Quintessential Brands has added a new miniatures production line at the G&J Distillers facility in Warrington

Quintessential Brands adds new production line

By Aidan Fortune

Spirits company Quintessential Brands has expanded operations at its G&J Distillers site in Warrington to include a new production line for 5cl miniature bottles following a growth in demand for ‘minis’.

Bakeaway is seeking planning permission to build a new site in Corby

Bakeaway seeks planning permission

By James Ridler

Pastry manufacturer Bakeaway has applied for planning permission to build a new site in Corby, with the potential to create a ‘large number’ of jobs.

Batters: ‘For too long we have reacted to Government – now is the time for forwards thinking to shape the future’

NFU: UK can’t risk switching off food production

By James Ridler

The UK needs to continue producing food and not rely on imports post-Brexit, or it risks never being able to produce food again, warned the president of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Minette Batters.

Shore Capital's Clive Black has criticised politicians for Brexit uncertainty

UK an ‘embarrassment’ for lack of Brexit agreement

By James Ridler

The Government’s inability to reassure UK food producers on the future of the industry post-Brexit has made the country an international embarrassment, Shore Capital head of research Clive Black has claimed.

Robles: ‘Agile start-ups are taking market share from the big brands’

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The future of food: the age of the bots

By Ellie Woollven

Marius Robles, chief executive and founder of Reimagine Food, forecasts how the consumer and macro trends of the next 10 years will affect food manufacturing.

Meat processors are investing in equipment, despite economic uncertainty


Can processors meet the craving for convenience?

By Chloe Ryan

Despite the Brexit uncertainty, meat and poultry processors are continuing to invest heavily in plants and equipment. Yet, consumer demand is constantly evolving, with pre-cooked and easy to cook formats increasingly popular. So how are manufacturers...

Production will shift to Adelie Foods’ London sites

Adelie Foods to close Kilmarnock factory

By Rod Addy

Adelie Foods’ Kilmarnock factory will close, affecting 180 roles and its Munro Place distribution centre, under plans just released by the company as it shifts production to its two London plants.

Greencore believes there are more opportunities to be had in food to go and snacking

Greencore to maintain focus on food-to-go

By Aidan Fortune

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore is to continue its focus on the food-to-go sector following an “eventful year” for the business.

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