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Winterbotham Darby in multi-million pound...
by Michelle Perrett on August 4, 2020 at 2:30 pm
Chilled food supplier Winterbotham Darby is to conclude a multi-million pound refit of its Bicester site this month, transforming it into a dedicated plant-based manufacturing facility.
Derby food processing hub part of £300m...
by Michelle Perrett on August 4, 2020 at 9:43 am
A food manufacturing and distribution campus is set to open in Derby as part of a Â300M investment that will create 4,500 jobs.
Diageo: most ‘challenging times ever’ for...
by Michelle Perrett on August 4, 2020 at 9:09 am
The drinks trade has faced one of its âmost challenging times everâ Dayalan Nayager, managing director, Diageo Great Britain, Ireland and France has said.
Heineken claims COVID-19 effects remain...
by Michelle Perrett on August 3, 2020 at 3:37 pm
Heineken claims the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes a âmajor negative macroeconomic developmentâ that is having a âsignificant impactâ on its markets and business in 2020.
Bird flu warning over migrating wild flocks
by Michelle Perrett on August 3, 2020 at 3:06 pm
Commercial poultry should be protected from the risk of contracting harmful bird flu from migrating flocks, a study has said.
Dairy retail sales boomed during lockdown
by Michelle Perrett on August 3, 2020 at 12:43 pm
Milk, cheese and butter sales boomed in retail during lockdown as consumers drank hot beverages and scratch cooked at home, new data from marketing campaign, Milk Your Moment has revealed.
SecAnim announces £15m animal by-product facility
by Rod Addy on August 3, 2020 at 11:53 am
SecAnim has unveiled a category 1 animal by-product processing facility costing more than Â15m to build at its renewable energy and recycling site at Widnes in Cheshire.
Finsbury foodservice arm invests £1m in...
by Rod Addy on August 3, 2020 at 11:41 am
Finsbury Food Group foodservice arm Kara has invested more than Â1m to boost capacity at its Manchester factory by more than 30% and particularly drive up its output of doughballs.
Kerry Group boosts retail sales of beverages,...
by Michelle Perrett on August 3, 2020 at 11:31 am
Beverages, meat and snacks within the retail channel performed well during the coronavirus pandemic for Kerry Group, the food and ingredients company has revealed.
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“Imagine bus stops with fruit and veg”
on August 4, 2020 at 2:15 pm
Veg Cities' campaigns have served up an additional 10 million portions of veg since the outbreak of coronavirus, but the charity wants much more
Tong opens £3.6m factory expansion
on August 4, 2020 at 9:01 am
Vegetable-grading machinery specialist unveils new site featuring a wide range of technological advances
Swimming ace signs for Jazz Apple
on August 4, 2020 at 8:42 am
Former European swimming champion Jazz Carlin teams up with apple brand to help get people active post-lockdown
Syngenta event goes virtual
on August 3, 2020 at 12:51 pm
Fields of Innovation takes place on 21-25 September, showcasing new varieties and offering genuine value through innovation
Brakes and Bidfood deliver 5m food packs
on August 3, 2020 at 8:51 am
The two foodservice suppliers have delivered the shield packs to people classed at extremely vulnerable during the pandemic
Tesco extends improved payment terms
on August 3, 2020 at 8:33 am
Supmarket extends immediate payment to 2,000 small suppliers until the end of January 2021
Dole unveils updated TR4 strategy
on August 3, 2020 at 2:52 am
One year since the disease was discovered in Colombia Dole has shared its latest efforts to fight TR4
"Things improving" at port of Cape Town
on July 31, 2020 at 2:57 pm
Port of Cape Town meets criticism head on with positive news
First speakers announced for FPJ Live
on July 31, 2020 at 2:33 pm
From experts to exceptional businesses, new FPJ Live line-up promises to make for an exciting show
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Engineering, Automation, and the Food Industry
by hendbrown on October 25, 2018 at 2:29 pm
The engineering sector is changing at a rapid rate. In their annual State of Engineering report, EngineeringUK outlined some of the key figures, frontiers and challenges that the industry is dealing with. As technology, automation, and an increased demand for skills drive the sector forward, a […]
“Jacks” of all trade…. Master of the...
by hendbrown on September 21, 2018 at 9:27 am
“Jacks” of all trade…. Master of the discount one? This week saw Tesco launch their new branded retail business “Jacks” to compete with the discounters and regain momentum in the retail war. Wednesday saw the unveiling of the brand by CEO Dave Lewis, which has been a […]
Henderson Brown Golf Day 2018
by hendbrown on August 8, 2018 at 11:01 am
Henderson Brown Golf Day 2018 Another fantastic event held at Luffenham Heath Golf Club, supporting our charity of the year The Green Backyard. Well attended with figures from across the Food Manufacturing, Fresh Produce and Horticulture sectors, the weather was glorious and although the golf was […]
by Martin Brown on February 7, 2018 at 10:24 am
The Fresh Produce sector is an often overlooked sector by undergraduates with a perception of having to wear wellingtons and working long hours in fields of cabbage! How wrong you are! It is diverse, it is incredibly fast and it can be very rewarding. As such the fresh produce sector encompasses […]
New product and design for Mack Premium brand
by Martin Brown on February 3, 2016 at 2:18 pm
Avocados will now join bananas in the range, which it is hoped will be taken up a level by the new man in charge of Mack Wholesale Ltd. Mack is celebrating a decade of successful years for its Mack Premium brand with a fresh design and new product launch. Mack Premium bananas have now been... The […]
Chicken tikka sandwiches recalled
by Martin Brown on February 2, 2016 at 3:31 pm
Lytham Foods has recalled Taylors of Lytham Chicken Tikka Sandwiches due to the potential threat of salmonella. The possible presence is in the tikka powder ingredient, supplied my Catermix which, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), was manufactured in unhygienic conditions and […]
Compagnie Fruitière opens Hungarian subsidiary
by Martin Brown on February 1, 2016 at 1:51 pm
French importer expands presence in Central and Eastern Europe with new facility close to Hungarian capital French tropical fruit importer Compagnie Fruitière has opened a new Hungarian subsidiary to expand its presence in Central and Eastern Europe. Compagnie Fruitière Hungary will […]
Tesco given supplier deadline by GCA
by Martin Brown on January 27, 2016 at 9:36 am
Tesco has been given a month to improve how it treats suppliers following an investigation by the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) The GCA was concerned about three key issues: Tesco making unilateral deductions from suppliers, the length of time taken to pay money due to suppliers and, in some […]
Dave Lewis to chair new global food waste campaign
by Martin Brown on January 25, 2016 at 2:13 pm
Leading CEOs and ministers from around the world have become ‘champions’ of new partnership on food waste Tesco chief executive has been named as chair of a new high-profile global campaign to reduce food waste. The movement, named Champions 12.3, was unveiled at the World Economic […]