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The decision to move Lactofree production to the UK was in response to demand rocketing for free-from dairy products

Arla details Settle factory development in Lactofree move

By Rod Addy

Arla Foods UK has confirmed the creation of production, warehouse management and quality control jobs and investment in processing equipment, filling lines and packaging facilities at its Settle factory as it begins Lactofree milk production.

A total of 36% of consumers surveyed said they checked food labelling for allergens or ingredients exacerbating intolerances

Allergen information needs more work, says GS1 UK

By Rod Addy

Food allergy-stricken Brits need more transparent information about allergens in foods, with one in six unable to identify any in common food groups and 62% too embarrassed to ask about ingredients when eating out.

Halving GHG emissions by 2030 replaces a previous goal to cut them by 20% by 2025

Courtauld steps up greenhouse gas, waste and water goals

By Rod Addy

The Courtauld Commitment has launched ambitious food industry targets to halve greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and food waste per person by 2030 and promote sustainable water management, stepping up previous goals.

Bakkavor's salad sales were still behind 2019 levels, but a recovery in food-to-go still drove a strong sales performance

Bakkavor trading 'ahead of 2019' except for salads

By Rod Addy

Bakkavor, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, has reported second quarter trading ahead of 2019, although sales of salads had been hit by COVID-19 restrictions and mixed weather.

The newly merged business will process about 500m litres of British Red Tractor farm assured milk

Freshways Dairy and Medina Dairy merge

By Rod Addy

Freshways Dairy and Medina Dairy have announced a merger to create a more sustainable, scaled up business called Medina Freshways Ltd.

FoodMan Talks: Ecotrophelia UK finalist on cereal bar idea

FoodMan Talks: Ecotrophelia UK finalist on cereal bar idea

By James Ridler

An innovative cereal bar concept netted student team ReGen, from London Metropolitan University a finalist place in Ecotrophelia UK 2021's contest. Team lead Nyani Lebrasse tells us more in the latest FoodMan Talks.

The JDE plant makes Kenco, Tassimo and Millicano coffee

Jacobs Douwe Egberts coffee plant deal close for workers?

By Rod Addy

Jacobs Douwe Egberts's (JDE's) coffee factory workers in Banbury, Oxfordshire will be balloted on a new pay and employment conditions’ package that removes controversial ‘fire and rehire’ proposals, according to trade union Unite.

Buttriss: 'We need to change the way we produce and consume food'

Nutrition Opinion

National Food Strategy Part 2: positive but chances missed

By Judy Buttriss

Part 2 of Henry Dimbleby’s recommendations to Government for a National Food Strategy, published on 15 July are ambitious and positioned to address the major challenges facing the food system: climate change, biodiversity loss, land use, diet-related...

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