The meat industry is particularly reliant on migrant labour

Migrant labour system overhaul needed

By Aidan Fortune

The food and drink industry is at risk of a labour shortage if the current immigration system is not overhauled, a new report has found.

Rick Bestwick’s Warrington site receiving its first blast-freezing unit

Rick Bestwick doubles blast-freezing capacity

By Rick Pendrous

Temperature-controlled storage specialist Rick Bestwick, part of the Magnavale Group, has doubled its blast-freezing capacity to become one of the largest providers in the UK.

CO2 supplies continue to hinder food and drink production

CO2 situation still weeks from resolution

By Aidan Fortune

The recent CO2 shortage which impacted the UK food and drink industry is expected to have long-term effects, despite the resumption of supply.

Brymor Dairy has secured listings in Booths and the Co-op

Ice cream maker secures supermarket listings

By James Ridler

Ice cream manufacturer Brymor Dairy has secured two product listings in supermarkets in the north of England, as it launches a rebrand of the company.

The Europe-wide listeria outbreak has so far killed nine people and affected a further 38

Greenyard Frozen UK hit by listeria recall

By Rod Addy

Greenyard Frozen UK has recalled frozen vegetables it supplies to top grocery retail chains, claiming they might be contaminated with listeria amid a wider international incident that has snowballed in the past few months.

The original source of Listeria contamination had survived cleaning and disinfection procedures

Frozen sweetcorn listeria warning

By Rod Addy

Consumers have been warned to cook frozen vegetables thoroughly following a Europe-wide outbreak of listeriosis that has been linked to frozen sweetcorn.

The deal means TS Foods’ Tony’s Chippy branded frozen Pork Sausages in Batter and Beef Burgers in Batter will be listed in more than 260 Heron Foods stores

TS Foods wins £600k B&M Retail contract

By Rod Addy

TS Foods has secured a £600,000 deal to supply value retail chains B&M Retail and Heron Foods with frozen and battered sausages and beef burgers.

Key Technology has introduced Sort-to-Grade software

Key Technology adds new sorting software

By Ellie Woollven

Key Technology is introducing its Sort-to-Grade (STG) software to its VeryX digital sorters, which handle wet and frozen potato strips.

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