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  • Groceries Code Adjudicator to step down
    by Rod Addy on June 24, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon is to step down from her role at the end of her current term in June 2020, delegates at the GCA Annual Conference heard. […]

  • Trade body airs persistent Brexit concerns with...
    by Helen Gilbert on June 24, 2019 at 11:35 am

    Tim Rycroft, chief operating officer of the Food and Drink Federation, was part of a group offering oral evidence to the Exiting The European Union Select Committee on 12 June.We caught up with him after the hearing to identify the most pressing concerns for the food industry, and why they need […]

  • Grain store fatality lands business with £180k...
    by James Ridler on June 24, 2019 at 10:53 am

    A Cambridgeshire based grain store company has been landed with an Â180,000 fine, after a worker was fatally struck by a lorry. […]

  • Glass and can boost in beverages
    by Paul Gander on June 24, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Beverage brand-owners and contract packers are steering away from new launches in plastics, including polyethylene terephthalate (PET), as investment in equipment for can and glass filling grows, suppliers claim. […]

  • How you can win a food and drink manufacturing...
    by Rod Addy on June 21, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    Thereâs still plenty of time to submit your winning entry in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs), ahead of the July 29 deadline. So, hereâs how to impress the judges and bring home a much-coveted food and drink manufacturing Oscar. […]

  • Dairy industry tackles cheese tariffs and...
    by Rod Addy on June 21, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    Dairy UK has called for Government to rethink proposed tariffs for cheese post-Brexit, claiming they were inadequate to prevent price volatility or a loss of productivity and so would damage the dairy industry. […]

  • Meat labelling legislation debated at House of...
    by Aidan Fortune on June 21, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Proposed EU legislation on the labelling of vegetarian and vegan products has been criticised at a House of Lords Select Committee. […]

  • AMC Group creates 100 jobs at new juicing factory
    by James Ridler on June 21, 2019 at 10:27 am

    International fresh juice processor AMC Group has created 100 jobs at a new purpose-built factory for freshly-squeezed juice and plant-based and free-from products in Skelmersdale, Lancashire. […]

  • Ecotrophelia Gold prize-winner targets vegan...
    by James Ridler on June 21, 2019 at 10:12 am

    Marianne Meyers, part of the gold prize-winning team Venergy at this yearâs Ecotrophelia Food Innovation Student Awards, talks about the idea behind her teamâs lemon and lime-flavoured energy sweets. […]

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  • 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 […]

  • “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 […]

  • Fresh Produce…Really?
    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 […]

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