Santander organises food & drink trade mission to Singapore

Ten of the UK’s leading independent food and drink manufacturers took part in the first Santander trade mission to Singapore where they had the chance to meet with some of the country’s largest supermarket chains and leading buyers and distributors.

Azelis announces new senior appointments in Asia Pacific

Azelis has made two new appointments in Asia Pacific, supporting the high growth potential of this dynamic region. Hirotaka (Hank) Kawano joins Azelis as Managing Director of Japan. He succeeds Mitsuru Katada who will retire on 31st March 2017 after having successfully led the company’s Tokyo operations since 2014. Kawano holds a Bachelor’s degree in […]

Brits present opportunity for on the go dairy

A recent Canadean survey finds 50% of Brits feel there are not enough hours in the day to fit in all their desired activities, while 56% report making attempts to reduce the time spent on necessary tasks and chores to free up time for more favourable activities.


Scottish food exports exceed £1.1 billion

Scottish food exports have surpassed the £1.1 billion mark for the first time, with total food and drink exports valued at £5.1 billion in 2014. The new figures, which have been extracted from official HMRC export statistics for 2014, show that food exports alone grew by 3.5% on 2013, driven primarily by an increase in […]

UK cheese industry missing export opportunity

With cheese imports up 47% year-on-year during the first ten months of 2014, China is rapidly developing an appetite for cheese; however, the UK is failing to take advantage of this opportunity, according to market research firm CCM. China imported 56,028 tonnes of cheese between January and October 2014, which is substantially higher than the […]

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