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Around Noon has acquired Simply Fit. Pictured: Gareth Chambers, left, CEO of Around Noon, with Evelyn Garland and Luke Judge, co-founders of Simply Fit Food

Healthy food acquisition for Around Noon

By James Ridler

Food-to-go manufacturer Around Noon has acquired healthy convenience food firm Simply Fit for an undisclosed amount, in a bid to diversify its range and expand its reach in the UK and Ireland.

Raynor Foods has gone national

Me and My Team

Raynor Foods: Adapting, innovating and going national

By Michelle Perrett

Raynors, the sandwich supplier, was Manufacturing Company of The Year at the 2020 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards. Matt Raynor, chairman, talks about the company and overcoming the challenges of Covid-19.

A number of food and drink firms have announced recruitment plans in the past week

Food and drink recruitment round-up

By James Ridler

New jobs at a bakery rebuilt after a blaze, 400 roles at a food logistics specialist and vacancies at fresh produce supplier AMK Fresh feature in this food and drink recruitment roundup.

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.

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