Food prices around the world are on the up as a variety of factors come together to increase pressure on the food and beverage supply chain – is this something that consumers are simply going to have to get used to?
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The chorizo sector in Spain is making fresh efforts to modernise its production processes on the back of the COVID-19 crisis, with several large manufacturers committing to sustainability initiatives.
Unite the Union is concerned that these plans will lead to unpleasant and stressful working conditions which are the root cause of the driver and poultry shortages.
Professor Chris Elliott has some grim predictions for the UK’s food supply this coming winter and calls on the UK Government to do more to protect the nation from empty shelves and price hikes.
Plant-based milk shows no sign of slowing down, with oat milk now overtaking almond milk as the premier milk alternative after a strong year of growth.
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The funding will help provide food banks deliver assistance to those experiencing food insecurity, which Feeding America says has greatly increased since the onset of the pandemic.
Fast and effective safety screening for the ready-to-eat meal industry
Border control measures which would have affected food and drink manufacturers have been pushed back until next year, in a move which has sparked fury among corners of the industry.
The new pectin plant also has significant sustainability credentials, with Cargill confirming it will be run on thermal energy generated from biomass and biogas.
Marks and Spencer has flagged up difficulties with Export Health Certificates as a potential cause for the UK’s supply chain difficulties, which show no signs of stopping.