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Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...read more
A partnership agreement between Ocado Group plc and The Kroger Co. has been announced. Ocado has signed a partnership agreement with Kroger under which Ocado's technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger for grocery and other food distribution related...read more
Ronald Kers, the former global CEO of Muller, has been appointed chief executive officer of 2 Sisters Food Group and will officially take up the reins on 1st June. Kers brings with him more than two decades of experience at global food companies including Nestle and...read more
Trade unions GMB and Unite say Unilever has some serious questions to answer about whether information was withheld from staff regarding the closure of its Colman's mustard facility in Norwich. Following this announcement, which was made in January 2018, the company...read more
New research from retail consultancy firm Newton indicates that when it comes to choosing a supermarket, price is not a priority for consumers. It’s reported that supermarkets believe ‘price is the priority’, however Newton’s research shows that only 27% of consumers...read more
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Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...
Rabobank has warned the price of cod could rise by 18% should the UK leave the European Union without a free trade deal in place. The findings come from Rabobank’s latest report on the UK’s fishing industry, Fishing for Answers II. In the event of a hard Brexit, we...
With Red Tractor being a main foundation for British agriculture, it is urging the Government to ensure that food production is at the forefront and being made a priority. Jim Moseley, who is the CEO of Red Tractor Assurance, expresses his thoughts that food...
Post-Brexit trade barriers threaten to disrupt the supply and costs of food products, according to a new report from the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee. The report, Brexit: food prices and availability, suggests that around 30% of food eaten...
The Government is running out of time to make negotiations for an “orderly trade system after the Brexit transition” which could risk a huge impact on the food industry. This is according to a report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which was...
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