Brewdog and Eurofins announced senior appointments this past week


Brewdog and Eurofins announce senior appointments

By Gwen Ridler

Indie drinks firm Brewdog has announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer, as food testing firm Eurofins hires a new head of food safety and food risk.

Independent drinks brand Flawsome! tells its start-up story. Credit: Getty/andresr


Life as a start-up

By Bethan Grylls

In this exclusive Q&A, the founders of ‘wonky’ drink company Flawsome! disclose the ups and downs of their journey, how it all began and what’s next.

FHIRST Living Soda is made without sugar or sweeteners and can boost gut health. Credit: FHIRST


Food and drink start-ups to watch

By William Dodds

Food Manufacture takes a closer look at start-ups specialising in cultivated meat, gut health and reduced sugar products as they seek to address emerging trends.

From p[lant-based to sugar replacement, we observe some of the biggerst trends for the year so far


Mid point trends: Developments and innovation in food and drink

By Gwen Ridler

From the continued growth of the plant-based meat alternatives in a sea of administrations, to the latest innovations in coffee flavours and everything in between, we explore some of the need-to-know trends in the food and drink manufacturing industry....

We round-up the latest food and drink product launches


Wallace & Gromit pasties lead new food and drink launches

By Gwen Ridler

From Wallace & Gromit themed pasties to axolotl gummy sweets, vegan chicken alternatives in the chilled aisle to white chocolate digestive biscuits, we round-up some of the latest food and drink product launches from the past month.

Single Malt Welsh Whisky has recieved protected geographical status under UKGI. Image: Getty Images, lucentius


Welsh whisky receives global protected status

By Gwen Ridler

Single Malt Welsh Whisky has secured protected geographical indication (PGI) status, the first spirit to receive protection under the scheme since its launch.

Beam Suntory, MycoTechnology and Company Shop have all announced senior appointments in the past week


Senior appointments in food and drink

By Gwen Ridler

Drinks giant Beam Suntory, fermentation specialist MycoTechnology and food redistribution firm Company Shop have all announced senior appointments in the past week, covered in our latest round-up of people on the move in food and drink.

Left: OFI's Cascara made from coffee waste, Centre: Vegan Casein from Fooditive

Latest innovations in food and drink ingredients

By Gwen Ridler

From vegan proteins ‘genetically identical’ to the ones found in milk to the growth of microalgae in the pet food market, we run-down some of the latest innovations in food and drink ingredients.

Workers threaten to strike at Irn-Bru maker AG Barr's Cumbernauld production and distribution centre


Strike action threatens summer stocks of Irn-Bru

By Gwen Ridler

Proposed strike action at AG Barr’s Cumbernauld production and distribution centre threatens to disrupt supplies of Irn-Bru this summer, according to Unite the Union.

New launches from drinks manufacturers


New product development in drinks

By Gwen Ridler

A new summer cider launch from Sheppy’s and a blend of classic sweets with sports nutrition lead this round-up of recent drinks NPD.

Dera Crew's appointm,ent was brought forward a month after Menezes recovery suffered complications in hospital


Diageo brings forward date of new CEO appointment

By Gwen Ridler

Drinks giant Diageo has accelerated the appointment of its first female chief executive, after current CEO Sir Ivan Menezes’ hospital recovery suffers a ‘significant setback’.

Stike action threatned to cause disruption at CCEP Wakefield Image Credit: Getty, vasiliki


Strike action threatens supplies of Coca Cola

By Gwen Ridler

Strike action at Coca-Cola Europacific Partner’s (CCEP’s) Wakefield site threatens to disrupt supplies of the drinks firms’ most famous brands this summer, claims Unite the Union.

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