All news articles for October 2023

Leadership and Business Leaders' Forum 2023 are the topic of this month's podcast

Food Manufacture Podcast

Episode 8: Business Leaders’ Forum 2023

By Gwen Ridler

The Food Manufacture Podcast returns to talk leadership and Business Leaders’ Forum 2023, sponsored by Accruent, E.ON and the Welsh Government.

Find out what was on delegates' minds at Business Leaders' Forum 2023

Business Leader's Forum

Business Leaders’ Forum 2023: Video round-up

By Gwen Ridler

Champions of the food industry discuss how they navigate change and the essential tools every leader needs in their armoury to tackle today’s headwinds in this exclusive video from Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum.

Jonathan Petrides founded allplants in 2016

Me & My Team

How this frozen ready meal manufacturer carved out a niche

By Jonathan Petrides

Jonathan Petrides, the founder of plant-based frozen ready meal manufacturer allplants, recalls the journey the firm has been on to date, touching on its early beginnings and growing reputation within the sector.

What does the future hold for alternative proteins? Food Manufacture finds out... Credit: Getty/DronG


What’s next for the alternative protein market?

By Bethan Grylls

The alternative protein market is going through a reckoning typical of any major innovation that requires big changes in behaviour – here’s what two experts believe will happen next…

Our recent webinar sponsored by Infor looked at how you can expand your business for profitable growth - here are the takeaways...Credit: Getty/Ralf Hahn

Long read

How to grow your business successfully

By Bethan Grylls

Profitable growth is every organisation’s dream – but it usually comes with a raft of challenges. So how do you navigate growth and expansion, with the best chances of profit at the end?

We hear from the legal experts at Tenet Law on bribery in the supply chain. Credit: Getty/Andrew Brookes


How to deal with bribery in your supply chain

By Arun Chauhan and Esther Phillips

The importance of having robust supply chains cannot be overstated, as recent geopolitical and societal events cause widespread disruption on a scale not seen in recent history.

More than £10m invested in the business. Credit: Getty/olm26250


Pilgrim’s UK’s recovery plan working well

By Bethan Grylls

Pilgrim’s UK’s recovery and growth plan is progressing well as operational losses drop by 84%, with the company continuing to make big decisions to help face challenging market.

Food and drink M&A activity was on the rise, but high value deals are off the table. Image: Getty


M&A activity on the rise but big deals off the table

By Gwen Ridler

Food and beverage mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is on the rise but there is a significant absence in middle to higher market deals compared to last year, according to Oghma Partners’ latest review of the sector.

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