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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
The Women In Meat Industry Awards is set to break its own voting record with well over 2,000 votes received in just a matter of days covering the 2019 finalists. Last year a total of 3,000 votes were received and this year it appears that the level of voting will...read more
Happerley is the brainchild of farmer Matthew Rymer, who has consulted across the food industry and worked over the last three years to create, what he calls, a means and a will to turn the food and drink industry transparent, empowering consumers to make choices...read more
Sales of organic salmon are said to be motoring at JCS Fish, reflecting continued expansion of the UK organic food market overall, which is now estimated to be worth £2.33 BN a year and growing.[i] 35% of BigFish brand sales are now organic and JCS Fish is...read more
‘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...
The Liberal Democrats have warned that DEFRA is on “Brexit red alert” as the party revealed the government has hired nearly 3,000 new staff to prepare for the potential fallout. Liberal Democrat Rural Affairs Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said: “This is a...
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