Ambient foods

Salkeld: £10m investment

Symington's to create 40 new jobs

By Ben Bouckley and Elaine Watson

Symington's will create up to 40 new jobs next year as it opens a new factory in Leeds and evaluates options for a second new facility.

Unilever slashes 1,200 SKUs in waste reduction drive

Unilever slashes 1,200 SKUs in waste reduction drive

By Elaine Watson

Unilever reduced its range by more than 1,200 stock keeping units (SKUs) last year as part of a bid to cut its long tail, prioritise top sellers and reduce waste, supply chain bosses have revealed.

Premier Foods: Our suppliers are happy to pay 10k

Premier Foods: Our suppliers are happy to pay 10k

By Elaine Watson

More than three-quarters of recruitment suppliers that signed up to Premier Foods’ preferred supplier scheme last year have “already confirmed their interest in taking part again in 2011”, the company has claimed.

BFAWU strike ballot called off at Fox’s Biscuits

BFAWU strike ballot called off at Fox’s Biscuits

By Elaine Watson

A strike ballot called by the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) at Fox’s Biscuits’ factories at Kirkham and Batley has been called off due to ‘technical’ glitches.

Northern Foods: Pay offer at Fox's Biscuits is fair

Northern Foods: Pay offer at Fox's Biscuits is fair

By Elaine Watson

Northern Foods has defended its pay offer to staff at Fox's Biscuits as "very competitive in the current climate" following news that the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) is balloting members at the Kirkham and Batley biscuit...

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