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£3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

    £3.2 million for food and drink tech hub in Scottish Highlands

A project to create a food and drink technology centre in the Highlands has secured more than £3.2 million investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE); including £1.2 million of

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Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

    Britvic celebrates 35 years of investment, innovation and job creation at Rugby factory

This summer, leading branded soft drinks business Britvic is celebrating the 35th anniversary of its Rugby factory in England, by thanking colleagues for their dedicated service and showcasing the investment

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Software solution offers food manufacturers increased traceability

    Software solution offers food manufacturers increased traceability

With food traceability playing a critical role in the global market and continuing to grow in complexity, the global leader in inspection technologies for food quality and safety, Loma Systems,

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New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

    New Chief Executive for Federation of Bakers

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has appointed a new Chief Executive, Andrew Pyne (pictured above), who has taken over from Gordon Polson. Andrew Pyne brings a wealth of knowledge and

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Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

    Arla announces new 5-year growth strategy for the UK

Britain’s largest dairy co-operative, Arla Foods, is planning long-term investments in its UK supply chain, key sales channels and market leading brands like Arla Cravendale®, Arla B.O.B®, Arla Lactofree®, Lurpak®,

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Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

    Abbey Logistics Grows Flour Division with Contract from Premier Foods

Bulk road tanker specialist Abbey Logistics has been awarded a new contract to transport all bulk flour produced at Premier Food’s mill in Andover to their bakeries throughout the UK.

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Bord Bia CEO to step down

    Bord Bia CEO to step down

Bord Bia, the Irish Government agency responsible for the promotion of the food, drink, and horticulture industry globally, has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Tara McCarthy (pictured) is to

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Green light for new €140 million continental cheese facility in Ireland

    Green light for new €140 million continental cheese facility in Ireland

Glanbia Ireland, Ireland’s largest dairy processor, has welcomed the unanimous decision by the Supreme Court to uphold An Bord Pleanála’s grant of planning permission for a new €140 million cheese

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Scotch whisky exports on road to recovery

    Scotch whisky exports on road to recovery

Global exports of Scotch Whisky grew to £4.51 billion during 2021, according to figures released by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), as the industry continues to recover from the impact

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South African food manufacturing firm sets up in County Down

    South African food manufacturing firm sets up in County Down

South African food company, Moorcroft Foods has announced it is establishing a manufacturing facility in Newtownards in Northern Ireand which will see the creation of 11 jobs. Moorcroft Foods is

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Diageo to establish £73 million Guinness microbrewery & culture hub in London

    Diageo to establish £73 million Guinness microbrewery & culture hub in London

‘Guinness at Old Brewer’s Yard’ is set to open in London’s Covent Garden in Autumn 2023, located on a historic brewing site. The development will create 150 jobs and be

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Danone announces all operations in Ireland B Corp accredited

    Danone announces all operations in Ireland B Corp accredited

Danone Ireland’s Specialised Nutrition business, whose brands include Nutricia, Aptamil and Cow & Gate, has announced its certification as a B Corp. This achievement marks the full certification of all

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Irish Food and Drink Exports Enjoyed a Record Year as Value of Sales Up 4% to €13.5 billion in 2021

    Irish Food and Drink Exports Enjoyed a Record Year as Value of Sales Up 4% to €13.5 billion in 2021

The value of Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 4% to a record €13.5 billion in 2021, despite the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit on trading. Ireland exported

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Dairy Processing Technology Centre signs MoU with VistaMilk paving the way for future dairy collaborations

    Dairy Processing Technology Centre signs MoU with VistaMilk paving the way for future dairy collaborations

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the University of Limerick and Teagasc will facilitate two leading dairy research centres – the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC) and VistaMilk – to

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UK retail food and grocery market to slow sharply

    UK retail food and grocery market to slow sharply

In its highly anticipated annual retail food and grocery channel forecasts, IGD, provider of foresight and analysis for the food and consumer goods industry, predicts that the unprecedented 8.5% growth in

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Haribo to invest £22 million at Castleford factory

    Haribo to invest £22 million at Castleford factory

International confectionery giant Haribo has announced a £22 million investment programme for its manufacturing facility at Castleford in West Yorkshire as it seeks to strengthen its standing in the UK

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Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

    Kraft Heinz plans £140 million investment in Wigan site

The Kraft Heinz Company is planning to make a £140 million investment in Kitt Green, Europe’s largest food manufacturing facility located near Wigan, in the North-West of the UK. This

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Federation of Bakers to join Food and Drink Federation membership

    Federation of Bakers to join Food and Drink Federation membership

The Federation of Bakers (FoB) is to join the Food and Drink Federation as the industry works together to tackle some of the biggest issues facing the sector. FoB represents

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Maximising Food Surplus Redistribution: A Guide For Food Manufacturing Businesses

    Maximising Food Surplus Redistribution: A Guide For Food Manufacturing Businesses

With 16% of adults (one in six people) across England, Wales and Northern Ireland experiencing food insecurity,[1] IGD has launched a new guide to help manufacturing companies increase their redistribution of surplus food. Maximising

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Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

    Britvic recognised as one of top global companies working with suppliers to tackle climate change

Britvic has been recognised for the actions it is taking to understand and tackle climate change, work that has seen it engage with more than 300 of its suppliers around

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Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

    Food manufacturers boost efficiency and sustainability with GEA refrigeration solutions

Investing in the latest compressor equipment and refrigeration solutions has not only boosted the performance of two of the UK’s major food manufacturers with improved efficiency, energy savings and reduced

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Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

    Starfrost’s freezing technology is making waves in the Arctic Circle

Norway-based Leroy Seafood has invested in a highly efficient and innovative freezing system from IQF equipment experts, Starfrost. The Helix spiral freezer has enabled the seafood processor to increase production

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Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

    Smart poultry processing gets the right products to the right customer

WHY DATA-DRIVEN PROCESSING? If you manage a modern poultry processing plant, you need a complete, clear overview of all processes. You want to keep control of the product flow from

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Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

  Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

Hygienic furniture specialist Teknomek has introduced new Dyson Airblade wash trough models that have been developed to reduce listeria risk in food

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Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Lisburn Plant

  Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Lisburn Plant
Coca-Cola HBC has commissioned a new ‘canning line’ at its plant in Lisburn. The canning line is the second of
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The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

  The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – September 5th, 2019

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2019 – Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink

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