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6 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's has returned its Good Chicken Award after keeping the title for almost eight years due to failure in achieving higher welfare commitments....

Sainsbury’s returns Good Chicken Award after eight years

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3 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Asda has hit a milestone when it comes to food waste, putting its 1000th tonne of ‘wonky’ carrots on the shelf. The retailer has described the occa...

Asda puts 1000th tonne of 'wonky' carrots on shelf in bid to reduce farm waste

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3 April 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

An American state has passed a controversial law forcing retailers to sell eggs produced in battery cages. The legislation has been passed by legis...

Controversial law passed forcing US retailers to sell battery eggs

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30 March 2018 | News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets

A secret shopper survey has found that the majority of supermarkets in Scotland are stocking British or Scottish lamb. NFU Scotland’s secret shoppe...

Survey finds majority of Scottish retailers back British farmers this Easter

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29 March 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A new television advertising campaign will launch later this year highlighting the difference between British produce and imported produce. Red Tra...

Red Tractor to launch TV campaign to highlight British amid Brexit concerns

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21 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets

Lidl has announced a long term partnership with Muller which will see them provide liquid milk to the majority of its UK stores. Starting from 1 Ju...

Lidl and Muller announce three-year milk partnership

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21 March 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

The UK's leading egg producer Noble Foods has committed to sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025. The announcement will come in line with the...

UK's leading egg producer Noble commits to cage-free eggs by 2025

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20 March 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

Growers have achieved a record daffodil harvest which has produced 56 million individual flowers despite the recent severe weather. Named the natio...

Growers achieve record daffodil harvest despite recent severe weather

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17 March 2018 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Supermarkets

The Co-op has announced it will sell all of its own-brand fresh pork from 100 percent outdoor pigs reared on RSPCA Assured farms. From July, the re...

Co-op bolsters welfare credentials by committing to 100 percent outdoor bred pork

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16 March 2018 | Government,News,Produce,Supermarkets

The government is failing to protect the food chain from the power of big business, according to the National Beef Association. The beef industry b...

Government failing to protect food chain from 'power of big business'

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12 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Brits shop more locally when bad weather strikes, stocking up on things like soup, bacon and dairy, according to new figures. When the Beast from t...

Brits shop local to buy more bacon and dairy when bad weather strikes

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8 March 2018 | News,Supermarkets

The Co-operative Group is being investigated by the Groceries Code Adjudicator after suspicions the retailer has broken supplier Code of Practice. ...

Co-op under investigation due to 'suspicion' it has broken Code of Practice

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26 February 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Rural Life,Supermarkets

Researchers have launched a Smartphone app to help people source local food in places such as farmers' markets and local farms. For the last two ye...

New Smartphone app to help source local food

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19 February 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Morrisons has today announced it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs. The retail giant hopes that the acquisition...

Morrisons acquires free range company Chippindale Foods

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16 February 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Supermarkets

Farmers will "continue to suffer" as the government has announced there is not enough evidence to support extending the remit of the Groceries Code Ad...

Farmers will 'suffer' as Defra announces 'not enough evidence' to extend GCA

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16 February 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products,Sheep,Supermarkets

Scottish farmers have written to all major supermarkets asking them to commit to offering local lamb this Easter. Easter is seen as an important ti...

Letter calls for supermarkets to commit to Scottish lamb this Easter

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12 February 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

The technology behind cyptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could revolutionise the food and farming industry by increasing its transparency from farm-to-fo...

Blockchain technology could 'revolutionise' farm-to-fork transparency

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8 February 2018 | Market Reports,News,Organic,Produce,Supermarkets

The UK organic market has seen a 6 percent growth during 2017 and is now worth more than ever before, at £2.2bn. Launched this week, the Soil Assoc...

UK organic market worth £2.2bn sees 6 percent growth during 2017

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8 February 2018 | Dairy,Market Reports,News,Organic,Produce,Supermarkets

The UK's largest dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced it will acquire Yeo Valley Dairies in a bid to increase "greater choice" in organic to co...

Arla Foods to acquire Yeo Valley Dairies to give consumers 'greater choice'

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A House of Lords Committee is hosting a discussion with food and farming industry experts to discuss how Brexit might impact on food prices. Thirty...

House of Lords to discuss how Brexit might impact on food prices

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2 February 2018 | Market Reports,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Seventy-five percent of the British public trust the accuracy of food labels and 74 percent trust the authenticity of the food's origin or quality, ac...

Figures show three-quarters of British public trust food origin and quality

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31 January 2018 | Market Reports,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Public appetite for healthy eggs has led to an increasing demand for cage free eggs in the food industry globally. Moreover, food manufacturers are...

Global cage free eggs market to register growth of 4.7% through 2025

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24 January 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

Retail egg sales are on the march for the eleventh year running, rising by 250m in 2017 to top 6 billion for the first time in more than 40 years. ...

Young people help British egg sales grow for eleventh year running

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22 January 2018 | Animal Health,Meat Processing,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

The veterinary industry has developed seven guiding principles for any future British farm assurance scheme. Farm assurance schemes enable customer...

Seven principles for future British farm assurance schemes launched

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18 January 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Shows and Events,Supermarkets

The future success of the dairy industry depends on its ability to tell the story about how milk is sustainably and responsibly produced, according to...

Future success of dairy 'depends on sustainable and responsible production'

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