Productivity and environmental improvements are to be boosted in the UK farming sector for decades to come with new landmark legislation.
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Healthy multipack snacks for children are available in a major supermarket and aim to inform children on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed a ban on plastic straws in England following overwhelming public support for the move.
The government has announced a migrant worker scheme, enabling farmers to source labour from outside the EU for six months of the year.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove toasted the success of Scotland’s craft beer industry as he attended the Royal Highland Show for the second year running.
Countries from across the Commonwealth have pledged to eliminate avoidable single-use plastic in a bid to clean up the world’s oceans.
According to the Government, the manufacture of cocoa, chocolate and sugar confectionery is now worth £1.1 billion to the UK economy.
A new £60m grants scheme where farmers can bid for cash to buy new farm equipment has been announced at a show dedicated to agri-tech.
Welcomed across the industry when it was announced in November, the Food and Drink Sector Council has held its first meeting.
A new survey investigating the sugar levels of sharing packs has inspired a campaign group to push for fresh measures to tackle the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes in the UK.
More than two million tonnes of food are thrown out every year in the UK. A third of this waste is triggered because of how shoppers interpret existing date labels. Now a new labelling system hopes to change that.
Farmers will get a £40 million productivity boost from today (October 30) as the Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces the opening of a new grants scheme for investment in cutting edge technology and new equipment.