Food Ingredients, Health & Nutrition

The £150,000 expansion project includes a consultation to future-proof the bakery and building works

Jobs to follow with £150,000 bakery expansion

By Dan Colombini

West Yorkshire bakery Just Desserts has appointed contractors to commence works on its £150,000 expansion plans, with an expectation of new jobs to be created as a result.

The Government has assured food manufacturers that there will be no shortage of supplies or drops in standards

Brexit preparedness report ‘utterly worthless’

By Dan Colombini

Sections of the food manufacturing industry have warned the Government that a no-deal Brexit will “destroy” many businesses, with experts slamming the recent Preparedness Campaign.

The popularity of chilled vegetarian options led to a healthy increase across the board

Healthy foods boost chilled food sales

By Dan Colombini

The Chilled Foods Association (CFA) has reported a continued rise in sales in the sector, with the surge in vegetarian and healthier options significantly boosting the upturn.

Rebel Kitchen is to merge with Nurture Brands

Rebel Kitchen to merge with Nurture Brands

By James Ridler

Alternative milk business Rebel Kitchen is to merge with Nurture Brands in a bid to create the UK’s top plant-based snacks and drinks producer.

The shock decision has left many dairy producers in Wales scrambling to find another processor for their milk

Union seeks answers from closed dairy

By Dan Colombini

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is seeking urgent clarification on the reasons behind the decision by Tomlinson‘s Dairies to close its doors and cease trading.

The ‘PB triple play’ is intended to appeal to consumers who are actively seeking to reduce meat in their diet and switch to plant-based meals.

Nestlé to expand plant-based range

By Dan Colombini

Nestlé is to launch a new alternative to cheese and bacon products as the firm seeks to ramp up its existing plant-based burger range.

Many firms have begun to stockpile goods in the wake of Brexit

Brexit stockpiling raises safety concerns

By Dan Colombini

Food firms must be prepared for rising costs and stockpiling complications following the post-Brexit HMRC impact assessment for the movement of goods, experts have warned.

RFID tags could see a major rollout across the food sector soon, according to PragmatIC

Lower-cost RFID rollout on horizon

By Paul Gander

A future role for lower-cost, item-level tags in areas as diverse as materials recognition for reverse vending, odour detection for in-pack freshness indicators and wider consumer engagement, is being predicted by radio frequency identification (RFID)...

The union wants to ensure workers' terms and conditions are met should a sale go ahead

Unite demands Hain Daniels sale talks

By Dan Colombini


Unite, the union, has urged Hain Celestial’s UK arm, Hain Daniels, to “come clean” with workers over its potential sale plans.