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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
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) are continuing to investigate foods linked to listeria infections in hospitals. This comes after the news that cases of listeria infection were found in six seriously ill hospital patients in England in...read more
Thanks to funding from Asda, FareShare has relocated its Kent Regional Centre to a new premise which will enable the warehouse to provide an additional 480,000 meals to vulnerable people each year. FareShare Kent, run by partner charity Children and Families and the...read more
China will overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia. The country’s total market size will reach CNY11.0tn (US$1.8tn), more than Asia’s next four...read more
Campden BRI, one of the world’s most respected food research and science organisations, is 100 years old this year. To mark the occasion, the Annual Campden Lecture was delivered by Tesco and Danone, which also celebrate their centenaries this year. Five hundred...read more
Scotland is to become the first part of the UK to set maximum limits for consumption of red processed meat over the course of the school week, which, it claims, will also reduce exposure to harmful nitrites. The Scottish Government has said it must deliver on its...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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