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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....


Scotch beef and lamb to be high profile at awards

Top quality beef and lamb from Scotland will be high profile at the British Pie Awards when Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI will feature in the li...


From field to fork: Moulton College students explore lamb production

Students studying Agriculture at Moulton College have recently been guided through a unique practical exercise exploring lamb production, which culmin...


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...


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...


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...


2020 vision for the Welsh red meat industry

The Welsh red meat industry should aim to increase sales by at least 34 per cent to £776 million a year by 2020. It should also increase its share ...


Global dairy prices rise but trade remains 'cautious'

Global dairy prices have increased again for the sixth consecutive time since December last year. First Milk Chairman Sir Jim Paice MP said that wh...


'Unacceptable' levels of contamination in supermarket chickens

73% of fresh chickens on sale in supermarkets in the UK are contaminated with the food poisoning bug campylobacter, according to the latest tests by t...


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...


26 February 2015 | Finance,News,Pigs,Supermarkets
British pig industry 'being sold short by Brussels'

The British pig industry has made huge strides in professionalism — but in some areas it is being sold short by Brussels, National Pig Association cha...


Government reveals economic plan for farming sector

An economic plan for the food and farming sector that will ensure 'this thriving industry continues to grow and create jobs' has been revealed by Envi...



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