All news articles for May 2022

Barry Callebaut announced the sudden closure of the Moreton factory today. Pic: Barry Callebaut

Redundancies

Barry Callebaut confirms closure of Moreton factory

By Anthony Myers

The Swiss-based Belgian chocolate supplier said it remains committed to the UK and has strong foundations for growth, making it a key market for future investment – despite closing its Moreton factory in North-West England today.

Stacy Brown is heading up the investigations team for Bakers Basco. Pic: Bakers Basco

Bakers Basco ramps up its long arm of the law

By Gill Hyslop

The membership scheme set up by Allied Bakeries, Fine Lady Bakeries, Frank Roberts & Sons, Hovis and Warburtons to manage a bakery equipment service has recruited a former police officer as its new National Investigations Manager.

Full carcass utilisation can drive innovation in seafood, Iceland shows us how / Pic: GettyImages OKRAD

Notes from Iceland: How the blue economy can drive value and cut waste

By Katy Askew

Iceland is forging a model for the ‘blue economy’ that has driven down waste and enhanced the value of fish. Supported by a vibrant innovation ecosystem, the seafood sector is working towards a zero-waste model that is better for both business and the...

Photo Credit: The Kellogg Company

Kellogg exec presents three ways to improve the food system

By Mary Ellen Shoup

With the global food system under significant pressure to keep up with the world's growing population, The Kellogg Company's SVP of global R&D and innovation Dr. Nigel Hughes presents how international food and beverage companies can take...

Frito-Lay takes snacking to new heights by teaming up with Mario Lopez, Martha Stewart and Mark Morrison.

Are you ready to savour the moment with iconic celebs?

By Gill Hyslop

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay is ramping up the action by joining forces with three celebs who know a thing or two about how to reach iconic status – including American domestic goddess Martha Stewart and actor Mario Lopez, and British R&B singer Mark Morrison.

Mondelēz  says its on track to use 5% recycled plastic content by 2025. Pic: Mondelēz International

Sustainability

Mondelēz confirms progress in meeting ESG goals

By Anthony Myers

The Oreo and Cadbury owner has published its 2021 Snacking Made Right Report, which highlights progress against its short- and long-term ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) goals.

Image: Kwayga

Like Tinder for food SMEs?

By Oliver Morrison

An Irish company has launched Kwayga, a B2B matching platform for buyers and suppliers in the food and beverage sector.