GMB, the union, has warned the Scottish Government it must ditch plans to restrict alcohol marketing and instead bring forward a national strategy for the future of jobs and investment with workers and employers.
For International Women's Day, Bethan Grylls speaks with a range of female voices in the food, drink and coaching sector to find out more about this year's theme of equity and how we can best support women in the workplace.
Integrated lines, ultrasonics and robotics are just some of the latest innovations in slicing and cutting technology to debut from food and drink machinery providers. Here, we look at the latest trends across this sector of the industry and what new advancements...
An overreliance on ‘perfectly shaped’ fruits and vegetables and an unwillingness to sell wonky, less aesthetically pleasing alternatives could be causing shortages in UK supermarkets, suggested food redistribution service Earth & Wheat.
With 17 categories up for grabs, the awards night recognised and rewarded the very best in operating standards and processes in today’s UK food and drink manufacturing sectors. Here's some of the highlights as told by social posts.
Prime minister Rishi Sunak has agreed a new Brexit deal for Northern Ireland with European Commission president Ursula Van der Leyen, which would see the end of restrictions on the trade of goods traveling overseas in the UK.
The total import of fresh and frozen sheep meat into the UK saw a substantial rise of 17% to 64,800 tonnes in 2022, according to the latest Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) Market Bulletin report.
Perishable Movements (PML) managing director Mike Parr responds to the current fresh produce shortages and the challenges facing a food supply chain already battered by COVID-19 restrictions and the fallout of Brexit.
Business survival has trumped sustainability plans for food and drink firms as they continue to be negatively impacted by inflation, according to consultancy Johnston Carmichael’s annual Food & Drink report.
Sainsbury's is to remove traditional plastic tray packaging from its entire beef mince range and is replacing it with a vacuum-packed alternative, a move that will save the retailer 450 tonnes of plastic annually.
Food ingredients firm Macphie has appointed two ‘industry titans’, former William Jackson Food Group chief executive Norman Soutar and industry veteran Jane Stewart, to help lead the next stage of its growth plans.
UK food manufacturing output is forecast to grow in 2023 as producers expect inflation to weigh less heavily on their businesses, but wage pressures have prevented cost inflation from falling more quickly.
European investment in sustainable proteins – including plant-based and cultivated meat – grew 24% last year despite global economic turbulence, but Government was urged to step up their game in supporting this growing sector of industry.
It’s no secret that the food and drink sector are struggling to recruit, but what’s driving a lack newcomers to the sector and how can we inspire them to become our next generation of leaders? Jon Poole explores in this first column dedicated to leadership....