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Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Gains PGI Status

    Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Gains PGI Status

The Wensleydale Creamery, based at Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales in England, has been successful in achieving Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status from the European Commission for

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Multi-million Investment by First Milk at Haverfordwest Creamery

    Multi-million Investment by First Milk at Haverfordwest Creamery

First Milk, the British farmer owned food business, has just commenced two major investment projects at its Haverfordwest Creamery in Pembrokeshire. Wales. Nearly £7 million is being invested in a

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SABMiller Chairman Graham Mackay Dies Following Illness

    SABMiller Chairman Graham Mackay Dies Following Illness

SABMiller has sadly announced that chairman Graham Mackay died peacefully on December 18th, with his family at his side. The board has appointed acting chairman John Manser as chairman with

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Axing Alcohol Super Tax Would Generate £230 Million and Create 6,000 Jobs in the UK

    Axing Alcohol Super Tax Would Generate £230 Million and Create 6,000 Jobs in the UK

Scrapping the Government’s alcohol duty escalator (ADE) would boost public finances by over £230million and create 6,000 new jobs, a new report reveals. The Ernst & Young (EY) research has

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Stainless Steel Products For Hygienic Environments

    Stainless Steel Products For Hygienic Environments

In food factories and specialist dairy industries, hygiene is major factor when manufacturing, processing and packaging goods for distribution. In 2012, ASPEN Stainless secured a contract for a super dairy

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Over Half of British Households Now Shop in a Discounter

    Over Half of British Households Now Shop in a Discounter

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 8 December 2013, show that, for the first time, over half the country shopped in either Aldi

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Nestle Opens New Dairy Distribution Centre in Brazil

    Nestle Opens New Dairy Distribution Centre in Brazil

Dairy Partners Americas, a joint venture between Nestlé and New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra, has opened a new distribution centre in the Brazilian city of Araras. The facility, which represents

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Carlsberg Signs New Long-term Revolving Credit Facility

    Carlsberg Signs New Long-term Revolving Credit Facility

Carlsberg Breweries has entered into a new revolving credit facility of Eur2.510 billion maturing February 2019, with an option to extend the maturity until February 2020/2021. The Facility has been

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Rademaker Provides Innovative Solutions For the Bakery Industry

    Rademaker Provides Innovative Solutions For the Bakery Industry

Rademaker has managed to transform bakery traditions of the past into robust, state-of-the-art industrial bakery production lines that meet and exceed customer requirements all over the world. Founded in 1977,

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Scotch Whisky Industry Moves Closer to its Green Targets

    Scotch Whisky Industry Moves Closer to its Green Targets

The Scotch whisky industry is embracing the use of non-fossil fuel and investing significantly in renewable technologies as part of its far-reaching Environmental Strategy, according to a newly published report.

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Cargill to Double Capacity at Belgian Chocolate Facility

    Cargill to Double Capacity at Belgian Chocolate Facility

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has broken ground on a $48 million (€35 million) investment to double the capacity of its Belgian chocolate production facility in Mouscron over the next

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Frutarom Expands in the Beverage Flavours Sector

    Frutarom Expands in the Beverage Flavours Sector

Frutarom Industries, one of the world’s ten biggest companies in the flavours and fine ingredients industry, is continuing to implement its rapid and lucrative growth strategy, following its fourth acquisition

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Avure Technologies Names Jeff Williams CEO of High Pressure Processing Equipment and Services Division

    Avure Technologies Names Jeff Williams CEO of High Pressure Processing Equipment and Services Division

As demand for high pressure processing (HPP) continues to gain momentum in the marketplace, Avure Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of HPP equipment and related services, has experienced rapid growth

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RC Cola Neo Offers Consumers Big Cola Taste with Half the Calories

To help bottlers offer health-conscious consumers a bold cola flavor with only half the calories, Royal Crown Cola International (RCCI), a division of Cott Beverages, recently launched RC Cola Neo,

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Produce World Group in Strong Position For the Future

    Produce World Group in Strong Position For the Future

Leading UK vegetable grower and supplier Produce World Group has completed a successful turnaround of its business over the past three years, according to chairman Neil Fraser. Speaking following the

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Nestlé Inaugurates Experimental Farm in Côte d’Ivoire

    Nestlé Inaugurates Experimental Farm in Côte d’Ivoire

Nestlé has inaugurated a new experimental farm on a 30-hectare site in Côte d’Ivoire to focus on plant science and research into nutrition, sustainable agriculture and rural development. The farm,

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Bonduelle Expands German Production Site

    Bonduelle Expands German Production Site

With the completion of the extension to its Straelen plant in Germany, Bonduelle has confirmed its ambitions in the European market for its cut and washed range. The Straelen plant was

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Glanbia to Create 90 Jobs in Ireland

