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Moo Free has secured £900k in funding to help expand and rebrand

Moo Free secures £900k funding package

By James Ridler

Devon-based plant-based chocolate manufacturer Moo Free has secured a £900,000 funding package from Santander UK, to support its expansion plans.

The past month has seen a number of senior appointments by food and drink firms

People on the move in food and drink round-up

By James Ridler

From baking to whisky distilling, we cover appointments from across the industry over the past month in this round-up of people on the move in food and drink.

Morrisons is embroiled in a bidding war

Morrisons pension trustees turn up heat in bidding war

By Rod Addy

Morrisons's pension scheme trustees have intensified the bidding war for the UK supermarket chain by highlighting £800m needed to support employee pensions in addition to the terms of any current offer.

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

By James Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Holme Farmed Venison (HFV) managing director Nigel Sampson discussed how his business eschewed the traditional methods of processing game meat in an effort to appeal to an audience more interested in locally sourced, fresh...

Freeman: Feeding a global population of nine billion by 2050 'a massive opportunity' for UK science and agri-tech leadership

How a UK regulatory overhaul could benefit food firms

By Rod Addy

A report calling for an overhaul of the UK's entire regulatory framework argues the move could unlock innovation in the food industry - Food Manufacture talked to MP and co-author George Freeman about that vision.

Unite members across GXO Logistics Drinks have called off strike action

GXO draymen call off nationwide strikes

By James Ridler

Threats of a nationwide ‘beer drought’ have been quashed, after Unite members working across GXO Logistics Drinks called off strikes in lieu of an improved pay offer.

Winterbotham Darby has invested £5m in a new plant-based production plant

Winterbotham Darby invests in £5m production plant

By James Ridler

Winterbotham Darby is to open a second plant-based manufacturing facility at its Milton Keynes production site, as part of a £5m investment into its meat alternative brand Squeaky Bean.

Lolay: 'Disruptions to supply chains and shortages of labour'

Food and drink output plunges

By Rod Addy

Food and drink sector output fell at the fastest pace in eight months as staff shortages, driven partly by large numbers of workers self-isolating, restricted production capacity, according to Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker.

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