlooked.

Olam International announced plans to float its shares on the London Stock Exchange

Olam LSE listing ‘vote of confidence’ for UK food

By James Ridler

Olam International’s plans to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) would provide a significant boost for the food and drink sector and provide a vote of confidence for investors, according to Oghma Partners.

The CoC sustainable soybean standard has been spearheaded by Moy Park's leading NI feed mill

Moy Park becomes UK sustainable soybean trailblazer

By Rod Addy

Poultry giant Moy Park has become the first UK food business to receive the globally-recognised Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard from the Round Table on Sustainable Soya Association (RTRS).

The integrated systems are designed to cut the time and labour needed to deliver smokehouse-style products

Meat smoking tech from GEA offers smokehouse-style taste

By Rod Addy

Food processing equipment supplier GEA has developed a continuous production method for smoking meat and meat replacement products designed to recreate the flavours and aromas associated with traditional smokehouses.

Simtom Foods's factory is based at Merry Lees Industrial Estate in Leicestershire

World foods supplier Simtom Food Products in administration

By Rod Addy

Simtom Food Products Limited, the family-owned ethnic condiments manufacturer, has entered administration citing the impact of the pandemic and labour shortages, after making most of its 60-strong permanent workforce redundant.

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