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FDF, the industry trade body, has been made aware that the House of Commons Select Exiting the European Union Committee is publishing a report into the consequences of “no deal” for UK business. FDF’s chief operating officer, Tim Rycroft gave evidence to the committee...read more
UK consumers want retailers to provide more information to encourage healthier eating, according to new study
Brits could be at risk of serious illnesses as new research has revealed that 78% of consumers do not understand the daily recommended levels of salt, fat and sugar consumption. The nationwide health survey by Spoon Guru, a leader in AI technology, revealed that just...read more
Following a comprehensive business review, Addo Food Group has entered a consultation process over a proposal to close its Spalding bakery site in Lincolnshire during 2020 and transfer products to its Poole and Palethorpes bakeries. The proposed closure, which would...read more
2019 was to mark consumer executive for Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) and popular cook Elwen Roberts', 36th working visit to the Royal Welsh Show, but a broken wrist means that HCC will have to manage without her trademark cooking demonstrations this...read more
A Welsh Government funded project has helped bakery companies to incorporate innovative ingredients into their products to make them healthier. This is in response to directives such as the Welsh Government’s 'Well-being for Future Generations' Act. Project Hexagon...read more
The Food Standards Agency has announced the appointment of Emily Miles as its new chief executive. Emily is currently the acting Director-General for the EU Exit Delivery Group in Defra and will join the FSA in September 2019. With a civil service career spanning...read more
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Food Management Today magazine is the modern, independent voice of the UK food industry, offering news, opinion, expertise and information to Britain’s top managers
FDF, the industry trade body, has been made aware that the House of Commons Select Exiting the European Union Committee is publishing a report into the consequences of “no deal” for UK business. FDF’s chief operating officer, Tim Rycroft gave evidence to the committee...
‘Alternative Arrangements’ for Irish Border are a Backstop by another name says Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
Responding to a report from the Alternative Arrangements Commission on proposals for the Northern Irish border post-Brexit, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has welcomed the proposals but noted they seek to provide the same solutions as the...
New analysis from GMB union shows households could face a 17% surge in grocery shopping basket costs, with hundreds of pounds extra on food and drink bills if the UK leaves the EU with a ‘no deal’. The figures show a family's weekly shop could rocket by more than £800...
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019, food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest first quarter sales value on record....
Following the Prime Minister's resignation on Friday, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove, has confirmed he is standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party, seeking to take over as Prime Minister from Terresa May. Gove was the eighth candidate to signal...
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