Merit for Deli Solutions from the British Safety Council

We are delighted to announce that Deli Solutions has been presented with an  International Safety Award from the British Safety Council, for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work.  It is one of 250 organisations to win a Merit in the 2020 International Safety Awards. This recognition is a […]

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Deli Solutions named ‘Highly Commended’ at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

We were delighted that Deli Solutions, our olive and antipasti manufacturing site in Clitheroe, was named Highly Commended in the ‘Site Team of the Year’ category at last night’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards. At a glittering ceremony in London, we were presented with our commendation by Ana Matronic. “Our culture is about actively encouraging and […]

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Squeaky Bean ready-to-eat launches

About a year ago our  plant-based brand, Squeaky Bean, made its first appearance in supermarkets. Pitched as a ‘dirty’ vegan brand it was set to shake up the dull and predictable packs lining the meat-free section. The best cornflake-coated Nuggets, oozing Satay Kiev and Fishless Fingers consumers had tasted turned some heads. With branding that […]

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Food trends – our review of 2019

Matt McAuliffe is our head of Product Development & Inspiration and has guest written our blog post looking at the trends we saw in 2019. With competition for new products increasingly more fierce and consumers becoming more informed, it’s more important than ever to understand what consumers really want. Whether this is listening to people […]

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Christmas charity 2019

Regardless of how many people they employ from their local area, businesses are an important part of the community they reside in. Business involvement with local charity and support groups can provide meaningful partnerships. From raising funds and awareness or even offering employee volunteering it’s a great way to give something back. This Christmas we’re […]

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Commitment made to Food Waste Reduction

Winterbotham Darby have joined a collective of large UK food businesses (across retail, manufacturing and foodservice) to commit to reduce food waste by 50%, by 2030, across their UK operations. The UN reports that about a third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted and in the UK alone this was […]

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WD new sponsors of Food for Sale

After a successful 2019, the world’s leading awards for food photography and film, Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year, are back for 2020. With more entries than ever before and from 77 countries in 2019, Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year shines a light on the very best photography and film shorts showing […]

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Food Film Shorts 2019 winner – Black Sesame

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Food Film Shorts category at the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year awards is ‘Black Sesame’, by Jennifer Davick. Jennifer’s short film shows Chef Maya Erickson’s Black Sesame Dessert. Maya created this dessert while working as the pastry chef at Lazy Bear, a San Francisco […]

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Benefits of environmental enrichment on pig health and welfare

Recent research suggests that short pulses of enrichment induced behaviour may have beneficial effects on the brain in terms of improved emotional state and reduced inflammation. The beneficial effects of environmental enrichment on the reduction and prevention of harmful behaviours in captive animals are well known, however research into its effects on neural development and […]

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Production Partner Focus – Madeo, Italy

Each month we run a profile on our high welfare production partners and this month it’s the turn of Good Pig Award 2017 winners Madeo. More from Anna Madeo… Who are Madeo and what is their history? Madeo was the brainchild of Ernesto Madeo who, along with his family, started his breeding farming in 1984. […]

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Animal Health and Welfare courses – May 2019

From across our network here are some dates for training events, conference or workshops Tuesday 14th May – Welfare Indicators for Novel Species in Aquaculture – Swansea This event is free but booking is essential (via eventbrite here) For more information on the event, you can download a flier here  

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