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Apprenticeships help to secure trade’s future

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 17:52
Alasdair Smith, chief executive of Scottish Bakers, highlights the role in training and apprenticeships have in securing the future of the food and drink industry.

Hitting the sweet spot at Tereos

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 17:38
Operations director for Tereos UK & Ireland Bill Harrower covers investment and health and safety initiatives at the firmâs Normanton plant, plus the impact of Brexit.

What is 'milk'? Danone and Chobani take opposing viewpoints

While both companies are known for their yogurt, the one with a large plant-based arm feels there is no consumer confusion, while the other sharply disagrees.

Will GMA's new strategy bring back former members?

The CPG industry group said its long-term strategy is to fundamentally transform the organization, which recently went through some difficult times as companies including Nestlé, Campbell Soup and Kraft Heinz left.

Colleges tap growing need for beer industry education

Demand for a more skilled workforce is spurring states and their higher ed institutions to develop opportunities for brewers to level up.

Chambers launches £2m prepared fruits division

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:14
Soft fruit grower Chambers has launched a new ready-to-eat division to allow it to compete in the take-home and on-the-go markets.

Reinvention and innovation at Barry Callebaut

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:07
Reinventing and leading in trends, driven by the launch of ruby chocolate, are the driving force of chocolate maker Barry Callebaut, according to its head of innovation.

Scotch whisky exports reach record high

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:32
Scotch whisky topped UK exports in 2018, growing 7.8% in value terms to Â4.7bn, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).

Fears over destination of non-stunned animals

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:31
Animal welfare groups have expressed concern over the potential of meat from non-stunned animals being sold to consumers unaware of how it was slaughtered.

Premier to sell other assets after Ambrosia deal fails?

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:01
Premier Foods may look to sell off other assets as an alternative way to reduce debt after pulling the plug on the sale of its Ambrosia brand, according to one market commentator.

Leftovers: Chicken and Waffles come to cereal, chocolate milk for adults

Post once again shakes up the cereal aisle — this time with flavors from two savory brunch staples; Reese's offers words of encouragement with a peanut butter bar.

Sodium is not a treatment for lightheadedness, study finds

Researchers at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center found higher intake can actually make the condition worse, which runs counter to traditional recommendations.

Fungus among us: New mushroom snack line signals category growth

Shrooms Snacks are made from produce grown and handpicked on South Mills Champs' farms in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.​

Biltong's US popularity is building

More snack manufacturers are adding the South African meat snack to their product lines, although consumers aren't clear about what it is.

Devils Backbone brings beer packaging to life with AR

The craft brewer invites mobile users to immerse themselves in 3D animation while enjoying a cold one.

Nestlé considers selling its cold cuts business as sales surge

The Swiss food giant emphasized the success of its deals in 2018 as net acquisitions pushed up sales by 0.7% and offset divestments.

Coca-Cola soda sales slide in Q4 as 2019 outlook disappoints

Despite a drop in its core sparkling business, the beverage giant benefited from growth in coffee, water, sports drinks and teas. 

Staple Dairy Products in management buyout

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:22
Kent-based producer Staple Dairy Products has been acquired by three of its directors as part of a management buyout.

Princes clinches tomato partnership in Italy

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:20
Princes is partnering with Italian producers to support the ethical, environmental and economic value of the tomato supply chain.

5 keys to driving CPG sales online in 2019

Selling products through websites and apps doesn’t have to be hard. It’s just a matter of knowing how, and SmartCommerce CEO Jennifer Silverberg explains her strategy.


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