Kirsty’s founder Kirsty Henshaw discusses NPD plans, COVID-19, Brexit and her reaction to winning Business Leader of the Year at the 2021 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards in the latest FoodMan Talks videocast.
Rapid change in a COVID-19 world and new learning opportunities have been essential parts of the lives of apprentices in 2020, one finalist in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) reveals in this exclusive podcast.
Finnebrogue Artisan apprentice automation engineer Henry Greer offers thoughts on food industry apprenticeships in 2020 and being shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.
Members of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) at Greencore’s Northampton factory have rejected a ‘divisive’ pay rise, claiming staff there have not been recognised as key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Staff shortages and a slowdown in the take-up of apprenticeships are making it harder to maintain food standards, according to Terry Fennell, chief executive of specialist qualifications awarding body FDQ.