Food businesses are expecting to be hit with increased costs due to stockpiling ahead of Brexit

Stockpiling costs mounting ahead of Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

British food and drink manufacturers considering stockpiling ahead of Brexit are being faced with increased costs while business confidence dips further.

Barwheys Dairy is to close citing financial and regulatory pressures

Barwheys Dairy announces closure

By Aidan Fortune

Ayrshire-based cheesemaker Barwheys Dairy has revealed that it is to close its doors in early 2019, citing increased regulatory inspections as one of the main reasons.

sales of galacto oligosaccharides are set to double over the next ten years

Dietary fibre looks set for healthy growth

By James Ridler

Sales of dietary fibre galacto oligosaccharides (GOS) are set to double over the next ten years as the infant formula industry ramps up demand, according to new research.

TFAs are naturally present in food products derived from ruminant animals, such as meat and dairy products

EU draft legislation limits trans fats

By Rod Addy

Trans fat limits for food have been introduced into EU draft legislation, with a proposed restriction of 2g per 100g of fat, where trans fatty acids (TFAs) are not naturally present in animal fat.

Müller posted an operating loss in its full-year results

Müller posts operating loss in challenging market

By James Ridler

Dairy processor Müller UK & Ireland has posted an operating loss of £132m for the 12 months ending 31 December 2017, as the company continued to target cost-cutting measures.

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