Food Production News

Cider tankering deal creates sweet taste of success


Lanes Group has won a three-year contract with fast-expanding beverage manufacturer Bevisol to take away drinks production effluent for anaerobic digestion. It is making daily tanker collections of 150 cubic metres of waste water created during cider production at the Bevisol plant in Ledbury, Herefordshire. Bevisol Projects Manager Tim Powell said the contract was running…

Lanes tanker for Bevisol

Lanes carries out double-quick repair at England’s oldest inn


Lanes Group has completed urgent drainage pipe renewal work at England’s oldest inn – and did it in double quick time so its chef could reopen the kitchen in time for the weekend. The fault at the Old Ferry Boat, near St Ives, Cambridgeshire, which dates back to the early Middle Ages, was identified during…

Old Ferry Boat Inn Exterior

Lanes gives a sticky problem a sweet outcome


Lanes engineers have helped a client solve a sticky problem after a truck carrying glucose syrup shed part of its load along a busy road. Police called to the incident advised the truck’s owners that the gooey mess had to be cleaned up before the lorry could move on – so they called Lanes Group…

Cleaning of Glucose spill.

Lanes engineers help make sure Royal visit goes sweetly


Lanes Group engineers responded to an emergency alert from a sweet manufacturer after a blocked drain caused a stink just hours before a royal visit. Directors and staff at The Candy Makers were preparing in minute detail for a tour of their factory by the Princess Royal, when their plans looked like they were going…

Princess Anne with Jar of Sweets