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2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Boparan will appear before a parliamentary committee today

2 Sisters boss Boparan faces parliamentary committee today

By Michelle Perrett

2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Boparan will appear before a parliamentary committee today (October 25), after allegations were made about food safety, hygiene and welfare breaches at the company’s West Bromwich plant.

Representatives drew up a 10-point checklist to protect the supply chain after Brexit

Sector bodies issue government 10-point Brexit checklist

By Matt Atherton

Leading food and drink manufacturing representatives have signed an open letter to government, outlining 10 priorities that they claim are needed to protect the supply chain during the Brexit talks.

Government approval of a third runway at Heathrow has been praised by the FTA

FTA praises Heathrow expansion

By James Ridler

Plans to expand Heathrow airport – which has been given government backing today (October 25) – have been praised by the Freight Transport association (FTA).

Food and drink manufacturers have given a mixed reception to the Chancellor's budget

Budget 2016

Food and drink firms give mixed response to budget

By Michelle Perrett

Food and drink manufacturers are still coming to terms with the budget proposal to introduce a sugar tax on soft drinks, while welcoming business rates reform but expressing disappointment on the failure to cut alcohol duties.

The bosses of nearly 200 firms have signed an open letter backing Britain's continued EU membership

Brexit debate

Food and drink bosses back EU membership

By Michael Stones

Quitting the EU would “deter investment, threaten jobs and put the economy at risk”, according to the bosses of food and drink firms who joined nearly 200 other business leaders in signing an open letter published in The Times. But big food retailers...

Pesto pioneer Clare Blampied received an OBE

New Year’s Honours list: who won what

By Michael Stones

Pesto pioneer Clare Blampied, md of Sacla UK, was awarded the honour Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the food industry in the New Year’s Honours List, which also featured farmers, engineers and transport...

Jeremy Hall proudly cradles the Oscar received from Mark Dureden-Smith and Leon Wright of FoodManJobs

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Turkey boss sets out goal on campylobacter

By Michael Stones

Bernard Matthews group technical director Jeremy Hall has set out his mission to make poultry the meat of choice over the next 10 years by preventing campylobacter food poisoning.

Turkey triumph: Jeremy Hall receives his Personality Oscar from Mark Durden-Smith (L) and Leon Wright (R) of FoodManJobs

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Turkey boss wins Food personality Oscar

By Michael Stones

Bernard Matthews group technical director Jeremy Hall has won the Food Manufacture Personality of the year award in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – at the Lancaster hotel, London.  

Searching for a Food Manufacture Personality of Year

Wanted: Food Manufacture Personality of Year

By Michael Stones

The Food Manufacture Group is searching for a Food Manufacture Personality of Year. We need your help to celebrate the man or woman who has proved to be a top achiever in the field of UK food and drink manufacturing over the past 12 months.

Who would you like to see win?

Searching for a Food Manufacture hero

By Michael Stones

The Food Manufacture Group is searching for a food and drink manufacturing hero and we need your help to find winning candidate.

Food industry cream of the crop

Meet the Personality of the Year 2015 candidates

By Laurence Gibbons

Six of the biggest names in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector are in the running to be crowned Food Manufacturing Personality of the Year at the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards in November.

Who will you vote for? Will it be Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby or one of the other six candidates?

food manufacturing excellence awards

Searching for a food manufacturing hero

By Michael Stones

Wanted: a food and drink manufacturing hero to showcase all that’s best in the sector’s leadership excellence.

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