Operations

Closure of the dairy has led to the loss of over 300 jobs

Falling cream prices behind Tomlinson’s Dairies closure

By Dan Colombini

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has confirmed that the “significant operating losses” caused by decreased cream prices caused the closure of Tomlinson’s Dairies, as hundreds of workers seek legal action against the business.

Jobs have been threatened by the tariffs imposed on Scotch whisky by the US

Whisky tariff threatens jobs

By James Ridler

The 25% tariff on US imports of Scotch whisky will put jobs at risk and stunt investment and productivity in the sector, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).

The £150,000 expansion project includes a consultation to future-proof the bakery and building works

Jobs to follow with £150,000 bakery expansion

By Dan Colombini

West Yorkshire bakery Just Desserts has appointed contractors to commence works on its £150,000 expansion plans, with an expectation of new jobs to be created as a result.

The popularity of chilled vegetarian options led to a healthy increase across the board

Healthy foods boost chilled food sales

By Dan Colombini

The Chilled Foods Association (CFA) has reported a continued rise in sales in the sector, with the surge in vegetarian and healthier options significantly boosting the upturn.

GRH Food Company has been bought out of administration by Futura Food UK

GRH Food Company bought out of administration

By James Ridler

Welsh dairy processor GRH Food Company has been bought out of administration for an undisclosed sum, securing the future of dairy production in Snowdonia.

Rebel Kitchen is to merge with Nurture Brands

Rebel Kitchen to merge with Nurture Brands

By James Ridler

Alternative milk business Rebel Kitchen is to merge with Nurture Brands in a bid to create the UK’s top plant-based snacks and drinks producer.