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24 February 2015 | Finance,News,Organic,Supermarkets
Organic market going strong amid tumbling food prices

Sales of organic products increased by 4% in 2014 amidst a significant reduction was seed in both food prices and food spending. Shoppers spent an ...


'British beef to US and British poultry to China', Truss tells farmers

Getting quality British poultry products into China and securing a better deal for UK farmers from the EU were just a couple of topics discussed when ...


'Alarming' decline in UK food production, new report warns

A new report published by the NFU today has revealed disturbing new figures relating to the UK’s self-sufficiency in food. It states that at curre...


23 February 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Supermarkets
Media coverage could 'increase food fraud cases'

There is a growing number of food fraudsters infiltrating the UK supply chain, and experts within the food industry think increased media coverage mig...


Government called on to end non-stun slaughter

The government has been called on to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition. The debate will take place in We...


18 February 2015 | Feed and Forage,News,NFU,Supermarkets
British agriculture 'hugely important' issue ahead of election

The NFU will launch a national campaign next week to highlight the importance of food and farming ahead of the general election. The “Great British...


'There's beef, there's Scottish beef, then there's Scotch Beef'

Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI will be on retail shelves throughout Sweden as a result of a new partnership involving Quality Meat Scotland on be...


Festive beef demand leads to sales growth

Increased demand for beef during the Christmas period led to year-on-year sales growth in both value and volume, according to AHDB/EBLEX analysis of t...


10 February 2015 | Feed and Forage,News,Supermarkets
FUW rejects Red Tractor beef lifetime assurance

The Farmers' Union of Wales has rejected proposals to ratchet up Red Tractor Farm Assurance rules on the grounds that it would add to bureaucracy and ...


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,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...


Supermarkets 'not profiting' from dairy crisis, says Morrisons

It's up to the milk processors to set the price paid to farmers, we are not profiting from the milk price cuts, Morrisons' Agricultural Manager Andrew...


Government food crime unit welcomed

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...


UK beef and lamb flourishes in France

The beef and lamb division of the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) showcased its innovative cuts at SIRHA in Lyon. SIRHA is Fra...


Veterinary association challenges government over non stun slaughter

The President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) John Blackwell set out the organisation’s 2015 General Election manifesto, urging political ...



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