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Sainsbury’s launches  Future of Food Report

Sainsbury’s launches Future of Food Report

Space farms, food on prescription and jellyfish suppers are all predictions which feature in the Future of Food Report, released by Sainsbury’s. Commissioned by Sainsbury’s, futurologists Department 22, food historian Dr Polly Russell and plant scientist James Wong...

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Cofresh snack foods secures second site

Cofresh snack foods secures second site

Leicester-based Cofresh Snack Foods has announced the acquisition of an additional food production and warehousing facility to cater for significant growth and expansion. An investment of approximately £20m over the next 18 months will enable Cofresh to split its...

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Premier Foods to focus on reducing net debt

Premier Foods to focus on reducing net debt

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods posted its preliminary results ending 30th March 2019, which revealed a £42.7m statutory loss and a net debt of £469.9 million. Results show a trading profit growth of 4.5% to £128.5m, and profit before tax up 12.1% to £88 million. It...

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Brexit cliff edge avoided again – industry reaction

The EU27 have granted the UK an extension to the Brexit process, after extensive talks in Brussels on Wednesday evening. The new deadline of 31st October averts the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday 12th April. Prime Minister Theresa...

Big rise in profits at Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a 28.8% rise in annual pre-tax profits, with chief executive Dave Lewis explaining he is “delighted with the broad-based improvements”. Revenue grew 11.2% to £63.9 billion, and like-for-like sales rose 2.9%. including 1.7% at Tesco...

“Customs union will not solve Irish border issues for food”

Following reports that the UK is edging closer to adopting a customs union with the EU, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has warned that a customs union alone will not solve all of the issues around the border between Northern Ireland and...

Extension to Article 50 voted for by MPs

MPs voted by a majority of just one last night to force Prime Minister Teresa May to ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit process. In a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario, the bill, which was put forward by Labour's Yvette Cooper, will need to be approved by the...

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