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Tate & Lyle CFO Dawn Allen and innocent Drinks' COO James Davenport will be departing their roles


C-suites stepping down

By Bethan Grylls

Both innocent Drinks and Tate & Lyle have lost key leaders, as James Davenport and Dawn Allen depart their respective roles as innocent COO and Tate & Lyle CFO.

2023's winners of the Ecotrophelia UK competition at the European final in Germany


UK finalists for Ecotrophelia revealed

By Bethan Grylls

The seven finalists for the 12th edition of the Ecotrophelia UK competition, which challenges students to develop a sustainable and innovative food product from concept to market, have been announced.

ProVeg global CEO Jasmijn de Boo has argued in favour of certain processed foods such as plant-based burgers. Credit: Getty / Hinterhaus Productions


Not all processed food is bad for you: ProVeg

By William Dodds

Global food awareness organisation ProVeg has called for more to be done to reverse the “alarming misconception” that all processed foods are unhealthy.

Leatherhead Food Research's Mark Moss offers a UK focused update on cellular agriculture regulation. Credit: Getty/Dragon Claws

The Business Leaders’ Forum Newsletter

Cellular agriculture: opportunities, regulations and how to get ahead

By Mark Moss

Mark Moss, senior regulatory consultant for Leatherhead Food Research, offers exclusive insight in the second edition of Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum newsletter, as he highlights the regulatory challenges facing cellular agriculture and...

Damm produces 25 different beer brands including Estrella Damm. Credit: Getty / coldsnowstorm


Estrella Damm to open first UK brewery

By William Dodds

Spanish drinks producer Damm, known for its Estrella Damm lager, is opening its first brewery in the UK, according to The Times.

The Food Data Transparency Partnership has been tasked on untangling the challenges of data gathering and sharing. Credit: Getty/Yuji Sakai

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The Food Data Transparency Partnership roadmap explained

By Bethan Grylls

After a year of engagement and discussion which sought to understand the gaps in the current and varied processes industry uses to gather and share environmental data, a Food Data Transparency Partnership (FDTP) paper has been published outlining the...

I.T.S celebrates its expansion after acquiring its second site


Newbury flavour house secures second site

By Bethan Grylls

Following rapid year-on-year growth, flavour expert I.T.S is set to expand its capabilities as it invests into a new site close to its existing premises in Berkshire.

Step inside Lincoln & York and learn what makes the coffee roaster tick

Me and My Factory

Step inside the coffee roastery at Lincoln & York

By Gwen Ridler

Food Manufacture steps inside coffee firm Lincoln & York’s Brigg roastery to learn about the team behind the production process and its culture of upward growth within the business in the latest episode of Me and My Factory.

Carr's Group reveals plans to restructure its agriculture division


Restructure plans on the cards for Carr’s Group

By Gwen Ridler

Agriculture and engineering group Carr’s Group has revealed plans to restructure its animal feed block business in its interim results for the six months to 29 February 2024.

Geoff Eaton shares some of his experiences which have required real resilience with The Talent Poole this month

The Talent Poole

Resilience within food leadership

By Jon Poole

Resilience is a critical behaviour which is likely to be called upon from time to time by most leaders. This is especially the case for leaders in the food sector, given the formidable challenges most businesses continue to face. Geoff Eaton, Butcher’s...

Mintec breaks down the latest changes in confectionery ingredients prices. Image: Getty, fcafotodigital

Exclusive report

Confectionery ingredients price report

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive report for Food Manufacture, Mintec explores the changes in confectionery ingredients prices over the past year.

How woukld a ban on cell-cultured meat in the US affect the UK market?


Would a ban on lab grown meat in the US affect the UK?

By Taly Dvorkis

In the wake of several Republican-led states in the US pushing for a ban or limit on the sales of cell-cultivated meat, we asked a legal expert what impact – if any – it could have on the UK?

Hurayra Pet Food is 100% halal certified


Halal cat food to hit store shelves this summer

By Gwen Ridler

Leeds-based entrepreneur Aihtsham Rashid has launched a brand new 100% halal certified pet food company, Hurayra Pet Food, in response to lack of options currently on the market.

L-R: Jean-Jacques Masse, Meilleur Ouvrier de France for cuisine gastronomy; Jean-François Girardin, president of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France Association; Louis Le Duff, founder and chairman of Le Duff Group; Phillipe Morin, CEO of Bridor; and Frédéric Lalos, Meilleur Ouvrier de France for Bakery


Bakery manufacturer Bridor acquires Pandriks

By Bethan Grylls

The French manufacturer of baked goods such as bread and patisseries has acquired organic and artisanal inspired bakery company Pandriks Holding B.V for an undisclosed sum.

L-R: Kieron Daniels, broiler technical services manager at Aviagen presents Brian Dickey with his award


Moy Park farmer breaks record

By Bethan Grylls

Brian Dickey who farms outside of Ballymena in Northern Ireland has scored an impressive European Production Efficiency Factor (EPEF), trumping Moy Park’s previous record and securing a prestigious Ross 440 award.

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