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The food industry has aired its views following the circulation of a study from the University of Oxford in which scientists are calling on the Government for a ‘meat tax’. The national media has been quick to report on the university’s research and claims that the...read more
Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) has reported its food revenue is down by 0.2% and like-for-like revenue is also down by 2.9%, reflecting tough trading over the 26 weeks that ended on 29th September 2018. According to the M&S half year results, the retailer has seen...read more
PepsiCo intends to acquire crisp brand Pipers Crisps early in 2019, subject to approval by the Competition and Markets Authority. It has been revealed that the food and drink team at Walker Morris law firm have advised Pipers Crisps on the potential buy-out which is...read more
Baxters Food Group is investing in a significant advertising campaign this winter, “We Make Super”, that will see the soup brand back on television screens for the first time since 2012. The “We Make Super” campaign will feature a 30 second TV advert created by...read more
The Marine Conservation Society's (MCS) new Good Fish Finger Guide reveals some brands are more sustainable than fresh fish. The society found that 85% of fish in the fish finger products it investigated came from green rated ‘Best Choice’ fish. MCS says the...read more
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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is reported to have made good progress in its preparations for exiting the EU, but still faces an enormous challenge. The newly published National Audit Office (NAO) has assessed how Defra is implementing...
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Lord Bassam have strongly criticised the Government for its approach towards food safety in the United Kingdom post-Brexit. There has been strong pressure on the Government to clarify its approach to both food...
Responding to the Government’s newly published set of ‘no-deal’ Brexit Technical Notices, the Food and Drink Federation along with other industry representatives have expressed their concerns. Today (23rd August), the Government released a publication of guidance on...
The UK’s largest supermarkets have issued a stark warning that a no-deal Brexit would force up the price of the average weekly shopping trolley by as much as 12%. According to the retailers, some staples are expected to rise considerably more because of tariffs. For...
More than three quarters of manufacturers expect input prices to rise during the remainder of 2018, according to a survey from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). More than half of those polled had seen increased ingredient costs (62%), increased packaging costs...
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