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The latest meat, fish and poultry market (MFP) update from Kantar shows that chilled fish remains a star performer, with value and volume growth ahead of grocery. There have been 3.9 million more trips containing chilled fish, with 322,000 more shoppers entering the...read more
Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a 28.8% rise in annual pre-tax profits, with chief executive Dave Lewis explaining he is “delighted with the broad-based improvements”. Revenue grew 11.2% to £63.9 billion, and like-for-like sales rose 2.9%. including 1.7% at Tesco...read more
The organisers of the annual Food Management Today Industry Awards, YPL Exhibitions & Events, has confirmed that celebrity chef Michel Roux Jr. will be its new host for the prestigious awards lunch and ceremony, scheduled for March 12th 2020. Commenting on the...read more
According to Food Standards Scotland (FSS), food allergies are becoming increasingly common, and recent consumer research shows that 15% of people surveyed either have a food allergy or have someone in their household with a food allergy. FSS has launched a new food...read more
Larger Tesco stores will be offering vegan alternatives in the meat aisles from Monday 8th April, in a new fixture so that customers will find both next to each other. Derek Sarno, Tesco’s director of Plant-Based Innovation said: “We are seeing a new kind of shopper -...read more
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has responded to new health claims published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, which states that product packaging for a large proportion of foods marketed to children in the UK are ‘confusing’ and could be...read more
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The Government has published its import tariff schedule which indicates surcharge levels that will apply in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Responding to the details made available today, NFU President Minette Batters said: "While we are relieved that we are finally...
Scarborough and Whitby MP Robert Goodwill has been appointed to the role of Minister of State for Agriculture at Defra. Mr Goodwill was formerly Minister of State at the Department for Education from June 2017 to January 2018, but was sacked from the post on 9th...
Following on from his controversial article in Saturdays Daily Telegraph, which generated considerable media coverage over the weekend, Woody Johnson the US Ambassador to the UK has told the BBC that criticism of US food standards was ‘designed to reduce not increase...
As Brexit uncertainty intensifies, the latest grocery market share figures, published from Kantar Worldpanel, shows year-on-year supermarket sales growth of 1.9% during the 12 weeks to 24th February 2019. Overall, grocery volumes rose by 1.2% in the 4 weeks which is...
In a newspaper article over the weekend, the US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, has claimed that the EU's ‘Museum of Agriculture’ approach was not sustainable. He also stated that American farmers are ‘the future of farming.’ Published in Saturday’s Daily...
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