Chilled foods

The BFAWU has raised grievances overs the apparent overlooking of their members for agency staff at Greencore Northampton

Greencore in trade union row over agency workers

By James Ridler

Prepared foods manufacturer Greencore is in dispute with the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) for hiring agency staff to meet demand while lower paid employees remain on furlough.

Duncan Everett has been appointed chief executive of Noble Foods

Kerry Foods CEO joins Noble Foods

By James Ridler

Kerry Foods chief executive Duncan Everett has left the chilled foods manufacturer to head up egg processor Noble Foods.

Nick Robinson has been appointed chief executive of Kerry Foods

Kerry Foods appoints new chief executive

By James Ridler

Chilled food manufacturer Kerry Foods has promoted Nick Robinson to the role of chief executive from his current position as managing director of consumer brands.

Sales of Bakkavor's meals, alongside pizza & bread and desserts, look increasingly promising

Bakkavor in coronavirus fight back as factories reopen

By Rod Addy

Bakkavor, the chilled prepared food producer, is reopening two factories temporarily closed in March to cope with the impact of coronavirus as it reports exports stabilising and sales of key domestic categories improving.

Upfield produces plant-based margarines, spreads, cream and cheeses, including Flora

Flora producer Upfield invests in food science centre

By Rod Addy

Flora producer Upfield Group aims to open a €50m food science centre at Wageningen in the Netherlands before 2022 focused on developing plant-based products and sustainable packaging solutions.

Ahye: 'Vital that we continue to innovate'

Freaks of Nature invests £1m in desserts production

By Rod Addy

Freaks of Nature, the Yorkshire plant-based chilled desserts producer, is investing £1m in its manufacturing facilities to keep pace with demand for its chilled desserts and hot puddings.

Greencore has confirmed a case of COVID-19 at its Northampton site

Union raises concern over Greencore coronavirus case

By James Ridler

Members of the Bakers’, Food and Allied Workers’ Union (BFAWU) at Greencore’s Northampton factory have raised concerns after a member of staff working at the site tested positive for COVID-19.

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