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Flatbread Maker to add jobs in £8m site move

20-May-2019 By Noli Dinkovski A Leicester flatbread maker is on the verge of moving into a new £8m factory to fulfil growing demand from larger customers in the UK and Europe. HTTPS://WWW.FOODMANUFACTURE.CO.UK/ARTICLE/2019/05/20/BAKERY-FIRM-TO-ADD-JOBS-IN-FACTORY-RELOCATION 

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Production Line Leader *£25,000 * Mitcham, Sutton, Croydon

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Location: Surrey

An exciting opportunity for a Production Line Leader to join a well-established manufacturer of ready to eat food products.

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Illegal gangmaster arrested for exploiting fresh food workers

10-Oct-2018 By Rod Addy Police have arrested a man in south Wales on suspicion of exploiting workers as an unlicensed gangmaster in the fresh food packaging and processing sector. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/10/Police-arrest-man-for-exploiting-fresh-food-workers

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Eliminating costs from packaging line downtime

08-Oct-2018 By Paul Gander It may no longer be fashionable to look at downtime in isolation, but many packaging equipment suppliers believe this metric still offers some easy wins for manufacturers keen to reduce unnecessary costs. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/08/Eliminating-costs-from-packaging-line-downtime

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Senior changes at 2 Sisters

04-Oct-2018 By Aidan Fortune Processor 2 Sisters Food Group is continuing its transformation programme with an overhaul of its senior team. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/04/Senior-changes-at-food-processor

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Cost pressures force brewer into administration

05-Oct-2018 By James Ridler Bolton-based brewer Dunscar has entered into administration following cost pressures in an increasingly competitive industry. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/05/Cost-pressures-force-brewer-into-administration

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Hovis to sell mills to Whitworth Bros, shut Southampton site

01-Oct-2018 By Rod Addy Hovis has announced a big shake-up of its milling operations as it aims to generate sustainable growth in its core baking business and become a fully-integrated manufacturer of bakery products. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/01/Top-bread-brand-to-close-one-mill-and-sell-two

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Danish Crown appoints Andrew Cracknell as Tulip CEO

01-Oct-2018 By Aidan Fortune Danish Crown has appointed Andrew Cracknell as CEO of Tulip Ltd. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/01/Pork-processor-appoints-new-CEO

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Hemp drink launched in stores across the UK

01-Oct-2018 By James Ridler Food ingredients manufacturer Braham and Murray has launched a new chilled hemp drink under its Good Hemp brand in stores across the UK. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/10/01/Food-company-introduces-hemp-drink-in-UK-stores

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Industry reacts to no-deal technical notices

25-Sep-2018 By James Ridler Food industry trade groups have criticised the Government’s newest batch of Brexit technical notices, describing the prospect of a no-deal exit from the EU as “catastrophic” for the industry. https://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Article/2018/09/25/Food-industry-reaction-to-Brexit-technical-notices

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