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AHDB to launch baked-potato campaign in 2021

AHDB to launch baked-potato campaign in 2021

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is planning to follow up its promotional potato campaign from earlier this year with another £150,000 marketing push in 2021. The campaign will aim to promote the health and nutritional aspects of baked...

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UK organic sector to be recognised after Brexit

UK organic sector to be recognised after Brexit

The European Commission has announced that the UK's six organic certification bodies will be recognised for 12-months following the end of the Brexit transition period. Concern had been growing amongst farmers that without EU recognition, organic products from the UK...

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Singapore to approve cell-based meat products

Singapore to approve cell-based meat products

Singapore has become the first country to approve cultured meat for commercial sale after the Singapore Food Agency said that the cell-based chicken produced by San Francisco-based start-up Eat Just met the safety standards for use in nuggets. Eat Just, formerly...

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Nestlé sets out plan to half emissions by 2030

Nestlé sets out plan to half emissions by 2030

Nestlé has announced its global roadmap to halve its emissions by 2030 and to achieve net zero by 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. As a signatory of the UN ‘Business Ambition for 1.5°C’ pledge, Nestlé is one of the...

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Women in Meat Industry Awards 2020 winners announced

Women in Meat Industry Awards 2020 winners announced

Margaret Boanas, chairman of the International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) has been crowned the ‘Meat Businesswoman of the Year’ at this year’s Women in Meat Industry Awards ceremony. The initiative recognises the important role and contribution of women in the meat...

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UK organic sector to be recognised after Brexit

The European Commission has announced that the UK's six organic certification bodies will be recognised for 12-months following the end of the Brexit transition period. Concern had been growing amongst farmers that without EU recognition, organic products from the UK...

Truss confirms changes to Trade and Agriculture Commission

International trade secretary, Liz Truss, has announced a series of changes to the Trade and Agriculture Commission which will see it put on a statutory footing. The Commission has also been extended beyond its initial six-month period and will now be in place for up...

Food industry “concerned” by PM’s no-deal comments

Key figures across the food industry have issued concern after Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned that the UK could be heading for a no-deal Brexit. Speaking after a summit last week, which Johnson had previously said was the deadline for a deal, he said that trade...

NFU president meets with Prime Minister to discuss British standards

National Farmers Union (NFU) president, Minette Batters, has met with Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss the need for action to safeguard British farming’s standards in trade policy. Batters urged the Prime Minister to increase the parliamentary scrutiny of trade...

NFU responds to Agriculture Bill vote

The president of the National Farmers Union (NFU), Minette Batters, has hit out at the decision to reject the latest round of amendments to the Agriculture Bill, saying that the future of British food and farming is at stake. On Monday 12th October, MPs voted against...

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