World News

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.

Automation and Industry 4.0 was a focus at this year's Gulfood Manufacturing

Gulfood 2018

Interest in UK food and drink expertise high at Gulfood Manufacturing

By Matthew Carr

Following the Gulfood Manufacturing conference in Dubai last month, Matthew Carr, client solutions director at food and drink investment specialist at Integrated Food Projects, shares exclusive insights and key learnings from the show for Food Manufacture.

In 2018, the GSK HFD portfolio delivered total turnover of €550m, primarily through the Horlicks and Boost brands

Unilever clinches GSK Asian health drinks deal

By Rod Addy

Unilever has agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s Health Food Drinks (HFD) portfolio in 22 Asian markets, including India and Bangladesh, for a total contribution on its part of €3.3bn in cash and shares.

UK food and drink businesses visited China as part of an export trade mission

China targeted by UK food businesses

By Aidan Fortune

UK food and drink businesses have been on a charm offensive in China as part of a trade mission organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT), Santander UK and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC).

The deals will help Kerry expand in natural ingredients and foodservice channels

News in Brief

Kerry Group acquires ingredients and sauces firms

By Rod Addy

Kerry Group has agreed to acquire US natural ingredients business Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and AATCO Food Industries, a culinary sauce supplier to the foodservice channel, based in Oman.

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more