Trade group AIMS slammed a tweet by the FSA that suggested it supported meat-free week

FSA slammed for meat-free tweet

By Gwen Ridler

Trade group the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) has slammed the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for supporting the meat-free week campaign in a recent tweet, which has now been removed.

Here is a selection of some the biggest news from 2015 in tweets

Food manufacturing – a year in tweets

By Alice Foster

Take a look back at 2015 through this Twitter coverage featuring some of the biggest news and events from the food and drink manufacturing industry over the past year.

Food manufacturing awards: Best selfie prize

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Premier Foods employee wins award for best selfie

By Alice Foster

Industry professionals took selfies and posted them on Twitter as part of a competition during the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards last week. 

Enjoy these tweets from the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Food manufacturing Oscars tweet-by-tweet

By Alice Foster

Leading food and drink manufacturing industry figures took part in celebrations – and tweeted throughout the night – at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards this week.

Premier Foods claimed its investment plans had been 'misunderstood and misinterpreted’

Premier Foods backtracks on pay-and-stay

By Michael Stones

Under fire Premier Foods has backtracked on its controversial ‘pay-and-stay’ programme, after a storm of criticism about its demands for suppliers to invest in the business or lose their listing with the firm.

HIE was a hot topic on Twitter this week

Health Ingredients Europe

Talk of consumer behaviour fills Twitter during HIE

By Laurence Gibbons

Consumer behaviour, the hunt for alternative protein sources and the latest food ingredient trends were the hottest topics discussed on Twitter during Health Ingredients Europe (HIE), in Amsterdam this week.

Snickers' joke about Suarez has earned the brand over 32,000 retweets

Food firms suggest Suarez should bite products not people

By Laurence Gibbons

Food and drink manufacturers have taken to Twitter to respond to Luis Suarez’s alleged biting of Giorgio Chiellini during the Uruguay and Italy football match at the World Cup in Brazil last night (July 24).

Richard Clothier: 'Social media can really be the stone that can fell the giant'

Foodex 2014

Food firms need to engage more through social media

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink manufacturers need to embrace social media if they are to better communicate with potential consumers and drive sales of their products, according to companies that are successfully using Facebook and Twitter to engage with people.

Innocent won top place in a hot 100 list of firms judged to make the best use of social media

Innocent scores top in hot 100 social media list

By Sarah Hills

Smoothie, drinks and veg pot maker Innocent has shown how to get ahead in social networking by winning first place in a list of 100 brands judged to make the best use of social media.

Kellogg have been inundated with requests for the new cereal designed by The Charlatans front-man

Kellogg may roll out Charlatans cereal

By Dan Colombini

Indie rock legends The Charlatans may have created a new breakfast snack after Kellogg revealed that a cereal made especially for singer Tim Burgess could be rolled out in the future.


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