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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...read more
Tesco has released its First Quarter Trading Statement 2018/19, and growth plans are on track with total UK and Republish of Ireland (ROI) sales up 3.5%. Tesco’s UK like-for-like sales were up 2.1% as performance improved through the quarter (after taking the timing...read more
The Queen’s Birthday Honours List has recognised the achievements of several people in the UK food industry; among them Stephen Hall, Archibald MacMillan, James McCrum and John Alvis. Below is a brief profile of each of the recipients ... Stephen Hall OBE Stephen Hall...read more
A new paper by Professor Iain Fraser from the University of Kent states that new technology will be required for mandatory country of origin labelling (COOL). Currently only a small number of products in the European Union legally require COOL information, such as...read more
Recent meat, fish and poultry (MFP) results shows that burgers and chicken are seeing major growth, while fish has also received a boost. This is according to the most recent data from Kantar Worldpanel, covering the 12 weeks to 20th May. Burgers up 17% Hot weather...read more
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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...
With Red Tractor being a main foundation for British agriculture, it is urging the Government to ensure that food production is at the forefront and being made a priority. Jim Moseley, who is the CEO of Red Tractor Assurance, expresses his thoughts that food...
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