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Frozen food market continues to excel

Frozen food market continues to excel

The retail frozen food market has grown across almost every category in the last year, according to new statistics from Kantar Worldpanel. Data gathered has revealed that in the 52 weeks to 18th June, there had been an increase in value of 5.4%, taking the overall...

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Growth in food sales during World Cup

Growth in food sales during World Cup

England’s success during the football World Cup caused food sales to grow at supermarkets across the UK with the number of those shopping for food on-the-go rising. This rose from 13% at the start of the tournament to 19% in the week of the semi-finals which then...

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UK Sausage Week is approaching!

UK Sausage Week is approaching!

There is still time to enter your sausages into the UK Sausage Week 2018 campaign's competition with the deadline for nominating products being 10th September. Organisers YPL Exhibitions & Events and Meat Management magazine have already reported a fantastic response...

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Irish food sector preparing for Brexit

Irish food sector preparing for Brexit

It has been revealed that 74% of Irish food companies have made progress in preparing for potential outcomes of Brexit on their business. The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, recently launched the 2018 ‘Brexit Barometer’, a survey of 117 Irish food,...

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EFRA offers update on 2 Sisters’ progress

EFRA offers update on 2 Sisters’ progress

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) has said it is ‘pleased’ with the progress 2 Sisters Food Group is making at its plant in West Bromwich following allegations of hygiene breaches last year. Ranjit Singh Boparan, president of 2 Sisters, is said...

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Get more info about the FMT Food Industry Awards

To find out more about this fantastic awards initiative for the food industry, including voting and nominations, click here.

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Brexit insight

Irish food sector preparing for Brexit

It has been revealed that 74% of Irish food companies have made progress in preparing for potential outcomes of Brexit on their business. The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, recently launched the 2018 ‘Brexit Barometer’, a survey of 117 Irish food,...

Industry reacts to Brexit White Paper regarding future of trade

The government has released a White Paper discussing the future after Brexit, including plans to maintain frictionless trade in goods. The White Paper titled, 'The Future Relationship Between The United Kingdom And The European Union', discusses the plans for...

Ian Wright encouraged by ‘soft Brexit’ discussions

The Food & Drink Federation is “encouraged” by Government discussions at a recent summit which outlined a ‘soft Brexit’. Responding to the Brexit Chequers Summit, Ian Wright CBE, FDF chief executive, said: “Every day UK food and drink firms feed and nourish the...

Government publishes plan for independent fisheries policy

The Government is offering some clarification on how fisheries will be managed after Brexit through a new White Paper – Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations. The document outlines how powers to be proposed in the Fisheries Bill should grant the UK full control...

GMB calls on Government to intervene in CO2 shortage

GMB, the energy union, is calling on the Government to intervene in the CO2 supply chain concern to protect UK interests. A shortage in food-grade carbon dioxide is currently causing issues for the UK food and drink industry. GMB has said that the CO2 supply news is...

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