Government skills minister Matthew Hancock has been impressed by an initiative aimed at fully training tomorrow’s food industry workers, spearheaded by the National Skills Academy (NSA) for Food and Drink.
Mondelēz International’s heat resistant chocolate, new product development and increased penetration in under-represented parts of the world offers the company considerable potential for the future, chocolate head Bharat Puri has claimed.
Irish beef exports have climbed by 16% and risen in value, since the beginning of this year – despite the horsemeat scandal, according to Aidan Cotter, chief executive of Bord Bia, the Irish food board.
The head of food business at charity Compassion in World Farming has picked out Unilever and Noble Foods as two firms which have made great strides in improving animal welfare standards in recent years.
A simple “eat less meat” message won’t wash with consumers or producers, so sustainability campaigners need to convince people to eat “better meat” as well, in order to improve the environment and public health.
The food and drink industry received its fair share of attention - and plaudits - at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester this week. It was held up as rare success story in tricky economic times by shadow secretary of state for the Department for...