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Restrictions on food adverts: public asked for views

Restrictions on food adverts: public asked for views

The Government is moving forward with its public consultation to ask the general public for their views on ways to reduce the number of adverts for foods that may be high in fat, sugar and salt, that children are exposed to. The consultation sets out proposals to...

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Aldi trials plastic free veg in Scotland

Aldi trials plastic free veg in Scotland

Aldi, has confirmed that it is trialling the selling of vegetables without any plastic packaging in Scotland. The trial, which is now underway, focuses on five veg lines: savoy cabbage, red cabbage, white cabbage, pointed cabbage and cauliflower. Customers will now be...

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Sainsbury’s and Asda respond formally to CMA ‘findings’

Sainsbury’s and Asda respond formally to CMA ‘findings’

J Sainsbury plc and Asda Group Limited has submitted its responses to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Provisional Findings and Notice of Proposed Remedies document, stating it ‘strongly disagrees’ with the findings. Sainsbury's and Asda say that both...

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Andover fire impacts Ocado results

Andover fire impacts Ocado results

Ocado Group plc has announced its trading statement for the 13 weeks to 3rd March 2019, highlighting that it has grown 11.2% in revenue, despite the impact of a major fire at Andover in February. Ocado explains the growth in revenue of 11.2% was impacted by the...

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FDEA outline Brexit impact on UK food exporters

FDEA outline Brexit impact on UK food exporters

The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA), which works closely with companies of all sizes who trade internationally, has been impressing upon Government the huge frustration and considerable concern felt by UK businesses in relation to the Brexit process. At...

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FDEA outline Brexit impact on UK food exporters

The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA), which works closely with companies of all sizes who trade internationally, has been impressing upon Government the huge frustration and considerable concern felt by UK businesses in relation to the Brexit process. At...

Theresa May to ask EU for Brexit delay

During yet another historic evening at Westminster, MPs voted by 413 to 202 (a majority of 211) for the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a delay to the Brexit deadline. The vote means that the UK may not now leave on 29th March as planned. Mrs May said that Brexit...

Commons vote creates industry concern

Westminster saw MPs rejecting the idea of Britain leaving the EU without a deal last night (13/3/19) and clearing the way for Brexit to be delayed. In response, Theresa May said there was a clear majority against a no-deal Brexit, but that the legal default, if no...

Farming and food industry respond to ‘meaningful’ vote defeat

Following the Prime Minister’s defeat in regard to her Brexit deal on 12th March, Presidents of the UK’s four farming unions have urged MPs to take whatever measures are necessary to remove the possibility of leaving the EU without an agreement. NFU President Minette...

Publication of no-deal import tariff schedule

The Government has published its import tariff schedule which indicates surcharge levels that will apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Responding to the details made available today, NFU President Minette Batters said: "While we are relieved that we are finally...

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