Late-2000S Recession

600,000 manufacturing jobs have been lost in 10 years

Number of manufacturing jobs falls 600k in 10 years

By Matt Atherton

Britain urgently needs a manufacturing strategy from the next government, after more than 600,000 manufacturing jobs – including food and drink manufacturing roles – were lost over the past 10 years, claims the GMB union.

Duffy: Shoppers are bored with cake fixture

Finsbury: Shoppers want excitement from cake fixture

By Elaine Watson

The trade responded quickly to the downturn, but must now “respond to the upturn” if it wants to inject some excitement back into the cake fixture, Finsbury Food Group has warned.

Consumers have a taste for gut and digestive health products

Consumers have a taste for gut and digestive health products

By Hayley Brown

The number of products related to gut and digestive health benefits launched globally has doubled from 2,000 to over 4,000 in the last five years and the stream shows no sign of abating, according to a leading research firm.

Slow burn for Dentressangle

Slow burn for Dentressangle

By Rick Pendrous

Transport operator Norbert Dentressangle is tightening its belt in anticipation of the economic slowdown, with the objective of becoming a leaner and...


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