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Carbon dioxide shortage impacts on food sector

Carbon dioxide shortage impacts on food sector

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...

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Tesco and Ocado become first retailers to join productDNA

Tesco and Ocado become first retailers to join productDNA

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...

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Trade deals must account for public health

Trade deals must account for public health

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...

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Iceland sales rise 8% despite supply chain problems

Iceland sales rise 8% despite supply chain problems

Iceland has released its full-year results, revealing an increase in total sales to more than £3 billion. The grocer, which specialises in frozen foods, has also seen an increase in like-for-like sales by 2.3% in the 53 weeks to the end of March this year. However, it...

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Brexit insight

Trade deals must account for public health

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...

Industry shows united front on Brexit

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 campaign encourages high welfare produce

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 total 47% of UK food sector turnover

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...

Cod prices could rise 18% when UK leaves EU

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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