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First of two Oscars: Jeremy Faulkner, md SK Chilled Foods (centre right) and NPD manager Emma Bell, receive the first trophies from category sponsor Kevin Haynes (right) and awards host Matt Dawson

FMEAS 2017

SK Chilled Foods team will be ‘thrilled to bits’ at Oscar win

By Mike Stones

Ethnic snacks manufacturer SK Chilled Foods md Jeremy Faulkner said his workforce would be “thrilled to bits” to win the Food Manufacture Company of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs).

Bakkavor founders, Lydur (left) and Agust (right) Gudmundsson

Bakkavor’s flotation on London stock market is back on

By Rick Pendrous

Bakkavor’s plans to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) are back on exactly a week after the own-label chilled foods business announced it had decided against a flotation due to adverse market conditions.

Double Oscar honours: Jeremy Faulkner, md SK Chilled Foods (centre right) and NPD manager Emma Bell, receive the first of two trophies from category sponsor Kevin Haynes (right) and awards host Matt Dawson

FMEAS 2017

SK Chilled Foods triumphs in manufacturing Oscars

By Mike Stones

Ethnic snacks manufacturer SK Chilled Foods has snapped up the coveted Food Manufacture Company of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards – at The Hilton on Park Lane in London on Wednesday, November 1.

Food manufacturing Oscars: meet the 2017 winners

FMEAs 2017

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2017: meet the winners

By Mike Stones

The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) 2017 culminated on Wednesday (November 1) with the award of the overall Food Manufacture Company of the Year award to ethnic snacks manufacturer SK Chilled Foods, after the firm first won the Chilled Food...

Top trainer: Mike Lambert, Bakkavor head of operations, collected the award from Matt Betty (right), business development manager with category sponsor Appetite Learning. They were joined on stage by awards host Matt Dawson

FMEAs 2017

Bakkavor on top form after winning training Oscar

By Mike Stones

Fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor Hitchen Foods came top of the form, after winning the prized Training Programme of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards – at The Hilton on Park Lane in London on Wednesday...

Bakkavor founders, Lydur (left) and Agust (right) Gudmundsson

Bakkavor ditches plans for stock market flotation

By Rick Pendrous

Bakkavor, the own-label chilled foods group, has ditched its plans for a £1bn-plus stock market flotation, in an announcement released today (November 3) because of “current volatility” in the market.

Chefs’ Choice Awards now open for entries

Chefs’ Choice Awards open for entries

By Mike Stones

Food and drink manufacturers are invited to win national recognition by entering their products in the Chefs’ Choice Awards, organised by the Food Manufacture Group’s publisher William Reed.

Asda has recalled packs of baby food, after small pieces of plastic were found in one of the products

Plastic contamination sparks Asda recall

By James Ridler

Asda has been forced to recall packs of its own-label baby food, after one of the products was contaminated with small pieces of plastic.

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