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UK food industry faces labour shortfall as Brexit fallout gathers pace

Food manufacturing faces being squeezed by the twin challenges of a potential labour shortage as the supply of EU migrants is reduced or even dries up after Brexit. ©iStock/Bank215

UK food manufacturers faces a shortage in labour skills and manpower fuelled by Brexit and low numbers of young people choosing the sector as a career, say food policy experts.

The first step is to identify different kinds of existing waste in the food production process, before classifying them and assessing how to eliminate them. ©iStock/TeamOktopus

Take it from Toyota – lean and green can cut costs

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Tate & Lyle profits jump 85% as weak pound provides boost

RSPO-alternative standard Palm Done Right sees prospects within confectionery. Photo: PDR

Confectionery industry can go beyond RSPO palm standards, says Palm Done Right

The sharp increase in the butter price is causing a flurry of concern among manufacturers of butter-rich baked goods and patisseries. Pic: ©iStock/yanast

Rising butter price stirs up discontent in bakery and pastry sector

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Firmenich weathers the vanilla supply storm with diversified sourcing

Glanbia Co-op is acquiring 60% of the shares of Dairy Ireland to become part of Glanbia Ireland.

Glanbia Co-op completes share placement for creation of Glanbia Ireland

Beyond chocolate and biscuits: Beanstalk to take Yildiz brands to desserts, ice creams and restaurant menus. Photo: Yildiz

Godiva and McVitie’s moving to new food categories

Aspects of the Mediterranean diet were used to form Barilla's approach in achieving long-term sustainability and improving the health of the population. ©iStock

Barilla identifies Med diet and sustainability as the ‘new culture’ of food

BfR and ILRI will work on mycotoxins in food and feed and milk. Picture: iStock

BfR expands coop with ILRI and starts pyrrolizidine alkaloids project

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