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Buttery Brexit blues as prices soar for consumers in the UK

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Following the EU referendum and the subsequent sharp fall in pound, British consumers have seen a large rise in food prices…

Edupi migration launch wine industry migration division

Industry news  •  27 February 2017  •  New Food

The establishment of its new migration division to service the increasing needs of the Australian wine industry…

Why Russia could hold the key for Mexico in a new meat trade deal

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

According to Senasica, Mexico could export up to 400 000 tonnes of meat to Russia if trade restricts are, as expected, to be lifted…

Brexit fails to dampen mood as UK food and beverage exports break £20bn

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 February 2017  •  New Food

Total exports of food and drink in 2016 grew by 10.5% to a record figure of more than £20bn…

Kraft Heinz pulls out of Unilever bid

Industry news  •  20 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Kraft Heinz pull out of Unilever bid after the Anglo-Dutch company rejected a bid on Friday…

An argument against the approval of CETA by the EU Parliament

Industry news  •  15 February 2017  •  Slow Food International

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada has been approved by the European Parliament today, despite opposition from the public….

Will modern American farming methods soon dominate British agriculture?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  9 February 2017  •  Slow Food International

New bilateral trade agreements between the UK and the USA could see the former being forced to lift restrictions on food imports from the latter…

Healthy food? It’s out of reach for most of us | Health Ingredients Month

Blogs, Health Ingredients Month, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 February 2017  •  Alex Murtough, Field & Marketing Manager, Oppo

A healthy diet is often financially out of reach for consumers. We spoke to Oppo Ice Cream about why the #DontTaxHealthy campaign is so important…

Jaffa Orri mandarin export sales expected to increase by 50%

Industry news  •  25 January 2017  •  New Food

The Plant Production and Marketing Board of Israel predicts an export increase of 50% for Jaffa Orri mandarin fruit in 2017…

What does Trump’s annulment of the TPP mean for the meat and dairy industries?

Industry news  •  24 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

New Food presents reaction from the meat and dairy industries to President Donald Trump’s tearing up of the TPP agreement…

Fonterra welcomes fresh trade and investment discussions between NZ and Sri Lanka

Industry news  •  20 January 2017  •  New Food

News of New Zealand’s recent discussions with Sri Lanka with regard to establishing trade and investment links is welcomed by Fonterra…

What a Trump Presidency might mean for the US food industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  20 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

Feeding Asia: An introduction to the increasing issue of food security in Asia

Blogs, Feeding Asia, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

An introduction to our ‘Feeding Asia’ series. Its aim? To provide an analysis of the rising issue of food security in the world’s fastest growing region…

Fear of monopoly as so-called ‘Chicken King’ takes control of Bernard Matthews

Industry news  •  19 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Food tycoon Ranjit Boparan, known as the “Chicken King” has stoked industry fears that he will gain a monopoly after purchasing Bernard Matthews…

Farmers protest in Cambodia over rice prices

Industry news  •  19 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Almost five hundred farmers in Cambodia block a major road with 100 tonnes of rice paddy in the Battambang province…

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