Fresh produce

Food supply chain excellence: Stewart Wilmot collected the award from Columbus Global UK’s Simon Charlton (right) and awards host Matt Dawson

FMEAs 2017

Salad processor wins supply chain Oscar

By Mike Stones

West Sussex salad processor Natures Way Foods has won the coveted Supply Chain Initiative of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards – at The Hilton on Park Lane in London earlier this month.

Bosses at Axgro Foods insist health and safety is their ‘number one priority’ following the incident

Factory chemical incident puts 11 in hospital

By Noli Dinkovski

Bosses at a Lincolnshire food factory have insisted health and safety is their “number one priority” after a chemical incident hospitalised 11 staff.

Willowbrook Foods's director John McCann received the trophy from Jon Poole, chief executive of the Institute of Food Science & Technology (right), and awards host Matt Dawson

FMEA 2017

Willowbrook Foods wins fresh produce food manufacturing Oscar

By Mike Stones

Northern Ireland root vegetable and salad processing company Willowbrook Foods has won the prized Fresh Produce Manufacturing Company of the Year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards – at The Hilton on Park Lane in...

Wingland Foods’s operations manager Darryn Denny won a place in F1 racing car

Wingland Foods operations manager wins F1 racing car competition

By Mike Stones

Wingland Foods’s operations manager Darryn Denny will find himself behind the steering wheel of a Formula One racing car, after winning our exclusive competition, staged at the recent Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) Show.

Weetabix has taken action to close its gender pay gap. Group HR and IT director Stuart Branch pictured

Weetabix closes gender pay gap

By James Ridler

Weetabix Food Company UK & Ireland is taking action to close its gender pay gap, which it claims is already lower than the UK company average, according to a new report from the company.

Food boss on the value of offering career progression

Me and My Factory

Salads boss on how career progression benefits all

By Noli Dinkovski

The director of a Leeds-based prepared salads and vegetables business has drawn on his own experience to highlight the value of giving staff the incentive to progress their careers.

Subterranean salad producer Steven Dring says the future for urban salad production lies below city streets

Underground salad producer wins top award

By Mike Stones

Subterranean salad producer Growing Underground, which grows microgreens 33m below London streets, has landed the prestigious Future Food category of the BBC Food and Farming Awards.