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Abergavenny Fine Foods bought by Frostkrone Food Group

Abergavenny Fine Foods bought by Frostkrone Food Group

The German Frostkrone Food Group has acquired UK business, Abergavenny Fine Foods Ltd expanding its international presence. The UK company has its headquarters in south Wales in a plant built in 2016 where a total of 200 staff are employed. Abergavenny Fine Foods Ltd...

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Brakes launches help for hospitality campaign

Brakes launches help for hospitality campaign

Brakes, the UK foodservice wholesaler, has launched a new campaign designed to help get hospitality customers back on their feet, once able to reopen after the current nationwide lockdown. The company says the campaign is the most extensive it has ever run, and was...

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Baking innovations

Baking innovations

SPECIAL FEATURE – Commercial baking: Bakery businesses supplying the food retailing sector have benefitted from a rise in volume sales during 2020. This has been driven primarily by an explosion in online grocery retail, which grew by nearly 100% between February and October, according to ONS figures.

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FMT Food Industry Awards ceremony to present online

FMT Food Industry Awards ceremony to present online

The annual FMT Food Awards ceremony has been scheduled to be presented online this year for the first time as a virtual event. For some time organisers had hoped to go ahead with a physical event, but the continued impact from Covid-19 has resulted in a review to...

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Brexit insight

Food and drink exports to EU drop by £5.6 billion

UK exports of goods to the EU fell by £5.6 billion in January 2021 which contributed towards the biggest monthly decline in British trade for more than 20 years. Exports of food and live animals to the EU, which includes seafood and fish, decreased by £0.7 billion in...

What the ‘Brexit effect’ means for the food manufacturing sector

The ‘Brexit effect’ is impacting the food manufacturing sector in many different ways, including the availability of labour, skills and knowledge. Matthew Carr, managing director at Integrated Food Projects (IFP) explains what food manufacturers can do to solve the continuing people and skills shortage post-Brexit.

Efra announces inquiry into Brexit border delays

MPs have called on Environment Secretary, George Eustice, to provide more details on Government aid for seafood and meat businesses which have been impacted by Brexit border delays. Trade organisations had previously called on Government to support meat and seafood...

Defra announces £23m emergency fund for seafood sector

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced a £23 million emergency fund for seafood exporters impacted by Brexit delays. Each business will be able to claim up to £100,000 if they are able to prove “genuine loss” in exporting fish...

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