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Potato Council's Winter Forum tour kicks off Thursday

With just seven weeks until Spring, January is an ideal time to meet up with fellow growers and technical experts to get prepared for the 2015 potato ...


27 January 2015 | News,Produce
Yorkshire Dales Meat Company marks Farmhouse Breakfast Week

Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has revealed that it sells in excess of twenty tonnes of sausage varieties, ten tonnes of bacon and one-and-a-half tonnes...


18 January 2015 | News,Produce
UK appoints first Agriculture and Food Counsellor in China

The UK's first agriculture and food counsellor in China has been appointed to help increase food and drink exports to the country. The announce fol...


Let's talk food and farming, says NFU Deputy President

Keep the Red Tractor for traceability and provenance, was the clear message by NFU Deputy President, Minette Batters, at the recent Anglesey NFU Cymru...


Supply chains: Is shorter always better?

The benefits of shorter supply chains and different management models were scrutinised at the Oxford Farming Conference. Laurence Olins, chairman o...


8 January 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
UK retailers: The good and the bad

What’s good and not so good about the UK retail sector? Here’s a list from Lincoln University’s Prof Martin Hingley, speaking at the Oxford Farming...


New food labelling regulations come into force

On 13th December, the new Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations came into force. They cover provision of mandatory information regarding...


12 December 2014 | Meat Processing,News,Produce
Catering butcher smashes its Christmas orders records

Yorkshire Dales Meat Company - the catering butcher supplying professional kitchens and supermarkets across the North of England - has smashed all pre...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


9 December 2014 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Co-Op makes £1.5bn investment in UK farming

The Co-operative Food will be investing £1.5bn to source own-brand British meat, produce and dairy products from the UK. The business will increase th...


8 December 2014 | News,Produce
Farmers call on volunteers to salvage unwanted produce

Farmers are calling for volunteers to salvage thousands of tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables that are wasted on UK farms every year. Farmers acr...


Peter upsets the odds to become Wales’ top young butcher

Talented 19-year-old butcher Peter Rushforth caused an upset by beating the defending champion in the final of the Welsh Young Butcher Competition 201...


2 December 2014 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Food hygiene rating scheme extended

From 28 November 2014, trade to trade food businesses in Wales come within the scope of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act. Under this extension t...


28 November 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
Organic support moves welcomed by industry body

DEFRA’s decision to pay organic farmers lower conversion rates but increase maintenance rates has been described as 'the right move for the UK organic...


Fraud costing UK produce £11bn a year

UK food and drinks companies are losing more than £11.2bn a year to fraud and error, according to a new report. The research reviewed data from 73 ...



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