    Glanbia to Create 90 Jobs in Ireland

Glanbia plc, the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, has announces two new investments inIreland, which will create 90 jobs in Monaghan and Dublin. Glanbia Consumer Products, owner of the

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Denny Bros Reports Rise in Multilingual Labels as Brand Owners Tap into Wider Markets

    Denny Bros Reports Rise in Multilingual Labels as Brand Owners Tap into Wider Markets

Denny Bros – the creator of Fix-a-Form® the UK’s leading brand of multi-page leaflet labels – is reporting an increase in the number of labels it is producing to accommodate

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Budvar Claims Trademark Victory in Portugal

    Budvar Claims Trademark Victory in Portugal

According to Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar, a Portuguese trade court has upheld a decision prohibiting its rival, Anheuser-Busch InBev, from using the Budweiser name in the country. The ruling prevents

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Carlsberg Completes Partial Take-over of Chongqing Brewery Company

    Carlsberg Completes Partial Take-over of Chongqing Brewery Company

The Carlsberg Group has increased its stake in Chinese brewer Chongqing Brewery Company Co from 29.7% to 60% for a total purchase price of RMB2.9 billion (approximately DKr 2.6 billion,

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Green Light For New Sustainable EU Fisheries Policy From 2014

    Green Light For New Sustainable EU Fisheries Policy From 2014

The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) reform package, including measures to halt overfishing and a ban on discarding fish at sea, Parliament’s key aims, has been approved in a final plenary

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Improving the Integrity and Assurance of Britain’s Food Supply Networks

The independent review into the integrity and assurance of Britain’s food supply networks in the UK, being led by Professor Chris Elliott, has made a number of interim recommendations. The

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National ‘Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme Launched in Ireland

    National ‘Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme Launched in Ireland

Bord Bia has launched its national ‘Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme’ (SDAS) in Ireland, following eighteen months of planning in conjunction

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Nestlé is First Major Multi-national to Launch Human Rights White Paper

    Nestlé is First Major Multi-national to Launch Human Rights White Paper

Nestlé has become the first major multi-national company to report publicly on its human rights impacts across seven countries, and

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EU Adopts Guidance Notes on the Classification of Colouring Foods

    EU Adopts Guidance Notes on the Classification of Colouring Foods

At its most recent meeting, the European Commission’s Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health has adopted new

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Partner Logistics Wisbech Invests in Work-based Training

    Partner Logistics Wisbech Invests in Work-based Training

Partner Logistics is assisting staff to reach their full potential by offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) to help consolidate and

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Exhibitors Flock to Triple Whammy

    Exhibitors Flock to Triple Whammy

Print Innovations returns to the NEC next February with co-located show Labelling Innovations, and the launch of Converting Innovations, bringing

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CAD Team’s Low-carbon Commute Raises Charity Cash

    CAD Team’s Low-carbon Commute Raises Charity Cash

CAD Schroer challenged its staff members to cycle to work from April to October, encouraged by charity donations, which grew

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EFSA Completes Full Risk Assessment on Aspartame

    EFSA Completes Full Risk Assessment on Aspartame

Aspartame and its breakdown products are safe for human consumption at current levels of exposure, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)

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Cloetta Broadens Product Portfolio Through Acquisition

    Cloetta Broadens Product Portfolio Through Acquisition

Confectionery group Cloetta has signed an agreement to acquire Alrifai Nutisal, a leading Swedish company within dry roasted nuts. The

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Accolade Wines Names New CEO

    Accolade Wines Names New CEO

Accolade Wines has appointed experienced wine industry executive John Ratcliffe as its chief executive officer. Over the past 11 years

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Dairy Crest’s Proper Welsh Milk Dairy to Close

    Dairy Crest’s Proper Welsh Milk Dairy to Close

Dairy Crest has starting consultation with employees and their representatives regarding the proposed closure of its Proper Welsh Milk dairy

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Nestlé Tops Global Corporate Responsibility Survey

    Nestlé Tops Global Corporate Responsibility Survey

KPMG has named Nestlé as one of the world’s top ten companies reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility. Nestlé is also

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£4 Million Project Completed at Grain D’Or

    £4 Million Project Completed at Grain D’Or

Grain D’Or – part of the Fletchers Group of Bakeries – has completed a £4 million expansion of its food

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Farm Animal Welfare is Rising Up the Business Agenda

    Farm Animal Welfare is Rising Up the Business Agenda

The second report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare has applauded Coop Group (Switzerland), Marks & Spencer, Arla

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Emmi is Successful at the World Cheese Awards

    Emmi is Successful at the World Cheese Awards

Emmi cheese has done incredibly well at the World Cheese Awards in Birmingham (UK) this year, winning a total of

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€20 Million Acquisition for Glanbia Ingredients Ireland

