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6 July 2015| News,Produce,Sheep

Representative from the Chinese wool industry last week enjoyed a visit to Wales during which they visited a Welsh hill farm to see Welsh sheep in their natural environment and also visited the Wool Testing Authority Europe Ltd laboratory at Caernarfon. The first stop on the delegations Welsh tour was a visit to the Wool Testing Authority Europe Ltd (WTAE) laboratory where Managing Director Tim Parkes explained the detailed and extensive testi...





6 July 2015 | News,Produce
Food allergen alerts rocket in 2014

Every year the Food Standard Agency publishes an annual report with information about the overall food industry, that includes a useful overview of th...


6 July 2015 | News,Produce,Sheep
Welsh wool industry opens up to Chinese delegation

Representative from the Chinese wool industry last week enjoyed a visit to Wales during which they visited a Welsh hill farm to see Welsh sheep in the...


2 July 2015 | News,Produce
AHDB Next Generation group explore potato processing

The AHDB Potatoes ‘Next Generation’ tour kicked off in Yorkshire last month, visiting two progressive Yorkshire based potato businesses. The day focus...


Top speakers and topical discussion at Fruit Focus 2015 forums

Fruit Focus’s reputation for delivering a hard hitting, topical forum programme will be reinforced this year as four key areas to help protect growers...


Boost for Scottish poultry industry: Co-Op ramps up Scottish sourced chicken

The Co-operative Food has ramped up the amount of chicken sourced from Scotland sold in its Scottish stores. In what is seen as a big boost for the...


Professor Chris Elliott to warn businesses at food fraud conference

UK food businesses must take up the fight against food fraud or face another scandal – that will be the stark warning from one of the UK’s top experts...


1 July 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Aldi launches new season Scotch lamb

New season Scotch Lamb is now available across Aldi’s 61 Scottish stores as part of its continued commitment to the Scottish meat industry. The fre...


30 June 2015 | News,NFU,Produce
Opening new export markets is absolutely vital, says NFU President

Selling more UK produce abroad and growing export access has never been so important, NFU President Meurig Raymond told delegates at AHDB’s 11th annua...


30 June 2015 | News,Produce
Appetite for traceable, trustworthy meat leads to the creation of the Scottish Burger Company

Inspired by growing consumer demand for home-grown, traceable meat, an Ayrshire-based husband and wife have launched The Scottish Burger Company. P...


29 June 2015 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Fruit Focus 2015: Advances in agronomy backed by expert advice

Fruit growers striving to improve yields and quality will have unrivalled access to the latest agronomy at Fruit Focus 2015. Novel developments in ...


29 June 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
Cheese can make a difference to your summer salad

Superb salad days are here thanks to British cheese - the focal point of a new campaign by the British Cheese Board (BCB). 80% of Brits choose Ched...


28 June 2015 | News,Poultry,Produce
LJ Fairburn & Son launch Shropshire egg brand into ASDA

Egg lovers across Shropshire will be egg-static as LJ Fairburn & Son, one of the UK’s largest egg producers and packers, is launching a Shropshire bra...


26 June 2015 | Arable,Crops,News,Produce
Maris Otter goes to Parliament

Robin Appel and Mark Banham celebrated the 50th anniversary of their revered Maris Otter barley variety at a tasting of past Champion Beers of Britain...


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Dorset - The seafood capital of the UK

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival celebrates chefs, seafood & producers. Dorset Seafood is making its mark across the country, from fishermen and di...


NFU urges retailers to set out clear commitments to sourcing British lamb

The NFU has urged all major retailers to strengthen their commitments to sourcing peak season British lamb. The NFU sent letters to Tesco, Asda, Sa...



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