Ambient foods

Kellogg's planned the challenge the rules on the promotion HFSS in court

Kellogg’s launches legal challenge against HFSS guidelines

By Gwen Ridler

Kellogg’s has launched a legal challenge against the Government’s upcoming restrictions on retail promotions for food and drink high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), claiming the rules unfairly represented breakfast cereals.

Unilever to stop marketing food and drink to under-16s

Unilever to stop marketing foods to under 16s

By Michelle Perrett

Unilever has revealed it is to stop marketing food and beverages to children under the age of 16 years old, across both traditional media and social media.

War in Ukraine will impact food prices and could potentially lead to shortages, claimed FDF CEO Karen Betts

War in Ukraine will lead to food price rises: FDF

By Gwen Ridler

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions, trade restrictions and supply chain disruption will lead to food price rises and the possibility of temporary shortages, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Noochy Poochy is made using Nooch - nutritional yeast - to give it  a cheese-like flavour

Vegan pet food in focus: Noochy Poochy interview

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, vegan dog food brand Noochy Poochy founder McKinna details the journey of her company, from idea to fully realised product, and the challenges that she met along the way.

Unite has sought assurances for its members at the Wigan Kraft Heinz factory

Union seeks job reassurances at Kraft Heinz Wigan

By Gwen Ridler

Workers union Unite has called for safeguards for its members at the Kraft Heinz plant in Wigan, after it claimed funding earmarked for the UK factory was redistributed to sites in Europe.

Twinings Ovaltine performed well in its interim period, ABF said

Sugar and ingredients soar as ABF offsets inflation

By Rod Addy

Associated British Foods (ABF) claims its sugar and ingredients divisions have delivered powerful performances in the 24 weeks to 5 March 2022, while Twinings Ovaltine proved a star performer in its grocery channel.

Mackie's has announced plans to expand its factory and increase production

Mackie’s at Taypack factory expansion plans

By Gwen Ridler

Crisp manufacturer Mackie’s at Taypack has announced plans to expand its production capabilities as it celebrated a bumper year for new product development and festive sales.

We catch up with FMEA finalist and former Weetabix apprentice James Bell

Where are they now? Three years later with Weetabix apprentice

By Gwen Ridler

Back in 2019, Food Manufacture spoke with Weetabix manufacturing apprentice James Bell to discuss his journey with the business. Three years later, we catch up with Bell to discuss his role in the company and how the pandemic has affected apprenticeships.

KP Snacks brands include Tyrrells crisps

KP Snacks develops green farming practices

By Michelle Perrett

KP Snacks is to scale up its regenerative farming practices as part of its partnership with agricultural sustainability experts Future Food Solutions.

All herbs and spices are not of the same quality, McCormick's Chris Jinks has warned. iStock credit: AlexRaths

McCormick warns of herbs and spices adulteration

By Michelle Perrett

McCormick & Company, the US-based ingredients supplier, has called on manufacturers in the herb and spice industry to check their businesses for fraudulent practices following the publication of an EU report.

Weetabix conmtinued to dismiss claims of fire and rehire plans at its Kettering and Corby plants

Weetabix hits out at ‘fire and rehire’ claims

By Gwen Ridler

Weetabix has continued to dismiss claims it is using ‘fire and rehire’ tactics in its ongoing pay dispute with workers union Unite and has levelled criticism on the union using the situation to support its unrelated national campaign against similar employment...

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.

KP SNakcs posted profit and sales growth, thanks to at home sales and a pairing down of its marketing spend

KP Snacks at home sales and sustainability boost

By Gwen Ridler

At home sales helped boost KP Snacks’s sales and profit in its full year results for the year ended 26 December 2020, as it focused its efforts on becoming more sustainable.

Calbee UK has completed a £5m investment into its Bradford and Deeside factories

Calbee UK completes £5m factory investment

By Gwen Ridler

Seabrook crisps manufacturer Calbee UK has completed a £5m investment into its manufacturing facilities as it posts growth in its full-year results.

Weetabix returned strong financial results for 2020

Weetabix strikes loom

By Rod Addy

Engineers employed by Weetabix are set to begin strike action tomorrow (Tuesday September 21) over company plans to carry out an extensive 'fire and rehire’ programme with the workforce.