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Major industry bodies the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) and Food & Drink Federation (FDF), have voiced their concerns following the news that carbon dioxide gas shortages may affect the supply of food products to UK consumers. The shortages are said to...read more
Following the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee on 19th June, which is questioning both Sainsbury’s and Asda on their proposed merger, Duncan Brock, group director at the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has raised concern....read more
A serious shortage of food grade carbon dioxide (CO2) is set to have a major impact on the UK food processing sector. The supply situation affecting the European carbon dioxide market is reported to be the worst for decades. Many users of CO2 especially UK food...read more
GS1 UK has announced that Tesco and Ocado have become the first retailers to sign commercial contracts for using productDNA, a new grocery product data-sharing service. productDNA, which launched last month, is said to be the result of the retail industry getting...read more
The Soil Association has claimed that unhealthy eating and obesity in the UK could increase if post-Brexit trade deals do not account for public health. The association’s report, Brexit: Trade, Healthy Eating and Obesity, identifies three risks if the UK is unable to...read more
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The Soil Association has claimed that unhealthy eating and obesity in the UK could increase if post-Brexit trade deals do not account for public health. The association’s report, Brexit: Trade, Healthy Eating and Obesity, identifies three risks if the UK is unable to...
A number of organisations involved in the UK’s food supply industry have put their names to a new manifesto setting out a variety of important principles designed to help ensure that Brexit is a success for the supply of food after the UK exits the European Union. A...
RSPCA Assured has launched a new campaign with the aim to help improve animal welfare post Brexit and encourage consumers to choose produce originating from high welfare farms. The campaign, titled ‘eat less, eat better’, sets out to encourage consumers to eat fewer...
Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...
Rabobank has warned the price of cod could rise by 18% should the UK leave the European Union without a free trade deal in place. The findings come from Rabobank’s latest report on the UK’s fishing industry, Fishing for Answers II. In the event of a hard Brexit, we...
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