Operations

Docker has used Shaws' family heritage to make a name for her business

Me & My Team

Shaws: The art of preservation

By Jan Docker

Shaws managing director Jan Docker (front right) is using the Huddersfield-based chutney maker’s long family heritage to take the business to new heights.

The food industry has responded to the governments consultation on a National Food Strategy

National Food Strategy: industry submissions

By James Ridler

The UK food and drink industry has called for the Government’s National Food Strategy to focus on the length and breadth of the industry and to uphold the high level of standards currently enjoyed in the UK.

Armon has resubmitted plans for a chicken processing plant in Wales

Meat firm resubmits chicken processing plant plans

By James Ridler

Welsh meat processor Armon has resubmitted plans for a chicken processing plant adjacent to its site in Wrexham, two months after it was originally thrown out by the local council.

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.