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A three-year project has been launched with the aim to not only increase the eating quality and value of Welsh Beef production, but to improve returns to farmers and processors. The BeefQ Project, is aiming to enhance the Welsh beef industry’s reputation, and increase...read more
The Government has issued guidance on food and drink labelling in the event of a no deal Brexit, giving businesses a 21-month transition period for significant changes. While food businesses will have the 21-month transition period available there are some technical...read more
Unilever has announced it has acquired the holding company of graze, a healthy snacking brand, for a disclosed sum. Founded in 2008, graze provides a range of snacking nuts, seeds, trail mixes and snack bars, with no artificial ingredients. Having started with a snack...read more
Fruit, vegetables and salad sales have surged by £46 million compared to last January, boosted by customer trends towards plant-based diets, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel covering the 12 weeks to 27th...read more
Following the Government’s announcement that border checks on goods coming into the UK will be greatly reduced in the event of a no deal Brexit outcome, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has expressed ‘serious concern’. CIEH say that the move...read more
Ian Wright CBE, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has welcomed the news that Theresa May will remove the £65 fee EU citizens were going to have to pay to secure the right to continue living in the UK after Brexit. On 21st January, the Prime...
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...
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