Drink Manufacturing

The industry needs a dedicated food and drink manufacturing council: FDF

Election 2015

New food manufacturing council leads FDF wishlist

By Michael Stones

A dedicated food and drink manufacturing council – tasked with improving communication and co-operation between the government and industry – tops the wishlist of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) from the next government, ahead of next week’s general...

Food manufacturers remain in the firing line, warned Business Leaders' Forum chair Paul Wilkinson

Business Leaders’ Forum

Supermarket price wars in focus at business forum

By Michael Stones

The impact of the supermarket price war on food and drink manufacturers, politics and the prospect of a food tax all featured in Paul Wilkinson’s summary of 2014 at the Business Leaders’ Forum in central London.

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in our Bondtastic awards last night

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Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards: The winners

By Michael Stones

Congratulations to all the firms that triumphed in the James Bond-themed, Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) at the London Park Lane Hilton last night.

Coleshill: 'The skills agenda is a top priority'

Cargill, PepsiCo, Mars woo female engineers

By Rod Addy

The food industry is wooing female engineers in a partnership between food manufacturers Cargill, PepsiCo and Mars and youth skills initiative MyKindaCrowd.

FoodStart aims to help attract a new generation into food and drink manufacturing by helping them find work experience placements

IFST tackles skills gap with FoodStart project

By Michael Stones

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) is planning a new online project called FoodStart to help plug the yawning skills gap in food and drink manufacturing. 

Students toured CCE's Edmonton plant, before quizzing top executives about food and drink industry careers

Food firms support ‘See inside manufacturing’ plan

By Mike Stones

Nestlé, Mondelēz International and Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) have joined other food and drink manufacturers to invite more than 1,600 students, teachers and careers advisors to visit their businesses this month as part of the ‘See Inside Manufacturing’...

TV star Julia Bradbury will host the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry

Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards

TV presenter to star at food manufacturing awards

By Mike Stones

TV presenter Julia Bradbury will be the star host of the Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEA) to take place at the Park Lane Hilton, London on Thursday November 21.

'Hiring an apprentice helps businesses to grow their own talent,' said David Way

Food manufacturing apprentices double in number

By Mike Stones

The number of people starting a food manufacturing apprenticeship soared by 96% in 2011/12, according to the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS), which urged new starters to enter the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Make a date to attend the Oscars of the food and drink manufacturing industry on Thursday November 21 2013 at the London Hilton, Park Lane

Make a date to attend the food manufacturing Oscars

By Mike Stones

If your food and drink business is the best in the business, make a date to attend the Food and Drink Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) at the The London Hilton, Park Lane on the evening of Thursday November 21 2013.


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