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It has been confirmed that UK Sausage Week 2019 will be returning on Monday 28th October through to Sunday 3rd November, which is a week later than originally scheduled. YPL Exhibitions & Events has confirmed this is due to the Meatup Show being postponed this...read more
The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) is seeking to reform supply contracts between farmers and packers after lawyers found terms of agreements appear to be “grossly imbalanced in favour of buyers”. A team of legal experts from Birketts LLP...read more
The final countdown to this year’s Food Management Today Industry Awards ceremony has begun, and organisers are urging anyone who has still not booked their ticket to do so now – as very limited space remains. The lunch and ceremony will be held on 31st January 2019,...read more
The food industry has responded to the EAT-Lancet Commission report that claims a ‘planetary health diet’ would prevent millions of deaths a year and avoid climate change. The planetary health diet is largely plant-based and allows an average of 2,500 calories a day....read more
A fund has been opened by the government, to substantially reduce waste from food businesses, under a multi-million pound pilot scheme. Food redistribution organisations in England will be able to bid into a £5 million pot to help them overcome the financial barrier...read more
The food industry has voiced its opinion on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal being rejected by 230 votes in Parliament. The defeat is said to be the largest for a sitting government in history. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a vote of no confidence...
National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Minette Batters has challenged the Government to live up to its responsibilities to ensure that Britain has a robust supply of safe, traceable and affordable food following Brexit. Speaking at the Oxford Farming Conference,...
A more supportive, flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of wide-ranging review into the UK farming sector published yesterday. (Thursday 13 December). The final report by Dame Glenys Stacey, concludes that current...
An extraordinary meeting of the National Farmers' Union of England and Wales (NFU) Council has agreed six principles that will guide the NFU in its aim to deliver the best outcome from Brexit for British farmers. Commenting on these principles, NFU president Minette...
In a Treasury Committee meeting, taking place on 4th December, it has been reported that Bank of England governor, Mark Carney has warned that food prices could rise between 5% and 10% after Brexit. Carney has told MPs that if the UK sees an extreme case, food prices...
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