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Tesco to provide more than 250,000 meals of surplus food

Tesco to provide more than 250,000 meals of surplus food

More than a quarter of a million meals of surplus food are set to be donated to charities and community groups by Tesco this Christmas. It comes as the supermarket looks to end 2018 with more than 36 million meals given to good causes through its Community Food...

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Report recommends more support for UK farmers

Report recommends more support for UK farmers

A more supportive, flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of wide-ranging review into the UK farming sector published yesterday. (Thursday 13 December). The final report by Dame Glenys Stacey, concludes that current...

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No deal scenario ‘catastrophic’ for UK farming

No deal scenario ‘catastrophic’ for UK farming

An extraordinary meeting of the National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Council has agreed six principles that will guide the NFU in its aim to deliver the best outcome from Brexit for British farmers. Commenting on these principles, NFU president Minette...

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‘Which?’ report targets packaging of chocolates

‘Which?’ report targets packaging of chocolates

A new Which? report is targeting chocolates in the run up to Christmas, a key time for confectionary sales. The report claims to highlight excessive packaging for top brands, including Ferrero Rocher, Thorntons and Cadbury, all of which which fell under the spotlight...

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Report recommends more support for UK farmers

A more supportive, flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of wide-ranging review into the UK farming sector published yesterday. (Thursday 13 December). The final report by Dame Glenys Stacey, concludes that current...

No deal scenario ‘catastrophic’ for UK farming

An extraordinary meeting of the National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Council has agreed six principles that will guide the NFU in its aim to deliver the best outcome from Brexit for British farmers. Commenting on these principles, NFU president Minette...

Food prices could rise by 10% warns Bank of England

In a Treasury Committee meeting, taking place on 4th December, it has been reported that Bank of England governor, Mark Carney has warned that food prices could rise between 5% and 10% after Brexit. Carney has told MPs that if the UK sees an extreme case, food prices...

Survey shows food retailers preparing for hard Brexit

In the event of a no-deal Brexit in March 2019, a new survey has shown that over a third of retailers indicated they feel ‘very underprepared’ for a hard Brexit, and are considering stockpiling where possible. Squire Patton Boggs and Retail Economics undertook a...

Stockpiling issues cause concerns for food industry

In a recent meeting with the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, Ian Wright, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation, along with Ian Rayson of Nestle UK, raised various concerns over Brexit. According to a report by BBC, Wright said that...

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