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16 July 2018 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West, which includes the UK, to the end of 2019. The move ...

Putin announces extension of Moscow's embargo on Western agri-produce

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12 July 2018 | Arable,Crops and Cereals,News,Produce

A £1.2 million UK project is aiming to breed crops that can cope with climate change, pests and disease. The Defra funding seeks to help farmers br...

£1.2m UK project aims to breed crops resilient to climate change and pests

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11 July 2018 | News,Produce,Shows and Events

A competition has been launched seeking to find the best community celebration of British food as part of British Food Fortnight taking place in Septe...

Competition seeks the best celebration of British food

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10 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Products

The UK egg industry has called on the European Union to raise egg safety standards in light of a new report shining a light on the fipronil crisis. ...

UK egg industry calls on EU to raise safety standards

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9 July 2018 | News,Produce,Products

P&O Ferries has announced its support for the British farming industry by sourcing every ingredient from the UK for its new on-the-go menu. The fer...

P&O Ferries to support British farming with new menu

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9 July 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Brits have been buying millions of sausages, burgers and strawberries thanks to England's World Cup campaign and the heatwave. England’s progress i...

Sales boost for meat and beer thanks to World Cup and heatwave

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9 July 2018 | Government,News,Produce

The farming industry is seeking urgent assurances that Geographical Indicators and protection of home-grown produce will continue after Brexit. Far...

Farmers seek ‘urgent assurances’ on protected food names post-Brexit

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9 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

The UK egg market has run into oversupply, with Central Egg Agency saying it is "swamped" and struggling to find buyers for medium and small sizes. ...

UK egg market ‘swamped’ as farmers struggle to find buyers

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2 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

Food giant Arla says it has developed a calculator to show bakers how they could save money by using alternatives to eggs. Arla Foods Ingredients, ...

Egg industry sees threat of 'eggless' alternatives as a serious challenge

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29 June 2018 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Brits will have fewer food choices when grocery shopping this weekend due to the ongoing carbon dioxide shortage affecting the UK. The Food and Dri...

Brits will see fewer food choices in supermarkets due to CO2 shortage

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28 June 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News,Produce

The government’s aim of achieving world-class animal welfare will evaporate unless it can prevent low-welfare imports from entering the UK, according ...

UK's animal welfare standards will 'evaporate' if low-standard imports flood market

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A new parliamentary inquiry will be launched looking at how farmers can contribute to 'public goods' while ensuring continued profitability in food pr...

Inquiry to scrutinise farmers' role in 'public goods' while remaining profitable

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28 June 2018 | Dairy,Diversification,Finance,News,Produce

A farm which has plans to become the first Scottish producer of buffalo mozzarella is among eleven projects to receive a share of £3.6m. Projects a...

Farm's ambitions to become Scotland's first producer of buffalo mozzarella

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27 June 2018 | Government,News,Produce

The government should capitalise on the UK's ability to produce high-quality, safe food when negotiating post-Brexit trade by shouting more about Red ...

UK must 'invest heavily' in promoting high-quality British food abroad

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25 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Government,News,Produce

Growers and farmers must work with millennials and inspire them to take up careers within horticulture in the face of a post-Brexit labour shortage, a...

Farmers must work with millennials to plug migrant labour drain, report says

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24 June 2018 | Market Reports,News,Produce,Products

The value of UK vegetable exports reached record levels last year, according to figures released by Defra. Vegetable exports were worth more than £...

Value of UK vegetable exports reach record level but imports still higher

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22 June 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Aldi has entered into a six-year partnership with fresh meat company Scotbeef to ensure a prominent shelf position for local Scottish beef. The inv...

Scottish Aldi stores to sell more local beef thanks to new partnership

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15 June 2018 | Government,News,Pigs,Produce

The government must dedicate more resources in promoting British food abroad and securing new trade deals, according to the National Pig Association (...

Dedicate more resources in promoting British, pig industry tells Defra

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14 June 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Any move to force producers to provide information on the origin of ingredients in food will require the use of technology to help consumers, new rese...

Technology will be key in improving country of origin labelling, study shows

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The shortage of migrant labour facing UK farmers could hit both supplies and prices of seasonal fruit and vegetables this summer, a new market report ...

Migrant labour shortage may hit food prices, new report warns

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11 June 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's is to stock a range of 'fake meats' next to real meat in a store trial looking to capitalise on the UK's 'flexitarian' and vegan market. ...

Sainsbury's to stock 'fake meats' next to real meat in store trial

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7 June 2018 | Dairy,News,NFU,Produce

An interactive, digital map showcasing where farmers across England and Wales are producing real, British dairy ice cream has been relaunched for the ...

NFU map points public to British made ice cream straight from the farm

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6 June 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Aldi is to introduce a "We Love Milk" label to feature on milk it sells to outline its nutritional benefits. The new label will feature on Aldi’s C...

Aldi to introduce 'We Love Milk' labels to highlight its nutritional benefits

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6 June 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

More good news research has been produced on eggs - this time by scientists working at the University of Sydney in Australia. The latest report has...

Diabetics do not need to refrain from eating eggs, research shows

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1 June 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry,Produce

A Dorset farmer who admitted conning his customers into buying eggs that he told them were free range when they were not, could face a spell behind ba...

Dorset egg producer facing jail for overstocking and false free range claims

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