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Impact of Brexit pushes UK seafood sector to “rock bottom”

Impact of Brexit pushes UK seafood sector to “rock bottom”

The UK’s seafood sector is at “rock bottom” with the impact of Brexit resulting in significant price drops, according to Seafood Scotland. Price drops of around 50% have been reported by Seafood Scotland, along with system failures and a lack of clarity on paperwork...

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Industry bodies warn of increased costs to food supply chains

Industry bodies warn of increased costs to food supply chains

The UK’s exit from the EU has the potential to increase food supply chain costs and cause further disruption to Northern Ireland’s retailers, according to the Future Relationship with the European Union Committee. The committee held an evidence session yesterday to...

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Nuffield Scholar applications now open

Nuffield Scholar applications now open

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust (NFST) has opened applications for its 2022 scholarship programme. Applications are now open until the 31st July 2021 deadline. Around 20 scholarships are award each year to applicants working across the farming, food,...

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Supermarkets hit out at NI food shortages

Supermarkets hit out at NI food shortages

In a letter to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove, Supermarket chiefs have called for ‘urgent intervention’ to prevent further disruption to Northern Ireland food supplies. Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have teamed up to highlight...

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Nomad Foods in talks with Fortenova over potential takeover

Nomad Foods in talks with Fortenova over potential takeover

Following its acquisition of Findus Switzerland, Nomad Foods Limited has begun negotiations to takeover Fortenova Group’s Frozen Food Business Group (FFBG). The deal would see Nomad Foods also acquire other frozen brands, including Ledo and Frikom. With a frozen food...

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Industry bodies warn of increased costs to food supply chains

The UK’s exit from the EU has the potential to increase food supply chain costs and cause further disruption to Northern Ireland’s retailers, according to the Future Relationship with the European Union Committee. The committee held an evidence session yesterday to...

Supermarkets hit out at NI food shortages

In a letter to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove, Supermarket chiefs have called for ‘urgent intervention’ to prevent further disruption to Northern Ireland food supplies. Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have teamed up to highlight...

Industry welcomes Brexit agreement

Trade organisations across the food industry have welcomed the historic Brexit agreement which was finally reached between the UK and the European Union (EU). Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the deal on Christmas Eve and the process of ratifying the agreement...

Historic trade deal agreed between UK and EU

After protracted negotiations, an historic post-Brexit trade deal has been agreed between the EU and the UK. The Government announced today on Christmas Eve that a deal had been reached, although it still has to be fully ratified by EU member states and in the UK...

New farming roadmap outlined for Wales

A series of proposals aimed at creating a sustainable future for farming and agriculture have been announced by Welsh rural affairs minister, Lesley Griffiths. The proposals aim to maintain high food safety, animal welfare and environmental standards and will look to...

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