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Baker Finsbury Food Group boosts asset management
by Rod Addy on May 29, 2020 at 12:55 pm
Finsbury Food Group has invested in improving its asset management system as part of a wider efficiency initiative dubbed 'Operating Brilliance'.
Nimbus Foods appoints confectionery NPD manager
by Rod Addy on May 29, 2020 at 12:48 pm
Nimbus Foods, the inclusions, decorations and toppings manufacturer owned by Meadow Foods, has appointed Craig Freshwater as its new confectionery NPD manager.
Confectionery producer Calico Cottage secures...
by James Ridler on May 29, 2020 at 12:33 pm
Chocolate and fudge producer Calico Cottage has secured a six-figure funding deal with Lloyds Bank to help it continue its operations during the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus obesity link reignites calls for...
by James Ridler on May 29, 2020 at 12:23 pm
The link between COVID-19 and obesity has reignited calls for stricter regulations on the production and sale of foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS).
Coronavirus challenges compounded by peak season
by James Ridler on May 29, 2020 at 10:51 am
The challenges surrounding the coronavirus pandemic call for better communication between suppliers and retailers as the UK approaches peak retail periods, according to supply chain consultancy Scalaâs COVID-19 Supply Chain Collaboration Group.
Coronavirus food industry guidance outlined as...
by Rod Addy on May 29, 2020 at 10:32 am
The UK food industry is preparing itself for an easing of coronavirus restrictions and many organisations are publishing guidance for businesses as the situation changes.
Samworth Brothers consults with staff over...
by Michelle Perrett on May 27, 2020 at 1:14 pm
Samworth Brothers has confirmed that it is consulting with staff to repurpose its Brooksby Foods factory in Melton Mowbray into a plant-based facility.
Adelie Foods in administration as virus hits home
by Michelle Perrett on May 27, 2020 at 1:01 pm
Deloitte has been appointed administrator of food-to-go company Adelie Foods, following the impact of COVID-19 on its business.
Coronavirus drives grocery sales to record growth
by Rod Addy on May 27, 2020 at 12:14 pm
The coronavirus pandemic led take-home grocery sales to grow at their fastest rate since records began in 1994, with the Co-op leading the charge, according to figures from market analyst Kantar.
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WCO reveals SH citrus forecast
on May 29, 2020 at 3:11 pm
Overall Southern Hemisphere production is forecast to drop 3 per cent year-on-year
No more GLAA temporary licences
on May 29, 2020 at 11:14 am
Gangmasters' body confirms temporary scheme to help industry during coronavirus will cease in June
Big rise in Chilean kiwi exports to EU
on May 29, 2020 at 9:27 am
Shipments to Europe up 43 per cent on last year, says Chilean Kiwifruit Committee
Rise in UK organic farmed land
on May 29, 2020 at 8:37 am
Significant increase in the amount of land used to grow organic fruit as sector rebounds from decline in 2018
Fruit picking job searches soar by 843 per cent
on May 28, 2020 at 2:10 pm
Online data reveals the success in raising awareness of horticultural labour shortages, due to the coronavirus pandemic
Electronic apple boosts Brillopak tech
on May 28, 2020 at 1:46 pm
New digital topfruit gives machinery manufacturer valuable insight to improve its robotic crate packer for fresh produce
The Mission goes on
on May 28, 2020 at 1:39 pm
Despite current global uncertainty, Mission Produce continues to supply high quality avocados to a still-demanding customer base
Jersey Royal Company launches demo farm
on May 28, 2020 at 11:39 am
LEAF sustainability benchmarks inducts JRC as a demo farm (via Zoom) following series of sustainability initiatives
Fruitbox – Apple boss ready to spend big
on May 27, 2020 at 11:09 pm
Washington Apple Commission president Todd Fryhover explains how the state's growers are targeting major export growth
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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 […]