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Food manufacturer 2 Sisters’ turbulent year in pictures

2 Sisters’ year in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

2 Sisters Food Group has had an action-packed year. In June, its acquisition of Vion finally won approval from the Office of Fair Trading – safeguarding 5,000 jobs.

Premier Foods have featured in the news constantly this year as it trys to solve its debt problems

Premier Foods’ year in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

Premier Foods was the subject of media reports surrounding the sale of £100M of its debt and its Hovis brand – as well as seeing a number of its directors quit the company – over the last 12 months.

Food and drink industry people on the move – in October

Food and drink industry people on the move – in October

By Laurence Gibbons

A government reshuffle, which saw food and farming minister David Heath and fisheries minister Richard Benyon both lose their jobs, leads our selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry this month.

Food manufacturers back female directors

Women on top in food and drink

By Laurence Gibbons

The recent appointment of female food industry bosses reflects wider trends suggested by the latest FTSE 100 figures indicating female representation on the boards of UK companies is increasing.

Four famous food faces – in pictures

Four famous food faces – in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

The identity behind four well-known faces that have become inseparable from big food brands has been flagged up by LabelsPlus.

Top food manufacturing news of 2013 so far – in pictures

Top food manufacturing news of 2013 so far – in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

So far food manufacturing news in 2013 has been dominated by stories about horses, jobs, analysts, Premier Foods, 2 Sisters and the star of the BBC show The Apprentice securing business with Tesco and Waitrose.

Horsemeat crisis – as it happened

Horsemeat scandal – in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

The horsemeat scandal has proved to be the biggest crisis to afflict the UK food industry since the BSE furore of the 1990s. Here, we chart in photographs how the crisis unraveled.