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Rod Addy
Works at William Reed Business Media Ltd.
Attended Wilson's School, Wallington
Lives in Crawley, England
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Greencore is refusing to confirm or deny reports that it plans to recruit workers from Hungary as part of a 250 job expansion of its Northampton sandwich factory.
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Food companies face increased risks from social media because they still do not have developed policies for tools such as Twitter and Facebook, according to the law firm Roythornes.
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Dairy Crest has agreed to sell its loss-making dairies to Müller UK & Ireland Group for £80M, alongside half-year results posted today. 
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Food and drink firms could lose millions of pounds in online grocery sales in the run up to Christmas, if their products do not comply with Food Information for Consumers (FIR) regulations for distance selling.
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Insects are unlikely to become a viable solution to feeding the increasing global population if western attitudes towards them remain negative, according to a leading analyst.
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Food and drink manufacturers are planning to lure young engineers away from competing sectors, such as aerospace and automotive, during Tomorrow’s Engineer Week, which started on Monday (November 3).
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Faccenda Foods has agreed to buy Cherry Valley Farms’ duck processing business Cherry Valley Foods by the end of December 2014 in a move that broadens its portfolio of poultry processing operations.
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Manufacturers will face much tougher scrutiny and audits from their retail customers, which could face soaring financial penalties running into millions of pounds for mislabelled products under new EU rules, a regulatory expert has warned.
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Morrisons has posted a “dismal” set of third-quarter results, which prove it is losing the battle with hard discounter stores Aldi and Lidl, warn City analysts.
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Masons Yorkshire Gin founder Karl Mason has built a £250,000 turnover distilling business in under a year, despite having no previous manufacturing experience.
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Ingredients manufacturer Macphie of Glenbervie took a £182,000 hit to its profits as a result of volatile raw material costs, according to its latest annual results.
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Migrant workers make a key contribution to food and drink manufacturing and their loss to the sector would be seriously damaging, according to informed industry sources.
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  • Wilson's School, Wallington
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Journalist
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Multimedia, social media, proofreading, editing, news sourcing and writing, CMS
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  • William Reed Business Media Ltd.
    Online editor, 2013 - present
    I edit www.foodmanufacture.co.uk, a website dedicated to providing the latest news and analysis on the UK food and drink manufacturing industry. Core readers are operations managers, technical managers and senior personnel such as managing directors, CEOs and board directors.
  • William Reed Business Media Ltd.
    Editor, 2012 - 2013
    Editor, www.foodproductiondaily.com, a global site dedicated to covering food production news. Led all editorial aspects of site strategy and managed budgets and site contributors.
  • William Reed Business Media Ltd.
    Editor, 2012 - 2012
    Editor, www.foodnavigator.com, a website covering broad food industry issues across Europe.
  • William Reed Business Media Ltd.
    Deputy editor, 2010 - 2012
    Deputy editor, Food Manufacture magazine, covering the latest news and analysis on the UK food and drink manufacturing industry. Wrote features, news and edited the quarterly supplement, Food Ingredients Health & Nutrition.
  • William Reed Business Media Ltd.
    News editor, 2007 - 2010
    News editor, Food Manufacture magazine, covering the latest news and analysis on the UK food and drink manufacturing industry. Wrote features and news and managed news content and contributions.
  • Newtrade Publishing
    News editor, 2006 - 2007
    News editor, Retail Newsagent, managing a news team of four reporters to cover the latest news and analysis on the retail newsagent trade.
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