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John Barnes will discuss earned recognition at this year's food safety conference

Firms ‘must prepare for promising’ earned recognition

By Matt Atherton

Food Manufacture’s food safety conference will arm delegates with the latest information on earned recognition, according to Enmoore food safety consultant and former Food Standards Agency (FSA) boss John Barnes.

Nim's Fruit Crisps owner, Nimisha Raja, said using the 'British' brand will help with life after Brexit

Me and My Factory

Nim’s Fruit Crisps founder on life after Brexit

By Matt Atherton

Promoting the British origin of food and drink products will pay off for manufacturers after Brexit, according to Nim’s Fruit Crisps founder and ceo Nimisha Raja.

Typhoo Tea boss Somnath Saha claims there was a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ to Brexit

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Typhoo boss: Brexit is a grocery-wide export opportunity

By Noli Dinkovski

Brexit provides an export opportunity for the whole food and drink sector thanks to the strong reputation of British products, the boss of the UK’s second largest tea manufacturer has claimed.

Coca-Cola's Jane Buckley is responsible for the production of Glacéau Smartwater

ME AND MY FACTORY

Coca-Cola boss on overcoming first impressions

By Noli Dinkovski

The boss at Coca-Cola European Partners’ (CCEP) Morpeth site has claimed her management style has been helped by a greater understanding of how others perceive her – boosting staff engagement at the site.

‘The protein trend is quite prevalent at the moment’: Carr

Gluten-free growth is creating new markets: Edme

By Noli Dinkovski

Bakery growth is continuing to be driven by premium, indulgent and artisanal products, but the ever-increasing popularity of gluten-free is enabling opportunities in new markets.

This year's food safety conference will build on the success of last year's event staged in London

Food safety conference helps plan for change

By Michael Stones

The Food Manufacture Group’s one-day food safety conference will help businesses prepare for change over the next five years, according to food hygiene consultant and former Food Standards Agency (FSA) boss John Barnes.

Meat firm boss: ‘We've got the capacity to produce new products in line with demands’

ME AND MY FACTORY

Pork producer: ‘We’ll continue to innovate’

By Noli Dinkovski

A meat firm boss has claimed innovation through new product development (NPD), and improved shelf-life and packaging, will allow his business to grow both supermarket sales and its own retail arm.

Food manufacturer's labour costs may go up after Brexit, DWF partner Hannah Robbins said

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Food firms face higher labour costs after Brexit

By Matt Atherton

Food and drink manufacturers may face higher labour costs after Brexit, because they’ll have to compete for fewer non-UK EU workers, warns law firm DWF.

The sugar tax was victimising part of the food sector already lowering its sugar content, Watkins said

Business Leaders' Forum

Sugar tax is a ‘blunt instrument’ against obesity

By Matt Atherton

The sugar tax is a “blunt instrument” to tackle childhood obesity that “victimises” a sector already lowering sugar and calories in its products, according to law firm DWF.

The US market is a big oportunity for GM-free products

Business Leaders' Forum

GM-free food is big US export opportunity for manufacturers

By Matt Atherton

Exporting food free from genetic-modification (GM) to the US is a big opportunity for UK food manufacturers, according to Northern Ireland-based prepared vegetable supplier Mash Direct.

Food Manufacture's Business Leaders' Forum had four key sponsors

Business Leaders' Forum

Food firms are optimistic despite sector challenges

By Matt Atherton

The Business Leaders’ Forum – organised by the Food Manufacture Group – showcased the optimism in the food and drink sector, despite Brexit and international challenges, according to sponsor DWF, but raised more questions than answers, said Charpak, another...

Dominic Watkins said labour had to be the starting point for discussions on food and drink manufacturing challenges

Business Leaders' Forum

Food industry labour and regulations are top challenges

By Michael Stones

Securing the food and drink industry’s labour needs and responding to the challenges of new legislation are among the top challenges facing manufacturers, according to law firm DWF.

Seabrook Crisps boss Daniel Woodwards: ‘It’s important for them to know you are sharing that burden’

Me and my factory

Crisp making boss on his mission to win over staff

By Noli Dinkovski

A West Yorkshire crisp making boss says his time spent working on the shopfloor has helped him turn around a negative culture between factory workers and management.

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