People & Skills

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne talks about the struggles of brings a gluten-free product to the market

Taste is king at Genius Gluten Free

By James Ridler

Creating good-tasting gluten-free food is the key driver behind product development at Genius Gluten Free, according to founder Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne.

Helen Munday spoke to Food Manufacture about the highlights of this year’s IFST Spring Conference

Microbiome a focus at IFST conference

By James Ridler

The microbiome and personalised nutrition were key highlights at this year’s Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) Spring Conference last week, held at the University of Birmingham.

Staff show off their Butchery Academy certificates

2 Sisters launches two new learning programmes

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group has rolled out two major learning programmes across its poultry processing sites, in a bid to improve language skills and meat cutting efficiencies.

Employers could be expected to fit the bill for their EU workers. Picture from the Government's Parliament TV website

Employers to foot EU worker bill

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers could be expected to foot the bill to keep their EU migrant employees in the country once the UK leaves the EU.

The University of Nottingham aims to provide a rounded education for its food science and processing students

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University of Nottingham: agents of change

By James Ridler

Two professors at the University of Nottingham are giving food science and processing students a rounded education to help them break down silos in the food industry.

2 Sisters owned Fox's Biscuits is set to axe 250 jobs

2 Sisters to axe 250 jobs at Fox’s Biscuits

By James Ridler

Hundreds of jobs are at risk at Fox’s Biscuits’ Uttoxeter site in East Staffordshire, after the manufacturer announced plans to reduce the 700-strong workforce at the loss-making site.

David Jones and Michal Chalupka discuss Britvic's apprenticeship programme

Meet the apprentice: Britvic

By James Ridler

Britvic UK & Ireland is keen to develop its people, whether through formalised training or apprenticeship schemes, as the firm’s Michal Chalupka and David Jones explain.

Simply Lunch managing director Sam Page (centre), with brothers Jack (left) and William (right), is confident the firm’s bullish outlook will help it ride the Brexit storm

Me & My Team

Simply Lunch on the same page

By Sam Page

The boss of the family-run food-to-go business explains how they built an empire – and a strategy for overcoming Brexit uncertainty.