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Premier Foods agreed a new deal with Mondelēz International for the Cadbury brand

Premier Foods in new Cadbury deal with Mondelēz

By Matt Atherton

Premier Foods will forge a renewed five-year partnership with Mondelēz International to continue producing and marketing Cadbury branded cakes and ambient desserts until 2022, it revealed today (May 8).

The Scottish seafood sector hopes to boost exports at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels

Scottish seafood sector export plans

By Gwen Ridler

The Scottish seafood sector is hoping to boost export sales at Seafood Expo Global, which starts this week (April 25) in Brussels, following last year’s “record high” food and drink exports.

Poultry exporter BRF SA has launched a Halal focused subsidiary. Image courtesy of MaxPixel

Poultry producer launches halal subsidiary

By Gwen Ridler

One of the world’s largest exporters of poultry BRF – which operates a factory in the UK – has launched a subsidiary to target the growing halal processed foods market in the Middle East. 

Jordans' export success was praised by environment secretary Andrea Leadsom

Jordans & Ryvita Company boosts exports by 60%

By Michael Stones

Breakfast cereals manufacturer Jordans & Ryvita Company revealed it had boosted exports by 60% to reach more than £90M over the past five years, during a visit by environment secretary Andrea Leadsom on Wednesday (September 21).

BRF acquiring Universal Meats would be a 'milestone' for the business, says Faria

Food giant BRF to acquire Kent-based meat firm

By Laurence Gibbons

The world’s seventh largest food company BRF is planning to boost its UK presence with a £34M acquisition of Kent-based Universal Meats, as part of its global expansion plans.

Brazil's vice president visited the Kizad facility in 2013 during construction

BRF plans chilled jv in eastern Europe

By Rick Pendrous

BRF, the world’s 10th largest food company accounting for 14% of all poultry traded on the planet, is considering a new chilled food joint venture (jv) in central or eastern Europe. This is the next stage of a strategy to transform itself from a Brazilian...

OkoBay Coconut Water Ice has listings at Tesco and other supermarkets have indicated their interest

OkoBay Ventures works towards own coconut lolly plant

By Rod Addy

OkoBay Ventures wants to secure its own factory to make its Coconut Water Ice lollies within three years, but has been forced to outsource production to an overseas manufacturer to cut costs.

Genius has secured a listing to 800 Tesco stores following its acquisition of two production sites last year

Acquisitions led to growth and jobs at Genius Foods

By Laurence Gibbons

Gluten-free food manufacturer Genius Foods has grown its product category by 25%, created 400 jobs and secured two “milestone” contracts, following its acquisition of two Finsbury Food Group production facilities last year.

Bon Buddies makes confectionery under license for brands such as Disney and Warner Bros

Bon Bon Buddies’ export expansion drive

By Rod Addy

Confectionery firm Bon Bon Buddies is investing in international export growth as brand licensing pays dividends for the South Wales-based company.

Helen and Lisa Tse: proud of their £6M achievement in selling Chinese sauces to China

Dragons' Den firm sells Chinese sauce to China

By Michael Stones

Dragons’ Den winners Helen and Lisa Tse – the driving force behind Chinese sauce manufacturer and Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin – have thanked Prime Minister David Cameron, after he helped them win an export deal with China worth £6M over the next...

The horsemeat crisis could carry the seeds of the next big food fraud, said FSA boss Andrew Rhodes

Food safety conference

Horsemeat crisis to spark next food fraud, says FSA

By Michael Stones

The next major food fraud crisis may arise from the shortages of premium meat cuts sparked by the horsemeat scandal, warns the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Tyrells' md David Milner joined Prime Minister David Cameron on a trade mission to Russia

Tyrells Crisps wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

By Andrew Williams

Tyrrells Potato Crisps has been recognised with a prestigious award for outstanding success in exports – not least for its entry into Russia, where it has been able to command a staggering £5 a pack in Moscow’s premium food outlets.

The joint venture will mark Cargill's first operations in Saudi Arabia

Cargill expands with Saudi starches venture

By Gary Scattergood

Cargill and Arasco are creating a new starches and sweeteners joint venture in Saudi Arabia to meet growing demand in the confectionery, bakery and juice sectors in the region.

Britain’s food and drink exports maintained their value of £12.1bn last year

Food and drink exports tough out the recession

By Mike Stones

Britain’s food and drink exports are remaining resilient during the recession – with total UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports for last year maintaining their value of £12.1bn, according to the Food and and Drink Federation (FDF).


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