People & Skills

Heineken makes cider brands Bulmers and Strongbow at the Hereford site

Heineken faces strike threat at cider plant

By Rod Addy

Heineken faces a threatened strike at its Bulmers and Strongbow cider plant in Hereford over changes to workers pay and employment terms in what trade union Unite describes as a 'sack and sign' campaign.

Chapman: 'I’ll also be working on driving out waste in all its forms throughout our business'

Weetabix names manufacturing director

By Rod Addy

Weetabix Food Company has appointed Neil Chapman, who was previously Kerry Foods' human resources director for operations and has held senior operations roles at Cadbury and Kraft Foods, as its manufacturing director.

Hahlin Ahlinder: 'I look forward to working with the team on the next phase of growth'

Kerry Group makes senior European appointment

By Rod Addy

Ireland-based Kerry Group has announced the appointment of Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder to the role of president and chief executive officer, Taste & Nutrition, Europe.

Karro is a leading supplier of bacon, gammon, fresh pork, frozen sausage, ham and cooked meats

Karro Food Malton hires 278 workers

By Rod Addy

Pork processor Karro Food Group has hired 278 workers at its Malton site since the start of the lockdown in March and its recruitment drive continues.

Bakkavor is to create 127 new jobs in Highbridge

Bakkavor to create 127 new jobs

By James Ridler

Desserts manufacturer Bakkavor is to create 127 new jobs at its Highbridge site as it gears up for the busy Christmas period.

Tom Fiennes is Britvic's new commercial sustainability director

Britvic appoints new commercial sustainability head

By James Ridler

Drinks manufacturer Britvic has named Tom Fiennes as its new commercial sustainability director for its operations in Great Britain, succeeding Trystan Farnworth, who has been appointed commercial director for Britvic in Ireland.

Raynor Foods was the overall 2020 winner of the awards. Who will claim the prize in 2021?

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards: finalists revealed

By Rod Addy

It’s just over eight months since hundreds of leaders in food and drink processing gathered at London’s Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square to celebrate the 2020 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, but it feels a lot longer.

Proposed plans (pictured) for the Rowan Foods site in Wrexham

Rowan Foods in factory expansion

By James Ridler

Local councillors have shown support for the planned expansion of Rowan Foods' production facility in Wrexham, north Wales.

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