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Summit to tackle latest issues in food safety

Summit to tackle latest issues in food safety

The many challenges involved in ensuring comprehensive food safety throughout processing and packing operations and the best practice solutions to achieve this will be outlined at the second Ishida Europe Food Safety Summit, to be held at Sheffield Hallam University...

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Poland leads food recalls in Q2 2019

Poland leads food recalls in Q2 2019

Poland was top of the pile for food recalls in the second quarter of 2019 – the first time they have been the lead country of origin since at least 2016. A total of 88 recalls and notifications could be traced to the Eastern European nation, ahead of Turkey with 72,...

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UK convenience channel to be worth £48.2 billion by 2024

UK convenience channel to be worth £48.2 billion by 2024

New forecasts from IGD reveal that the UK convenience market is set to grow by £6.9bn in the next five years, to reach £48.2bn by 2024. The channel will benefit from lots of new store openings over the period, helping to fuel a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%....

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Seafood fraud putting consumers safety at risk

Seafood fraud putting consumers safety at risk

In the wake of a five-year-long bait-and-switch scheme in which a Virginia-based seafood company intentionally mislabelled crabmeat, Lloyd’s Register is calling for the seafood industry to do more to confront rogue behaviour. Casey’s Seafood imported 183 tons of...

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A third of teachers lost on sources of food and farming info

A third of teachers lost on sources of food and farming info

A third (33%) of teachers do not know where to go for information on food, farming and healthy eating practices, according to YouGov research commissioned by AHDB. Teachers said that they were most likely to turn to organisations, which are not specialist in the area,...

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FMT Food Industry Awards

With product nomination and online voting open, now is the time to get involved with the FMT Food Industry Awards. Click here to find out more.

Food Management Today magazine

Food Management Today magazine is the modern, independent voice of the UK food industry, offering news, opinion, expertise and information to Britain’s top managers
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Brexit insight

Food exports see biggest first quarter sales value on record

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019, food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest first quarter sales value on record....

Industry reacts to PM resignation and EU elections

Following the Prime Minister's resignation on Friday, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove, has confirmed he is standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party, seeking to take over as Prime Minister from Terresa May. Gove was the eighth candidate to signal...

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