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  • More focus sought as Gove delays food...
    by Rod Addy on February 19, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has welcomed the extension of deadlines pledged by Environment Secretary Michael Gove on some food industry consultations, but believes others may have to be delayed amid Brexit chaos. […]

  • Frozen food’s growth fuelled by consumer...
    by John Hyman on February 19, 2019 at 3:12 pm

    The UK frozen food sector is currently the fastest growing retail category, but whatâs behind its success? British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) chief executive John Hyman explores the forces expected to drive the sector up to 2025 and beyond. […]

  • FSS issues STEC food safety advice
    by Aidan Fortune on February 19, 2019 at 10:49 am

    Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a Public Information Statement to make clear its position regarding the presence of a group of harmful E.coli bacteria called STEC in food. […]

  • SK Chilled Foods in recruitment drive
    by Aidan Fortune on February 19, 2019 at 10:13 am

    Chilled food manufacturer SK Chilled Foods is to create 30 new roles at its South Bank and Riverside sites in Middlesbrough. […]

  • Addo Food Group names new boss
    by Rod Addy on February 18, 2019 at 3:59 pm

    Addo Food Group has promoted Deborah Bolton from joint chief operating officer to chief executive officer (CEO), replacing Chris Peters, effective immediately. […]

  • Government calls on producers to bear cost of...
    by Aidan Fortune on February 18, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    The Government has launched a series of consultations in a bid to overhaul the current waste systems. […]

  • Moorland Spirit Co eyes international growth
    by James Ridler on February 18, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Northumberland-based distillery Moorland Spirit Co is set to increase its international sales further, after quadrupling its export revenues in this financial year. […]

  • Crisp Sensation launches new coating system
    by Aidan Fortune on February 18, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Food coatings business Crisp Sensation has unveiled a new coating system that enables manufacturers to produce crispy, crumb-coated snacks without the need for pre- or deep-frying. […]

  • Mould and salmonella spark food recalls
    by James Ridler on February 18, 2019 at 12:21 pm

    Mould, salmonella and undeclared allergens have all sparked recalls of food products over the past week. […]

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  • Seasonal travellers
    on February 19, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    With high streets suffering and grocery stores dwindling, hitting the road with a truck full of fresh produce provided The Sussex Peasant with a new way of reaching consumers with local goods […]

  • Seven big issues for 2019
    on February 19, 2019 at 5:10 pm

    This is set to be an extraordinary year of change for both the UK and international fresh produce sectors. Promar International’s John Giles picks out some of the key trends that will impact on the industry over the next 12 months […]

  • Tariffs: Gove wants protection on "sensitive"...
    on February 19, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    The Defra secretary rejected speculation that the UK will impose zero tariffs on all food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit […]

  • Video: Soloberry lifts curtain on new berry brands
    on February 19, 2019 at 12:18 pm

    Head of brand and communications Rachel Montague-Ebbs says new brands will help develop the supplier's identity and story in Euro […]

  • Del Monte slips to full-year loss
    on February 19, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Fresh produce giant reports on a 2018 net loss of US$21.9m, a US$142.7m reversal on last year's net profit […]

  • Video: Oddbox delivers food waste results
    on February 18, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    Deepak Ravindran and Emilie Vanpoperinghe say their box scheme could make the produce industry more sustainab […]

  • Aldi trials food donations with Neighbourly
    on February 18, 2019 at 4:26 pm

    Discounter links 24 of its stores to local charities, donating perishable surpluses five days a week […]

  • Rijk Zwaan looks to open the door
    on February 18, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    Vegetable seed specialist aims to help new entrants find their way in the horticultural sector […]

  • Cool profits
    on February 18, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    Last year’s listeria outbreak may have made headlines, but it didn’t dent sales of frozen vegetables; there have been several major product launches in the past year as manufacturers look to offer retail consumers and foodservice operators more convenienc […]

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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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