Food and Beverage
Unite the union is to take legal action against Austrian-owned Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MMP) over the unlawful dismissal of its workforce.
Kerry Foods has announced it intends to close its food processing factory in Durham putting over 350 jobs at risk.
Producers of the soft drinks Rubicon and IRN-BRU AG Barr have announced that they will expand into the ice cream market with an investment of £40m to lease a new factory in Milton Keynes.
The new headquarters in Crick, near Rugby is 260,000 sq ft large, costs £38m and incorporates both Butcher’s Pet Care’s central office and its core manufacturing facilities.
This Lancashire ice cream maker has scooped awards and will be supplying Cadbury with Icecream for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. By John Silcox.
Supermarket chain Morrisons announced plans to launch its own seafood processing business today.
The company has acquired an empty factory in Grimsby and is equipping it for seafood production by the end of 2012 in a move that will see it produce 10,000 tonnes of seafood every year.
The move represe…
Nestlé Confectionery has become the first firm in the sweets market to remove all artificial colours, flavours and preservatives from its portfolio.
The company, which manufactures products like KitKat, achieved the landmark after seven years of research and product development, with ove…
Two years after the unpopular takeover of Cadbury, US food giant Kraft Foods has opened its Global Centre of Excellence for chocolate research and development in Bournville, Birmingham.
The centre is part of a £17m investment that the American conglomerate sees as a way to confirm its commitment …