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On a beehive mission: Lorraine Hendle (front row, centre) flies out Tanzania next week

Food Manufacture’s md joins Farm Africa beehive project

By Mike Stones

The Food Manufacture Group’s md, Lorraine Hendle, is joining Greencore’s group technical director Helen Sisson and other women industry leaders next week in a charity project to build beehives in Tanzania.

Meet the beehive team

Food industry execs beehive team on course for £50k

By Michael Stones

A team of senior women food industry executives has passed the half way point in its bid to raise £50,000 for charity Farm Africa, after building beehives in Tanzania last month to boost local farmers' income from honey.

Lorraine Hendle, front left, is building beehives in Tanzania with eight other food industry business leaders

Top business women build beehives in Africa

By Michael Stones

Senior women business leaders from the the food and drink industry – including managers from 2 Sisters Food Group, Bakkavor and the Food Manufacture Group’s publisher William Reed Business Media – are completing a week of building beehives in Tanzania;...

Bee venom honey maker stung by FSA ruling

Bee venom honey maker stung by FSA ruling

By Ben Bouckley

A producer of honey with added bee venom has described the Food Standards Agency (FSA’s) rejection of UK - and by extension EU - licensing for his product under the novel foods regulation as “hard to rationalise”.

Slash unloading times

Slash unloading times

Beverage firm Halewood International has halved tanker unloading times for sugars and quartered those for syrups by installing three Maso-Sine SPS4 pumps from Watson-Marlow.

A run for your honey

A run for your honey

By Patrick Robinson, factory manager, Rowse Honey

I left school with O- and A-levels and got a job in a microbiology lab at a bakery, which funded a Higher National Certificate in food technology at South Bank Polytechnic.

The sweet taste of freedom

The sweet taste of freedom

By Elaine Watson

Fruit-based sweetener Sweet Freedom is starting to gain traction as an industrial food ingredient as manufacturers seek to cash in on its 'natural'...

Show me the honey

Show me the honey

Honey Monster Foods, a subsidiary of Big Bear, plans to revive the hot cereals category with the launch of Honey Meltz - a new porridge with tasty...

Honey trap

Honey trap

A honey bee may be able to fly at 15 miles per hour, but this still isn't fast enough to keep up with consumption trends. Business is booming in the honey aisles, says Gail Hunt. But watch out for those red traffic lights

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