Co-op targets sustainable seafood with Scottish Salmon Farming Group

As part on its ongoing seafood sustainability efforts, convenience retailer the Co-op has launched the Scottish Salmon Farming Group. The group will bring together stakeholders...

Food fraud report lays bare waning consumer confidence

A new report has found that food confidence in the UK is waning, with food fraud cases such as the horse meat scandal shouldering...

Food and drink firms target international customers as Britain leaves EU

As Britain leaves the EU, more food and drink firms in England and Wales are targeting new international customers. This is according to the Food...

Supply chains to suffer as Brexit bites, warns Sainsbury’s CEO

Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe has cautioned that strict customs controls ushered in after Brexit could leave food rotting at the British Border. Speaking to the...

Certified Humane status for South America’s biggest egg producer

South America’s largest egg producer has achieved ‘Certified Humane’ status from non-profit certification programme Humane Farm Animal Care. The certification covers two egg brands –...

Trade body cautions against empty shelves post-Brexit

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned that Brexit brings with it’s the risk of food shortages, epitomised by empty supermarket shelves. The trade body...

Farmers call on Tesco for clarity on lamb sourcing

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has called on Tesco for a clear sourcing policy for British lamb. The call comes as recent figures from AHDB’s...

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...

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