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Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...read more
A partnership agreement between Ocado Group plc and The Kroger Co. has been announced. Ocado has signed a partnership agreement with Kroger under which Ocado's technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger for grocery and other food distribution related...read more
Ronald Kers, the former global CEO of Muller, has been appointed chief executive officer of 2 Sisters Food Group and will officially take up the reins on 1st June. Kers brings with him more than two decades of experience at global food companies including Nestle and...read more
Trade unions GMB and Unite say Unilever has some serious questions to answer about whether information was withheld from staff regarding the closure of its Colman's mustard facility in Norwich. Following this announcement, which was made in January 2018, the company...read more
New research from retail consultancy firm Newton indicates that when it comes to choosing a supermarket, price is not a priority for consumers. It’s reported that supermarkets believe ‘price is the priority’, however Newton’s research shows that only 27% of consumers...read more
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The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) says that the Government’s current approach to resolving the Northern Irish border issue fails to consider many of the concerns about food. This statement follows a report in the Daily Telegraph which claimed that...
With just one year remaining until Brexit, food and drink expert Darren Seward of NFU Mutual details implications on the food manufacturing sector. “Leaving the EU presents the food industry with vulnerability to a variety of potential practical pitfalls when...
The UK has agreed to leave the European Union on 31st December 2020 and more clarity has been offered on the exit. The main aspects of the agreement are as follows: EU citizens arriving in the UK between the ‘leave date’ will have the same rights as those who arrive...
The UK food sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ when leaving the EU due to rules of origin – according to a report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM). Rules of origin in an...
The annual Provision Trade Federation (PTF) black tie dinner was held on 7th March at the Hilton on Park Lane, London, and guests had the opportunity to hear from Defra Minister George Eustice. Addressing dinner attendees, Eustice outlined some of what the food...
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