Produce news around the UK

23 May 2019

Awards look to celebrate farmers in free range egg sector

21 May 2019

Nominations open to select free range egg heroes

Farmers call for action to protect Fens from climate change

18 May 2019

Climate change poses a serious threat to the Fenlands

Over £100k dished out to local food initiatives in Scotland

17 May 2019

A total of 23 projects will share £104,500

British strawberries hit shelves early due to warmer weather

15 May 2019

British strawberries now on shelves in abundance

Top genetic traits to improve milk yield revealed

13 May 2019

Dairy farmers should focus on these genetic traits

Retailers pledge to halve food waste by 2030

13 May 2019

Michael Gove describes food waste as a 'moral scandal'

Egg producers see finance squeeze amid 'out of sync' market

12 May 2019

Egg prices were down by more than 2% in 2018

Agri students raise a glass as their beer hits the shelves

9 May 2019

Muddy Wellies ale is marketed as a ‘drink with sole’

Farmers increasingly producing meat to highest specification

7 May 2019

Welsh farmers are meeting the mark and keeping it lean

Airlines told to 'offset carbon emissions' by providing vegan meals

2 May 2019

Vegans have urged airlines to stock 'environmentally-friendly meals'

British potato stock levels down 13 percent after extreme weather

30 April 2019

Growers faced an uphill challenge with extreme weather

Dairy farmers want milk supply chain to take action on light-damage

30 April 2019

Light damage affects the nutrients in milk and taste

Certifiers team up to expand markets for organic food production

29 April 2019

Global opportunities for organic food expansion as certifiers unite

Aldi becomes first retailer to stock this year's Scottish strawberries

29 April 2019

UK's first Scottish strawberries signals the start of summer

Farming family diversify into goat meat as demand increases

26 April 2019

Goat meat makes up around 60% of the red meat consumed worldwide

Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked after food price concerns

25 April 2019

The CMA said the merger would reduce product quality and rise prices

Easter and Brexit delay strengthens prime sheep market

24 April 2019

But despite this, producer prices remain 10-15% lower than last year

Cross-continental marketing drive for Welsh Lamb and Beef

23 April 2019

Welsh farming 'resonates strongly' in the global marketplace

Sheep sector seeks government support over fresh 'no-deal' Brexit concerns

15 April 2019

The UK is the third largest sheep meat exporter in the world

Public bin 720m eggs a year due to over-reliance on 'best before' dates

9 April 2019

This wastage has cost £139 million since 2008

Family eat only local and traceable food as part of challenge

5 April 2019

The family took part in a British food provenance-promoting challenge

EU could rename vegan burgers under new food labelling proposals

5 April 2019

‘Veggie discs’ could replace veggie burgers under new proposals

Field trials use smart technology to help maximise crop yields

4 April 2019

Study also shows how farmers can prevent produce falling outside of specifications

Public encouraged to shop at farmers' markets to reduce plastic

4 April 2019

Farm shops traditionally use less plastic packaging than supermarkets

UK's first 'farm drive thru' now open to public

3 April 2019

The drive thru is a UK first and shows an increasingly innovative industry

Aldi launches six native cattle breed burgers to support Scots farmers

2 April 2019

The new range of burgers will champion Scotland’s native breeds

Growers could be using robotics to pick fruit within 5 years

29 March 2019

Growers could be using robot harvesters on-farm in five years

Campaigners welcome Gove's willingness to save small abattoirs

29 March 2019

Campaigners say local abattoirs ensure traceable meat production

Extending retail shelf life of meat may bring benefits to farmers

28 March 2019

The UK is the only country that enforces this 10-day rule

'Too good to waste': Lidl launches 5kg 'damaged' fruit and veg box

28 March 2019

The industry-first initiative is designed to reduce fruit and veg waste