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ESG, confusing new regulations and a sense of comradery in the industry were key takeaways from this year's BLF

Business Leaders' Forum

Key takeaways from Business Leaders' Forum 2024

By Gwen Ridler

Food Manufacture caught up with some of the delegates at Business Leaders’ Forum 2024 to find out their key takeaways from this year's event.

Step inside Lincoln & York and learn what makes the coffee roaster tick

Me and My Factory

Step inside the coffee roastery at Lincoln & York

By Gwen Ridler

Food Manufacture steps inside coffee firm Lincoln & York’s Brigg roastery to learn about the team behind the production process and its culture of upward growth within the business in the latest episode of Me and My Factory.

Step inside the 2024 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Relive the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2024

By Gwen Ridler

Relive the glitz and glamour of the 2024 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards as we take a tour around the venue and speak with some of the winners in this exclusive video.

Explore Burts Snacks' Plymouth site and meet the team working there

Me and My Team

Meet the team at Burts Snacks

By Gwen Ridler

Food Manufacture takes a look inside the factory of Burts Snacks in the latest episode of our Me and My Team video series.

Explore Food Ingredients Europe 2023 in this exclusive video

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Tastes and trends at FiE 2023: Exclusive video

By Gwen Ridler

Earlier this month, Food Manufacture editor Bethan Grylls travelled to the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) show in Frankfurt, Germany to discover the latest trends in the food and drink industry and what manufacturers need to pay attention to in 2024.

Step inside the factory at I.T.S

Me and my team: Step inside I.T.S

By William Dodds

In September 2023, Food Manufacture spent the day with flavour specialists I.T.S in order to learn more about how the business operates.

Ecotrophelia European 2023 winners revealed

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Behind the scenes: Ecotrophelia European 2023 finals

By Bethan Grylls

This year's Ecotrophelia European finals saw 14 teams pitted against one another in a battle for the grand prize. Here, we reveal the winners, whilst Team PlanEat from the UK reflect on their journey in this behind the scenes footage.

Find out what was on delegates' minds at Business Leaders' Forum 2023

Business Leader's Forum

Business Leaders’ Forum 2023: Video round-up

By Gwen Ridler

Champions of the food industry discuss how they navigate change and the essential tools every leader needs in their armoury to tackle today’s headwinds in this exclusive video from Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum.

Step inside the Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2023

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Food and drink trends at the Speciality & Fine Food Fair

By Gwen Ridler

From alcoholic tea to mango chutney spiced cheese, join us on our tour around this year’s Speciality & Fine Food Fair as we discover some of the up-and-coming food and drink trends on display.

Tim Dixon at Project Tenzing

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Building an efficient food factory

By Bethan Grylls

July saw Food Manufacture donning high-vis and hard hats, as the team toured the latest Cook Food’s kitchen under construction.

Barbara Bray chaired this year's IFST spring conference

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Transforming the food system and where to start

By Bethan Grylls

At this year’s IFST spring conference, the discussion centred on ‘taming the perfect storm’ of food security, health and nutrition, and the environment – but where do we even begin in the face of such a ferocious gale? Bethan Grylls covers the highlights...

'Food manufacturers often think of themselves as the helpless one in the middle – but there’s a lot they can do', says Dan Crossley of Food Ethics Council. Credit: Getty/Klaus Vedfelt

The link between ethics and Net Zero

By Bethan Grylls

How is ethics and Net Zero related? Food Manufacture hears from Food Ethics Council’s Dan Crossley to find out following his participation in the recent FoodEx panel, 'The Race to Net Zero'.

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The biggest trends in sausages, burgers and food forming

By Bethan Grylls

Experts of sausages, burgers and food forming take a look back (and forwards), as they examine what’s changed and how new technology is influencing the sector with Food Manufacture’s editor.

Take a trip inside EHL Ingredeints and find out how things are run

Me and My Team

Meet the team at EHL Ingredients

By Gwen Ridler

Take a trip inside EHL Ingredients and find out how the business is breaking down barriers and championing women in food and drink in the first of our new look Me and My Team video series.

Automated future for Nestlé’s supply chain

Automated future for Nestlé’s supply chain

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive video interview, GXO digital model realisation & continuous improvement leader Alex Stinton talks about the role his company’s East Midlands site plays in Nestlé’s supply chain and how it has been designed from the ground up to incorporate...

