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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The report, from WWF and WRAP, analysed the EU’s progress on Food Loss and Waste (FLW) and has set out guidance for governments, industry, researchers and NGOs on how to reach FLW reduction targets.
Prunes have seen a rise in exports globally and the California Prune Board are hopeful a recent study could push demand even higher.
A Tönnies meat packaging plant has been struck by COVID-19, which has allegedly resulted in strong criticism from Germany's labour minister and re-closures of schools and daycare centres.
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.
Farming representatives concerned that UK policy decisions are being made without consultation and urge Government to see farmers as the solution, not the enemy.
The European Federation of Bottled Waters has joined the Close the Glass Loop inaitive alongside EXPRA, FERVER, UNESDA, MWE, EuroCities, SpiritsEurope, ACR+, CEEV and FEVE as founding partners at the European level.
European food organisations Copa and Cogeca, Celcaa and FoodDrinkEurope have issued a Joint Statement to outline their concerns for the future of food and beverage trade.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has urged for the UK government to take immediate action to avoid future trade complications.
A number of organisations have proposed a new animal product labelling system in Italy - based on breeding methods - to allow consumers to make more informed choices about the meat they are consuming.