NFU urges Gov to clarify regulatory environment post-Brexit

UK farmers have urged Government to create a regulatory environment for farming that is “streamlined, grounded in science and respects realistic farm practices”. As MPs...

Food Drink Ireland calls on Government to maintain F&D competitiveness

Food Drink Ireland (FDI) has called on Government to introduce measures to keep the sector competitive against the backdrop of Brexit. The organisation’s Budget 2018...

Third of food businesses ‘unviable’ without EU labour, survey finds

A landmark survey from trade bodies has revealed that a third of food businesses said they would become “unviable” if they had no access...

Food giants target supply chain safety with IBM blockchain collaboration

A consortium of major food companies has joined IBM in a blockchain collaboration to boost consumer confidence in the food supply chain. The consortium includes...

Tariff free trade would have ‘devastating effect’, says NFU

The President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) has criticised suggestions that Britain will be better off post-Brexit by pursuing global free trade and...

UK wine exports top £270m

Figures from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that wine exports are now worth over £270 million in the first six months of...

Government targets new markets for Scotch

Whisky is one of the UK’s three most important food and beverage exports, and as the nation reports its best ever first half it’s...

Record first half for UK food and drink exports

Exports of UK food and drink have achieved their highest first half value on record, reaching £10.2 billion. This represents an 8.5% rise on the...

China export deal to boost UK food industry by £200m

A newly announced export deal with China is expected to provide the UK’s food industry with a £200 million boost. The deal was unveiled by...

CCTV made mandatory in English slaughterhouses

Slaughterhouses in England are set to introduce mandatory CCTV to preserve animal welfare. Environment Secretary Michael Gove said that by implementing the proposals, the UK...

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