COVID-19

Food Manufacture offers its support to the industry

Support for this key industry during the coronavirus outbreak

By Rod Addy

Now, more than ever, it is important that we here at Food Manufacture show solidarity with our readers, friends and supporters in the industry, who are integral to the survival of this nation during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus panic buying has increased demand, which has prompted Moy Park to enlist hundreds of new factory workers

Coronavirus fears prompt meat factory walkouts

By Michelle Perrett

Meat factory workers at Moy Park’s Portadown plant and ABP's Lurgan facility in Northern Ireland walked out over concerns about social distancing yesterday (25 March), trade union Unite has said.

2 Sisters ramps up recruitment in response to the coronavirus

2 Sisters launches coronavirus recruitment campaign

By James Ridler

Poultry processing giant 2 Sisters Food Group has launched recruitment campaigns at multiple sites across its business, as it copes with “unprecedented levels of demand for food”.

The drinks industry has been directed impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 situation

Drinks industry reacts to coronavirus impact

By James Ridler

Cut earnings, threats to supplies and helplines for manufacturers’ customers are just some of the latest developments in the drinks industry as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Morrisons is set to see continued growth in the next financial year, thanks to the coronavirus boosting sales

Morrisons posts growth as coronavirus hits

By James Ridler

Vertically integrated retailer Morrisons has posted continued growth despite the backdrop of a global pandemic, with profit over £400m in the year ended 2 February 2020.

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