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The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the appointment of Tim Rycroft to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Rycroft joined FDF in September 2015 as director of corporate affairs. In this new role, Rycroft will provide direct support to FDF chief...read more
Claims that UK border issues can be resolved in the event of a no-deal Brexit through technology have been described as ‘misguided’ and ‘irresponsible’. The Chartered institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has responded to a series of statements from politicians...read more
Tesco has now confirmed the launch of its new discount store brand, Jack’s, inspired by and named after the supermarket’s founder, Jack Cohen. The launch of Jack’s is part of Tesco’s centenary celebrations which will see the business mark 100 years serving British...read more
The Food Management Today Industry Awards product judging is taking place this week and the judges have said they are impressed by the calibre of the entries received. Products have been nominated by the food industry into multiple categories, including: Best Dairy...read more
One of the top shareholders in Unilever has said it will vote against the firm's plan to move its headquarters to the Netherlands. Major British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company Unilever, which manufactures products such as Marmite, is relocating to the...read more
Claims that UK border issues can be resolved in the event of a no-deal Brexit through technology have been described as ‘misguided’ and ‘irresponsible’. The Chartered institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has responded to a series of statements from politicians...
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is reported to have made good progress in its preparations for exiting the EU, but still faces an enormous challenge. The newly published National Audit Office (NAO) has assessed how Defra is implementing...
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Lord Bassam have strongly criticised the Government for its approach towards food safety in the United Kingdom post-Brexit. There has been strong pressure on the Government to clarify its approach to both food...
Responding to the Government’s newly published set of ‘no-deal’ Brexit Technical Notices, the Food and Drink Federation along with other industry representatives have expressed their concerns. Today (23rd August), the Government released a publication of guidance on...
The UK’s largest supermarkets have issued a stark warning that a no-deal Brexit would force up the price of the average weekly shopping trolley by as much as 12%. According to the retailers, some staples are expected to rise considerably more because of tariffs. For...
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