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Only 23% of manufacturers expected more opportunities than risks in 2017 (Flickr/PROMaryland GovPics)

Manufacturers expect more risks than opportunities in 2017

By Matt Atherton

British manufacturers – including food and drink firms – are preparing for “another bumpy ride” in 2017, as almost half expect more risks than opportunities over the coming year, EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, revealed.

All the winners at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards took to the stage

Meet the Food Manufacture Oscar winners 2016

By Rick Pendrous

It was a Venice-themed evening at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards last month, as hundreds of guests put on their best bib and tucker to celebrate the leading lights of the food and drink manufacturing sector.

Boosting apprenticeships was a key means of lifting productivity, said DEFRA boss Tim Render

Food manufacturers face ‘four key challenges’

By Michael Stones

Food manufacturers face four key challenges – with the need to boost productivity topping the list – according to Tim Render, director of food and farming, at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

Wojciech Kalinowski received his award from category sponsor b3 jobs’s business development manager Louis Dixon and awards host Carol Smillie

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Bradgate Bakery youngster wins Young Talent award

By Michael Stones

Bradgate Bakery’s Wojciech Kalinowski has landed the prestigious Young Talent of the Year award in the food and drink manufacturing industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs).

Ginsters celebrated a double win at the food and drink manufacturing industry Oscars

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Ginsters wraps up two manufacturing Oscars

By Michael Stones

Food-to-go manufacturer Ginsters has won two manufacturing Oscars – Bakery manufacturing company of the year and Supply chain initiative of the year – at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – earlier this month.

Froneri scooped the Dairy and frozen manufacturing company of the year Oscar

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Froneri scoops up top food manufacturing Oscar

By Michael Stones

Ice cream firm Froneri, formerly trading as R&R Ice Cream, has scooped up the Dairy and frozen manufacturing company of the year trophy in the industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) earlier this month.

Cargill won the Meat and poultry manufacturing company of the year Oscar

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Cargill triumphs in food and drink manufacturing Oscars

By Michael Stones

Leading European fresh and processed chicken supplier Cargill carved up the Meat and poultry manufacturing company of the year award at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – during a gala awards celebration at The Hilton, Park Lane, London...

Wyke Farms md Richard Clothier (centre right) and colleague received the Environmental Oscar fro Carol Smillie and Jon Poole IFST ceo (right)

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Wyke Farms cleans up with an environmental Oscar

By Michael Stones

West country cheese manufacturer Wyke Farms has won the Environmental initiative of the year award in the food manufacturing industry’s Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – during a Venice-themed awards celebration at The Hilton Park...

2 Sisters boss Janette Graham won the coveted Food Manufacture Personality of the year

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2 Sisters boss: Trailblazers to make a ‘huge difference’

By Michael Stones

The Trailblazers apprenticeship programme will make a key contribution to attracting young talent into food and drink manufacturing, says 2 Sisters boss Janette Graham in this exclusive video interview, filmed after she won the Food Manufacture Personality...

Winning line up: Mash Direct’s Jack Hamilton collects the top award from Michael Page Engineering and Manufacturing's senior manager Louise Mcreynolds and awards host Carol Smillie

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Mash Direct in monster win at manufacturing Oscars

By Michael Stones

Mash Direct, the Northern Ireland-­based ready meal and prepared vegetable supplier, has won the coveted overall Food Manufacture company of the year at the food and drink manufacturing Oscars, alongside the title Chilled, fresh and dairy manufacturing...

Mash Direct triumphed in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards last night. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists

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Food Manufacture Excellence Awards: meet the winners

By Michael Stones

Mash Direct has won the coveted, Food Manufacture company of the year trophy in the food and drink manufacturing Oscars – the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) – during a glittering awards celebration at the Hilton on Park Lane, in London last...

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