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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 that 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.

FDF director general Ian Wright highlighted three key challenges for food manufacturers after Brexit

FDF boss highlights three challenges of Brexit

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers would face three key challenges after Brexit, warned the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF’s) director general Ian Wright, speaking at the Processing and Packaging Machinery Trade Association show 2017.

The food supply chain could become more efficient by reducing waste at farms, claimed WRAP

Food waste on farms costs supply chain £30M

By James Ridler

The UK food supply chain become could become more efficient and competitive and save the industry £30M a year by tackling food waste on farms, according to a new report from waste organisation the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

Morrisons has posts sales and profit growth in its interim results

Morrisons reveals rise in sales and profits

By James Ridler

Morrisons has revealed a rise in sales and profits for the first half of this year in its interim results, released yesterday (September 14), as it sees results from its ‘Fix, rebuild and grow’ strategy.

Greencore was fined £1M, after a contractor fell from a stepladder and died

Greencore fined £1M for worker’s death

By James Ridler

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has been fined £1M for safety failings, after a contractor died after falling from a stepladder. 

Over 65s are more susceptible to listeriosis because of their dietary choices

Listeriosis in elderly linked to lifestyle

By Rick Pendrous

Concern about rising levels of listeriosis food poisoning across Europe caused by contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), despite relatively low levels of the bacterium being picked up in retail surveys of products, has led the European Food Safety...

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