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British agriculture’s bust-up with Brexit

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  27 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Why is British agriculture challenged by Brexit? Why were the EU’s CAP subsidies considered unfair for British farmers? How can the industry tackle this?

Professor Chris Elliott calls for new approach to food at City Food Lecture 2017

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  New Food

The need for a new approach to food production and an urgent need for people to reconnect with food, were the key themes of The City Food Lecture 2017…

Bellfield Brewery, UK’s first dedicated gluten-free micro brewery is only getting bigger

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

The UK’s first dedicated gluten-free micro brewery, has launched a funding drive to raise £500,000 to support its rapid expansion…

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…

A well-managed vaccination strategy to prevent future foot and mouth?

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  17 February 2017  •  University of Warwick

The 2001 foot and mouth outbreak cost the UK economy an estimated £8 billion. This time around an effective vaccination strategy could prevent this…

Instagram generation most culpable for the food waste mountain

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Food waste is becoming a terrible and unfortunate issue. According to research from a UK supermarket, the millennial generation is increasingly at fault. New Food investigates…

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…

Ulma packaging boosts UK team with Steve Brooks

Industry news  •  12 January 2017  •  New Food

Packaging Ltd, the leading packaging machinery and complete automated lines supplier, has boosted its UK workforce with another sales appointment…

Regulation: How Brexit is shaping up

Blogs, Issue 6 2016, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 December 2016  •  Jerry Houseago

Jerry Houseago, Consulting Director at NSF International EMEA details what Brexit might mean and what is already happening to the food industry in the UK…

UK bans junk food ads aimed at children from the Internet

Industry news  •  8 December 2016  •  New Food

Junk food adverts that are targeted at children are to be prohibited on the internet, in print and at the cinema following a consultation…

FSS revises statement on Errington Cheese and E.coli

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  New Food

FSS issues a revised statement for local authorities updating that of 15 September 2016 in relation to cheese products produced by Errington Cheese Ltd…

Minimum pricing to impact over half of alcohol sales in Scotland

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  New Food

It is thought that at least 50% of alcohol sold in Scotland doesn’t meet the impending minimum price legislation…

UK farming unions and processors unite on trade and labour issues post-brexit

Industry news  •  2 November 2016  •  New Food

During the meeting at Stoneleigh on Monday 31 October 2016, the Presidents unveiled their post-Brexit thinking on a range of policies…

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…

Highest of accolades for Scottish chocolatier

Industry news  •  17 October 2016  •  New Food

Perthshire-based Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett received a prestigious gold accolade in the International Chocolate Awards in London…

 

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