Manufacturing

 British Salt was acquired by Tata Chemicals Europe in 2011

British Salt pumps millions into production

By Rod Addy

British Salt has poured £7.2m into an energy-efficient boiler plant as it celebrates its 50th anniversary and enters the fourth year of an unrelated five-year, £5m investment programme.

Left to right: Brian Holliday and Peter Nallen

Siemens to help malt firm slash costs

By Helen Gilbert

International brewing giant Boortmalt hopes to reduce its costs by up to 30% within the next 12 months after signing a productivity improvement and technology programme with Siemens Digital Industries.

Kelly: 'strong proposition'

Food safety services boosted through global agreement

By Helen Gilbert

Food safety audit and support services look set to be boosted via an agreement between global certification business Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Food Safety Services International (FSSI), the food safety, quality and risk management firm.

The investment will enable a smaller specialist factory to be created on-site to produce complex niche products

Tulip invests £2.3m in snacks facility

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Tulip, which won the Site Team of the Year Award for its Redruth site at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2018, has invested £2.3m in its Ruskington site in Lincolnshire.

McVitie's Carlisle is set to appear on TV screens on Thursday (April 4)

McVitie’s factory makes TV appearance

By James Ridler

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis’ Carlisle McVitie’s plant is set to appear on UK television screens this week, in the next episode of the Channel 5 programme Secrets of the McVitie’s Factory.

Inside the Factory co-presenters Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey at the Primula factory in Gateshead

Cheesemaker features on BBC Two factory show

By Noli Dinkovski

A north-east spreadable cheesemaker showed the nation how it makes 3,000t of product a year when it appeared on TV series Inside the Factory earlier this week (26 March).

Interfood Technology's Textor slicers are designed to

Interfood meets the bacon slicing challenge

By Ellie Woollven

Two models in the Textor range can overcome the challenge of effective bacon slicing in a high-capacity environment, supplier Interfood Technology has claimed.