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PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

  PepsiCo invests £8 million in Lincolnshire factory to meet soaring demand for Pipers Crisps

PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, has today announced an £8 million investment in its Pipers

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Diageo to invest €100 million at St James’s Gate site in Dublin

  Diageo to invest €100 million at St James’s Gate site in Dublin

Diageo has announced plans to invest over €100 million to decarbonise its historic St. James’s Gate site in Dublin 8,

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Carlingford Oyster Company invests in new production facilities

  Carlingford Oyster Company invests in new production facilities

The award-winning Carlingford Oyster Company has improved efficiencies and the quality of its harvest following an investment of more than

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Ireland’s food and drink producers get welcome boost from Maxol’s Homegrown programme

  Ireland’s food and drink producers get welcome boost from Maxol’s Homegrown programme

Having received over 100 applications in 2023 from food and drinks businesses all looking for support, mentorship and an opportunity

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Dale Farm to invest £70 million in Country Tyrone facility

  Dale Farm to invest £70 million in Country Tyrone facility

UK dairy co-operative Dale Farm is investing £70 million in its cheddar processing facility at Dunmanbridge, County Tyrone. The expansion

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CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index sees UK inflation dip below 10% for the first time in two years

  CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index sees UK inflation dip below 10% for the first time in two years

Inflation as measured by the CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index (FPI) fell below 10% in March for the first time in

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Reducing Manufacturing Waste for Cost Efficiency

  Reducing Manufacturing Waste for Cost Efficiency

By Kati Hope, Global Account Manager, Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection This article looks at how food manufacturers can enhance the optimisation

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Campari Group completes €1 billion acquisition of Courvoisier

  Campari Group completes €1 billion acquisition of Courvoisier

Campari Group has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of 100% of Beam Holdings France S.A.S. (now renamed Courvoisier Holding

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Arla Foods Ingredients to acquire Volac’s Whey Nutrition business

  Arla Foods Ingredients to acquire Volac’s Whey Nutrition business

Arla Foods Ingredients has reached an agreement to acquire Volac’s Whey Nutrition business. The UK-based Volac group specialises in turning

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Norbev increases turnover by over 50% following £300,000 investment in skills development

  Norbev increases turnover by over 50% following £300,000 investment in skills development

Ballymena -based soft drinks manufacturer, Norbev has increased its turnover by over 50 per cent following an investment of almost

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The next generation of on premise consumers: how to win Ireland’s Gen Z spend

  The next generation of on premise consumers: how to win Ireland’s Gen Z spend

Gen Z consumers are some of most frequent visitors to Ireland’s pubs, bars and restaurants. However, younger adults have been

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Glanbia to expand its Nutritional Solutions business with $300 million acquisition

  Glanbia to expand its Nutritional Solutions business with $300 million acquisition

Glanbia plc, the Better Nutrition company, has agreed to acquire US-based Flavor Producers LLC for an initial consideration of $300

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Booze brands remain on top in annual ranking of top 25 Irish brands

  Booze brands remain on top in annual ranking of top 25 Irish brands

Valued at EUR2.4 billion, Guinness remains the most valuable Irish brand for the third consecutive year, according to new data from Brand Finance, the

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Refresco expands in North America

  Refresco expands in North America

Refresco, the global independent beverage solutions provider for global, national, and emerging (GNE) brands and retailers in Europe, North America,

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Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

  Deposit Return Scheme surpasses 20 million drinks containers collected since launch

Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme, Re-turn, has achieved a significant milestone, collecting over 20 million drinks containers since its inception on

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DS Smith, invests €6 million in state of the art 4-colour converting machine for EERBEEK Packaging Plant in the Netherlands in response to demand for Sustainable Plastic Replacement & Fibre-Based Packaging Solutions

  DS Smith, invests €6 million in state of the art 4-colour converting machine for EERBEEK Packaging Plant in the Netherlands in response to demand for Sustainable Plastic Replacement & Fibre-Based Packaging Solutions

LONDON, Wednesday 3rd April 2024 – DS Smith, a leading global sustainable fibre-based packaging company, is investing in its Eerbeek

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Arla Foods Ingredients showcases solutions to boost nutritional value of cheese

  Arla Foods Ingredients showcases solutions to boost nutritional value of cheese

Arla Foods Ingredients is demonstrating how manufacturers can meet demand for high-protein cheese products that combine nutritional quality with indulgence.

