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Chinese Vice-Premier visits Cardiff Metropolitan University and Food Industry Centre (ZERO2FIVE) as part of UK tour
During the first visit of its kind, Cardiff Metropolitan University recently welcomed Hu Chunhua, Vice-Premier of the People's Republic of China along with other senior politicians and VIPs from the People's Republic of China and Welsh Government. His Excellency and...read more
Aldi, is to extend a trial removing plastic from some fresh vegetables as part of its campaign to cut packaging. The supermarket began selling five loose fresh produce lines without plastic wrapping in Scotland earlier this year. It is estimated that the move, if...read more
Sainsbury’s has launched the UK's first traditional style butchers offering customers an array of cuts and joints derived from 100% plant-based alternatives. Open for three days starting today (21st June) in Bethnal Green, customers of the East-End butchers can choose...read more
The UK food and grocery industry is forecast to grow by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, bringing the market to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD. Highlights from the data include: Online and discount will...read more
A collective of more than 30 organisations from across the UK’s food and drink supply chain has published A Recipe for Growth, Prosperity and Sustainability: the UK Food and Drink Industry’s Plan for Success, a call-to-action for governments to support and champion...read more
Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacks companies, announced it is investing $6 million in its Reading science centre in the UK to support the development of new chocolate, biscuit and candy products, serving over 150 different countries. Mondelez...read more
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New analysis from GMB union shows households could face a 17% surge in grocery shopping basket costs, with hundreds of pounds extra on food and drink bills if the UK leaves the EU with a ‘no deal’. The figures show a family's weekly shop could rocket by more than £800...
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019, food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest first quarter sales value on record....
Following the Prime Minister's resignation on Friday, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove, has confirmed he is standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party, seeking to take over as Prime Minister from Terresa May. Gove was the eighth candidate to signal...
The Liberal Democrats have warned that DEFRA is on “Brexit red alert” as the party revealed the government has hired nearly 3,000 new staff to prepare for the potential fallout. Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said: “This is a...
The EU27 have granted the UK an extension to the Brexit process, after extensive talks in Brussels on Wednesday evening. The new deadline of 31st October averts the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday 12th April. Prime Minister Theresa...
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