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  • How To Get Your CV Found Online

    15 Jun 2020

    How do I get people to find and read my CV online?

  • 60 Second Interview: Ginnie Riley of Jobsearchwarrior

    8 Jun 2020

    Ginnie Riley Owner / Job Search Strategist at Jobsearchwarrior. We caught up with her to get to know her better and see if she has any top tips to share with recruiters and candidates... 

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  • Are you getting the most from your apprenticeship levy?

    5 Feb 2020

    Food and drink manufacturers and retailers who pay the apprenticeship levy can use their payments to cover relevant degree apprenticeship course fees and assessment to help develop and grow their workforce. If your organisation doesn’t pay the levy you can still access government funding to help cover costs.

  • Avara Foods Invests in Hereford

    30 Dec 2019

    Avara Foods, a poultry processor based in Hereford, has just announced a £6.5 million investment in its manufacturing site. The funding has been spent throughout the course of 2019 on both its manufacturing facilities and the employees who make the place tick.

  • Welsh Distillery Creating New Jobs

    25 Oct 2019

    A Welsh distillery has announced a £5 million investment which will create jobs at a new site in Llandudno. Acting with the support of the Welsh government, the Welsh Whisky Company will be embarking on the first expansion from their home site in Penderyn, Aberdare.

  • London Food Corporation Acquires Big Oz

    18 Oct 2019

    London Food Corporation have recently announced their acquisition of the free-from food company Big Oz Industries. Although the sum that changed hands has not been disclosed, this deal will allow LFC to grow its presence both in the UK and in overseas markets.

  • How to Manufacture the dream job

    16 Oct 2019

    Dreaming of a job in manufacturing isn’t going to be at the top of most young people’s wish list. It wasn’t mine...

  • Scottish Exports at Record High

    27 Sep 2019

    Scottish exports have reached a new record high for the first half of 2019, with a total of £3 billion on food and drink. That’s according to the latest statistics on trade released by HMRC.

  • Campbell Sells Kettle Chips to Valeo

    13 Sep 2019

    Campbell Soup Company has announced that they are to sell Kettle Foods, producers of popular brand Kettle Chips, to Valeo Foods. The deal has been reported as being worth £66 million.

  • Pudology and Brakes in Foodservice Deal

    23 Aug 2019

    Pudology, the free-from pudding maker which is available in major UK supermarkets, announced a deal last year with Brakes which would allow them to enter the foodservice sector. Twelve months on, the founder Lucy Wager has said that the company is now aiming to make foodservice account for half of their business.

  • Coca-Cola invests in East Kilbride

    16 Aug 2019

    Coca-Cola European Partners, known as CCEP, have invested £23 million into their operation in East Kilbride. This includes a total of £21 million spent on the installation of two new production lines for Capri-Sun drinks.

  • 60 Second Interview: Andrew Fitzmaurice of MorePeople

    13 Aug 2019

    Andrew Fitzmaurice is Managing Director of specialist food recruitment company MorePeople. We caught up with him to get to know him better and see if he has any top tips to share with recruiters and candidates... 

  • Job Adverts: the 8 second rule

    6 Aug 2019| James Tyrrell

  • New Lincolnshire Pea Plant Opens

    12 Jul 2019

    Princes has opened a new plant in Lincolnshire which will be dedicated to the production of their pea lines. This I s the first stage of an investment programme at their Long Sutton site which will eventually total £80 million.

  • Pret Expanding Suppliers After Acquisition

    28 Jun 2019

    After acquiring Eat, the high street food and drink chain, Pret A Manger have said that they are looking to find additional suppliers. Now that the agreement to make the purchase has been made, they will be looking to bring more firepower to their national network.

  • NewCold Seeks New Site

    14 Jun 2019

    Cold storage company NewCold has announced that it is looking for a second deep-freeze facility to purchase in the UK. The news comes only a year after they extended their existing facility, which is the largest of its kind in the country – and it is already nearly full.

  • Le Cordon Bleu Offers New Prize

    24 May 2019

    Le Cordon Bleu London has announced their new annual Julia Child Scholarship, which will be worth £40,000 to one rising star of the culinary scene. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for someone who is passionate about the food and hospitality industry and hopes to start a career with a big boost.

  • Carnbrooke Meals Set to Expand

    17 May 2019

    Carnbrooke Meats, a meat processor based in Northern Ireland, has been given approval for expansion plans from Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council. The approval means that the company can now convert a former car showroom into a new processing facility, along with a butchers shop and café to directly serve consumers.