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Frozen food sees ‘exceptional’ volume growth

Frozen food sees ‘exceptional’ volume growth

The latest frozen food retail statistics have shown that frozen food continues to excel, with value growth across almost every category in the 52 weeks to 9th September 2018. The data, provided by Kantar Worldpanel, values the retail frozen food market as a whole at...

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Supermarket shoppers stock up on festive produce

Supermarket shoppers stock up on festive produce

Shoppers have returned to seasonal favourites as supermarket spending cools off, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks to 7th October 2018. Overall sales grew 3.2% compared to the same 12 weeks last year. Though this is a slight...

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Food and Drink Federation slams updated Brexit notices

Food and Drink Federation slams updated Brexit notices

The latest batch of contingency papers for a no-deal Brexit have been issued by the Government, with Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief executive Ian Wright describing them as ‘shambolic’. The updated list of scenarios outline how the Government would deal with...

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Compass Group CEO to present City Food Lecture 2019

Compass Group CEO to present City Food Lecture 2019

Dominic Blakemore, group chief executive of Compass Group will offer the City Food Lecture 2019. Described as a highly experienced food industry executive, Blakemore took over as group chief executive at the beginning of 2018 and has been a board director of Compass...

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Patisserie Valerie confirms arrest of finance chief

Patisserie Valerie confirms arrest of finance chief

The owner of café chain Patisserie Valerie has confirmed its finance director Chris Marsh was arrested last night (11th October) after "significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities" were uncovered. Patisserie Holdings plc announced that, during...

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Food and Drink Federation slams updated Brexit notices

The latest batch of contingency papers for a no-deal Brexit have been issued by the Government, with Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief executive Ian Wright describing them as ‘shambolic’. The updated list of scenarios outline how the Government would deal with...

Organic sector calls for clearer Brexit

A clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in a ‘no deal’ Brexit is being called for by The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG). “There has been speculation about how the UK will...

No-deal Brexit could cost food industry £9.3 billion

Failing to reach a Brexit deal could cost food retailers and the supply chain £9.3 billion, according to a new Barclays Corporate Banking report. The new Barclays report, Scale, Disruption and Brexit – a new dawn for UK food supply chains? shows that in a no-deal...

No-deal Brexit plans updated by Government

An updated no-deal Brexit scenario list has been released, which includes information about food imports, food exports and producing and labelling. In the newly released ‘No-Deal’ Technical Notices, The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has said...

Technology cannot replace border checks on food post Brexit

Claims that UK border issues can be resolved in the event of a no-deal Brexit through technology have been described as ‘misguided’ and ‘irresponsible’. The Chartered institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has responded to a series of statements from politicians...

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