    €20 Million Acquisition for Glanbia Ingredients Ireland

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, Ireland’s leading dairy ingredients company, is set to expand its milk pool by 100 million litres and

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Nestlé Empowers Female Coffee Farmers in Kenya

    Nestlé Empowers Female Coffee Farmers in Kenya

Nestlé is encouraging more female coffee growers in Kenya to take up leadership roles in farming cooperatives as part of

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Low Carb Food and Drink Products Double Over Past Five Years

    Low Carb Food and Drink Products Double Over Past Five Years

While low carbohydrate diets may have peaked around 2004, according to new research from Mintel, it seems they may be

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Deadline Extended: Last Chance to Submit Your Paper For the Vitafoods Europe Conference 2014

    Deadline Extended: Last Chance to Submit Your Paper For the Vitafoods Europe Conference 2014

The Vitafoods Europe Conference 2014, which takes place alongside Vitafoods Europe – the leading ingredients and raw materials event for

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Kloosterboer to Open New Cold Store Facility in Poland

Kloosterboer, in collaboration with PAOP (Północnoatlantycka Organizacja Producentów), is to open a 30,000 tonne capacity cold store in the Polish

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Diageo is ‘Britain’s Most Admired Company’ For Second Year in a Row

    Diageo is ‘Britain’s Most Admired Company’ For Second Year in a Row

Diageo has been named ‘Britain’s Most Admired Company’ for the third time, and for the second consecutive year, in a

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Greene King Lifts Group Revenue and Profits

    Greene King Lifts Group Revenue and Profits

Helped by the good summer weather but hindered by continued consumer caution, Greene King, the British regional brewer and pub operator,

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Meadow Foods to Increase Milk Price

    Meadow Foods to Increase Milk Price

Meadow Foods, the UK’s largest independently owned dairy group and leading supplier of milk based dairy ingredients to the food

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New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

    New Generation Robotic Palletiser is Top of the Class

FANUC Robotics UK has launched a new universal palletising robot that boasts best-in-class speed, payload, energy-efficiency and reach. The M410-iC/185

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Chocolate and Almonds: A Sweet Sensation For Global Consumers

The confectionery combination of almonds and chocolate is gaining tremendous momentum with consumers and capturing the attention of manufacturers worldwide.

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Dawn Meats Wins Another Environment Award

    Dawn Meats Wins Another Environment Award

Dawn Meats has accepted its fourth sustainability award in three weeks when it was recognised with the Process Award at

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Leadership Changes at Noble Foods

    Leadership Changes at Noble Foods

Andrew Cracknell will be joining Noble Foods as chief executive from 14th January 2014, as replacement for Peter Thornton, who

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Britvic’s Irish Licensed Wholesale Business Repositions to Counterpoint

    Britvic’s Irish Licensed Wholesale Business Repositions to Counterpoint

One of Ireland’s largest on-trade wholesalers with a heritage that spans 150 years, Britvic Licensed Wholesale, is undertaking a large

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CO2-Neutral Raclette Cheese From Emmi

    CO2-Neutral Raclette Cheese From Emmi

Manufacturing dairy products is energy intensive. Most of the energy Emmi currently consumes comes from the fossil fuel natural gas.

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Larco Foods Reaps the Rewards of PDX Reactor Technology

    Larco Foods Reaps the Rewards of PDX Reactor Technology

Early adopter of PDX Reactor cooking technology, Larco Foods, is reaping the rewards of its investment. Since installing the PDX

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Glanbia Appoints New Group Finance Director

    Glanbia Appoints New Group Finance Director

Glanbia plc has announced the appointment of Mark Garvey as Group Finance Director and a Director of the Board. Mark

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Mondelez International Increases Share Repurchase Program to $7.7 Billion

    Mondelez International Increases Share Repurchase Program to $7.7 Billion

The board of Mondelez International, the global snacking and beverages group, has approved an increase of $1.7 billion in the

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Hilton Food Group to Increase Supply to Tesco

    Hilton Food Group to Increase Supply to Tesco

Hilton Food Group, Europe’s leading specialist international meat packing business, has signed a new agreement with Tesco, the UK’s market

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1000 Foreign Bodies Anticipated

    1000 Foreign Bodies Anticipated

RSSL’s microscopy laboratory is anticipating its 1000th foreign body identification project for the food industry this year during the Christmas

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Pearlfisher Revitalises Danone’s Stonyfield Brand Portfolio

    Pearlfisher Revitalises Danone’s Stonyfield Brand Portfolio

Pearlfisher New York has created the new brand architecture, identity, and packaging, for Stonyfield, the leading organic yogurt maker. Pearlfisher’s

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Ashbury Labelling Expands its Management Team With Senior Appointment

Ashbury Labelling, the leading provider of specification and labelling services to the food and drink industry, has expanded its senior

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