The future of food production in the UK will be defined by the adoption of robotics and innovative new technology to help address the “productivity challenge” faced by producers, according to a new report for the National Farmers Union (NFU).
The shrinking EU labour pool threatened by Brexit could pose opportunities for food manufacturers to look at automation and other cost-saving methods to fill the skills gap, according to law firm DWF’s head of food Dominic Watkins.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the UK food and drink industry will continue, regardless of the outcome of Brexit, with the potential of the economy accelerating should a deal be agreed before 29 March, according to Shore Capital head of research...
Allergen labelling law doesn’t need overhauling, it just needs to be applied correctly, according to Dominic Watkins, law firm DWF’s head of food, speaking at Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum 2019.
Symington’s has opened up opportunities for its staff to develop through its apprenticeship scheme. Here, apprentice Julie Beales and site leader Les Croydon break down the positive effect the scheme has had on themselves and the business.