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News & Events

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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Living Wage apetito, the leading food provider in the health and social care sector have made a commitment to ensure that all staff will be earning the Living Wage (as established by the Living Wage Foundation) as a minimum, by January 2016. Over 82% of their workforce are already paid at least this amount, including […]

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Speciality Breads Announces New £3 Million Bakery and Living Wage for All Employees Flying the flag for British ingredients and manufacturing, Red Tractor-certified Speciality Breads is continuing its astronomical rise after announcing the launch of a new £3 million state-of-the-art bakery facility and the immediate introduction of the National Living Wage for all its employees. […]

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Active fire prevention ensures 24/7 data availability for this new supercomputer They are the fastest of their time, possessing exceptional computing power, capable of identifying the most complex interrelationships and primarily used for simulation purposes in research: they are the supercomputers. And one such technological marvel has recently been established at the Technical University of […]

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MICHAEL POOLEY TO SUCCEED JAMES McCARTHY AS PRESIDENT OF CHEP EUROPE CHEP today announced a transition of leadership for its European operations. James McCarthy, is leaving the company after seven-and-a-half years. CHEP has appointed Michael Pooley, who has previously led the company’s UK & Ireland business as well as its Sales & Customer Operations team […]

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Food exports: Optimising your International Sales Network 0830-1130, 3rd November 2015, Kingsgate Conference Centre, Peterborough A joint event presented by the Food and Drink Exporters Association and Roythornes Solicitors. Thinking about exporting but don’t know where to find distributors or agents you can trust? Already exporting but want to build more sustainable and profitable sales […]

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UNITED BISCUITS SIGNS THREE-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH CHEP IN EUROPE CHEP, the world’s leading provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, announced today that leading international biscuit manufacturer United Biscuits (UB) has signed a three-year contract renewal for managed pallets in the UK, France and Benelux for more than three million pallet movements annually. United […]

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