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Bord Bia appoints two new market specialists for North America

  Bord Bia appoints two new market specialists for North America

Bord Bia has appointed two new market specialists to the North American market. These roles focus on the drinks market

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Leading lubricant manufacturer removes PFAS from entire product range

  Leading lubricant manufacturer removes PFAS from entire product range

One of the world’s biggest food lubricant manufacturers ROCOL has announced it will be removing per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from

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Arla Foods to invest €210 million in English dairy

  Arla Foods to invest €210 million in English dairy

Farmer-owned Arla Foods, one of the world’s leading mozzarella producers, has announced its largest ever investment – €210 million –

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UK SME manufacturers in the food and drink sector prepare for digital future with leadership programmes

  UK SME manufacturers in the food and drink sector prepare for digital future with leadership programmes

UK food and drink manufacturers have been empowered with the vision, skills and drive to pursue smarter manufacturing through Made

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Richard Williams appointed CEO of Müller Yogurt & Desserts

  Richard Williams appointed CEO of Müller Yogurt & Desserts

Richard Williams (pictured) has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Müller Yogurt & Desserts (MYD) in the UK &

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Chivas Brothers Chairman and CEO Jean-Etienne Gourgues assumes Chair of Scotch Whisky Association Council

  Chivas Brothers Chairman and CEO Jean-Etienne Gourgues assumes Chair of Scotch Whisky Association Council

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has announced the appointment of Jean-Etienne Gourgues (pictured) as the new Chair of the SWA

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Bord Bia launches 2024 trade events plan to support Irish exports internationally

  Bord Bia launches 2024 trade events plan to support Irish exports internationally

Bord Bia has announced its international trade programme of activity for 2024 including ministerial-led trade missions and a calendar of

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Armagh company Davison Canners secures new business following £6 million investment

  Armagh company Davison Canners secures new business following £6 million investment

Armagh-based food manufacturer, Davison Canners, has invested £6 million in a new manufacturing facility outside Portadown. As a result of the

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Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

  Solar powered soft drinks: 75% of the electricity used to make Britvic brands in Britain now comes from the sun

75% of the electricity now being used to make Britvic soft drinks in Great Britain – from Fruit Shoot to

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Resilient Scotch Whisky Industry reaches £5.6 billion global exports despite ‘challenging’ 2023

  Resilient Scotch Whisky Industry reaches £5.6 billion global exports despite ‘challenging’ 2023

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has released global export figures that show the value of Scotch exports topped £5.6 billion

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Mixed outlook for British hospitality in 2024 after 800 licensed premises lost in Q4

  Mixed outlook for British hospitality in 2024 after 800 licensed premises lost in Q4

Britain’s number of licensed premises dropped by 0.8% in the fourth quarter of 2023, the latest Hospitality Market Monitor from CGA by NIQ and AlixPartners reveals. The

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Lidl Ireland announces €1.6 billion worth of goods and services procured from Irish suppliers and business partners in 2023

  Lidl Ireland announces €1.6 billion worth of goods and services procured from Irish suppliers and business partners in 2023

Lidl Ireland has announced that more than €1.6 billion worth of goods and services was procured from Irish suppliers and

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A third of Irish consumers are drinking more low and non-alcohol drinks, says CGA’s OPUS survey

  A third of Irish consumers are drinking more low and non-alcohol drinks, says CGA’s OPUS survey

A third (33%) of Irish consumers have increased the frequency that they drink low and non-alcoholic alternatives in the past

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Ornua appoints Conor Galvin as Chief Executive Officer

  Ornua appoints Conor Galvin as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Ornua Co-operative has announced the appointment of Conor Galvin (pictured) as Chief Executive. Ornua is Ireland’s largest

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Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

  Diageo contributes €13 billion to Europe’s economy every year

A new report from Oxford Economics shows that Diageo – a global leader in beverage alcohol, with brands including Johnnie

