Manufacturing

Pasta Foods has invested in a new pasta production line ahead of expected Brexit supply issues

Pasta Foods invests in new production line

By Aidan Fortune

Ingredients manufacturer Pasta Foods has installed a new state of the art production line in its Norwich facility to help cope with expected rising demand caused by Brexit.

Molson Coors claims to have invested more than £100m in the brewery since 2012

Burton brewery appears on Inside the Factory

By Noli Dinkovski

One of the UK’s biggest breweries gave TV viewers a novel glimpse into its beer-making capabilities earlier week when it appeared on BBC Two’s Inside the Factory series.

Ten members of staff were left hospitalised after a chemical leak at Bakkavor's Wigan site

Bakkavor gas leak leaves 10 hospitalised

By James Ridler

A gas leak at prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor’s Wigan factory has hospitalised 10 members of staff last night (Tuesday 12 March) and forced the evacuation of the site.

Castle MacLellan produces a range of pâtés at its Kirkcudbright facility

Jobs threat at Scots pâté producer

By Noli Dinkovski

A Scottish pâté producer has confirmed jobs are at risk following a difficult year of trading in a “changing and challenging” market.

Consumers are favouring a less is more approach, cutting back on the amount of meat on their plate

In-depth: meat trends

Meat industry under fire

By Aidan Fortune

The meat sector is under threat from a number of quarters – but there is hope. Premiumisation, better standards and more efficient processing operations are all expected to fuel market growth.

Birdseye's Lowestoft factory featured on last night's show

Birds Eye factory showcased in BBC TV series

By James Ridler

Birds Eye’s Lowestoft factory appeared in last night’s episode of the BBC Two show Inside the Factory, giving viewers a glimpse into production at the site.

ABF predicted growth in most of its divisions besides sugar

Sugar to halt ABF half-year progress

By Aidan Fortune

A predicted drop in revenue in its sugar division is expected to be the only black mark on Associated British Foods’ (ABF) interim results.