Manufacturing

Food manufacture ‘should trump agriculture’: Mondelēz boss

The government needs to focus on food manufacturing over agriculture, claimed Ian Noble

Government needs to focus greater attention on and provide more support for food and drink manufacture – the value added part of the supply chain – rather than agriculture, Professor Ian Noble, senior research and development director for confectionery maker Mondelēz has argued.

Proposals for a North Yorkshire sugar beet factory have been welcomed by the NFU (Al Khaleej International)

300-job sugar beet plans welcomed by NFU

Securing a sustainable supply of water 'key' to the future of food and farming

Sustainable water supply ‘vital’ for food’s future

Kinnerton has reduced packaging errors thanks to automated code checks

Kinnerton Confectionery automates packaging checks

The great white shark’s skin structure reduces friction and stops algal growth

Shark skin tips for hygienic processing

Manufacturing representatives react to Theresa May's manifesto (Conservatives)

Food and drink sector reacts to Conservatives’ manifesto

The cost of product recalls is rising, claimed Allianz

Product recall liability and costs are rising, according to Allianz

Stephen Butterfield (l) with Tomasz Parzyk, environmental manager at CCEP Wakefield, in front of the solar farm

Coca-Cola to use 100% green energy in Europe

The Liberal Democrats were right to place the economy at the heart of its manifesto, according to CBI (Flickr/Liberal Democrats)

Manufacturing sector reacts to Lib Dems’ manifesto

Food manufacturers should defer VAT payments to free up cash flow, advises Ben Guy

Food firms advised to defer VAT payments on kit to free cash flow

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