All news articles for June 2024

Could sweaty cows solve global food security issues? Image: Getty


Sweaty cows offer solution to food security woes

By Gwen Ridler

Sweaty cows could help solve a number of global warming related food security issues, according to new research by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).

Heck! has installed 433 solar electricity panels, capable of generating 200,000 kwh per year


Heck! invests £150k in solar energy at HQ

By Gwen Ridler

Bedale-based sausage maker Heck! Food has invested £150k in solar energy production at its Kirklington headquarters in its continuing mission to become net zero.

Do you understand the requirements of EU's Deforestation Regulation? Credit: Getty/catalby

Legal Brief

Five steps food producers must take ahead of the EUDR deadline

By Jessica Gardner and Aonghus Heatley

In this month’s legal brief, Fieldfisher’s Jessica Gardner and Aonghus Heatley provide an overview of what is required under the EUDR and their top five tips to prepare and protect your business.

Baker & Baker has invested £2.9m into its cookie line


Baker & Baker invests £2.9m in cookie line

By Gwen Ridler

Bakery products manufacturer Baker & Baker has invested £2.9m into its cookie production line at its Wirral site, expanding production and creating new jobs.

June 2024 has seen an influx of new product development, including Kallø stocks, Asda-own wine, and a new comer to the UK.


NPD launches: June 2024

By Bethan Grylls

From bright blue cola, to own-label budget canned wine, to cinnamon flavoured butter, we offer you a detailed summary of the UK's latest product launches.

UK food manufacturers see revenues drop in first quarter of 2024, whilst exports also take a hit. Credit: Getty/Suchat longthara


Troubling revenue and export numbers for UK food producers

By Bethan Grylls

Industry analysis of 2024’s first quarter has revealed disappointing news for UK trade and manufacturing revenues, with numbers taking a big hit – but new opportunities to enhance existing trade deals may offer light at end of the tunnel.

Food likely to be cause for rising E.Coli cases in UK. Credit: Getty/Dr_Microbe


E.Coli cases see spike in UK

By Bethan Grylls

An investigation has been launched by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), together with public health agencies across the UK, following a rising number of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) reports.

RSSL's Jacinta George talks nurturing talent with in the latest edition of The Talent Poole.

The Talent Poole

Attracting and growing our future leaders

By Jon Poole

Most leaders aspire to be positive and encouraging - but how do senior leaders inspire, support and empower others to become our leaders of the future?

Brew York has recalled cans of Juice Forsyth after some of the can exploded


Exploding cans spark beer recall

By Gwen Ridler

Reports of exploding cans of beer have sparked the recall of a range of Indian pale ale (IPA) from drinks firm Brew York on a precautionary basis.

Almost half of British claim they wouldn't be able to identify ultra-processed foods. Image: Getty, LauriPatterson


Brits unable to identify ultra-processed foods

By Gwen Ridler

Almost half of Brits (45%) say they wouldn’t be able to identify an ultra-processed food or beverage, or know the difference between them and minimally processed foods, according to new research consultancy Savanta ComRes,

“The World Foods category is becoming strategically more important as the UK’s population becomes more diverse and the product ranges become open to a wider audience,

Long read

World Foods domination

By Bethan Grylls

The world cuisine market is becoming an important and lucrative market for the UK, growing by 7.7% in 2022.

French Harmony farmer, Emeric Duchesne, his wheat fields and bee hotel

Long read

How Mondelēz is defining regenerative agriculture

By Bethan Grylls

Biscuits and confectionery manufacturer Mondelēz International is expanding its regenerative wheat farming ambitions, following a successful trial. Food Manufacture reports on its visit to see the programme in action in Northern France - and questions,...

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