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Speaking during the recent NFU Conference at the ICC Birmingham, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove has promised to protect farmers and the food industry from cheap food imports. In her own speech to Conference, NFU President Minette Batters called for the...read more
New information has been published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to ensure import and export trade in animals, animal products, fish and food can continue in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. This guidance is...read more
Nominations for product entries are in full swing for the 2019 MM Meat Industry Awards, the biggest event of its kind serving the UK meat sector. Organisers YPL Exhibitions & Events are reminding manufacturers’ and retailers’ that the deadline of 6th March for...read more
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the proposed deal between Sainsbury’s/Asda could lead to a worse experience for shoppers across the UK. This is said to be through higher prices, a poorer shopping experience, and reductions in the range and...read more
In the latest meat, fish and poultry (MFP) market update from Kantar Worldpanel, chilled fish has seen the highest value growth, attracting 332,000 more shoppers. With Veganuary having minimal impact. Covering the 12 weeks to 27th January, Kantar has seen all fish...read more
Previously the company’s Joint Chief Operating Officer, Addo Food Group has announced Deborah Bolton as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stepping down from his position, Chris Peters, former CEO, will continue to be actively involved in the Addo Food Group, serving in...read more
Speaking during the recent NFU Conference at the ICC Birmingham, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove has promised to protect farmers and the food industry from cheap food imports. In her own speech to Conference, NFU President Minette Batters called for the...
With just over a month to go until the 29th March deadline, concerns are growing around the implications of a possible no-deal Brexit. Stepping into the fray, John Perry, the managing director of supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA, has commented on what he...
In a letter to Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove, over 30 food and drink trade bodies have asked that any non-Brexit consultations be placed on hold as a ‘matter of great urgency’, until the current Brexit uncertainty is resolved. The letter, which was signed by...
The Government has issued guidance on food and drink labelling in the event of a no deal Brexit, giving businesses a 21-month transition period for significant changes. While food businesses will have the 21-month transition period available there are some technical...
Members of the food industry have responded to the recent vote in the House of Commons regarding Brexit, calling for more speed in confirming a deal. MPs have voted in favour of re-opening talks with Brussels and against a proposal to delay Brexit in order to prevent...
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