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23 January 2015 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Procurement of Welsh dairy produce 'vital', FUW tells UK supermarkets

In the face of the current dairy crisis, the Farmers’ Union of Wales is once again calling on major UK supermarkets to commit to the procurement of We...


23 January 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Supermarkets
Welsh government criticised over non-stun slaughter

The Welsh government has been urged to end talks with a company that has been approved by the Food Standard's Agency to deliver non-stun slaughter. ...


20 January 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Fine supermarkets for low milk prices, MPs urge government

A group of MPs have urged the government to increase protection to dairy farmers who are increasingly vulnerable to fluctuations in prices. The rep...


20 January 2015 | Dairy,Finance,News,Supermarkets
Retail milk discounting 'totally unacceptable'

Many farming businesses are increasingly under threat from an ever growing competitive retail environment, NFU members were told at a recent meeting. ...


Falling prices and horsegate legacy 'boosting British pork'

The British pig industry is seeing a surge in demand for pork after the horsegate scandal has led to a period of recovery in the industry. The Nati...


Let's talk food and farming, says NFU Deputy President

Keep the Red Tractor for traceability and provenance, was the clear message by NFU Deputy President, Minette Batters, at the recent Anglesey NFU Cymru...


Tesco director to address NFU conference

Tesco Director of Agriculture, Tom Hind, will be guest speaker at the NFU Cymru Monmouthshire County Conference on Thursday, 22 January 2015. Held ...


2015: The year ahead for the beef market

2014 has been a “rocky old year” for the beef industry but better prices are on the cards for 2015 due to an expected shortage in cattle numbers. T...


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 ...


Supply chains: Is shorter always better?

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...



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