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Noble Foods has been given permission to extend its Happy Egg site in Lincoln

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Egg factory extension approved

By James Ridler

Gü Puds and Happy Egg owner Noble Foods has won planning permission to extend its factory in Lincolnshire.

Greencore believes there are more opportunities to be had in food to go and snacking

Greencore to maintain focus on food-to-go

By Aidan Fortune

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore is to continue its focus on the food-to-go sector following an “eventful year” for the business.

Plans for a plastic tax in this year's budget were slammed by members of the food and drink industry

Food and drink industry responds to 2018 Budget

By James Ridler

Food and drink industry representatives have challenged the plastic packaging tax consultation revealed in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2018 Budget, which was announced on Monday (29 October).

Princes' tomato supply chain has received ethical accreditation

Princes' supply chain gains ethical accreditation

By James Ridler

International food and drink group Princes has sourced 100% of the tomatoes in its Italian supply chain from farms with independent ethical accreditation, according to a new report.

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.

MuscleFood has launched its festive range including a giant pig in blanket

MuscleFood launches festive range

By Aidan Fortune

Online food retailer MuscleFood has launched a new Christmas range, featuring the biggest pig in blanket available in the UK.

Hewston: ‘It’s part of a journey to developing a brand of our own, which may mean we acquire a  food business’

Me and my team

Creating a buzz at Bumble Hole

By Andrew Hewston

Bumble Hole is a hive of activity, processing up to six million eggs a week. Company owner Andrew Hewston outlines ambitious plans to crack new opportunities.

Bumble Hole opens £2m factory to meet demand

Bumble Hole in £2m hard-boiled outlay

By Noli Dinkovski

Egg processor Bumble Hole Foods is to meet the growing demand for hard-boiled eggs in salads and ready meals with the opening of a new £2m facility at its Midlands site.

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