Data released by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) said that there is a “great deal of uncertainty” around approximately a tenth of England's potato crop as farmers review the damage of the flooding.
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The BMPA has issued a statement saying it would welcome a meeting involving everyone in the supply chain.
Delegates from DEFRA and AHDB get first-hand insight into the Chinese import market at 16th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition...
A new agreement that will see British farmers and food producers export pork to Taiwan for the first time is expected to be worth in excess of £50 million over the next five years.
DEFRA has issued the guidance and has provided a package of financial and technical advice to help farmers reduce emissions.
The initiative was instigated by key industry stakeholders and is set to be rolled out from 2019.
British growers visiting The Netherlands also learned that automating the more challenging aspects of horticulture, such as harvesting non-uniform crops, is still too far in the future to have a realistic impact on production, despite huge leaps in technological development.
The organisation said the Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector – but industry must continue to work hard to ensure UK products are at the top of the list for importers.
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee last week launched an inquiry into the government's promotion and marketing of British food and drink.
The latest statistics bring the total reduction in two years to more than 50 per cent.
British cheese is experiencing a golden age with Denmark and Poland showing more interest.