A BSI report surveying global supply chain risks between 2021 and 2022 has identified food and fuel as top commodities involved in supply chain thefts, alongside an influx of sophisticated cyberattacks.
Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, recently highlighted several big threats producers should be aware of in 2023. Here we summarise the findings and how one might mitigate against them.
With news of administrations, proposed closures and complete shutdowns haunting the headlines, Food Manufacture takes a deep dive into the drivers, whether this is a trend set to last and what businesses can do to turn things around.
Volatility in the food and drink market is easing, but long-term uncertainty will continue to plague producers holding back innovation and productivity, according to the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) latest State of Industry report for Q1 2023.
Food and drink merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is on the rise, but the value of deals has dropped in the face of persistent macroeconomic headwinds and the absence of larger players in the market.
Insolvencies in the food and drink manufacturing industry have seen a steady decline since September last year, but a record number of insolvencies could be on the horizon for the manufacturing sector, according to law firm Higgs.
Professor Manoj Dora, Director, Centre for Intelligent Supply Chains & Chair in Sustainable Production & Consumption at Anglia Ruskin University offers six ways you can firm up your supply chain resilience in a rocky world.
In the final episode of this seven-part series brought to you by Food Manufacture and sponsored by RSSL, our editor Bethan Grylls, meets with Timothy Lang of City University, emeritus professor of food policy.
With the food and drink industry under constant threat from global pressures such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, how has the supply chain managed to keep up and running and what new developments do operators need to be aware of?
The UK government’s U-turn on border strategy will help clear up red tape surrounding imports, but could endanger parts of the industry to potentially devastating disease risks, warned members of the food and drink industry.
Associated British Foods (ABF) claims its sugar and ingredients divisions have delivered powerful performances in the 24 weeks to 5 March 2022, while Twinings Ovaltine proved a star performer in its grocery channel.
Food manufacturers and retailers need to change their approach to inflation to tackle current trends and understand that mid-sized and small retailers and brands are more vulnerable than big companies or own-label.
The food industry's official recommendations for a National Food Strategy include doubling R&D spend, overhauling Apprenticeships, launching a skills campaign and a call for closer Government collaboration.
Food and drink sector output fell at the fastest pace in eight months as staff shortages, driven partly by large numbers of workers self-isolating, restricted production capacity, according to Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker.
Simtom Food Products Limited, the family-owned ethnic condiments manufacturer, has entered administration citing the impact of the pandemic and labour shortages, after making most of its 60-strong permanent workforce redundant.
The food industry faces three immediate trends offering pitfalls and opportunities, according to Caroline Milton, head of manufacturing at Menzies, headline sponsor of the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards in this videocast.
Members of the dairy industry continue to pressure the Government to prevent further damage to the industry caused by the shortage of heavy good vehicle (HGV) drivers, as the driver crisis threatens Arla’s milk supply.