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This section covers latest news & events for BFFF and the industry and also the Federation’s commercial activities and events such as the Dinner Dance and Annual Luncheon as well as highlighting important dates for your diary.

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BFFF COMMENCES SUCCESSION PLANNING FOR FUTURE CHIEF EXECUTIVE British Frozen Food Federation president Peter Allan has announced the organisation’s chief executive Brian Young will step down in the spring of 2017. Addressing the Federation’s annual lunch at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London this week (24 Nov), Mr Allan said: We continue to act and […]

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Almondy acquired by Danish group, Givesco Bakery Swedish bakery Almondy has been acquired by Danish group Givesco Bakery in a move that is expected to strengthen the position of both businesses. Givesco Bakery is a family-owned company which has been manufacturing baked goods, chocolate and confectionery since 1931. In that time it has expanded its […]

We are delighted to announce the publication of the BFFF ‘Guide to the Management of Listeria in Food Processing’. The new guide applies to food businesses involved in the production and preparation of ready to eat (RTE) and ready to defrost and eat (RTDE) foods. Listeriosis is potentially very harmful infection which, although relatively uncommon […]

NFT DISTRIBUTION DOUBLES ITS VOLUME OF CHEP PALLETS IN FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL The logistics service provider expands its business and opens a new temperature-controlled port-centric facility at the Port of Tilbury Manchester, UK – 11th November 2015 – NFT Distribution, the UK’s leading partner to the chilled food and drink sector, has signed a five-year […]

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BAKO South Eastern Partners with Enterprise Flex-E-Rent for Fleet Replacement Programme When food service company BAKO South Eastern was looking to upgrade its temperature controlled distribution fleet, the Wimbledon-based organisation switched its acquisition policy from outright purchase to contract leasing and selected Enterprise Flex-E-Rent as its sole supplier for the new vehicle programme. This decision […]

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Roythornes appoints Peter Seary as a new corporate partner Leading food sector law firm Roythornes has announced the appointment of Peter Seary as a corporate partner with its corporate and commercial department. Peter Seary will head up the mergers and acquisitions side of Roythornes’ already strong food team, which advises clients on everything from regulatory […]

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