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ALDI invested another €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023

  ALDI invested another €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023

ALDI has announced that it has spent €1.1 billion with Irish suppliers in 2023, a year which saw the opening

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Food and drink makers secure Made Smarter backing

  Food and drink makers secure Made Smarter backing

SME manufacturers in the UK food and drink sector are the latest to secure backing from Made Smarter’s trailblazing adoption

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BIA Innovator Campus — the first National Centre of Excellence for Irish start-up, micro and small food businesses — officially opens in Athenry following an €8 million capital investment

  BIA Innovator Campus — the first National Centre of Excellence for Irish start-up, micro and small food businesses — officially opens in Athenry following an €8 million capital investment

Ireland’s first National Centre of Excellence dedicated to supporting start-up, micro and small food businesses has been officially opened in

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Britvic plc appoints Rémy Sharps as the Managing Director of Britvic Teisseire International

  Britvic plc appoints Rémy Sharps as the Managing Director of Britvic Teisseire International

Britvic plc has announces the appointment of Rémy Sharps as the Managing Director of Britvic Teissiere International, Britvic’s business unit

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Ahascragh Distillery awarded Origin Green Membership

  Ahascragh Distillery awarded Origin Green Membership

Ahascragh Distillery has been recognised as a verified member of  Origin Green, Ireland’s national food and drink sustainability programme. The

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Tirlán announces CEO transition

  Tirlán announces CEO transition

The Board of Tirlán Co-operative Society Limited, the Irish agri-food business, has announced that after leading the organisation through its recent

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Bord Bia to reactivate €1.6 million campaign in China following resumption of Irish beef exports

  Bord Bia to reactivate €1.6 million campaign in China following resumption of Irish beef exports

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has confirmed the resumption of Irish beef exports to China after

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Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

  Small Packs on Fast Flow Wrapping Lines: How to Comply with Weighing Legislations

In modern food manufacturing, where speed and precision intertwine, those manufacturers navigating horizontal flow wrapping lines encounter a distinct set

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Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

  Scotch whisky boosts UK economy by £7.1 billion

The contribution of the Scotch Whisky industry to the UK economy reached £7.1 billion in 2022. A new report by

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Ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence platform secures backing from Yorkshire AI Labs

  Ground-breaking Artificial Intelligence platform secures backing from Yorkshire AI Labs

IntelliAM, a new Artificial Intelligence platform to help global food and beverage companies cut downtime and boost productivity, has completed

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Irish food and drink exports exceed €16 billion for second consecutive year

  Irish food and drink exports exceed €16 billion for second consecutive year

The value of Ireland’s food, drink and horticulture exports were almost €16.3 billion in 2023, according to Bord Bia’s Export

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Senior management changes at Mannock

  Senior management changes at Mannock

Mannok, the building products and packaging manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Dara O’Reilly (pictured centre) as its next CEO.

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Predictions for 2024 Top Beverage Trends

  Predictions for 2024 Top Beverage Trends

Flavorman, a leading custom beverage development company, has announced its annual predictions for the upcoming trends in the beverage industry

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Made Smarter national roll-out to turbo charge SME manufacturers in British food and drink sector

  Made Smarter national roll-out to turbo charge SME manufacturers in British food and drink sector

Made Smarter, a programme helping SME manufacturers in the UK food and drink sector access technology and digital skills, is

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C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

  C&D Foods to invest €48 million in Longford facility

The petfood division of ABP Food Group, C&D Foods, has announced an investment of €48 million for its flagship facility

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Kerry Group agrees €150 million acquisition

  Kerry Group agrees €150 million acquisition

Kerry Group plc, the global taste & nutrition company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire part of the

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£15.6 million boost for low-emission food production systems in the UK

  £15.6 million boost for low-emission food production systems in the UK

Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are set to invest £15.6 million in 32 projects

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Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

  Origin Green Gold Membership 2023 Recognises Sustainability Excellence in Irish Food and Drink Sector

Bord Bia has acknowledged the sustainability performance of 97 Irish food and drink companies that have attained Origin Green Gold

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