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EBLEX project aims to improve competitiveness of UK beef

Funding for a £1.75 million selective breeding project to improve the competitiveness of the UK beef industry has been won by EBLEX. The four-year ...


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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...


6 January 2015 | News,Supermarkets
Asda rolls back the cost of eggs

The supermarket chain Asda has slashed the price of its eggs, as leading UK retailers embark on a New Year price war to win market share back from the...


China's protein demand shows 'growth potential'

China’s demand for foreign animal protein products shows great growth potential. However, the path to success for western animal protein companies in ...


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...


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...


US steak cut innovation in focus at EBLEX Conference

Latest developments on cutting methods in the US beef sector to enhance carcase utilisation will be highlighted at the EBLEX Processor Conference. ...


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...


Make more of mutton: New energy to promote meat

New energy has been put into the promotion of quality mutton in a renewed initiative from National Sheep Association (NSA) and the Royal Academy of Cu...


Lincolnshire chicken plant reconstruction 'deeply depressing', says animal group

The reconstruction of two farms which, last year, were destroyed by a tidal surge and led to the deaths of 700,000 chickens has been described as 'dee...


28 November 2014 | Meat Processing,News,Supermarkets
MEPs call for moratorium on cloned meat labelling

Draft plans to encourage food innovation via a new, authorisation procedure for novel foods have been approved by the Environment Committee. The d...


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 ...


Dairy industry needs to find ways of coping with market volatility

Pembrokeshire dairy farmers voiced their concerns regarding severe farmgate milk price cuts during a well-attended Pembrokeshire NFU Cymru on-farm mee...



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