Silver Spring

A whole lot 
of shaking

By Ian Rose, factory manager

Silver Spring’s Ian Rose has seen a lot of shake-ups 
on his journey from shopfloor to factory manager

Sipsmith Spirits

Sipsmith spirit success sees distillery approach capacity

By Ben Bouckley

Premium spirits firm Sipsmith is already running at around 70% capacity just 14 months after launch following the success of its copper-distilled barley vodka and London Dry Gin, and is looking to possibly purchase a further still "at some point"...

NZ firm eyes EU entry for natural sweetener from monk fruit

NZ firm eyes EU entry for natural sweetener from monk fruit

By Elaine Watson

The New-Zealand-based firm driving the commercialisation of an intense natural sweetener from monk fruit (luo han guo) is seeking clearance to market it in the EU following successful trials with some of the world’s leading food and drink manufacturers.

Twinings Tea

Unions urge govt to probe "disgraceful" Twinings fund

By Ben Bouckley

The Trades Union Congress has written to business secretary Vince Cable asking him to investigate whether Twinings received EU funds to “relocate” production from the UK to a new Polish factory, given that UK jobs could be lost as a result.

In defence of Coca-Cola

In defence of Coca-Cola

By Ian Johnson

I am writing with regard to the article published in the July issue of Food Manufacture (p7) ‘Soft drinks firm labels Coca-Cola’s production plant ‘a disgrace’.

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