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Noble Foods has been given permission to extend its Happy Egg site in Lincoln

News in brief

Egg factory extension approved

By James Ridler

Gü Puds and Happy Egg owner Noble Foods has won planning permission to extend its factory in Lincolnshire.

Premium Halal Meat & Poultry has recalled some of its produce due to approval issues

NEWS IN BRIEF

Premium Halal Meat & Poultry issues recall

By Aidan Fortune

Birmingham-based Premium Halal Meat & Poultry has recalled some of its Direct Poultry Products because they have been produced without approval.

We round up the news in the food and drink industry. Picture from Flickr user Jon S, supplied under a Creative Commons 2.0 license

Food and drink bulletin round-up

By James Ridler

From the National Pig Association’s objection to method of production labelling to award winning student entrepreneurs, we round up the latest news in the food and drink industry.

Pladis is the latest company to join the UK Plastics Pact

Pladis pledges to plastics packaging scheme

By James Ridler

McVitie’s and Jacob’s owner Pladis has pledged to make all of its plastic packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as part of a range of sustainability measures to reduce its environmental impact.

UK food and drink exports have risen over the past year

Whisky remains top UK export

By Aidan Fortune

Whisky and chocolate continue to top the UK’s food and drink export lists, new research has found.

Kellogg's is turning its waste corn flakes into beer

Kellogg’s turns Corn Flakes into beer

By James Ridler

Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has partnered with independent brewer Seven Bro7hers to turn its waste corn flakes into beer.

Scots were urged to ditch imported beer to boost the local brewing industry

Scotland pushes for £1bn brewing industry

By James Ridler

Industry body Scotland Food and Drink (SFD) has urged drinkers to ditch imported beer in a bid to grow Scottish brewing into a £1bn industry by 2030.

Kellogg's is turning its waste corn flakes into beer

Kellogg’s turns Corn Flakes into beer

By James Ridler

Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has partnered with independent brewer Seven Bro7hers to turn its waste corn flakes into beer.

The British Soft Drinks Association said it was committed to supporting the responsible sale of energy drinks

Not enough evidence for energy drink ban: committee

By Noli Dinkovski

A ban on the sale of energy drinks to children could be justified on “societal concerns”, but not on statistical evidence alone, according to a Parliamentary Committee report.

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