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Bakkavor's CEO suggests there's other areas the dip brand could dip its toe into

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Bakkavor acquires UK humous brand Moorish

By Bethan Grylls

The dip brand, which was founded by former BBC journalist Julie Waddell in 2012, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by the fresh foods provider.

Greencore posted rapid growth in its 2024 half-year results

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Greencore’s profits skyrocket in half-year results

By Gwen Ridler

Greencore’s profits rocketed in the first half of the 2024 financial year, with the convenience foods manufacturer predicting its full-year results to be ahead of current market expectations.

Among the new launches are Quorn's new recipe for its cocktail sausages and Graze's themed boxes

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New investments and new innovations

By Bethan Grylls

Food Manufacture rounds up the latest new product launches which includes a £10m investment from Highland Spring, pea protein peanut butter from Whole Earth, themed boxes from Graze, and more…

Putting worker safety first. Food Manufacture hears about the unseen dangers of refrigeration gas leaks and the benefits of new gas detection for industrial cooling systems in this exclusive feature. Credit: Getty/bluekite

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Improving worker safety with gas detectors

By Shaun Evers

Shaun Evers, managing director of Stonegate, flags the invisible dangers of refrigeration gas leaks and how advancements in gas detection technologies can help make things safer, with the bonus of improved sustainability and efficiency.

The site was formerly an Amazon warehouse. Credit: Sysco

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Sysco investing $100m in new UK depot

By William Dodds

Foodservice wholesaler Sysco has announced plans to invest $100m (£79m) in a new depot to serve London and South East England.

The big Food Manufacture trends report 2024

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The biggest food and drink trends of 2024

By Bethan Grylls

From flavours of the moment, to the importance of health and functionality, to the impact of an unstable world – Food Manufacture unpicks the major trends and drivers for food and beverage producers in 2024.

Here are four things we learnt at Plant-Based World Expo Europe

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Plant-based World Expo Europe 2023: Four things we learned

By Gwen Ridler

Food and drink firms from across Europe descended on Plant-Based World Expo Europe at the London Excel Centre to learn more about the latest trends in the sector. Here are four of our takeaways from this year’s show.

Raynor Foods is now an employee-owned business

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Raynor Foods becomes employee owned

By Gwen Ridler

Food to go manufacturer Raynor Foods has become a 100% employee-owned company, with people on the move in the senior management team to support the transition.

The cold supply chain has met the Government's energy efficiency targets. Image: Getty, sorn340

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Cold storage industry meets climate change target

By Gwen Ridler

Members of the cold chain have succeeded in meeting the Government’s target for energy efficiency improvements by the end of 2022, according to the Cold Chain Federation (CCF).

Food and drink M&A activity was on the rise, but high value deals are off the table. Image: Getty

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M&A activity on the rise but big deals off the table

By Gwen Ridler

Food and beverage mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity is on the rise but there is a significant absence in middle to higher market deals compared to last year, according to Oghma Partners’ latest review of the sector.

ITV has invested in THIS in return for adverting inventory across its channels and streaming service ITVX

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ITV invests in plant-based meat business THIS

By Gwen Ridler

Plant-based meat business THIS has received £1.5m of investment from broadcaster ITV in exchange for advertising inventory across its channels and streaming service.

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