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Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

  Britvic to invest £22.5 million in sixth bottling line at London factory

Leading soft drinks manufacturer, Britvic, is investing £22.5 million in its sixth bottling line at its East London factory in

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Rockwell Automation Study reports 44% of Consumer Packaged Goods leaders accelerate Digital Transformation to improve quality

  Rockwell Automation Study reports 44% of Consumer  Packaged Goods leaders accelerate Digital Transformation to improve quality

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced the results of the 8th

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Ornua CEO to step down

  Ornua CEO to step down

John Jordan (pictured), Chief Executive of Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, is to step down to take

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Green light for Diageo’s £26 million extension at Baileys site in Mallusk

  Green light for Diageo’s £26 million extension at Baileys site in Mallusk

To help facilitate the evolving needs of the company’s global operations and the demand for the Irish Cream Liqueur, the

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Sustainability takes centre stage in Ireland’s On Premise

  Sustainability takes centre stage in Ireland’s On Premise

Sustainability and ethical practices have become key elements of consumers’ decision-making in Ireland—with crucial consequences for on premise businesses. According

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International whisky firm to develop presence in Fife

  International whisky firm to develop presence in Fife

Plans to develop a bonded whisky storage facility in Glenrothes have taken a major step forward after the project received

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Scotch Whisky exports hold steady after record year

  Scotch Whisky exports hold steady after record year

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has released new figures demonstrating that exports in the first half of 2023 are continuing

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Strong performance by Irish alcohol spirits sector

  Strong performance by Irish alcohol spirits sector

The spirits sector once again demonstrated its strength with sales in Ireland increasing by just over 6% in 2022 to

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Glanbia announces CEO appointment

  Glanbia announces CEO appointment

Glanbia plc, the better nutrition company, has announced that Siobhán Talbot has notified it of her intention to retire following ten

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Arla Foods starts to pays out monthly incentive to owners rewarding climate and sustainability activities on farm

  Arla Foods starts to pays out monthly incentive to owners rewarding climate and sustainability activities on farm

For the first time, Arla Foods has paid out a monthly incentive to its farmer owners’ milk price rewarding climate

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CGA report highlights sporting chance for growth in Ireland’s On Premise

  CGA report highlights sporting chance for growth in Ireland’s On Premise

New research from CGA by NIQ reveals the value of live sport in Ireland’s pubs and bars—and what suppliers can do

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Hospitality industry accounted for 10% of UK administrations in 2023

  Hospitality industry accounted for 10% of UK administrations in 2023

The hospitality industry accounted for 10% of administrations in the first six months of 2023 – the fourth highest sector

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IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

  IMPRESS: An EU Project building zero-waste, sustainable aquatic food value chains

IMPRESS is an industry driven project, based on sound science and centred around the EU Bioeconomy and Blue Growth strategies,

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Müller targets new shoppers with plant-based entry and taps into iconic brand heritage

  Müller targets new shoppers with plant-based entry and taps into iconic brand heritage

Müller Yogurt & Desserts has launched its first plant-based range in the UK and revealed the return of a retro

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Britvic expands its portfolio with the acquition of the UK’s fastest growing ‘ready to drink’ iced coffee brand

  Britvic expands its portfolio with the acquition of the UK’s fastest growing ‘ready to drink’ iced coffee brand

Britvic plc has acquired Jimmy’s Iced Coffee. Founded in 2010, Jimmy’s Iced Coffee is the fastest growing[1] ready-to-drink iced coffee

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UK food manufacturers missing out on R&D tax relief

  UK food manufacturers missing out on R&D tax relief

With the UK’s love of food and drink, it is no surprise that exciting innovations are always happening in the

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Nestlé introduces breakthrough technology that reduces intrinsic sugars in key ingredients

  Nestlé introduces breakthrough technology that reduces intrinsic sugars in key ingredients

