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Wincanton's new chief executive, export success for the British Game Alliance and a new listing for the Meatless Farm co all feature in this round-up

Food and drink manufacturing news round-up

By James Ridler

From a senior appointment at one of the UK’s largest chilled supply chain operators to export success for the British Game Alliance, we round-up some of the latest developments in the food and drink manufacturing industry.

Major disruption is expected at the Irish border if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, warned experts

No-deal chaos to hit Irish border

By James Ridler

Severe disruption will hit food manufacturers in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (ROI) if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, according to food policy experts.

Coveney urges delegates at this year's Food Manufacture Business Leaders' Forum to prepare for a 'no-deal'

Business Leaders’ Forum

Save the date for Food Manufacture’s Business Leaders’ Forum

By Rod Addy

Food Manufacture’s next Business Leaders’ Forum will be the most historic yet, as the food supply chain grapples with Brexit’s impact, and senior industry representatives are urged to keep 21 January 2020 free.

Andrew Bowden, managing director at J&E Hall: ‘Food processors need to come to terms with the changing refrigeration landscape’

Refrigeration feature

Refrigeration innovation driving down energy costs

By Alyson Magee

Government and environmental pressures aside, reducing energy bills is becoming the main driver of investment in new refrigeration systems, as the latest trends reveal.

Echeverría (pictured) replaces Ron Lewis as chief customer service and supply chain officer

New supply chain boss at CCEP

By Helen Gilbert

Coca-Cola European Partners’ (CCEP’s) José Antonio Echeverría has replaced Ron Lewis as chief customer service and supply chain officer.

Professor Tim Lang has called on the Government to reveal its no-deal Brexit plans to the public

Government urged to make Brexit planning public

By James Ridler

The UK Government has been urged to make public its planning assumptions for disruptions to food supply caused by a no-deal Brexit, following a series of leaks revealing the impact a no-deal would have on the country.

A nebulous mesh of sustainable claims has left consumers of products such as coffee struggling to understand what is fair

Single sustainability claim advocated

By Helen Gilbert

A single industry-wide sustainability claim, such as an ISO (International Organization for Standardization), should be developed to help unpack confusion around ethical credentials, new research has suggested.

GLAA officers and Cambridgeshire Police carried out the operation in Peterborough yesterday (11 July)

Alleged slavery victims rescued in dawn raid

By Noli Dinkovski

A man has been arrested after three potential modern slavery victims alleged to have been working in the food processing sector were rescued by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Cambridgeshire.

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