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...

Barry Callebaut joins sustainable cane sugar platform

Chocolate and coca manufacturer Barry Callebaut has joined Bonsucro, the global change platform for sugarcane. Sugar plays a key role in the company’s ‘Forever Chocolate’...

Global food prices pushed up by cereal, sugar & dairy

Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations. The FAO Food Price Index...

Biggest trade push for Australia’s horticulture sector

In a bid to bolster Austalia’s export market, Hort Innovation has launched the biggest ever trade push in the nation’s horticulture sector. This complements its...

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