Coronavirus

Concerns have been raised about social distancing and the lack of PPE in meat plants

Coronavirus plans for meat plants and abattoirs

By Rod Addy

Coronavirus is hitting meat plant and abattoir operations as personnel contract the disease, but the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has contingency plans, claims FSA chief operating officer and COVID-19 incident director Colin Sullivan.

ABF bosses have elected to take pay cuts in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic

ABF bosses take 50% pay cut

By James Ridler

Associated British Foods (ABF) chief executive George Weston and finance director John Bason have requested a temporary 50% pay cut in anticipation of much lower earnings for the company following the coronavirus outbreak.

Consumers are snatching up baby food, frozen goods and packaged foods as they weather the coronavirus

Sales double across canned and dried food

By James Ridler

Sales of canned meats, flour and canned beans have more than doubled since significant consumer stockpiling began in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

2 Sisters CEO Ronald Kers has launched a nationwide recruitment campaign

Coronavirus: 2 Sisters boss urgent appeal

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group chief executive Ronald Kers has launched an urgent appeal for new workers to help the manufacturer meet the unprecedented demand brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.

Abbey Logistics revealed plans to support staff affected by the coronavirus

Coronavirus: Abbey Logistics to reward frontline staff

By James Ridler

Logistics and temperature controlled storage provider Abbey Logistics has pledged to reward its frontline staff with a recognition payment at the end of the year for their commitment during the coronavirus pandemic.

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