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21 November 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Shows and Events

An organisation set up by farmers which teaches children in over 400 schools about the importance of local food and provenance has been awarded for th...

Food organisation set up by farmers awarded for educational efforts

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21 November 2018 | Finance,News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

The proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda could lead to increased pressure on farmers and reduce the choice and innovation of products available for...

Farmers will 'bear brunt' of Sainsbury's and Asda merger, NFU says

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20 November 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce

The chances of catching low pathogenic avian influenza from eating contaminated raw egg is negligible, according to a European Union report. The Eu...

'Negligible risk' in contracting bird flu from eating contaminated raw eggs

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19 November 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

Farmers are urging the British public to keep their Christmas shopping local to show support for rural and farming businesses. The festive season i...

Farmers urge public to buy local this Christmas

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19 November 2018 | Education,News,Produce,Sheep

The University of Glasgow has created its own brand of knitting yarn made with wool from sheep reared on its own farm. Cochno Wool is a wool in fou...

University creates wool with sheep from its own farm

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17 November 2018 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

More evidence of the trend towards a "flexitarian" diet has been revealed in the results of new market research. The research, which has been condu...

Increasing number of people adopting 'flexitarian' diet

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A new partnership between Tesco and the WWF has been announced which aims to make food more sustainable. New joint research between the retail gian...

Tesco and WWF joins forces to make food more sustainable

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14 November 2018 | Government,News,Produce

Northern Ireland’s food deserves to be better recognised once the UK leaves the EU, farmers say. Northern Ireland currently has three products with...

Northern Irish food deserves better recognition, union says

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12 November 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Pregnant women, young children and the elderly have helped boost sales of British Lion standard eggs, new figures show. Vulnerable groups can now s...

'Vulnerable groups' help boost British egg sales

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9 November 2018 | News,Pigs,Produce,Shows and Events

Pork processors and exporters from the UK have arrived in Taiwan this week as part of a three-day mission to explore this new market. Eight delegat...

UK pork exporters look to Taiwan for new opportunities

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6 November 2018 | News,Produce,Shows and Events

“We’re proud to produce your food” will be the message from the British farming industry during this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show. Agriculture will hav...

'Proud to produce': Showcasing best of British farming at Lord Mayor’s Show

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2 November 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce

UK onion production has been "severely affected" by weather conditions during 2018, with yields 40% down compared with a normal season. Higher leve...

UK onion production 'severely affected' by 2018 weather

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1 November 2018 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Retailers Ocado and B&M are now bound by rules on treating suppliers fairly because their annual groceries turnover now exceed £1bn. The Competitio...

Ocado and B&M now bound by rules on treating suppliers fairly

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26 October 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Education,News,Produce

Abandoned coal mining and civil air defence tunnels could be linked together to form underground, intensive crop planting areas to feed the rising pop...

Old coal mines could help create huge underground crop farms

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26 October 2018 | Government,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Farmers joined in on a "flash" event outside the European Parliament in a bid to highlight unfair trading practices by retail giants. MEPs joined f...

Farmers highlight unfair practices in 'flash' event outside EU Parliament

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25 October 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News,Pigs,Produce

Any trade agreement with the UK and US post-Brexit needs to be based on US production practices, a major American pig group has said. The National ...

UK and US trade deal 'needs to be based' on US pig standards

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23 October 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

There are certain types of food and drink that most of the British public think of as typically British, but is that still the case? Trade data fro...

Where does my dinner come from? Infographics show extent of EU reliance

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22 October 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Cambridgeshire farmers are set to harvest 1.6 million pumpkins this Halloween with the adoption of 'lo-fi' growing methods. Planted back in May, th...

Farmers go 'lo-fi' for Halloween with 1.6m pumpkins harvested

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19 October 2018 | Dairy,Government,News,Produce

A UK organic dairy cooperative highlights "growing opportunities" in the United States as the potential impact of an impending Brexit looms. The Or...

UK dairy cooperative looks to 'growing opportunities' in US amid Brexit

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17 October 2018 | Government,News,Produce

It is “categorically untrue" that food and farming standards will be lowered as the UK leaves the European Union, Liam Fox will say today. Speakin...

'Categorically untrue': Farming standards won't slip after Brexit, Fox will say

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16 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

Politicians have "succumbed to pressure" from meat producers in a bid to "restrict" market growth of meat-free alternatives, a new report suggests. ...

Report blames politicians for 'succumbing to pressure' from meat producers

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12 October 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Tesco agricultural manager John Kirkpatrick says the supermarket will replace enriched cage eggs with barn in 2025. All the major United Kingdom re...

Tesco will replace enriched cage eggs with barn in 2025

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11 October 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,Finance,Government,News,NFU,Produce

Producer organisations will continue to be funded until the end of the current parliament, regardless of the outcome of negotiations with the EU. D...

Producer organisation funding guaranteed until end of Parliament

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8 October 2018 | Government,News,Produce

Britain would retain its "global strength" if it joined the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal after Brexit, Japan's prime minister has said. Shi...

UK could retain 'global strength' after Brexit by joining TPP, Japan says

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8 October 2018 | Government,News,Organic,Produce

Organic trade bodies are calling for a "clear contingency plan" to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no dea...

Organic trade bodies call for 'clear contingency plan' after Brexit

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