Supply Chain

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association wants to restore balance to contracts

Egg contracts under scrutiny

By Aidan Fortune

A “gross imbalance” in contracts between egg producers and packers has led to reform calls by the industry trade body.

The continuing Brexit debacle has led to representatives from the food industry to call for more time to agree a deal

Food industry demands more time for Brexit deal

By Aidan Fortune

The food industry has called for an extension to Britain’s impending exit from the EU following Parliament’s rejection of the Government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.

The Government has appointed Ben Elliot to the position of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

Food Waste Champion appointed

By Aidan Fortune

Environment secretary Michael Gove has appointed Ben Elliot to the newly-created role of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

Real Good Food aims to focus on the potential of its Brighter Foods and Cake Decoration divisions

Real Good Food Group in R&W Scott disposal

By Rod Addy

Real Good Food (RGF) Group has disposed of its R&W Scott jam business via a management buy out (MBO) as its board continues its strategy of refocusing activity on core growth areas.

Of the 568 samples of lettuce examined, 30 were shown to be norovirus-positive

Deadly norovirus found in one-in-20 lettuces

By Noli Dinkovski

More than one-in-20 lettuces sold in the UK are contaminated with the potentially deadly bug norovirus, a major study funded by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found.

The commitments are part of Coca-Cola’s ‘world without waste’ global vision

Coca-Cola makes plastic recycling commitments

By Noli Dinkovski

The Coca-Cola Company has made investment pledges with two companies working towards making polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste easier to recycle, as part of its commitment make at least 50% of all its bottles from recycled materials by 2030.

The deal has secured a 9.3% pay increase for production staff at the two plants, Unite has claimed

2 Sisters to boost poultry processing jobs, pay

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group aims to recruit 250 additional staff and increase pay by 9.3% by April next year at its West Bromwich site D and Wolverhampton site E poultry factories, trade union Unite claims.

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