Ambient foods

Barry Callebaut has finalised its Burton's Biscuits supply deal

Barry Callebaut completes Burton’s Biscuit deal

By James Ridler

Confectionery supplier Barry Callebaut has successfully closed its deal to supply Burton’s Biscuit Company and acquire the manufacturer’s chocolate production site near Liverpool.

Petrow has installed a new line to improve flexabilty

Flexible filling of nut butters

By Paul Gander

Ingredients supplier Petrow Food Group has streamlined its peanut-free nut-butter filling capability after installing a line customised for flexibility, featuring automated pick-and-place tray-packing for jars.

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.

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.

Packing firm IPS has acquired manufacturer FoodPack

FoodPack acquired by co-packing business

By James Ridler

Packing business Integrated Packaging Services (IPS) is to acquire manufacturer FoodPack for an undisclosed sum, boosting turnover by more than £14m.

In 2018, the GSK HFD portfolio delivered total turnover of €550m, primarily through the Horlicks and Boost brands

Unilever clinches GSK Asian health drinks deal

By Rod Addy

Unilever has agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’s Health Food Drinks (HFD) portfolio in 22 Asian markets, including India and Bangladesh, for a total contribution on its part of €3.3bn in cash and shares.

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