Manufacturers

Rice Krispies-maker Kellogg Company is cutting another 223 jobs at its Porter Street plant in Battle Creek, US, following several layoffs earlier this year. Pic: ©iStock/shank_ali

Kellogg plans to cut further 223 jobs in Battle Creek

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg’s is planning to cut 223 jobs in at the ready-to-eat cereal (RTEC) plant on Porter Street in Battle Creek, US, in 2018, in a move to streamline and decrease the total cost-per-pound costs, which will improve margins.

Nairn's is increasing the amount of product in its Gluten Free Wholegrain Crackers. Pic: Nairn's

Nairn’s fight against shrinkification

By Gill Hyslop

Cracker brand Nairn’s is adding 20% extra product to its Gluten Free Wholegrain Crackers range in an attempt to wade off shrinkification, said CEO Marty Gray.