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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
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has appointed Donal Denvir as the general manager in Great Britain with immediate effect and will hold several responsibilities. Denvir will be responsible for promoting Irish products in the UK, with a particular focus on raising the...read more
Following the blocked merger with Sainsbury's, Walmart is considering listing Asda on the stock market at some point in the future. Asda is owned by Walmart and its chief executive, Judith McKenna, is said to have told personnel that such listing is being considered....read more
Speaking at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Convention at the National Gallery in London, Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade, Graham Stuart, said that in the first three months of the year, exports had reached £5.7 billion – a rise...read more
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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...
During yet another historic evening at Westminster, MPs voted by 413 to 202 (a majority of 211) for the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a delay to the Brexit deadline. The vote means that the UK may not now leave on 29th March as planned. Mrs May said that Brexit...
Westminster saw MPs rejecting the idea of Britain leaving the EU without a deal last night (13/3/19) and clearing the way for Brexit to be delayed. In response, Theresa May said there was a clear majority against a no-deal Brexit, but that the legal default, if no...
Following the Prime Minister’s defeat in regard to her Brexit deal on 12th March, Presidents of the UK’s four farming unions have urged MPs to take whatever measures are necessary to remove the possibility of leaving the EU without an agreement. NFU President Minette...
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