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Processing equipment provider, Marel, had announced its intention to proceed with a public offering and listing on Euronext Amsterdam later in the year. This will be in addition to its listing on Nasdaq Iceland. Ásthildur Margrét Otharsdóttir, chairman of the Board...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has recommended improved allergen information on pre-packed foods for direct sale. Examples include foods such as sandwiches and salads which are made and packaged on the same premises where they are sold. The move follows the...read more
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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