Bakkavor’s plans to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) are back on exactly a week after the own-label chilled foods business announced it had decided against a flotation due to adverse market conditions.
Chilled foods manufacturer Bakkavor would be an “excellent addition” to the stock market, says an industry expert, after reports it was preparing for a stock market flotation that could value it at about £1.5bn.
Wyke Farms is reviewing its partnership with JMW Farms Ltd’s Lambrook Pig Farm, after video footage obtained by animal welfare and vegan lobbyist Viva! claimed to show the farm’s pigs were living among dead pigs.
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.
Northern Foods is proposing to close it Leeds office and move the majority of staff to its ‘shared service centre’ in Wakefield, FoodManufacture.co.uk has learnt, as owner Ranjit Boparan starts restructuring his new acquisition.