Operations

Futura Foods hoped to creates new jobs at its update facility

Futura Foods opens new cheese processing site

By James Ridler

Dairy processor Futura Foods is to create 22 jobs at its new cheese processing site in Minffordd, North Wales, as it completes the scaling up of its operations.

Consumers are snatching up baby food, frozen goods and packaged foods as they weather the coronavirus

Sales double across canned and dried food

By James Ridler

Sales of canned meats, flour and canned beans have more than doubled since significant consumer stockpiling began in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Sykes Seafood's acquisition of Klaas Puul will create a €300m pan European seafood giant

Sykes Seafood acquisition creates £269m business

By James Ridler

Liverpool-based Sykes Seafood has completed the acquisition of processor Klaas Puul from the Dutch Seafood Company, leading to the creation of a €300m (£269m) pan European seafood business.

Cooke: 'We want our staff to understand how what they are doing impacts the whole company'

Me and my team

Protein potential at Essentia

By Tom Cooke

Understanding issues throughout the supply chain is important to animal proteins producer Essentia, as sales director Tom Cooke (pictured far right) explains.

Food Manufacture offers its support to the industry

Support for this key industry during the coronavirus outbreak

By Rod Addy

Now, more than ever, it is important that we here at Food Manufacture show solidarity with our readers, friends and supporters in the industry, who are integral to the survival of this nation during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus panic buying has increased demand, which has prompted Moy Park to enlist hundreds of new factory workers

Coronavirus fears prompt meat factory walkouts

By Michelle Perrett

Meat factory workers at Moy Park’s Portadown plant and ABP's Lurgan facility in Northern Ireland walked out over concerns about social distancing yesterday (25 March), trade union Unite has said.

The drinks industry has been directed impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 situation

Drinks industry reacts to coronavirus impact

By James Ridler

Cut earnings, threats to supplies and helplines for manufacturers’ customers are just some of the latest developments in the drinks industry as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.