All news articles for May 2024

THIS Isn't Chicken Thighs will be available later this month


A first for plant-based chicken thighs

By Bethan Grylls

THIS introduces plant-based chicken thigh alternative which it says is the first product of its kind to be distributed nationally.

ERIKS has received more than 2,500 applications for its 2024 apprenticeship programme


Applications for engineering apprenticeships soar

By Gwen Ridler

Young people are scrambling to secure entry-level engineering roles, as industrial service provider ERIKS reveals more than 2,500 people have applied for its 2024 apprenticeship programme.

Among the new product launches is a new range of Pieminister on-the-go pies and Strawberry & Cream flavoured Squashies


May 2024: New product launches

By Bethan Grylls

Food Manufacture rounds up the latest raft of new product launches to hit UK shelves, from Cathedral City's first venture into chilled meals, to new Kettle crisps varieties, and a Thai Green Cod Curry oven ready SKU from New England Seafood.

Pictured from L-R: Adam Park, Matt Birch, Charlotte Hill (Felix Project CEO), Paul Drechsler and Gabriel Fernández. Credit: Left image: BigTImages / Right image: Mars Wrigley


Powerhouses on the move

By Bethan Grylls

Leaders at Amazon Fresh, the International Chamber of Commerce UK, and Hello Fresh have been appointed onto The Felix Project’s Board of Trustees, while Gabriel Fernández steps into the role of president of Global Emerging Markets (GEM) for Mars Snacking.

Consumers turn to own-label products in the face of food inflation. Image: Getty, chabybucko


Consumers increasingly turn to own-label products

By Gwen Ridler

Consumers are increasingly turning to own-label food products in the place of established brands as the sting of ongoing food inflation challenges continue to ravage people’s wallets.

The new brewery is slated for completion in 2027. Credit: Greene King


Greene King to build £40m brewery in Suffolk

By William Dodds

UK beer manufacturer Greene King has announced plans to invest £40m into the development of a “state-of-the-art” brewery in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Philip Raynor, Glebe's Farm's managing director, tells Food Manufacture about his role

All in a Day's Work

All in a Day's Work: Glebe Farm MD

By Philip Rayner

In May's edition of All in a Day's Work, we hear from Glebe Farm's managing director Philip Rayner.

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