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Britain's farmers 'not optimistic about the future,' says survey

Britain’s farmers are feeling less optimistic about the future than they did in 2014, according to a survey conducted by MHA, the UK-wide group of acc...


UK not self-sufficient in food production as government report encourages action

Farmers have said they are 'pleased' that the government has recognised the strong desire to secure the long-term future of food production in the UK....


19 March 2015 | News,Organic,Produce,Supermarkets
WWF calls for sustainable food system for Europe

WWF today calls on the European Commission to develop a clear plan for a healthy and climate friendly European food system by 2030, in collaboration w...


The Budget 2015: A Farmer's Budget?

“In the run up to the Budget 2015 most commentators were predicting that there would be very little by way of new announcements, and that it would be ...


Potato market 'deteriorating', warns NFU

NFU Scotland has stressed the importance of addressing the issue of a falling potato market, and highlighting the real health benefits of the potato. ...


Community groups feast on renewable energy-grown produce

Regen SW, a centre for sustainable energy expertise based in Exeter, has hosted a community energy feast to celebrate the volunteers and groups workin...


13 March 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
British Wool partners with My Country Business Awards 2015 to find emerging wool talent

An inspiring competition run by one of the UK’s leading home interiors publications has joined forces with British Wool, to empower and promote entrep...


13 March 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Watts Farms have a fresh new look for IFE 2015

600 hectares of the Kent and Essex country side is filled with the freshest, finest produce that Britain can provide. Watts Farms are passionate fa...


European farmers maintain safety record on food production

The Crop Protection Association (CPA) has welcomed the findings of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) 2013 annual report on pesticide residues ...


Price war drives grocery deflation to record low

The latest grocery share figures published today show that price competition between the supermarkets continues to impact the market. Fraser McKevi...


10 March 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Falling oil prices increase supply chain risk for food industry

The plummeting prices of oil is driving down global food prices according to a new report from Rabobank. Food manufacturers are benefiting from th...


9 March 2015 | News,Produce
Lord's EU Committee to question groceries code adjudicator

The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy will this week take evidence from Christine Tacon CBE, The Groce...


Grants will offer farmers and land owners 'real opportunities'

With the start of March comes the opening of the window for the new 2015 Countryside Productivity Scheme (CPS). With the recent changes to the CA...


The future for Freedom Food is RSPCA Assured

This month FarmingUK spoke to an enthusiastic Jeremy (Jez) Cooper, CEO of Freedom Food about their re-branding and the future of the organisation. Imp...


26 February 2015 | News,Produce
Bangers, spuds and toms – customers vote for local favourites in Producer of the Year Awards

Members and customers of the East of England Co-op have voted in their thousands to nominate their county champions in the East of England Co-op’s Pro...



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