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7 August 2018 | News,NFU,Produce,Supermarkets

New statistics show the UK’s self-sufficiency has declined reigniting a focus on the need to emphasise home-grow food production. Today (August 7) ...

UK self-sufficiency decline reignites focus on domestic food production

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2 August 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Morrisons has launched a trial that could revolutionise the way eggs are sold in the country's fourth biggest supermarket chain. The retailer says ...

Morrisons launches trial that could revolutionise the way eggs are sold

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1 August 2018 | Finance,News,Rural Life,Supermarkets

Aldi has teamed up with the Prince’s Countryside Fund in a three-year partnership to give support to remote upland farmers in the UK. The supermark...

Aldi to give upland farmers business advice in new partnership

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31 July 2018 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Morrisons has announced it is to bring back a "farm shop style" pick-your-own local eggs stand in two-hundred stores across the UK. In a move which...

Morrisons announces 'farm shop style' local eggs stand in store

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30 July 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Sales of misshaped fruit and vegetables have soared amid calls for retailers to be more flexible when setting crop specifications. British consumer...

Retailers told to be more flexible when setting produce specifications

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24 July 2018 | Finance,News,Sheep,Supermarkets

Tesco is to make a multi-million pound investment in the British lamb industry by introducing improved cost of production contracts for around 160 of ...

Tesco improves cost of production contracts for its 160 lamb farmers

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23 July 2018 | Animal Health,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

An infographic has been released which illustrates the animal welfare credentials of seven UK farm assurance schemes to help people understand food la...

New infographic helps shoppers get savvy on farm assurance schemes

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12 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Supermarkets

1,600 farmers are set to benefit from a new 12 month contract with Tesco which will guarantee a price above the standard market rate for beef. Tesc...

1,600 beef farmers set to receive better prices due to new Tesco contract

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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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6 July 2018 | News,Pigs,Supermarkets

The pig industry has slammed Asda's "continued failure" to support British produce, as a survey shows the retailer's domestic offerings have drastical...

Pig industry slams Asda's 'continued failure' in stocking British

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3 July 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News,Pigs,Supermarkets

The Co-operative's ‘higher welfare’ pig sourcing model has come into force today to bolster the retailer's animal welfare credentials. Consumers wi...

Co-op's 'higher welfare' pig sourcing model comes into force

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2 July 2018 | Finance,News,Supermarkets

Tesco and Europe's largest retailer Carrefour are announcing their intention to enter into a long-term strategic alliance, which will see prices drop....

Tesco and Carrefour 'strategic alliance' will slash prices

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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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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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22 June 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

A new Plants and Flowers pledge has been created to challenge retailers to back British plants and flowers growers by committing to delivering fairnes...

New Plants and Flowers pledge challenges retailers to back British growers

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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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13 June 2018 | Government,News,Supermarkets

An influential parliamentary committee has announced it will hold an evidence session into the proposed Asda and Sainsbury's merger due to concerns it...

MPs to grill Asda and Sainsbury's CEOs over proposed merger

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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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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,NFU,Supermarkets

The NFU Has written to the Competition and Markets Authority expressing concern over the Asda and Sainsbury's merger. The farming union has officia...

NFU writes to CMA expressing concern over Asda-Sainsbury merger

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31 May 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

Aldi has entered into an agreement with a Welsh supplier to buy up approximately 700,000 British-grown King Edward potatoes. The supplier, Puffin P...

Aldi buys 700,000 British-grown potatoes to stop them going to waste

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22 May 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Tesco has today announced that it will be removing best before dates from its packaging in an effort to cut down on post-farmgate waste. The UK's b...

Tesco to remove best before dates to cut down on post-farmgate waste

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18 May 2018 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

The British public want to buy more British food but not at an increased cost, with research showing even a slight price rise will show them ditch hom...

UK public want more British food but not at an increased cost

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8 May 2018 | Finance,News,Supermarkets

Suppliers will bear 70 percent of the brunt of Sainsbury’s and Asda's planned merger "efficiencies", which includes products reducing in price by 10 p...

Suppliers to bear 70% of the brunt of Sainsbury’s - Asda merger 'efficiencies'

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6 May 2018 | News,Supermarkets

Two influential parliamentary committees have written a joint letter to the Competition and Markets Authority highlighting their concerns over Asda an...

MPs write joint letter highlighting concerns over Asda-Sainsbury’s merger

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