It's that time of year again. Companies are releasing their third
quarter results amid great fanfare, even if there isn't that much
to cheer about. The bottling industry in particular has had a
fairly difficult year, with...
The UK Food Standards Agency is to discuss a number of possible
options concerning the future regulation of promoting food products
to children in a bid to tackle the rising tide of obesity. A move
which has been cautiously welcomed...
United Biscuits has appointed Vanco, the global virtual network
operator (VNO) to design, implement and manage its European Wide
Area Network (WAN). The three year agreement is designed to deliver
complete end-to-end connectivity...
Major British sugar and sweetener group Tate and Lyle has reported
a sixper cent decrease in half year profits today and the success
of agreementsfor future prices for it starches and sweeteners will
have a major impact onthe profits...
Following low wheat crop yields, analysts are warning that Ukraine
isthreatened with increasing food prices, particularly with respect
to breadand bakery produce. The rise in food prices is also
expected to have asignificant knock-on...
Graham Packaging is making its first entry into the salty snack
food market,supplying high-density polyethylene rigid canisters for
Frito-Lay's new Staxpotato crisps. The new Stax went into
nationwide distributon in the US inAugust...
British Sugar's parent company, cash-rich Associated British Foods
(ABF), delivered a strong set of results for the year with the food
and agriculture division pulling in the highest operating profit
for the full year for the...