People & Skills

Dalton Philips will take up the role of Greencore chief executive

Greencore reveals Coveney replacement

By Gwen Ridler

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has appointed Dalton Philips as chief executive and executive director to replace Patrick Coveney.

Nuno Teles is to take over as managing director of Diageo GB

Diageo makes senior management changes in GB

By Michelle Perrett

Drinks company Diageo has announced that Nuno Teles, currently President of the Diageo Beer Company (DBC) in North America, is to take over as managing director of Great Britain on 1 July 2022.

The BMPA, FSS and Neat Burger have announced senior appointments

Food and drink industry senior appointments: Round-up

By Gwen Ridler

The British Meat Processors Association, Food Standards Scotland and Neat Burger have all announced senior appointments, covered in this round-up of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Dalehead Foods celebrates Excellence Awards win

Dalehead Foods celebrates Excellence Awards win

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Dalehead Foods site manager Zaggy Zachariou discussed how winning Site Team of the Year at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2022 was welcome recognition not just for his team, but for the industry.

Marketing the industry and AI adoption: BLF interview

Business Leaders' Forum 2022

Marketing the industry and AI adoption: BLF interview

By Gwen Ridler

Challenges with the marketing of careers in the food industry, and the potential of artificial intelligence in food businesses were key takeaways for Columbus project strategy director Kevin Bull from the Business Leaders’ Forum 2022.

Unitas Wholesale ha announce two senior hires

Unitas Wholesale announces senior appointments

By Gwen Ridler

Wholesale giant Unitas has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Cheryl Hope as its director of trading and development and Aoife Kenny as commercial director.

Unite has sought assurances for its members at the Wigan Kraft Heinz factory

Union seeks job reassurances at Kraft Heinz Wigan

By Gwen Ridler

Workers union Unite has called for safeguards for its members at the Kraft Heinz plant in Wigan, after it claimed funding earmarked for the UK factory was redistributed to sites in Europe.

Allan, with Macphie chairman Alastair Macphie

Macphie appoints sustainability manager

By Rod Addy

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has appointed Kirsty Allan to the newly created post of sustainability manager to drive forward its environmental agenda.

GMB Union members have voted in favour of strike action at the Valeo Foods plant in York

Valeo pay dispute sparks vote for strike action

By Gwen Ridler

GMB Union members at the Valeo Foods plant in York – home to confectionery brands Fox’s Glacier Mints, Mint Humbugs and Poppets – have voted in favour of strike action after a dispute over pay.

A man suspected of labour abuse has been served a five-year slavery order

Gangmaster issued five-year slavery order

By Gwen Ridler

A man suspected of threatening and exploiting vulnerable workers at a south-west England meat processing plant has been served a five-year slavery order.

Health and safety is more than just filling out a checklist - mental health issues are just as important and faults on the line

Digital feature: long read

Battling food factory health and safety challenges

By Gwen Ridler

At the fore of every well operated food and drink factory is a strong culture of health and safety, but what are some of the challenges still plaguing manufacturers and how as the spread of COVID-19 affected the way we keep employees safe?

We catch up with FMEA finalist and former Weetabix apprentice James Bell

Where are they now? Three years later with Weetabix apprentice

By Gwen Ridler

Back in 2019, Food Manufacture spoke with Weetabix manufacturing apprentice James Bell to discuss his journey with the business. Three years later, we catch up with Bell to discuss his role in the company and how the pandemic has affected apprenticeships.

Ivan Siqueira has been appopinted president on Pilgrim's UK

New president to lead Pilgrim’s UK

By Gwen Ridler

Ivan Siqueira, former head of Brazilian meat group Seara Foods, has been appointed president of pork processor Pilgrim’s UK.

Currie: 'We have created a plan for strong growth'

Greggs appoints successor to Roger Whiteside as CEO

By Rod Addy

Greggs, the bakery retailer and manufacturer, has appointed Roisin Currie, currently Greggs retail and property director, as chief executive, replacing Roger Whiteside, who has already announced his intention to step down from the board.

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