Fire-ravaged factory will 'recreate' 314 jobs

Fire-ravaged factory will 'recreate' 314 jobs

By Rick Pendrous

A total of 314 jobs are being created at Longbenton Foods in North Tyneside, as the factory continues its multi-million pound recovery from the fire that forced it to close in early 2009.

R&R Ice Cream

R&R to blaze acquisition trail as ice cream market consolidates

By Elaine Watson

R&R Ice Cream will play a central role in the consolidation of the European ice cream market over the next decade as smaller players struggle to compete in a market dominated by a handful of major supermarkets, its boss has predicted.

ice cream

New ice cream definition would boost reformulation work

By Elaine Watson

The UK definition of 'ice cream' must be brought in line with the rest of Europe if the Food Standards Agency (FSA) wants manufacturers to make meaningful progress on saturated fat reduction, according to a leading supplier.

Retail food inflation to remain

Retail food inflation to remain "subdued" for 18 months

By Elaine Watson

After a small rebound earlier this year, retail food inflation will "fall back again and remain subdued for the next 18 months - unless some major unforeseen shock to global supply occurs", English Food and Farming Partnerships (EFFP) has predicted.

Tunnel vision can be cool

Tunnel vision can be cool

Air Products has launched a flexible cryogenic freezing solution that allows manufacturers to freeze individually quick frozen (IQF) and non-IQF food products in a single machine. The two-in-one freezer promises significant capital savings as well as...

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