Nestlé has introduced a versatile and cost-effective sugar reduction technology that can be applied across different product categories, with benefits

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Kliro Capital Partners acquires UK’s leading independent alcoholic drinks manufacturer ICB

  Kliro Capital Partners acquires UK’s leading independent alcoholic drinks manufacturer ICB

Kliro Capital Partners, a family office investment company with extensive experience in the drinks industry, has acquired 100% of the

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Soaring costs in food, drink, staff and energy pile pressure on UK hospitality

  Soaring costs in food, drink, staff and energy pile pressure on UK hospitality

Hospitality’s post-COVID-19 recovery is threatened by rising prices in multiple key areas, leaders have warned in the latest Business Confidence

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Diageo Ireland invests €25 million in new Guinness 0.0 facility

  Diageo Ireland invests €25 million in new Guinness 0.0 facility

Diageo Ireland has announced that production of Guinness 0.0 will increase by almost 300%, following an investment of €25 million

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Britvic signs exclusive solar power agreement with Atrato Onsite Energy

  Britvic signs exclusive solar power agreement with Atrato Onsite Energy

Britvic, the FTSE 250 global soft drinks business, has partnered with Atrato Onsite Energy, a leading solar energy provider, to

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Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

  Scotch whisky industry releases Water Stewardship Framework

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has published a Water Stewardship Framework, offering research-based guidance for the Scotch Whisky industry as

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Bakkavor makes progress on its carbon, food waste and sustainable sourcing targets

  Bakkavor makes progress on its carbon, food waste and sustainable sourcing targets

Bakkavor, the UK’s leading producer of fresh prepared food, is making progress on its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and

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Total UK food and drink market moving towards recovery by 2025

  Total UK food and drink market moving towards recovery by 2025

The total UK food and drink market is predicted to be worth £315.2 billion by 2028, experiencing a growth of

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Made Smarter whitepaper to accelerate food and beverage manufacturers to net zero

  Made Smarter whitepaper to accelerate food and beverage manufacturers to net zero

Made Smarter has launched a whitepaper to help SME food and beverage manufacturers accelerate their net zero plans. ‘Decarbonisation through

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Seafish unveils five-year Corporate Plan

  Seafish unveils five-year Corporate Plan

Seafish, the public body supporting the UK seafood industry, has launched its Corporate Plan 2023-2028. This strategic roadmap reflects the

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€32 million State investment in Irish Agri-Food sector

  €32 million State investment in Irish Agri-Food sector

The Irish Government has announced a new investment of €32 million in the agri-food sector. The public investment will ensure

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Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

  Food manufacturing is holding back vital investment for the UK economy

Expected longer-term market volatility is impacting investment by the UK’s food and drink manufacturers, according to the Food and Drink

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Sportiest consumers most focused on protein source

  Sportiest consumers most focused on protein source

The most physically active consumers are the most focused on the source, naturality and nutritional quality of the protein they

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Futureproofing Britain’s high street bakers – new research from the CBA

  Futureproofing Britain’s high street bakers – new research from the CBA

Younger generations actively support Britain’s high street bakers, but it seems that they have distinctly different expectations from their older

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Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

  Biopax to invest £47 million in Belfast with revolutionary green packaging business

A new £47 million factory in West Belfast is set to revolutionise the FMCG and Foodservice packaging and labelling market

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Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

  Growing the food sector: UK-Canada partnership to yield greater innovation

Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency, has announced a new bilateral partnership with Protein Industries Canada (PIC), looking to

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UK foodservice price inflation jumps back above 20% in April

  UK foodservice price inflation jumps back above 20% in April

Year-on-year inflation in foodservice prices rose unexpectedly to 21.4% in April 2023, according to the new edition of the CGA Prestige

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Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

  Musgrave announces new deal with Ballymaguire Foods worth €170 million

Musgrave, Ireland’s leading food retail, wholesale and foodservice company, has announced a new multi-million euro deal with Lusk-based ready meal

