Five top tips will help manufacturers plan for more effective supermarket audits

Supermarket supplier visits: five top tips

By Darren Smith

For suppliers to the big four supermarkets and the supermarkets themselves, there looks to be no reprieve is in sight from the tough and bloody price wars.

Burton's Fish and Chips were popular in the 1980s

Lucrative opportunities in brands from the past: Burtons

By Nicholas Robinson

Reviving food brands from the past could prove even more lucrative if food businesses successfully tap into consumer nostalgia, according to Stuart Wilson, Burton’s Biscuit Company chief commercial officer.

Franks: frozen sector must innovate

'Enough already about horsemeat scandal'

By Nicholas Robinson

Frozen food manufacturers must stop dwelling on the horsemeat scandal and focus on revitalising the sector, Dr Oetker UK md Peter Franks has advised.

Big food manufacturers should overcome worries about commercial sensitivity, said Read

Step up to the plate and share efficiency

By Gary Scattergood

Major food manufacturers need to overcome concerns about commercial sensitivity and share with their supply chain partners and the wider industry how they have become more efficient in order to benefit the sector as a whole, according to a resource efficiency...

With 500M more people to feed in Africa alone after 13 harvests, the world needs high-tech answers – including GM, argues the NFU

Time running out to use food science – including GM: NFU

By Mike Stones

More investment in food science research – including genetically modified (GM) technology – is needed urgently, Peter Kendall, president of the National Farmers Union (NFU), told the World Farmers’ Congress in Rome today (June 7).

About 100,000 technicians are known to be working in the UK food sector

100,000 reasons to support IFST surveys

By Mike Stones

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) is asking for food manufacturers’ help to survey the needs of the 100,000 technicians known to be working in the food sector.

Cooking to order

Cooking to order

By Elaine Watson

Why hire a full-time chef when you only need his expertise three times a year? Elaine Watson looks at the rise of the interim market in product development


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