The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards help highlight the achievements of the food and drink industry and ‘acknowledge and reward’ the hard work companies do to keep the nation fed, according to Charlie Bigham’s general manager Richard Bain.
Chilled food logistics business EVCL Chill Ltd – including EVCL One, EVCL Two and EVCL Three – has entered into administration after struggling with challenges created by the heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver shortage, placing more than 400 jobs at risk.
Coronavirus' threat to food industry workers has triggered one trade union to press the six top grocery retailers put staff before profit, accusing a major supplier of foregoing social distancing guidance and scrimping on pay.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued two alerts warning of potential listeria contamination and a processor supplying products “that have not been produced in accordance with food hygiene and legislative requirements".
Chilled foods look set to receive a further boost in sales following Sainsbury's decision last month to change its labelling to advise shoppers they can freeze many foods right up until the 'use by' date. Sainsbury's move is likely...