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Social media is making it more difficult for consumers to monitor calorie intake

Social media advertising damaging obesity work

By Dan Colombini

Changes in consumer advertising behaviour and the rise of social media are making it more challenging for food manufacturers to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis.

Jesper Højer's appointment is the latest senior hire at The Meatless Farm Co

Former Lidl CEO joins The Meatless Farm Co

By James Ridler

Former Lidl global chief executive Jesper Højer has joined plant-based meat manufacturer The Meatless Farm Company as its new chair, following a string of appointments at the company.

The Business Leaders' Forum offers excellent networking opportunities and is held according to Chatham House rules

Business Leaders' Forum to feature exclusive research

By Rod Addy

Food Manufacture's Business Leaders' Forum will feature the results of an exclusive survey of industry bosses on a range of hot topics in the industry, including Brexit and environmental concerns.

Real Good Food reported reduced losses in its latest financial results

Real Good Food shrinks losses

By James Ridler

Speciality bakery ingredients manufacturer Real Good Food (RGF) has posted reduced losses in its latest interim results, helped by refinancing deals it secured earlier this year.

Falfish's systems enable it to trace customers' products back to catches made by individual boats, managing fluctuating stocks

Second of a two-part interview on take-up of software and automated processes

Half of food firms operate paper-based planning processes

By Rod Addy

Half of all food firms have processes that include significant paper-based planning, with some larger players completely paper-led, according to Rob Stephens, managing director at Systems Integration (SI).

The programme will match the atmosphere of Mars

Belgian firm reveals SpaceBakery sustainable food plan

By Dan Colombini

Belgian bakery firm Puratos is to lead a team of firms to launch the €6.3m-funded (£5.4m) SpaceBakery, which will explore sustainable food production and provide solutions to manufacturing food on Mars.

Swaledale Cheese new directors Bob Bigley, Bengt Odner and Richard Darbishire

Cheese maker saved from liquidation

By James Ridler

Richmond-based cheese maker Swaledale Cheese has been acquired from liquidators by a group of Yorkshire-based entrepreneurs.

The Real Bread Campaign urged Defra to reject a proposed sourdough code of best practice

Campaign group slams sourdough code of practice

By James Ridler

The Real Bread Campaign has claimed that a proposed sourdough code of best practice is likely to confuse consumers, bully smaller producers and legitimise the production of non-genuine sourdough bread.

Each loaf contains around 336 crickets, which are dried, ground, mixed with wheat flour and grains and then baked

Roberts launches UK’s ‘first insect bread’

By Dan Colombini

Roberts Bakery has launched a new limited-edition brand of bread, manufactured using insects, in a nod to the return of jungle-based television programme I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here.

The court found Boddy guilty of two charges

Horsemeat scandal abattoir boss hit with new fines

By Dan Colombini

Peter Boddy, owner of the Burnley-based Cross Stone Abattoir, has been hit with fines of more than £7,000 after being prosecuted by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for failing to comply with a horse-related detention notice.​

Poor weather conditions threaten the supply of potatoes in the UK

Crisp production threatened by poor potato harvest

By James Ridler

Manufacturers of crisps and frozen chips are at risk of losing access to vital raw materials, after wet weather prohibited the harvest of potatoes destined for food processors.

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