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'Frankly astonishing' - top food firms challenge...
by Rod Addy on November 23, 2020 at 2:36 pm
UK bosses of global food manufacturers, including General Mills, Associated British Foods and PepsiCo have called for the Government to extend its consultation on plans to ban online advertising for 'unhealthy foods'.
Brakes vegan cake range launch into foodservice
by James Ridler on November 23, 2020 at 2:03 pm
Foodservice supplier Brakes has launched a new range of cakes targeted at capitalising on the growing vegan sector.
Reaping the benefits of artificial intelligence
by Sally Mewies on November 23, 2020 at 1:21 pm
New opportunities are emerging at an unprecedented rate to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in order to optimise processes in food production and while the benefits are often very clear, there are legal bear traps for the unwary.
McQueens Dairies expansion creates 100 jobs
by James Ridler on November 23, 2020 at 11:46 am
McQueens Dairies has created 100 new jobs as part of a multimillion-pound expansion of its production capacity
Meat industry calls for priority access to...
by James Ridler on November 23, 2020 at 11:04 am
Meat industry workers should be given priority to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or risk damaging the food and drink supply chain, according to key industry bodies in the UK.
Welsh food urges Brexit action from Government
by James Ridler on November 20, 2020 at 3:44 pm
Welsh food and drink producers have come together to urge the Prime Minister to take essential action before the end of the Brexit transition period.
Christmas is coming for food and drink NPD
by James Ridler on November 20, 2020 at 10:58 am
An array of Christmas treats leads this monthâs gallery of new product development from food and drink manufacturers.
Nichols reveals consultation into redundancies
by James Ridler on November 20, 2020 at 10:40 am
Drinks manufacturer Nichols has announced proposals that could see a number of roles made redundant by the first quarter of 2021.
Business Leader of the Year 2021: voting starts
by Rod Addy on November 19, 2020 at 7:44 pm
Voting is now live for Food Manufacture's Business Leader of the Year 2021 award.
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Tenderstem's Christmas cheer
on November 24, 2020 at 9:41 am
Tenderstem is reporting strong demand from home cooks as consumers prepare for a unique covid Christmas
Rothamsted opens agritech business hub
on November 23, 2020 at 5:34 pm
Renovation of research institution’s Russell Building offers much-needed business space to start-ups in agritech, agrifood and agriscience
Ocado chief named City Food Lecturer 2021
on November 23, 2020 at 4:17 pm
Mel Smith will give lecture in a virtual event following rapid sales growth driven by Covid-19 at the online retailer
Wales calls for urgent govt action as Brexit nears
on November 23, 2020 at 10:46 am
Ten groups representing Welsh food and drink write to PM demanding measures to avoid “devastating impact” on businesses and livelihoods
Global action needed for economic recovery
on November 23, 2020 at 10:25 am
Global cooperation and strong policy action is needed for a sustainable economic recovery from coronacrisis, says OECD
Potato yields rally despite tough weather
on November 23, 2020 at 9:32 am
National yield looks set to be in line with the average of recent years, despite wet conditions during the harvest period
Total Produce in positive trading update
on November 23, 2020 at 9:10 am
Group says full-year results are on course to be ahead of 2019
Europe awaits Namibian grapes
on November 23, 2020 at 8:30 am
This season's first significant volume of Namibian table grapes leave Cape Town for Europe
NFU and CLA respond to 10-point environment plan
on November 20, 2020 at 4:44 pm
Farming bodies call for grants for tree-planting and woodland management among other financial incentives for green agriculture
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FOOD PACKAGING – Q&A WITH A SPECIALIST
by hendbrown on October 16, 2019 at 11:00 am
We interviewed John Elliott of Entpack to find out his thoughts on how packaging in the food industry is changing? Will reusable packaging options become more prevalent? It seems very likely that reusable packaging will become more common. The use of single-use non-recyclable packaging options is […]
FPJ Live 2019
by hendbrown on October 11, 2019 at 10:01 am
A number of key industry speakers took to the stage on Tuesday 8th October at the Ricoh Arena for the FPJ live 2019 conference. So what were the main takeaways? The B-word, Brexit of course was a major point for discussion. We were also privy to talks on Fresh Produce Brands; the methods and […]
Counter Offer: Take it or leave it? Offer it or...
by hendbrown on July 2, 2019 at 3:28 pm
A counter-offer is an interesting conundrum; they usually occur as soon as the resignation process starts. They are tricky to handle and work through and in instances, we have even seen counter-offer’s occur after a candidate has left and started with a new employer. It is important for an […]
Henderson Brown Golf Day 2019
by hendbrown on June 24, 2019 at 11:30 am
The weather was kind to us on Friday 21st June 2019 for our annual golf day held at The Luffenham Heath Golf Club. With the weather being more autumnal over the last few weeks, there was definitely some worry in the run-up that we may have to postpone. Luck was on our side however and... The post […]
DATA AWARENESS – how storing business data in...
by hendbrown on April 5, 2019 at 12:56 pm
Cutting costs and improving overall efficiencies are some of the biggest priorities for the Operations and Supply Chain professionals we at Henderson Brown work with. New technological advances have transformed the way that food manufacturing businesses operate either reducing costs or simply […]
EVENT ROUND UP: Cheltenham Gold Cup Day, Friday...
by hendbrown on March 19, 2019 at 10:41 am
Henderson Brown’s inaugural “Cheltenham Gold Cup” day was held on Friday 15th March at the Great Northern Hotel in the centre of Peterborough. The live races from Cheltenham were projected to the guests on a big screen, with a licensed bookmaker to take bets and industry expert to […]
Your Food Job’s 60-second interview with Jason...
by hendbrown on March 6, 2019 at 12:56 pm
HB Recruitment Director, Jason Kilbride, was asked by Your Food Job to carry out a 60-second interview to get to know him a little better. How long have you worked in food recruitment? I have worked in the sector for 6 ½ years. What do you love most about working in food […]
NO DEAL BREXIT – a big risk worth taking, or a...
by hendbrown on February 27, 2019 at 12:57 pm
Brexit: a conundrum of magnitude. Will it happen? Won’t it happen and if it happens, will it go through with or without a deal? With uncertainty looming most ominously, we can only speculate just what the impacts will be. It is suggested that the UK is only 60% self-sufficient when it comes […]
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 […]