Operations

The Government plans to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance for B2B transactions

Government to guarantee Trade Credit Insurance

By James Ridler

The Government is to temporarily guarantee B2B transactions currently supported by Trade Credit Insurance (TCI) in a bid to help companies struggling to keep up with bills during the coronavirus crisis.

Azzurro Associates is offering to pay unpaid invoices

New £1bn fund to finance unpaid invoices

By James Ridler

Food and drink businesses with £50k–£10m in unpaid invoices could soon benefit from a new £1bn funding scheme from finance provider Azzurro Associates.

Eight Fifty has acquired M&M Walshe for an undisclosed sum

CapVest-owned Eight Fifty acquires pork processor

By James Ridler

CapVest Partners-owned Eight Fifty Food Group, which comprises Karro Food Group and Young’s Seafood, has now announced the acquisition of meat processor M&M Walshe Holdings for an undisclosed sum.

Sales and demand for meat won't return to stable levels until the coronavirus passes, claimed QMS

Coronavirus ‘compromises’ meat volumes

By James Ridler

The balance and volume of meat cuts will remain compromised until the coronavirus outbreak has passed and the market is back to normal, trade body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has warned.

Greencore has confirmed a case of COVID-19 at its Northampton site

Union raises concern over Greencore coronavirus case

By James Ridler

Members of the Bakers’, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) at Greencore’s Northampton factory have raised concerns after a member of staff working at the site tested positive for COVID-19.

Mr Lee's Pure Foods has smashed its crowdfunding target in less than a week

Mr Lee’s smashes £1.75m crowdfunding target

By James Ridler

Gluten-free noodle manufacturer Mr Lee’s Pure Foods has smashed its £1.75m crowdfunding target in less than a week, as it sets its sights on further international expansion.

Müller's u-turn on milk price increases has come under fire from the NFU

Müller milk price u-turn criticised by farmers

By James Ridler

Müller, the dairy processing giant, is facing criticism from National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS) for making a u-turn on proposed price increases for farmgate milk.

Ralph Davies moves to a new facility in Bicester

Ralph Davies moves to new Bicester facility

By Michelle Perrett

Food ingredients logistics provider Ralph Davies International (RDI) has moved to a new facility in Bicester, which provides increased storage capacity and strong transport links with the UK motorway network.