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12/08/2017 10:24 AM
ABP UK wins environmental food manufacturing Oscar
ABP UK has won the prized Environmental Initiative of the Year trophy in the industryâs Oscars â the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs).

12/08/2017 10:22 AM
Kingsmill bakery drivers cancel strike plan after new pay deal
Kingsmill bakery drivers in West Bromwich have called off their threatened strike action, after overwhelmingly accepting a revised pay offer, according to Unite the union.

12/08/2017 10:21 AM
Post-Brexit trade deals will be agreed, says former minister
The UK will go on to achieve a successful trading deal with the EU now that a last-minute deal to move on to the next phase of the Brexit negotiations has been struck, because it is in the interests of both parties to do so, former minister of state at the Department for International Trade Lord Mark Price has stated.

12/08/2017 10:21 AM
Seafood factory evacuated after possible chemical leak
Workers were evacuated from a seafood factory in West Lothian, Scotland, on Wednesday (December 6) and four received hospital treatment, after a suspected chemical leak at the facility.

12/08/2017 10:06 AM
The Black Farmer’s export plans delayed by Brexit
Gluten-free sausage brand The Black Farmerâs export plans have been delayed by Brexit uncertainties, according to its owner Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones.

12/08/2017 10:02 AM
Scotbeef workers vote for 24-hour strike
Members of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw) have voted in favour of industrial action at two of meat processor Scotbeefâs sites, following a breakdown in pay talks.

12/06/2017 12:49 PM
Ingredients firm in 100% sustainable sourcing pledge
A Dutch fruit and vegetable ingredients supplier has committed to source all of its products sustainably by 2030 as part of an industry-wide initiative.

12/06/2017 12:47 PM
The Contract Dining Company bought by education caterer
School meals specialist Alliance in Partnership (AiP) has acquired The Contract Dining Company, based in Kent, in a deal which will help the company to expand its reach in the south-east.

12/06/2017 12:45 PM
Hain Celestial buys UK sweetener supplier Clarks
US-based Hain Celestial Group is to buy sweetener supplier Clarks UK for an undisclosed sum.

12/06/2017 12:26 PM
Some food still too salty, warns Public Health England after sausage study
Some foods are still too salty, despite falling rates of salt consumption, according to Public Health England (PHE), after research from Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) claimed to reveal âshocking and excessively high amounts of saltâ in certain sausage brands.

12/06/2017 11:14 AM
Boparan profits fall after 2 Sisters’ poultry plant closure
Boparan Holdings has reported operating profit down by 57.6% to Â8.4M â after the temporary closure of its 2 Sistersâ West Bromwich poultry plant â in its first-quarter results.

12/04/2017 12:50 PM
Co-op to sell food after ‘best before’ date to beat waste
The East of England Co-op has pledged to become the first big retailer to sell food after its âbest beforeâ date, in a bid to crack down on food waste.

12/04/2017 11:44 AM
Food manufacturers feature in Fast Track 100 list
Food and drink firms, including snack manufacturer All Good, gourmet sausage maker Heck! Food and BrewDog are featured on the latest The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list.

12/01/2017 12:41 PM
Palmer & Harvey administrator to work with suppliers after insolvency
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has pledged to help suppliers, staff and clients after Britainâs biggest wholesaler to the grocery and convenience stores, Palmer & Harvey, was taken into administration, with the immediate loss of about 2,500 jobs.

12/01/2017 12:28 PM
Cargill opens renewable energy plant
Cargill has opened a new solar power facility at its cocoa and chocolate site in Tema, Ghana, part of its global strategy of investing in environmentally friendly, renewable ways of generating power for industrial production.

12/01/2017 12:16 PM
Chocolate company secures £675k investment
Confectionery manufacturer The Grown Up Chocolate Company has secured a Â675,000 investment from specialist bank Aldermore to support business growth.

12/01/2017 11:37 AM
2 Sisters to create 100 new jobs
2 Sisters Food Group is to create 100 new jobs at its East Anglian chicken processing facility, following an upgrade of the factory ahead of the busy Christmas period.

12/01/2017 11:36 AM
Kellogg cuts sugar in top three children’s cereals
Kellogg has revealed plans to cut the sugar content of three of its top selling childrenâs breakfast cereals by up to 40% by the end of next year, as it drops cereals high in sugar from the range.

12/01/2017 11:10 AM
Food manufacturer fined £300k for workplace accident
Ice cream accompaniment manufacturer Marcantonio Foods has been fined Â300,000, after a worker had four fingers amputated while operating a metalworking lathe.

12/01/2017 10:49 AM
The Black Farmer cuts antibiotics in its pork
Gluten-free sausage brand The Black Farmer is to launch a range of pork products using pork raised without antibiotics, the first mainstream brand to do so, it claimed.