The Office of National Statistics has released new data that shows UK manufacturing may be turning a corner after years of poor results since the credit crunch.
Food and Beverage
Another week, another horse meat contamination revealed. But with profit margins tight for food manufacturers who will absorb the cost of the suggested ramp-up in DNA testing requirements asks Dominic Watkins, senior associate, food sector group at business law firm DWF.
Once upon a time, the east end of London was a hive of manufacturing activity, with ships flooding the River Thames to bring in commodities and export goods.
Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have been successful in developing a novel and natural way of enriching potatoes with iron by engineering 'nano-rust' particles, which scientists believe could hold the answer to tackling the common condition of iron deficiency anaemia.