Boost for British exports as Premier Foods renews Cadbury license

Premier Foods has renewed its long-standing license to produce and market Cadbury branded cake and ambient dessert products. Once finalised, the new licence with Mondelēz...

FirstClass deal as US Foods picks up Californian meat manufacturer

US Foods is to buy FirstClass Foods, the California-based, privately owned meat manufacturing company. With nearly $55 million in annual sales, FirstClass Foods has been...

Cargill launches oilseeds processing plant in Northern China

Cargill, New Hope Group and Hebei Bohai Investment Group have launched a $100 million oilseeds processing plant in Huanghua, Cangzhou in Hebei Province. The plant,...

Automation gets an upgrade as OAL awarded £450k

OAL (Olympus Automation Ltd) and the University of Lincoln in the UK have been awarded £448,850 to develop innovative APRIL robotics material handling systems...

Device intended to feed mars-bound astronauts to debut in Africa

A technology intended to feed astronauts on Mars is being adapted to improve production on instant porridges and other ready-to-use products in Africa. NASA commissioned...

Weetabix picked up by Post Holdings for £1.4bn

UK cereal brand Weetabix is being acquired by the consumer packaged goods holding company Post Holdings front Shanghai’s Bright Good Group for £1.4 billion. Weetabix...

Cadbury commit to UK with £75m investment in Bournville production lines

Mondelēz International has officially unveiled its new production lines at its Bournville site in Birmingham, the home of Cadbury. With an investment of £75 million,...

Harrogate Water overhauls production line with £6.5m investment

Harrogate Water is investing £6.5 million into state-of-the-art production technology in a bid to boost capacity following another year of double digit growth. The company’s...

Real Good Food takes a bite out of snack bar maker

Real Good Food has acquired a majority interest in Welsh snack bar manufacturer Brighter Foods. The company said it has taken an 84.33% stake for...

Anchor breaks ground on pea processing plant

Ingredients supplier Anchor Ingredients has broken ground on a pea protein facility in North Dakota. The company said its investment into the new facility will...

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