Hewston: ‘It’s part of a journey to developing a brand of our own, which may mean we acquire a  food business’

Me and my team

Creating a buzz at Bumble Hole

By Andrew Hewston

Bumble Hole is a hive of activity, processing up to six million eggs a week. Company owner Andrew Hewston outlines ambitious plans to crack new opportunities.

Meat Business Women was founded by Laura Ryan, former AHDB Beef & Lamb strategy director, to inspire women to succeed in the meat industry

Women in meat industry join forces for debate

By Chloe Ryan

Brexit and the #MeToo movement unexpectedly converged on 10 October as the dominant discussion themes at the Meat Business Women conference in Birmingham, as women leaders gathered to share ideas and network.

The 2018 Business Leader Award will be announced at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards on 7 November

Last chance to cast 2018 Business Leaders vote

By Rod Addy

As the 19 October deadline approaches, it’s your last chance to vote online for which industry leader should receive the 2018 Business Leader Award as part of this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs). This November’s awards are the subject...

Get ready for the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards next month

Get ready for a night of excellence at FM Awards

By Rod Addy

Keep 7 November free in your diaries, because that’s when the industry will unite in London to discover the winners of the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards from a distinguished list of 54 finalists across 12 categories.

Brexit is already having a major impact on availability of labour in NI, according to CBI NI

Trade groups in NI and Wales voice Brexit fears

By Michelle Perrett

A raft of bodies in Northern Ireland, including those in the food sector, have raised serious concerns about the current availability of labour and migration policies in the post Brexit era.

Marks & Spencer has announced a raft of senior hires for its food team

Marks & Spencer Food makes raft of new hires

By James Ridler

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced a raft of senior hires to its Food division’s leadership team, in a bid to modernise the franchise while protecting the best of the brand.

2 Sisters Food Group has announced a series of management changes

Senior changes at 2 Sisters

By Aidan Fortune

Processor 2 Sisters Food Group is continuing its transformation programme with an overhaul of its senior team.

Sleaford has appointed Sonja Bentley as its new commercial director

Sleaford Quality Foods makes senior hire

By James Ridler

Ingredients supplier Sleaford Quality Foods has appointed former Nestlé Cereal Partners UK sales director Sonja Bentley to its executive team.

The GLAA is set to released a revision to its licensing standards

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GLAA launches revised licensing standards

By James Ridler

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is to launch new licensing standards at the start of next month, in a bid to better protect vulnerable and exploited workers.

Elaine Swift (centre) talks about UCC's dedication to offering a 'total coffee solution'

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UCC offers ‘total coffee solution’

By Aidan Fortune

Offering the total coffee experience takes dedication. Elaine Swift, managing director of UCC Coffee UK and Ireland, sets out strong ambitions for the business.

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