Dalehead Foods celebrates Excellence Awards win

Dalehead Foods celebrates Excellence Awards win

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Dalehead Foods site manager Zaggy Zachariou discussed how winning Site Team of the Year at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2022 was welcome recognition not just for his team, but for the industry.

Managing long- and short-term impacts to raw materials: BLF 2022

Managing long- and short-term impacts to raw materials: BLF 2022

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive video, Butchers Petcare chairman Geoff Eaton discusses the long-term and short-term challenges threatening to disrupt the prices of raw materials, as well as the effect of switching to more sustainable packaging for a brand.

Charlie Bigham's took home Food Manufacture Manufacturing Company of the Years at the 2022 FMEAs

Double award win for Charlie Bigham’s

By Gwen Ridler

The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards help highlight the achievements of the food and drink industry and ‘acknowledge and reward’ the hard work companies do to keep the nation fed, according to Charlie Bigham’s general manager Richard Bain.

Marketing the industry and AI adoption: BLF interview

Business Leaders' Forum 2022

Marketing the industry and AI adoption: BLF interview

By Gwen Ridler

Challenges with the marketing of careers in the food industry, and the potential of artificial intelligence in food businesses were key takeaways for Columbus project strategy director Kevin Bull from the Business Leaders’ Forum 2022.

Starkey: 'Big bus coming towards us of increased fuel prices

Business Leaders Forum interview Adam Starkey

By Gwen Ridler

The spectre of increased fuel prices is looming over the food industry and is set to disrupt consumer purchasing habits, according to Adam Starkey, managing director of public sector meals supplier Green Gourmet.

Mackintosh: 'a big investment in our head office'

Foodman Talks

Foodman Talks: Princes boss on food & drink factory investment

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive Foodman Talks video, Cameron Mackintosh, managing director of ambient food and drink manufacturer Princes, charts its progress on its mammoth factory investment programme at its Erith, Long Sutton and Cardiff sites.

L to R: Jara and Master: Simply Doughnuts is developing new flavours for overseas customers

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Simply Doughnuts in NPD and export push

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Simply Doughnuts, winner of the 2021 Food Manufacture Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year award, is launching three new flavours and enjoying export success, founder, owner and managing director Shiraz Master explains in this exclusive podcast.

Milton: 'We have seen an increase in the use of robotics'

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards: Menzies on industry trends

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards: Menzies on industry trends

By Gwen Ridler & Rod Addy

The food industry faces three immediate trends offering pitfalls and opportunities, according to Caroline Milton, head of manufacturing at Menzies, headline sponsor of the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards in this videocast.

Ruangsorn: 'Gap in the market for smoothies that contain vitamin D and iron'

High protein smoothies make Ecotrophelia finalist list

By Gwen Ridler

High protein smoothies packed with berries in eco-friendly packaging derived from edamame beans secured University of Surrey's two person team Edam & Eve a finalist place in Ecotrophelia UK. Team lead Ruangfah (Minnie) Ruangsorn explains more...

FoodMan Talks: Ecotrophelia UK finalist on cereal bar idea

FoodMan Talks: Ecotrophelia UK finalist on cereal bar idea

By Gwen Ridler

An innovative cereal bar concept netted student team ReGen, from London Metropolitan University a finalist place in Ecotrophelia UK 2021's contest. Team lead Nyani Lebrasse tells us more in the latest FoodMan Talks.

SeaFuel in silver prize win at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

Ecotrophelia UK 2021

SeaFuel in silver prize win at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

By Gwen Ridler

Team SeaFuel from the University of Reading secured the silver prize and £1,000 at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK student innovation competition with its protein seaweed cracker crisps.

Econauts takes home gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

Ecotrophelia UK 2021

FoodMan Talks: Econauts claims gold at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

By Gwen Ridler

Econauts, the student team from the University of Nottingham, has taken home the gold prize at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK student innovation competition with its non-alcoholic take on coffee liqueur.

Roebuck: 'The flow of labour into the country is not there at the moment'

Foodman Talks

FoodMan Talks: Dunbia's Isla Roebuck on meat sector hurdles

By Rod Addy

Having relinquished the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) presidency after an intense four-years, Dunbia's business public relations director (UK) Isla Roebuck tackles Brexit, the skills shortage and Dunbia's joint venture with Dawn...

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