Frozen

Unilever posts sales growth amid its restructuring plans

Unilever posts growth amid restructuring plans

By James Ridler

Unilever has posted sales growth for the third quarter of this year, boosted by a strong performance in emerging markets, amid plans to restructure the business.

Multi-head weighers for free-flowing products

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Multi-head weighers for free-flowing products

By Rick Pendrous

A series of mid-range multi-head weighers for the high performance weighing of free-flowing and semi-sticky products for dry, fresh and frozen foods, has been launched by Ishida.

Reclosable frozen pack launched

Reclosable frozen pack launched

By Frederick Dawson

Packaging supplier Parkside has collaborated with Northcoast Seafoods in what it claims is the ‘first to market’ reclosable pack for frozen foods. The pack uses the firm’s Parkscribe laser scribe technology, which creates an easy to open and close pack...

Frozen transport to and from Continent rises

Refrigeration spotlight

Frozen transport to and from Continent rises

By Rick Pendrous

Supply chain specialist NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is expecting further growth in the volumes of frozen food it handles both into and out of the UK.

Get ready for cooling directive change

Refrigeration spotlight

Get ready for cooling directive change

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink manufacturers have been urged by temperature control systems specialist ICS Cool Energy to upgrade their process cooling systems in the run-up to planned changes to the Ecodesign Directive, which will come into effect on January 1 2018.

A £11.3M food and drink development centre has received planning permission in Somerset

New food development centre to create 250 jobs

By James Ridler

Plans for a new £11.3M food and drink development centre in Somerset that would create up to 250 jobs have been given the go ahead, after receiving planning permission from the local council.

Northcoast Seafoods md Fridrik Thorsteinsson (centre) accepts the Retail Product of the Year award from Yearsley Group director Jonathan Baker (l) and BFF chief executive John Hyman

Seafood maker and pub supplier win frozen food awards

By Noli Dinkovski

A seafood producer located near the Humber estuary and a Manchester-based supplier to JD Wetherspoon have scooped the top prizes at an annual awards that celebrates the best in frozen food manufacturing.

Beechdean Group has acquired 50% of ice cream manufacturer Lovingtons

Beechdean scoops up ice cream firm

By James Ridler

Beechdean Group has acquired 50% of ice cream manufacturer Lovingtons, in a joint venture designed to grow investment and boost the manufacturing capabilities of the company. 

Lomond, owner of manufacturer Cake, has acquired Hall's Direct

Lomond buys food distribution business

By James Ridler

Lomond – owner of bakery Cake – has acquired wholesale food distribution business Hall’s Direct, in a deal that will boost Lomond’s annual turnover to more than £30M.

Sales of meat substitutes will reach £4bn by 2020, claimed a new report

Meat substitute market to grow to £4bn

By James Ridler

The meat substitute market will reach global sales of £4bn ($5.2bn) by 2020, according to a new report from Allied Market Research.