The British Retail Consortium has urged the UK Government to reach the best deal possible with the EU, secure continuity of other existing trade deals covering the UK and then focus on countries where there are not currently preferential trade deals in place.
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Despite initial higher, relative costs, developing a food safety plan for small farms opens up new markets, according to a study by Cornell University.
Compared to just two years ago, StatsCan estimates that 512,000 more Canadian households feel food insecure because of COVID-19, with things predicted to get worse. Dr Sylvain Charlebois explores the challenges being experienced in Canada and the potential roads ahead.
The report offers a list of recommendations for Government to consider for the short-, medium- and long-term to help alleviate labour shortages and workforce challenges in the British meat sector.
In a jointly led plan, Defra and DIT have set out measures which intend to support the UK food and beverage industry - including farming - as it eases out of lockdown.
New report says further support from the UK and devolved governments is vital to sustain manufacturers supplying the hospitality and food service market.
Nick Allen from the BMPA is calling on Government to finalise decisions around export certification and warns if clarity is not offered soon, UK meat businesses will suffer.
In 2021, the way in which the UK trades with the EU is going to change significantly, but Government is yet to secure a plan. Here, the BMPA outlines its concerns and what is needed.
New Food's Editor gives her overview of the latest (17 June 2020) Food Standards Agency (FSA) board meeting.