Premier Foods and Mondelēz were among six food and drink businesses to support the industry’s attempts to recruit the next generation of food engineers at the Big Bang Fair, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, last week (Friday March 14).
A halal certifying body has warned of the “huge problem” of bogus halal meat facing ethnic and other consumers, while offering support for police and Trading Standards’ raids on halal meat wholesalers.
From Caribbean food guru Levi Roots to agriculture minister Jim Paice, all sectors of UK food and drink manufacturing were represented at Foodex 2012 and Food & Drink Expo, which took place at the NEC Birmingham last month. Don’t miss our photogallery...
A cash injection from Privet Capital has prevented the immediate collapse of Polestar Foods and secured 255 jobs at its factory in Okehampton but failed to guarantee the future of its site at Leamington Spa, which has gone into administration.