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Veolia introduces new COVID-19 PPE treatment services

    Veolia introduces new COVID-19 PPE treatment services

Safe collection and disposal of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), used to protect all types of keyworker during the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, has given rise to new challenges for waste

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Dairy industry unites to launch £1m consumer campaign

    Dairy industry unites to launch £1m consumer campaign

The UK dairy sector in partnership with Government has announced a new joint-funded campaign to highlight the importance of ‘human connections’ during the current coronavirus crisis. The £1 million promotional

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Esterform Packaging boosts delivery for beverage and food industry with £26m funding package from Shawbrook Bank

    Esterform Packaging boosts delivery for beverage and food industry with £26m funding package from Shawbrook Bank

Shawbrook Bank has provided a £26m multi-facility funding solution that enables Esterform Packaging Limited (EPL) – a leading supplier of PET preforms and containers for the beverage, food and household

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New Bounce Back Loans launched this week

    New Bounce Back Loans launched this week

Britain’s small businesses will be able to apply for quick and easy-to access loans of up to £50,000 from today – with the cash expected to land within days. Thousands

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Food industry tested by new-old shopping habits, says Kerry Group

    Food industry tested by new-old shopping habits, says Kerry Group

The new coronavirus will have an enduring disruptive impact on supply chains as consumers revert to the one large, weekly shop typical around a decade ago and stockpile essentials, the

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Drinks Ireland releases seven-point plan to safeguard sector

    Drinks Ireland releases seven-point plan to safeguard sector

The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted Ireland’s drinks industry, with the closure of the on-trade and restrictions in supply to many off-trade channels, not just here in Ireland, but across

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The Hershey Company commits $1 million to production of disposable facemasks

    The Hershey Company commits $1 million to production of disposable facemasks

The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced that it is committing $1 million to acquire, install and staff a new manufacturing line dedicated to the production of facemasks. The new line, which will

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RAP repurposes its specialist food packaging designs and technology to make PPE

    RAP repurposes its specialist food packaging designs and technology to make PPE

One of the UK’s leading food-to-go packaging manufacturers, Rapid Action Packaging (RAP), has turned over its production line to manufacture disposable PPE face shield equipment. The company has already begun

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Safefood Ireland issues food shopping advice in COVID-19 context

    Safefood Ireland issues food shopping advice in COVID-19 context

In the context of COVID-19, Safefood Ireland releases a list of good practices to follow when handling grocery shopping. Safefood Ireland highlighted that there is currently no evidence that COVID-19

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M&S sparks neighbourly action with new fund to mobilise over 1,000 local charities and community groups across the UK

    M&S sparks neighbourly action with new fund to mobilise over 1,000 local charities and community groups across the UK

The M&S family (including M&S Bank and M&S Energy) has recently announced the launch of the new Neighbourly Community Fund. The family of businesses kickstarted the fund with an immediate

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Coca-Cola sees slide in Revenues amid coronavirus pandemic

    Coca-Cola sees slide in Revenues amid coronavirus pandemic

The Coca-Cola Company yesterday reported first-quarter 2020 results and provided insight into how the company is navigating through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The company forecast a significant hit to current-quarter

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Glanbia reports a good Q1 with revenues up 17.0%

    Glanbia reports a good Q1 with revenues up 17.0%

Glanbia reported a raise of 17.0% in revenues in Q1 2020 versus prior year due to good demand across both Glanbia Performance Nutrition and Glanbia Nutritionals; “Overall demand in our

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Coldstores to reach capacity in two weeks

Coldstores will reach capacity within two weeks warns the Cold Chain Federation in its latest Covid-19 update. Shane Brennan, CEO, Cold Chain Federation outlined: “With frozen and chilled food products

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Irish government to launch recruitment campaign for fruit pickers

    Irish government to launch recruitment campaign for fruit pickers

The Irish government is set to launch a national recruitment campaign to advertise for temporary workers for the horticulture sector. It hopes to get a suitable reaction from the many

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Glanbia drops March milk price

    Glanbia drops March milk price

Glanbia Ireland will pay a base milk price for March of 29 cpl (including VAT) for creamery milk at 3.6% fat and 3.3% protein. This is a reduction of 2

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Bord Bia unveils support measures for food, drink and horticulture businesses

    Bord Bia unveils support measures for food, drink and horticulture businesses

Bord Bia unveils support measures for food, drink and horticulture businesses affected by COVID-19 as part of the Government Supports for Business In response to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis

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Mondelēz International uses 3D chocolate-making technology to make medical visors for NHS and frontline staff

    Mondelēz International uses 3D chocolate-making technology to make medical visors for NHS and frontline staff

Mondelēz International, has joined forces with engineering company 3P innovation to help produce thousands of medical visors every day to protect front line NHS staff. The food manufacturer is repurposing

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Farmers across Scotland told to cut milk production due to an oversupply

    Farmers across Scotland told to cut milk production due to an oversupply

In a story published by the BBC, we learn that dairy manufacturer Müller has ordered farmers across Scotland who supply them with milk to cut production because of an oversupply.

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Raising Contactless Payment limits can help fight the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

    Raising Contactless Payment limits can help fight the Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

The advertising slogan ‘Every Little Helps’ is used by one of the UK’s leading supermarket chains and seems to have greater relevance than ever as we collectively fight the battle

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UK supply chains rise to the challenge

    UK supply chains rise to the challenge

Organisers of the largest exhibition for the UK’s logistics and supply chain sectors (IMHX 2021 – NEC, 14th – 16th September 2021) are confident that UK supply chains will rise to

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