People & Skills

New members of FSA advisory committee

New members of FSA advisory committee

Six new members of the General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) have been appointed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). Professor Janet...

Global management role for Paul Morrow

Global management role for Paul Morrow

Paul Morrow, md of British Bakels - ingredients suppliers to the baking industry - is to relinquish the post in the second half of 2008 to assume...

Greencore appoints company nutritionist

Greencore appoints company nutritionist

As part of its continuing programme to support its customers through innovation into healthier foods, Greencore has appointed Emma Darlaston as...

BRC announces new director general

BRC announces new director general

Stephen Robertson has been appointed to succeed Kevin Hawkins as director general of the British Retail Consortium (BRC).Earlier this year, Robertson...

Tiptree jam gets new joint md

Tiptree jam gets new joint md

Walter Scott, production director of Wilkin & Sons, has been appointed joint md of the company with effect from the January 1 2008 in place of...

Gloucester fosters skills

Gloucester fosters skills

By Rod Addy

The rolling countryside of Gloucestershire looks set to become home to a vital base of training for the food and drink industry. Rod Addy investigates

New appointment at Dawn Foods

New appointment at Dawn Foods

Sweet bakery specialist Dawn Foods has appointed a new management accountant.Emma von Landkammer, who was previously working in the Middle East as...

New faces at Ardo

New faces at Ardo

Ardo UK, the Kent supplier of frozen fruit and vegetables, has welcomed a new technical manager to its Charing headquarters. Darren Schlosser will...

Cracking the code

Cracking the code

I sincerely hope that every pub in the country has a copy of the Code of Practice for Equal Chance Gaming, issued by the Gambling Commission for...

The inside path to staff

The inside path to staff

By Rod Addy

Delegates at Improve's 'Taking on The World' conference heard some tough words on staff training, says Rod Addy

Seaside serves up skills

Seaside serves up skills

By Rod Addy

A revamped south coast unit aims to help grocery and foodservice businesses hone workers' talents and products, reports Rod Addy

Beetroot & Orange gets sweeter

Beetroot & Orange gets sweeter

Leading pastry chef Elliot Richardson has joined the team at food product development consultancy Beetroot & Orange. Richardson, who lectures at...

ADM appoints regulatory manager

ADM appoints regulatory manager

International ingredient expert, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has announced the appointment of a dedicated manager for European regulatory...

Heinz strengthens marketing team

Heinz strengthens marketing team

Rachael Munby has been appointed marketing controller for Amoy. Munby joins Heinz with a strong background in fast moving consumer goods marketing....

Building for the future

Building for the future

By Rod Addy

Start-up food and drink businesses may lack affordable, practical training and facilities, but two projects offer a route forward, reports Rod Addy

Beacon Foods recruits top graduates

Beacon Foods recruits top graduates

Leading British ingredients specialist Beacon Foods has recruited five food science graduates, underlining its commitment to achieving the highest...