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ADM unveils new customer Creation and Innovation Center in the UK

  ADM unveils new customer Creation and Innovation Center in the UK

ADM, a global leader in human and animal nutrition, has opened a new Customer Creation and Innovation Center (CCIC) in

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PepsiCo to invest £58 million in Leicester factory

  PepsiCo to invest £58 million in Leicester factory

PepsiCo UK & Ireland has announced a £58 million investment in its Walkers Leicester factory – the group’s biggest investment

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Wall’s Sausage Rolls announce biggest relaunch in the brand’s history

  Wall’s Sausage Rolls announce biggest relaunch in the brand’s history

Wall’s, the UK’s leading sausage roll brand, has announced the biggest relaunch in its history, as it aims to reinforce

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Panelto Foods secures €22 million contract with Lidl

  Panelto Foods secures €22 million contract with Lidl

Lidl Ireland has announced a new deal with Longford bakery, Panelto Foods, valued at €22 million. The new deal will

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Ireland to introduce world-first alcohol health labelling policy

  Ireland to introduce world-first alcohol health labelling policy

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to mandate health labels on alcoholic drinks, alerting drinkers

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Boyne Valley Food Hub opens for business

  Boyne Valley Food Hub opens for business

A flagship food development project in the heart of one of Ireland’s richest farmland areas has been unveiled this week

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Diageo partners with SAP and IBM on five-year global digital transformation programme

  Diageo partners with SAP and IBM on five-year global digital transformation programme

Diageo, the maker of Guinness, Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker, has announced a five-year business transformation program in partnership with SAP

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Made Smarter Awards recognise food manufacturers pursuing digital transformation

  Made Smarter Awards recognise food manufacturers pursuing digital transformation

Two food businesses are among the first recipients of the Made Smarter Awards, which celebrate excellence in manufacturing. The scheme

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Classic Mineral Water boosts growth through investment to increase productivity

  Classic Mineral Water boosts growth through investment to increase productivity

Lurgan-based Classic Mineral Water has made a £3.4 million investment to develop a third bottling line that will enable the

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Nestlé inaugurates new research institute aimed at supporting sustainable food systems

  Nestlé inaugurates new research institute aimed at supporting sustainable food systems

Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Agricultural Sciences to help advance sustainable food systems by delivering science-based solutions in

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Mettler-Toledo Launches X2 Series of X-ray Solutions to Bring Enhanced Product Safety to a Wider Audience

  Mettler-Toledo Launches X2 Series of X-ray Solutions to Bring Enhanced Product Safety to a Wider Audience

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched the X2 Series of high-performing x-ray systems to help enhance product safety at an incredible price

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Tirlán increases revenue by 36% to €3 billion in first year of operation

  Tirlán increases revenue by 36% to €3 billion in first year of operation

Tirlán (formerly Glanbia Ireland and Glanbia Co-op), Ireland’s largest farmer-owned food and nutrition business, has announced its first Annual Report

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PepsiCo confirms €127 million expansion at Irish facility

  PepsiCo confirms €127 million expansion at Irish facility

PepsiCo, a global food and beverage leader, is nearing completion on a €127 million investment at its Little Island production

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£8 million project to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions by 50% at London factory

  £8 million project to improve energy efficiency and cut carbon emissions by 50% at London factory

Leading soft drinks business, Britvic, is redoubling its efforts to cut carbon emissions and save energy – with £8 million

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Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

  Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland launch Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish food and drink industry

Bord Bia and Skillnet Ireland have launched the Origin Green Academy to develop sustainability skills and talent for the Irish

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Carbery Group sees revenue growth of 31% to over €700 million as profits rise 4% to €52.1 million

  Carbery Group sees revenue growth of 31% to over €700 million as profits rise 4% to €52.1 million

Carbery Group, the international ingredients, flavours, and award-winning cheese producer, has reported a positive financial performance for the year ended

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