People & Skills

The new facility can produce a wide range of own-label ethnic snacks for top UK retailers

Surya Foods snacks plant to offer 30 jobs

By Rod Addy

Surya Foods is to create 30 new jobs at a £2m factory at Harwich as the company expands into dedicated UK ethnic snacks production for the first time.

Coupe: ‘I have focused on setting the business up to deal with the strategic challenges of our industry’

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe to retire

By Rod Addy

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe is to retire later this year, to be succeeded by retail and operations director Simon Roberts, who will take over from 1 June this year.

Lord Charles Allen will step down as Boparan Holdings chairman

2 Sisters chairman retires from business

By James Ridler

The chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group’s parent company Boparan Holdings is to retire from his role after nine years with the business.

Gordon Hardie  has joined the board of directors at Greencore

Greencore appoints non-executive director

By James Ridler

Northern Irish ready meals producer Greencore has appointed former Bunge Food & Ingredients president Gordon Hardie as non-executive director.

Roberts: ‘Top-quality butchery is key to efficient processing’


Bringing through young butchers in Wales

By James Ridler

Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) – Meat Promotion Wales – communications manager Owen Roberts looks at the importance of skilled butchers to the future of the Welsh red meat industry.

Apprentice Megan Afford (left) and employer Nicky Taylor discuss Moy Park's apprenticeship scheme

Meet the apprentice: Moy Park

By James Ridler

Poultry meat producer Moy Park is growing its talent pool and has some exciting plans on the cards for next year. Here, quality assurance auditor Megan Afford and Nicky Taylor, head of talent and employee experience at Moy Park, explain what they gain...

The Scottish Salmon Company has appointed a new chief executive

Scottish Salmon Co announces new CEO

By James Ridler

The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced the appointment of a new chief executive following its merger with Danish fish processor Bakkafrost.

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