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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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BFFF are delighted to announce that we will be holding a seminar next year on the new Sentencing Guidelines that have been published. The new guidelines, which cover Health & Safety, Corporate Manslaughter, Food Safety & Hygiene and Environmental Offences come into force on 1st February 2016. The most notable feature is that fines will […]

Oakland International Join Finalists at Global Freight Awards 2015 Family business Oakland International joined other finalists at the Global Freight Awards on Thursday, 19th November, shortlisted in the Innovation Award category. Oakland’s sector leading Distressed Load Management Service reduces food losses for customers, loss adjusters and hauliers dealing with distressed loads, having consistently demonstrated recovery […]


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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