The food and drink manufacturing sector needs to recruit more women, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), after a government-backed review recommended the appointment of more women bosses in British businesses.
Morrisons has regained its listing on the exclusive FTSE 100 group of companies, after a boost to its share price arising from improved trading and the announcement of its partnership with online retailer Amazon.
2 Sisters Food Group’s decision to snap up S&A Foods’s former site in Derby and reports of Morrisons’ potential exit from the FTSE 100 leads our selection of the top headlines in food and drink manufacturing.
The birth of a new global mega brewer moved a step closer today, as SABMiller revealed it had accepted “in principle” a higher takeover bid from rival Anheuser-Busch InBev, which valued the business at £44 a share.
The threat of falling foul of the forthcoming Groceries Code Adjudicator has saved Sainsbury’s food and drink suppliers from having their payment times extended, according to the Forum of Private Business (FPB).
Greencore has made an encouraging start since its acquisition of chilled foods business Uniq, according to city analysts, after the firm posted its most comprehensive financial results since the takeover.