Maintaining enough workers to keep businesses viable has been 'the overwhelming concern' for meat wholesalers in 2021, according to Alan McNaughton, president of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
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.
Tom Russell, managing director of The Food Incubator, discussed his journey through the industry, the importance of understanding thermal processes and his advice of entrepreneurs in this exclusive podcast.
Home Office minister for safe and legal migration Kevin Foster has been criticised for deflecting the blame for the UK labour crisis and not listening to the struggles with recruitment across the pork and poultry sectors.
Dairy-free drinks and cereals supplier Rude Health has hired ex-People Against Dirty European general manager Tim Smith as chief executive officer to steer it through the next phase of its growth strategy.
2 Sisters Food Group president Ranjit Singh Boparan has praised the Government's temporary visa scheme for seasonal poultry workers, claiming it has helped source up to 900 EU workers in the run-up to Christmas.
Weetabix has continued to dismiss claims it is using ‘fire and rehire’ tactics in its ongoing pay dispute with workers union Unite and has levelled criticism on the union using the situation to support its unrelated national campaign against similar employment...
The Scottish seafood industry has launched a new recruitment campaign to help fill vacancies across the processing sector, particularly in the run up to Christmas, as demand greatly outstrips the ability to produce.
The food and drink supply chain has taken a beating over the past 18 months, with each new crisis piling on a new concern for business to worry about. But above all else, the main concern is how to get the supply chain moving again in spite of the recent...
The Chilled Food Association (CFA) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its project to nurture the next generation go chilled food scientists, Chilled Education (CEd), as it continues to address the skills gaps affecting the food and drink sector.
Speaking at this year’s Barcode Festival – an event set up by Grocery Aid to allow members of the grocery industry to come together, relax and celebrate – chief executive Steve Barnes commented on the impact of COVID-19 on the members of the food and...