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25 March 2019 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Fruit and vegetables wrapped in plastic in Tesco will have their packaging dropped in a move to cut down on plastic use. In a a month-long trial, t...

Fruit and veg drop plastic packaging in Tesco trial

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21 March 2019 | Dairy,News,Produce

UK dairy exports increased last year with most products going to the European Union, new figures show. Exports were up in 2018 for butter, cheese a...

UK dairy exports increase in 2018 with most going to EU

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19 March 2019 | Diversification,News,Produce,Products

A Gloucestershire farm which sells 'sausage rolls of exceeding enormity' has secured a £10,000 investment following a competition. Cinderhill Farm,...

Farm which sells 'sausage rolls of exceeding enormity' wins £10k investment

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18 March 2019 | Cattle,Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Aldi has been recognised as the strongest supporter of Scottish beef after a ‘shelf watch’ survey revealed almost 96 percent of beef stocked on its sh...

Aldi wins praise for its domestic sourcing of Scottish beef

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18 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce,Products

Exporters have been flying the flag for British meat and dairy products at a trade event in Singapore in a bid to grow post-Brexit trade in Asia. E...

UK exporters look to Singapore to boost post-Brexit agri trade

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14 March 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

A new survey has found that 94 percent of the beef available across Scottish supermarkets visited was labelled either as British or Scottish. The s...

94 percent of beef in Scotland's supermarkets is local, survey finds

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14 March 2019 | Finance,News,Produce,Products

AHDB has said that trade implications for farmers in the event of a no-deal Brexit are 'substantial' following the government's release of its tariff ...

AHDB examines implications of no-deal tariff regime on farming sectors

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13 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce

Tariffs would be applied to beef, lamb, poultry and some dairy products in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit to protect the British farming industry, th...

Farmers urge caution as government unveils 'no deal' tariff regime

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12 March 2019 | News,Poultry,Produce

Farmers have asked the public and celebrity chefs to help raise the profile of medium and mixed weight free range eggs to support what hens produce na...

Farmers and celebrity chefs to raise profile of mixed weight eggs

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12 March 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

One in four British consumers believe that vegan products should not use terms enjoyed by their meat counterparts, such as steak or burger, new resear...

1 in 4 Brits think vegan products should not use meat-related names

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11 March 2019 | News,Poultry,Produce

A 'no deal' Brexit risks putting 'billions' of battery eggs back on the shelves unless the government acts to protect consumers, the egg industry has ...

'Billions' of non-UK battery eggs could flood market after Brexit

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11 March 2019 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Scientists in the UK are working to develop new technology which will be able to ‘smell’ when fruit or vegetables are going off – potentially saving t...

UK scientists work on tech to 'smell' when produce goes off

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9 March 2019 | Government,News,Organic,Produce

The NFU has said it is vital a Brexit deal is agreed as organic farmers face the prospect of a trade embargo if the UK leaves with 'no deal'. Briti...

Concern mounts as organic farmers face potential Brexit trade embargo

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8 March 2019 | Crops and Cereals,Government,Meat,News,Produce

The Soil Association has highlighted the top 10 risks posed by a US-UK trade deal post-Brexit following comments from the US ambassador that the EU is...

Top 10 food and farming risks posed by US-UK trade deal

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7 March 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

Lamb is now a permanent fixture in schools across Scotland following a successful pilot spearheaded by farmers and the wider industry. Scotch Lamb ...

Lamb becomes permanent fixture for Scottish schoolchildren

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7 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce

The government still don’t know whether the UK can remain in EU food safety systems after Brexit, a Lords Committee has heard. The EU Energy and En...

Govt unsure whether UK can remain in EU food safety systems after Brexit

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A competition has been launched to match engineers with growers to develop new technology to improve the sector's labour efficiencies. The winning ...

Competition looks to match engineers with growers to improve farm labour

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5 March 2019 | Dairy,News,Produce

An advert containing bacon, butter and eggs due to run on the London Underground was rejected because it was deemed too unhealthy. The advert, by f...

Transport for London bans advert featuring bacon and butter

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4 March 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

With Japan lifting its long-standing ban on UK beef and lamb, this year’s Foodex trade show is expected to offer opportunities to help boost the count...

Japan offers 'real opportunities' to help boost UK's red meat exports

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4 March 2019 | News,Pigs,Produce

British pig farmers have highlighted their 'thorough disappointment' to learn that a 'Great British' pork brand has been using imported ingredients. ...

'Great British' pork snack brand faces criticism after sourcing outside UK

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3 March 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

Sheep farmers have raised concerns about the absence of ‘sheepmeat’ within the Agriculture Bill which could result in low standards of meat being impo...

Omission of 'sheepmeat' from Ag Bill is 'unacceptable', farmers say

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2 March 2019 | Government,News,Produce

British farmers have warned that standards 'must not be sacrificed' in a future US trade deal as the Trump administration demands 'unwarranted barrier...

Farmer worry as US demands end of 'unwanted trade barriers' post-Brexit

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1 March 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

Overseas customers interested in British meat are now cancelling orders and buying their produce elsewhere due to the lack of clarity around Brexit. ...

Overseas buyers 'cancel' British meat orders due to Brexit

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28 February 2019 | Animal Health,News,Produce

A new study of global farm assurance schemes has found Red Tractor to have world-leading standards. The international benchmarking study looked at ...

Study finds Red Tractor to have world-leading standards

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28 February 2019 | News,Produce

The Vale of Clwyd Denbigh Plum has been awarded protected food status by the EU, despite uncertainty over such schemes after Brexit. The plum has b...

Denbigh plum awarded EU protected status despite Brexit uncertainty

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