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Irn-Bru owner sees ‘significant’ impact of...
by Michelle Perrett on April 8, 2020 at 12:42 pm
Soft drinks supplier A G Barr, which has brands including Irn-Bru and Rubicon, has revealed it has seen a âsignificant impactâ in out-of-home consumption following the Government âlockdownâ on 23 March.
Weetabix adds 90 new jobs to cope with increased...
by Michelle Perrett on April 8, 2020 at 12:34 pm
Weetabix Food Company is adding 90 new roles to its production teams due to increased demand amid the coronavirus pandemic
Premier Foods simplifies IT storage with Cloud
by Michelle Perrett on April 8, 2020 at 11:44 am
Premier Foods has revealed that it has seen a âsignificantâ return on investment (ROI) after investing in Panzuraâs public cloud-based system.
Food fraud testing service secures £570k...
by James Ridler on April 8, 2020 at 10:53 am
Food testing specialist Cibus Analytical has secured a Â570,000 investment ahead of the launch of its new food fraud testing service.
Rooted in goodness: Growing ethically and...
by Dan Dawson on April 7, 2020 at 1:59 pm
Milk alternatives firm ReRooted is on a mission to grow ethically and sustainably, according to co-founders Rich Eckersley and Dan Dawson (pictured, left to right).
Futura Foods opens new cheese processing site
by James Ridler on April 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm
Dairy processor Futura Foods is to create 22 jobs at its new cheese processing site in Minffordd, North Wales, as it completes the scaling up of its operations.
Small food and drink suppliers meet the...
by Michelle Perrett on April 7, 2020 at 11:40 am
Small food and drinks suppliers and manufacturers are meeting the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic by launching delivery services and helping the vulnerable.
Tesco food sold past use-by date deemed a...
by James Ridler on April 7, 2020 at 9:59 am
It is a criminal offence to sell food past its use-by date, according to a ruling made in a case against big four retailer Tesco.
Mash Direct: ‘Only the paranoid survive’
by Mash Direct on April 6, 2020 at 12:10 pm
Northern Ireland chilled food manufacturer Mash Direct has outlined the early steps it took to counter the impact of coronavirus.
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Tesco warns of financial impact of Covid-19
on April 8, 2020 at 3:44 pm
Supermarket could swallow almost £1bn in costs related to the crisis, but higher sales and business rate relief will help offset the loss
NFU launches educational resource for kids
on April 8, 2020 at 11:18 am
#LockdownLearning project aims to help parents with home schooling as well as boost understanding of food production
Furloughed staff 'can work on farms'
on April 8, 2020 at 11:07 am
Government clarification offers growers a boost during the harvest and means workers can supplement their income
RSA's bumper blueberry year
on April 8, 2020 at 10:37 am
South Africa’s blueberry exports increased 53 per cent this season, while raspberries suffered from lack of airfreight
Pink Lady banding together
on April 8, 2020 at 9:26 am
Apple association Pink Lady Europe has seen an uptick in demand as European consumers go into lockdown, necessitating additional efforts and togetherness from staff
Freshfel concerned over industry stability
on April 8, 2020 at 9:07 am
Industry body is worried about the increasing financial burden and long-term stability of Europe's fresh fruit and vegetable supply
SIIM mangoes head to Europe
on April 7, 2020 at 1:40 pm
Grower-exporter, which packs fruit under the Dibra brand, set to send west Africa-grown mangoes to European markets
Podcast: Changes, challenges, chances
on April 7, 2020 at 1:38 pm
There's a huge amount for Europe's fresh produce business to think about, Freshfel's Philippe Binard tells Fruitbox
Office veg firm stays afloat with donated...
on April 7, 2020 at 12:44 pm
Generosity of corporate customers and charitable strangers has kept Cambridge Fruit Co. in business during the coronavirus outbreak
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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 […]