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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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CoolKit recognised as one of the best workplaces A Burnley workplace is celebrating after receiving the Investors In People accreditation. Refrigerated van specialist CoolKit has undergone a rigorous assessment, with reviewers looking at the company’s procedures, conducting workplace observations and carrying out interviews with employees. CoolKit first received the accreditation in 2014 and has endeavoured […]

Children’s Charity Ball a Resounding Success Registered Children’s charity the Oakland Foundation, which supports children, young people and their families from Redditch, Bromsgrove and the surrounding areas, has raised over £8,000 at its inaugural Charity Ball, held at the National Motorcycle Museum on Friday 8th September. The evening began with a powerful music selection performed […]

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Anglia Crown extends finger food range with new Crown Advantage individual meals Following the hugely successful introduction of finger food within the company’s flexible multi-portion Crown Choice offering earlier this year, Anglia Crown has developed an individual meal version for its Crown Advantage range. Crown Advantage includes around 40 frozen meals and its innovative packaging […]

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Ground-breaking for Bühler Innovation Campus Bühler celebrated the ground breaking for its Innovation Campus in Uzwil, Switzerland. Completion of the building is expected for the first quarter of 2019. This significant investment of over CHF 50 million, spent over three years, demonstrates Bühler’s commitment to innovation and technology, and to the workplace Switzerland. “This innovation […]

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KK FINE FOODS ENTERS INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH TER BEKE FOOD GROUP KK Fine Foods Plc is happy to announce that it has officially entered into a strategic partnership with Ter Beke Food Group Nv based in Belgium to expand its supply of frozen ready meals and food solutions to the foodservice and retail marketplaces. […]

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Register now for The HVAC & Refrigeration Show Registration is now open for the UK’s only national exhibition for the refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, heating and heat pump sectors taking place at ExCeL, London from 23-25 January 2018. The show has lined-up a number of exciting exhibitors – including manufacturers – with more joining by […]

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Magnavale appoints new CEO Leading temperature controlled food operation, Magnavale has appointed new Chief Executive, Colin Taylor to manage the organisation’s ambitious growth plans. Colin has more than 30 years’ experience in the food industry with major manufacturers such as Bernard Matthews, Moy Park, Pinguin and Vion. His most recent post was as Chief Operating […]

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MD Coral Rose Urges More Girls to Enter Country Range Student Chef Challenge With the 2018 competition now officially open for entries,  Coral Rose, Managing Director of the Country Range Group is urging more girls to enter the Student Chef Challenge to help level the playing field in the often male-dominated professional kitchens. One of […]