FMCG continues to be one of the UK's major employment sectors. At BW Penman Consumer, we work hard to provide the best career opportunities for our candidates so we cover food and consumer goods manufacturing, distribution and retail in this career-driven market. We maintain vast networks and have in-depth understanding into all disciplines, allowing us to source top quality candidates. Our specialists advise and guide candidates to make professional choices with their next career move.
At BW Penman Consumer we understand the market inside out and our recruitment approach matches the fast pace required to deliver the best possible recruitment solutions to an industry that demands better value, convenience and innovation.
Working with high calibre individuals with great experience is the key to our success and we ensure that our clients' business continue to grow and develop.
We cover consumer roles in: Sales, marketing, category management, procurement, operations, technical, NPD, finance and board level appointments.
- Own-label food manufacturers, meat processing firms and bakery ingredients companies are among 40,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) still awaiting compensation after some banks mis-sold loan ‘protection’ products which proved both damaging and difficult to exit.
- A group of European health organisations has urged European Commission president José Manuel Barroso to issue a proposal on nutrient profiling as part of a wider EU goal to reduce premature deaths.
- Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids could help to minimise the debilitating effects that high junk food consumption has on the brain, according to a new review of more than 180 research papers.
- Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) insists its brands will continue to take market share in Russia from PepsiCo, as well as brewers hit by taxes and alcohol advertising and kiosk sales bans.
- Chilled convenience food manufacturer Bakkavör claimed its wide product portfolio had allowed it to offset the effects of poor weather and the horsemeat crisis, after releasing first quarter results for the 13 weeks ended 30 March.
- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found that a flavouring compound used to give a burnt, nutty flavour to confectionery, baked goods and some savoury products is a safety concern for human health.