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Unilever sets sights on €1 billion plant-based business

Unilever sets sights on €1 billion plant-based business

Food manufacturer Unilever has rolled out a series of targets for vegan food production which includes growing a €1 billion (£900m) plant-based business by 2027. Unilever, which owns well-known brands Hellman’s and Ben & Jerry’s, said consumers can expect to see a...

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Changing consumer dynamics in light of Covid-19 explored

Changing consumer dynamics in light of Covid-19 explored

The economic ripple effect of Covid-19 led consumers to re-evaluate their buying behaviours with price, value for money and buying local becoming more of a priority during lockdown, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Bord (AHDB). This led to...

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Anticipation mounts for the Women in Meat Industry Awards 2020

Anticipation mounts for the Women in Meat Industry Awards 2020

With just two weeks remaining until the Women in Meat Industry Awards online ceremony, organisers have revealed the running order for the presentation as well as other key details that viewers will want to know. The ceremony will be streamed live at the Women in Meat...

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Campden BRI appoints new chief executive

Campden BRI appoints new chief executive

Pete Headridge will become the new chief executive of the Campden BRI Group following Chris Huscroft’s retirement on the 1st January 2021. Huscroft joined Campden BRI in October 2018 as director of technology, before becoming director of the Centre of Technical...

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Brexit insight

Truss says US trade deal won’t mean lower standards

International trade secretary, Liz Truss, has said the UK is not prepared to compromise on food standards in a post-Brexit trade deal with the US. Truss told the BBC: “We will not be negotiating that away as part of a trade deal. "It is against the law to import...

Truss announces new Trade and Agriculture Commission

A Trade and Agriculture Commission to help inform a post-Brexit trade policy has been announced by international secretary, Liz Truss and broadly welcomed by the industry. Truss said the new Commission would not be another quango or regulator and would be strictly...

UK and EU farmers united in call for free trade agreement

Farming organisations from across the EU have joined the National Farmers Union (NFU) in its call for an urgent breakthrough in trade talks in order to establish a UK/EU free trade agreement. The call came at a webinar which highlighted the importance of agri-food...

UK tariff annoucement well received

In response to the UK government’s recent Global Tariff Schedule announcement trade organisations have reacted positively to the news, saying they feel they have had their points listened to and safeguards have been put in place. Ian Wright CBE, chief executive of the...

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