All news articles for September 2021

L to R: Jara and Master: Simply Doughnuts is developing new flavours for overseas customers

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Simply Doughnuts in NPD and export push

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Simply Doughnuts, winner of the 2021 Food Manufacture Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year award, is launching three new flavours and enjoying export success, founder, owner and managing director Shiraz Master explains in this exclusive podcast.

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Greencore experts join skills crisis webinar

By Rod Addy

Greencore experts Carl Schubert, group manufacturing excellence and engineering director, and Phil Barnfather, HR director - operations will offer tips and guidance in Food Manufacture's webinar tackling the food industry's labour shortage.

The new vegan friendly additions to the Baxters Plant Based Soups range

Baxters adds vegan lines to plant-based soups range

By Rod Addy

Baxters Food Group has introduced three vegan friendly flavours to its Plant Based Soups range into Asda and Sainsbury's stores nationwide: Spiced Red Lentil; Sundried Tomato & Thyme and Thai Yellow Vegetable Curry.

TMI is to add 'clean' smoked bacon to its repertoire through its partnership with Besmoke

TMI Foods reveals smoked bacon project

By James Ridler

Fully cooked crispy and back bacon supplier TMI Foods has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Besmoke to deliver clean and natural smoked products into its portfolio.

Martin Kennedy (pictured): 'The impact can no longer be absorbed by farmers and the food and drink industry'

NFU Scotland pressures Government on labour crisis

By James Ridler

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland has joined with businesses and organisations across the industry calling for immediate action from the Government to address the labour crisis affecting the food and drink sector.

As the trend of plant-based foods continues to grow, how are manufacturers developing flavours to compliment them

The plant-based flavour challenge

By Lynda Searby

The plant-based food trend has been building momentum for some years now, but when Tesco sets a target to increase sales of vegan meat alternatives by 300% by 2025, you know that it has well and truly exploded.

Keeping food cold has become more challenging in the aftermath of Brexit, as environmental issues force manufacturers to rethink how chilled products are stored

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Cold chain warms to sustainable goals

By James Ridler

Temperature-controlled storage and distribution has come under considerable scrutiny, as the food industry balances a need to keep food fresh and safe with the environmental and financial cost of doing so.

Animal rights protestors blockaded Arla's distribution site in Buckinghamshire

Vegan activists blockade Arla plant

By James Ridler

Vegan protest group Animal Rebellion have blockaded the Arla distribution centre in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, demanding the dairy producer transition to plant-based by 2025.

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