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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...


EU vote on biofuels ‘undermines food security’

The latest vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee signifies a bad day for sustainable biofuels and damages renewable energy policy ac...


13 February 2015 | News,Produce
EU needs to foster innovation in food production

At the recent Economist ‘Feeding the World Summit’ in Amsterdam, Nick von Westenholz, CEO of the Crop Protection Association has called for Europe to ...


12 February 2015 | Meat Processing,News,NFU,Produce
Resolution on country of origin labelling for meat in processed food

NFU Cymru has welcomed the news that the resolution on country of origin labelling for meat in processed food was passed in the European Parliament. ...


11 February 2015 | News,Produce,Sheep
Make Valentines extra special with new Mutton Week

National Sheep Association (NSA) is delighted to support a new ‘Mutton Week’ initiative by Salter and King Craft Butchers in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. S...


11 February 2015 | Dairy,News,Produce
RPA releases January milk production figures

The United Kingdom wholesale milk deliveries totalled 1,193.1million litres in January, the tenth month of the milk year, figures released by the Rura...


Grocery market accelerates and Tesco returns to growth

The grocery market is growing at 1.1%, the fastest rate since June 2014, according to a new survey. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer in...


6 February 2015 | News,Produce
Farmers question whether Red Tractor is right vehicle to promote beef

The National Beef Association (NBA) is urging the Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) scheme to reconsider its plans to increase how long an animal has to be ...


6 February 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Grocery Codes Adjudicator, Christine Tacon speaks to food executives

The snow failed to deter 40 senior executives from the food sector gathering in Huntingdon for a dinner at which Christine Tacon, the Government’s Gro...


5 February 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Produce
Horsemeat scandal watchdog welcomes plan for new food crime unit

The Scottish-based company which was at the forefront of food safety in the horsemeat scandal of 2012 has welcomed the Government's plan to set up a f...


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...



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