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Scotland is to become the first part of the UK to set maximum limits for consumption of red processed meat over the course of the school week, which, it claims, will also reduce exposure to harmful nitrites. The Scottish Government has said it must deliver on its...read more
A team of students from University of Reading has won the gold prize at Ecotrophelia for their vegan energy sweets for endurance athletes. The Venergy team has developed lemon and lime flavoured energy sweets which provide a vegan sustainable alternative to energy...read more
Tesco plc has announced its first quarter trading statement in what the multiple called a ‘subdued market.’ Commenting on its first quarter trading report Tesco’s chief executive, Dave Lewis, said: "We have had a strong start to the year, growing ahead of the UK...read more
The UK food industry is set to face further challenges following the Government’s announcement that it plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions to almost zero by 2050. An FDF spokesperson said: “This Government announcement to set the UK on a course towards net-zero...read more
The NFU is urging all Conservative Party leadership candidates to commit to delivering a positive future for British food production and to work with producers to seize the opportunities that lie ahead. In an open letter, NFU president, Minette Batters, highlights...read more
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...
Last night, Thursday 21st March, after around eight hours of talks, EU leaders offered to delay Brexit until 22nd May if British MPs approve the prime ministers exit deal next week. Theresa May will return to the UK today and once again try to convince MPs in the...
The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA), which works closely with companies of all sizes who trade internationally, has been impressing upon Government the huge frustration and concern felt by UK businesses in relation to the Brexit process. At the IFE show in...
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