Operations

Ardens has gone through its second management buyout

Arden Fine Foods acquired in MBO

By James Ridler

Own-label biscuit and bakery products manufacturer Arden Fine Foods has been acquired for an undisclosed sum in a management buyout (MBO).

Bureau Veritas and Regency Design have turned their talents to helping food firms battle the coronavirus

Coronavirus initiatives benefit food firms

By James Ridler

Coronavirus has seen compliance firm Bureau Veritas and digital design company Regency Design develop health and safety offerings for food and drink manufacturers.

Titanic Brewery can continue production, thanks to a £1m loan

Titanic Brewery secures £1m coronavirus loan

By James Ridler

Titanic Brewery has secured £1m in funding through the Government-backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), securing the jobs of its 200 workers in the process.

HBC brings fish nutrients to UK sector

HBC brings fish nutrients to UK sector

By Michelle Perrett

Prinova Europe has agreed an exclusive deal to distribute marine nutrition products from Hofseth BioCare (HBC) within the EU.

Frozen food companies are feeling the sting of the coronavirus lock down

Frozen food body wants aid passed up supply chain

By James Ridler

Responding to coronavirus’s impact, the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has urged retailers to share financial aid with their suppliers, as manufacturers increasingly rely on debt to weather the pandemic.

GMB has called for an urgent meeting between retailers and the Government

Urgent call to put employees over profit during pandemic

By James Ridler

Coronavirus' threat to food industry workers has triggered one trade union to press the six top grocery retailers put staff before profit, accusing a major supplier of foregoing social distancing guidance and scrimping on pay.

Could the coronavirus leave Greggs as the last high street baker?

Greggs: the last baker on the high street?

By James Ridler

Greggs could be the last baker on the high street if shops are forced to stay closed until the end of 2020 because of the coronavirus, research analyst Shore Capital has warned.