Manufacturing

Extreme weather this year has sparked price increases across a number of food items

Food prices rocket after extreme weather

By James Ridler

Extreme weather this year – punctuated by the warmest summer in living memory and a harsh, wet winter – will see food prices soar, analysts at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) have claimed.

Your legal questions are answered by or experts in food legislation

LEGAL Q&A

Your food manufacturing legal questions answered

By Food Manufacture

From the implications of current legislation covering energy use to compliance with international rules governing nutrition labelling, we pose your legal questions to experts in food law.

Coast & Glen owner Magnus Houston (right) has bought the former Summer Isle Foods site in Alness, Soctland

Coast & Glen owner expands into new factory

By James Ridler

The owner of seafood processor Coast & Glen and home delivery service Fishbox has acquired a new factory and offices in Alness, Scotland, with plans to create new jobs.

Th Clements approached Tong Engineering to install its new sprout line

Vegetable processor installs sprout sorting line

By James Ridler

Lincolnshire-based fresh vegetable processor TH Clements & Son has partnered with Tong Engineering to install a Brussels sprouts grading and sorting facility at its site in Boston.

Kraft Heinz has invested more than £20m in an initiative dubbed Project Darwin

Kraft Heinz invests £20m in Wigan site

By Rod Addy

Kraft Heinz has invested more than £20m in an initiative dubbed Project Darwin to enhance its canned baked bean, soup, spaghetti and Snap Pots factory at Kitt Green, near Wigan, which it claims is Europe’s biggest food plant.

Lorien has helped Britvic install new lines in Leeds and Rugby

Britvic installs bottling lines

By James Ridler

Britvic has installed new bottling lines at its Leeds and Rugby manufacturing sites with the help of business consultancy and facilities designer Lorien Engineering, as part of a £240m investment programme.

Heck appeared on last night's episode of Inside the Factory

Heck features on Inside the Factory

By James Ridler

Sausage production at Heck’s Bedale factory has hit the small screen, as MasterChef star Gregg Wallace visited the site in yesterday’s (31 July) episode of the BBC’s Inside the Factory television series.

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