Supply Chain

UK food and drink exports have risen over the past year

Whisky remains top UK export

By Aidan Fortune

Whisky and chocolate continue to top the UK’s food and drink export lists, new research has found.

Greencore believes there are more opportunities to be had in food to go and snacking

Greencore to maintain focus on food-to-go

By Aidan Fortune

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore is to continue its focus on the food-to-go sector following an “eventful year” for the business.

The UK's ability to export after Brexit was Gove's biggest concern

Export ability is Gove’s biggest fear

By Noli Dinkovski

The ability of food and drink firms to export food to the Continent has been revealed as environment secretary Michael Gove’s biggest fear should the UK leave the EU without a deal.

Nestlé has begun stockpiling in Europe and the UK

Nestlé reveals stockpiling plans

By James Ridler

Nestlé has joined the growing number of food and drink manufacturers stockpiling products ahead of Brexit, as it warns of the “severe consequences” of a no-deal Brexit.

Company Shop secured £4.2m of funding from Lloyds Bank. L-R: Company Shop group managing director Jane Marren, Lloyds Bank relationship director Mark Butterworth and Company Shop founder and chairman John Marren

Company Shop secures £4.2m of funding

By James Ridler

Food surplus redistributor Company Shop has secured £4.2m of funding from Lloyds Bank to support a major expansion drive and create more than 200 jobs.

Chief executive Heath Zarin (pictured) launched EV Cargo

NFT joins £850m logistics giant

By James Ridler

Temperature-controlled supply chain business NFT is one of six companies joining forces to create a £850m logistics giant in the UK.

New immigration laws could leave the food supply chain without workers

Logistics body criticises immigration restrictions

By James Ridler

The food supply chain could grind to a halt under the Government’s plans to restrict lower-skilled immigration into the country, logistics body the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has claimed.

Workers arriving at Mondelēz’s Uxbridge headquarters were met by a life-size orangutan © Chris J Ratcliffe / Greenpeace

Mondelēz HQ hit by Greenpeace palm oil protest

By Noli Dinkovski

Confectionery giant Mondelēz International has been urged to sever its links with the “biggest and dirtiest palm oil trader in the world” in a protest staged outside its UK headquarters on Monday (19 November).