FoodManufacture RSS

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08/16/2018 11:07 AM
Natural refrigerant alternative for packaged chiller sector
A range of CO2 packaged chillers with capacities from 30kW to 450kW has been launched by Green Thermal Energy (GTE) in conjunction with its Italian manufacturing partner Enex.

08/16/2018 11:00 AM
Coping with cultural change in your factory
Manufacturing director of Kraft Heinzâs Kitt Green Site, Stuart Lawson, gives his top tips for factories looking to cope with cultural change.

08/16/2018 10:45 AM
Retail contracts lead to 400 new Bernard Matthews jobs
Turkey processor Bernard Matthews is to create 400 new jobs at its Suffolk site following the securing of new retail contracts.

08/16/2018 09:51 AM
Jobs boost at Cargill’s Wolverhampton site
Cargillâs Wolverhampton site is to benefit from a Â35m investment, which will create up to 80 new jobs.

08/16/2018 08:47 AM
Primary cuts lose their appeal as value-added sector surges
While primary cuts of pork are in long-term decline, consumer desire for value-added alternatives and convenient options continue to drive the sector forward.

08/15/2018 11:24 AM
Marine Products Scotland MD passes away
Angus MacKenzie, managing director of seafood processer Marine Products Scotland (MPS), has passed away aged 54 after a short illness.

08/15/2018 11:23 AM
Good Hemp to expand after private equity backing
A hemp-based food and drink producer is to expand distribution of its milk-alternative brand after securing private equity investment.

08/15/2018 11:19 AM
Schwartz relaunches spices and seasonings
Ingredients brand Schwartz has relaunched its dry herbs, spices and seasonings ranges as part of a multi-million pound marketing campaign.

08/15/2018 09:26 AM
MCP: Training in food and drink has ‘room for improvement’
Training in the food and drink manufacturing industry has significant room for improvement, particularly in the area of operator and technician skills, according to MCP management consultants.

08/15/2018 09:17 AM
Mergers and acquisitions drop in 2018
The number of mergers and acquisitions in the food and drink industry has dropped during 2018 compared with last year.

08/15/2018 08:57 AM
Canny thinking: investment and improvement at Kraft Heinz
The manufacturing director of Kraft Heinzâs Kitt Green site, billed as Europeâs biggest food factory, explains the benefits of investment and continuous improvement.

08/14/2018 02:41 PM
Staff made redundant as egg firm falls into administration
Extreme weather conditions have forced egg producer Blackdown Hills Enterprises Ltd into administration, costing the jobs of its entire workforce.

08/14/2018 12:34 PM
Charlie Bigham’s launches apprenticeship scheme
Ready meals manufacturer Charlie Bighamâs has kickstarted a new apprenticeship scheme at its food production campus in Somerset.

08/14/2018 10:33 AM
A change in culture will attract women engineers
Professor Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, acting chief executive and provost at NMiTE, talks about how a change in the culture of the UK manufacturing sector, including food and drink, could attract more women into the industry.

08/13/2018 03:02 PM
Budweiser owner appoints president of UK operations
International brewer AB InBev has appointed Paula Lindenberg as its next president of UK operations.

08/13/2018 11:09 AM
Nim’s Fruit Crisps set to hit £900k sales in ‘record year’
Healthier snack manufacturer Nimâs Fruit Crisps is on course for a ârecord yearâ, after securing a string of new contracts and experiencing growing demand for its products.

08/13/2018 10:30 AM
Three-way bidding war for £200m Young’s deal
Youngâs Seafood is caught in a three-way bidding war, which could see the fish processor sold in a deal worth up to Â200m.

08/13/2018 10:14 AM
Yorkshire chocolatier to double international presence
A master chocolatier from Yorkshire estimates he can double his international exposure thanks to support from the Department for International Trade (DIT).

08/13/2018 09:36 AM
UK food and drink exports hit £10.6bn in first half of 2018
Meat, dairy and alcohol helped drive UK food and drink exports to Â10.6bn for the first half of the year, with the US, China and Hong Kong the main recipients.

08/13/2018 09:24 AM
Migrant labour system overhaul needed
The food and drink industry is at risk of a labour shortage if the current immigration system is not overhauled, a new report has found.