Food execs plant 1000 trees in Uganda in Farm Africa challenge

Food execs plant 1000 trees in Uganda in Farm Africa challenge

Eight female food execs are just back from a trip to Uganda, where they worked alongside local female farmers to plant 1000 fruit trees on remote farms in just three days. The group undertook the Thousand Trees Challenge to raise funds for the international charity...
Former Tulip CEO to lead Patisserie Valerie

Former Tulip CEO to lead Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie has appointed Stephen Francis, former boss of pork producer Tulip Ltd, as CEO after Paul May resigned amid an investigation into claims of “fraudulent activity”. The news follows the departure of Patisserie’s finance director Chris Marsh who has...
Food companies share gender pay gap data

Food companies share gender pay gap data

Food manufacturers and retailers have submitted their pay information to the Government, revealing that some are paying female staff less than male employees. With just one month to go before the Government’s deadline requiring all companies with 250 or more staff to...
Government warned over post-Brexit food tariffs

Government warned over post-Brexit food tariffs

Defra and trade organisations have been urged to provide “detailed sector analysis on the impact of tariffs on the UK’s agricultural sectors”. In its report on Brexit’s impact on the food trade, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee has warned that...