All news articles for October 2021

Mackintosh: 'a big investment in our head office'

Foodman Talks

Foodman Talks: Princes boss on food & drink factory investment

By James Ridler

In this exclusive Foodman Talks video, Cameron Mackintosh, managing director of ambient food and drink manufacturer Princes, charts its progress on its mammoth factory investment programme at its Erith, Long Sutton and Cardiff sites.

Nitrogen could be used as a replacement for carbon dioxide in the factory

Is nitrogen the answer to the CO2 crisis?

By James Ridler

Nitrogen could be the solution to the recent shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) experienced in the UK, according to the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS).

This year's Food Safety Briefing will feature tips on allergens, audits, HACCP planning and horizon scanning

Food Safety Briefing airs tomorrow

By Rod Addy

Food Safety Briefing: Weak Links in The Chain, Food Manufacture's annual free food safety webinar, airs tomorrow at 3pm UK time on 6 October.

KP SNakcs posted profit and sales growth, thanks to at home sales and a pairing down of its marketing spend

KP Snacks at home sales and sustainability boost

By James Ridler

At home sales helped boost KP Snacks’s sales and profit in its full year results for the year ended 26 December 2020, as it focused its efforts on becoming more sustainable.

The HGV driver crisis has put an even greater strain on the already battered food supply chain

Supply chain feature

Perfect storm hits the food and drink supply chain

By James Ridler

The food and drink supply chain has taken a beating over the past 18 months, with each new crisis piling on a new concern for business to worry about. But above all else, the main concern is how to get the supply chain moving again in spite of the recent...

Investment in cultured meat technology hit $506m in the first half of 2021 Source: iStock photo Credit: LamiadLamai

Digital feature

Alternative proteins: cultured meat versus insects

By Rod Addy

Cultured meat is attracting substantial financial, industry, and even celebrity, backing and media coverage, but can commercial production levels be achieved and how do insects compare as an alternative protein source?

Morrisons' board has already recommended CD&R's £9.8bn bid (including net debt)

Morrisons board back auction winner CD&R

By Rod Addy

Morrisons supermarket's board has backed a winning £7.1bn bid at auction on 2 October by CD&R, the US private equity outfit advised by former Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy.