Ambient foods

National Trust brand to extend to soups, chutney

National Trust brand to extend to soups, chutney

By Elaine Watson

The National Trust is discussing contract manufacturing deals with firms making everything from chutney to soup as part of an ambitious plan to get its branded products into every major UK supermarket.

Fledgling sauce maker builds innovative brand based on blueberries

Fledgling sauce maker builds innovative brand based on blueberries

By Elaine Watson

A fledgling food manufacturing business created by an accountant, a geophysicist and a priest is targeting independent retailers, delis, farm shops and supermarkets with an unusual range of products based on British herbs, Asian spices and blueberries...

Breakfast club

Breakfast club

By Anne Bruce

When it comes to media whipping boys, the breakfast cereals sector is up there with Gordon Brown and speed cameras.

Nuts about pistachios

Nuts about pistachios

The man who heads up Zeina Foods tells Rod Addy the history of how he grew his business to a £12M turnover firm and what his plans are for the future

Best-before dates 'overly conservative'

Manufacturers "too cautious” with best-before dates

By Elaine Watson

Food manufacturers are being “far too cautious” when it comes to setting best-before dates for many ambient food products, according to a leading academic in the field of sensory shelf-life testing.

An 'A+' for effort

An 'A+' for effort

If you could design your processes again from scratch, asks Glen Annison at Creative Foods, what would they look like?

Cracking the code

Cracking the code

I sincerely hope that every pub in the country has a copy of the Code of Practice for Equal Chance Gaming, issued by the Gambling Commission for...

Small but perfectly formed

Small but perfectly formed

Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels may be divided by language and tastes, but they offer very loyal customers for UK suppliers prepared to make the effort. Sue Scott reports

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