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05/25/2018 12:09 PM
AHDB launches £1m thin cuts campaign
Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Beef & Lamb has launched a Â1m advertising campaign promoting thin-cut steak.

05/25/2018 11:41 AM
Food Safety Conference: early-bird offer ends next week
Time is running out to book your early-bird discount for Food Manufactureâs one-day Food Safety Conference, held in Birmingham next month.

05/25/2018 09:42 AM
Trade bodies urge AHDB to halt MLCSL sale
Key meat industry bodies have expressed concern over the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Boardâs (AHDBâs) decision to sell abattoir and classification provider Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Limited (MLCSL) to HallMark Veterinary Services.

05/24/2018 04:19 PM
Meat Business Women offers university placement opportunity
Industry networking group Meat Business Women has launched the âOne to Watchâ annual prize.

05/24/2018 03:09 PM
Packaging education offer set to ramp up
Packaging education in the UK, as it relates to food and drink, is set to improve dramatically, with at least one university-based degree apprenticeship course due to get off the ground next year.

05/24/2018 02:47 PM
Encouraging a positive work culture at McVitie’s
Pladisâ Dee Smith reveals how continuous investment, community work and a focus on staff health and wellbeing translate into a positive working culture

05/24/2018 12:29 PM
Food exports grow 5.5% to £5.2bn
UK food and drink exports grew 5.5% to Â5.2bn in the first quarter of 2018, according to new statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

05/24/2018 11:49 AM
Financial round up: Britvic, Bakkavor and Hilton Food
This week saw a number of food businesses announce their financial results, including soft drinks producer Britvic, prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor and meat firm Hilton Food Group.

05/24/2018 11:40 AM
Supply chain consultancy adds Sainsbury’s director to board
Graham Biggart, director of commercial operations at big four retailer Sainsburyâs, has joined the advisory board of not-for-profit supply chain and data standards organisation GS1 UK.

05/24/2018 10:59 AM
Industry outrage at pig farm abuse footage
There has been industry-wide outrage and condemnation of the footage of pigs being abused at a farm in Lincolnshire.

05/23/2018 04:37 PM
Food Safety Conference: FSA’s plans to be debated
Risk-based complianceâs impact on the food industry is set to be a key theme at Food Manufactureâs Food Safety Conference, which takes place in Birmingham next month.

05/23/2018 02:17 PM
Dairy industry highlights sustainability achievements
The UK dairy industry has revealed its progress toward reducing its environmental footprint over the past ten years, outlined in the Dairy Roadmap 10th anniversary report.

05/23/2018 02:15 PM
UK food fails to meet sugar reduction targets
The UK food industry has failed to meet sugar reduction targets set by the government as part of its plans to curb childhood obesity.

05/23/2018 01:32 PM
Cost inflation, store closures hit Marks & Spencer hard
Store closures and rising food supply chain input costs significantly damaged Marks & Spencerâs (M&Sâ) financial performance according to annual results posted today (23 May).

05/23/2018 01:30 PM
Ecotrophelia competition dominated by meat-free
Meat-free and vegan products are dominating the finalistsâ entries in the UK leg of this yearâs Ecotrophelia, the student food innovation competition.

05/23/2018 12:41 PM
Industry response to PHE sugar reduction report
The reveal that the UKâs food sector had missed sugar reduction targets set by the Government last year has met with a mixed reception from industry members.

05/23/2018 12:35 PM
Action on Sugar calls for confectionery tax
Pressure groups Action on Sugar (AOS) and Action on Salt have called on the Prime Minister to introduce an energy density levy on confectionery, as part of its seven-part plan to help prevent obesity and related diseases.

05/23/2018 10:29 AM
Single sachet blancmange mix ‘first’
Cake mix brand Greenâs has launched single sachets of ready-to-mix blancmange, which it has claimed are a first in the UK.

05/23/2018 09:51 AM
Dairy Crest to invest £85m in increasing production capacity
Dairy Crest is to invest Â85 million (m) in growing the capacity of its cheese business.

05/23/2018 08:25 AM
Pilgrim's Pride appoints former Greencore US chief to Moy Park
Poultry processor Pilgrimâs Pride has announced the appointment of Chris Kirke as president of its UK and Continental Europe unit Moy Park.