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The food manufacturing year in news stories: click through the timeline to revisit some of the most memorable moments of 2017

Food manufacturing milestones: key events that shaped 2017

By Amy Langley

As another busy food and drink manufacturing year draws to a close, we look back at some of the key events that have shaped the fortunes of Britain’s biggest businesses, as reported over the past 12 months on this website.

Are you expecting a Brexit bonus or dark clouds ahead?

state-of-the-industry survey

Brexit: food business bonus or dark clouds ahead?

By Michael Stones

How will Brexit affect the prospects for your food or drink manufacturing business? The Food Manufacture Group wants to canvass your views for our state-of-the-industry survey.

Apprenticeship vacancies had risen by 13% this year

Food manufacturing graduates ‘in demand’: FDF

By Matt Atherton

Food and drink manufacturing graduates remain in high demand, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), despite news that the UK’s top firms are offering fewer graduate opportunities this year.

The new PM's in tray already includes a letter from the FDF

FDF sends new PM a food industry wish list

By Michael Stones

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has added to the Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May’s in tray with a four-point wish list to maintain the competitiveness of UK food and drink manufacturing.

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.  

Be among the first to learn who's won what by booking your place at the big manufacturing night out on Tuesday November 3 in central London

Food and drink manufacturing Oscars: the shortlist

By Michael Stones

Welcome to the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards shortlist. The long wait to learn which firms are in contention to win a coveted food and drink manufacturing Oscar is over.

Food manufacturing growth is set to grow by up to 4% in the short to medium term

Food manufacturing industry set for 3–4% growth

By Michael Stones

The UK food and drink manufacturing and processing industry is set for growth of between 3–4% in the short to medium term, while reaching a value of about of £113.1bn in 2018–19, predicts a new report.

Food and drink manufacturing was becoming a more attractive careers choice due to five factors


Food manufacturing sector needs more top end skills

By Michael Stones

The food and drink manufacturing sector will see a big increase in managerial, professional and technically skilled vacancies, the Food Manufacture group can exclusively reveal, based on new research from the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink.

More time to win: The FMEA deadline has been extended to July 24

Food manufacturing Oscars: deadline extended

By Michael Stones

Want to win a food and drink manufacturing excellence award? Then, there's now an extra week to submit your free entry before the extended deadline of Friday July 24.

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How you can win a food and drink manufacturing Oscar

By Michael Stones

There’s still plenty of time to submit your winning entry in the Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs), ahead of the July 17 deadline. So, here’s how to impress the judges and bring home a much-coveted food and drink manufacturing Oscar.


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