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Marks and Spencer shifts towards food market

Marks and Spencer shifts towards food market

Marks and Spencer is planning a big shift towards food at its stores, and reports say the retailer wants to target the weekly family shop, by having more stores that offer its full range of food. At the moment, it is understood that only around 12 of its stores offer...

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Retailers publish low campylobacter in poultry findings

Retailers publish low campylobacter in poultry findings

Retailers across the UK have published their latest findings following regular testing for campylobacter contamination in UK-produced fresh whole chickens. The period covered was Q4 - October to December last year. Figures reveal that on average, across the major...

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Theresa May to ask EU for Brexit delay

Theresa May to ask EU for Brexit delay

During yet another historic evening at Westminster, MPs voted by 413 to 202 (a majority of 211) for the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a delay to the Brexit deadline. The vote means that the UK may not now leave on 29th March as planned. Mrs May said that Brexit...

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Fish continues to flourish

Fish continues to flourish

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel has shown that chilled fish continues with solid value and volume growth in the 12 weeks to 24th February. In the latest meat, fish and poultry (MFP) market update, the renaissance of chilled fish...

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Commons vote creates industry concern

Commons vote creates industry concern

Westminster saw MPs rejecting the idea of Britain leaving the EU without a deal last night (13/3/19) and clearing the way for Brexit to be delayed. In response, Theresa May said there was a clear majority against a no-deal Brexit, but that the legal default, if no...

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Theresa May to ask EU for Brexit delay

During yet another historic evening at Westminster, MPs voted by 413 to 202 (a majority of 211) for the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a delay to the Brexit deadline. The vote means that the UK may not now leave on 29th March as planned. Mrs May said that Brexit...

Commons vote creates industry concern

Westminster saw MPs rejecting the idea of Britain leaving the EU without a deal last night (13/3/19) and clearing the way for Brexit to be delayed. In response, Theresa May said there was a clear majority against a no-deal Brexit, but that the legal default, if no...

Farming and food industry respond to ‘meaningful’ vote defeat

Following the Prime Minister’s defeat in regard to her Brexit deal on 12th March, Presidents of the UK’s four farming unions have urged MPs to take whatever measures are necessary to remove the possibility of leaving the EU without an agreement. NFU President Minette...

Publication of no-deal import tariff schedule

The Government has published its import tariff schedule which indicates surcharge levels that will apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Responding to the details made available today, NFU President Minette Batters said: "While we are relieved that we are finally...

Yorkshire farmer confirmed as new Minister of State for Agriculture

Scarborough and Whitby MP Robert Goodwill has been appointed to the role of Minister of State for Agriculture at Defra. Mr Goodwill was formerly Minister of State at the Department for Education from June 2017 to January 2018, but was sacked from the post on 9th...

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