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29 August 2016 | Produce | 5776 views

Assessing Public Support for Regulation for Fairer Trading Practices


29 August 2016 | Produce | 5776 views

Assessing Public Support for Regulation for Fairer Trading Practices

A new survey has revealed that the vast majority of British consumers believe it is the responsibility of businesses and the government to make food fair...

19 July 2016 | Produce | 7152 views

Towards Sustainable Growth: Action Plan for Welsh Food and Drink Industry 2014–2020

The Food and Drink Action Plan states an ambitions target to achieve growth for the sector of 30% by 2020.  In light of these targets research is being undertaken to investigate how individual su...

18 May 2016 | Produce | 9456 views

Quantification of food surplus, waste and related materials in the grocery supply chain

The report, Quantification of food surplus, waste and related materials in the grocery supply chain, funded mainly by Defra and Welsh Government, is the most comprehensive review of surplus food and f...

21 April 2016 | Produce | 7279 views

Fit for the Future: Helping Consumers Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

A new report setting out 34 recommendations for increasing the consumption of fruit and vegetables while helping to reverse the current obesity crisis and combatting other diet related illnesses has b...

1 April 2016 | Produce | 6089 views

Impact of climate change and weather variability on the viability of UK wine growing

‘Climate and weather impacts on UK viticulture’ is published in the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Production on April 1, 2016. The research was funded by the Natural Environment Res...

24 March 2016 | Produce | 5586 views

Horticulture in the UK: potential for meeting dietary guideline demands

The report, Horticulture in the UK: potential for meeting dietary guideline demands, paints a sober picture of a mismatch between supply and demand in the UK, particularly in light of public health ad...

29 February 2016 | Produce | 6398 views

The Protein Challenge 2040 summary report

The first global coalition exploring how we feed nine billion people enough protein in a way which is affordable, healthy and good for the environment. Protein is fundamental to human health, but t...

6 August 2015 | Produce | 403 views

Public dialogue on food system challenges and possible solutions

The report details food security and sustainability challenges facing the food system and analyses the deliberative public dialogue research carried out for the report. “The research was designe...

17 November 2014 | Produce | 2623 views

Food and Agribusiness Survey 2014

Norton Rose Fulbright interviewed over 80 senior executives from organisations across the global food and agribusiness industry in order to identify on going and recent trends within the sector....

9 April 2014 | Produce | 3759 views

Total factor productivity of the agricultural industry

This publication considers the relevance, accuracy, timeliness, punctuality, accessibility, comparability and coherence of the estimates of statistics on the total factor productivity of the agricultu...

4 April 2014 | Produce | 2035 views

January 2014 farming and food brief

January 2014 - This monthly paper produced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) brings together the latest key information relating to agriculture and the wider economy. I...

3 April 2014 | Produce | 1434 views

March 2014 farming and food brief

The monthly farming and food brief summarises the latest statistical and economic information relating to the agricultural sector. In particular, it highlights the results of recently published eviden...

22 February 2013 | Produce | 3451 views

Twenty years of Hospital food failure

Low quality, unhealthy and unpopular patient meals have plagued our hospital wards for decades. In an attempt to address the problem, twenty one ‘voluntary initiatives’ have been launched ...

14 February 2013 | Produce | 2434 views

Report: Transforming the Food & Agri Supply Chain

The operating environment for F&A companies is becoming increasingly complex as new external influences compound traditional pressures like rising agri commodity prices. In this report, Rabobank a...

15 January 2013 | Produce | 6368 views

Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture Report

A comprehensive review of the socio-economic value of neonicotinoid seed treatment released today in Brussels has prompted further concerns from the UK agricultural sector about proposed restrictions ...

4 January 2013 | Produce | 2309 views

Chavereys Monthly Farming Update - January

This month's update includes: Defra publishing a discussion paper to consider the merger of the Environment Agency and Natural England. The Rural Development Programme for England has launched a &...

9 August 2012 | Produce | 5008 views

Protect your flocks, your business and British food

A series of leaflets for the poultry industry on major issues relating to Salmonella control in laying hens. The aim of the leaflets is to highlight the various Salmonella control interventions that a...

11 July 2012 | Produce | 2785 views

Speech by Meurig Raymond at Dairy Summit 11th July 2012

I must start by thanking you all for coming, thanking you for giving up a day, managing your business so you can get away or getting someone else to do the milking. But I know most of you had no c...

11 June 2012 | Produce | 3677 views

From Field to Fork

A major new national report finds that despite their critical importance to the health of our high streets, local economies and much loved landscapes, local food networks are under-recognised and poor...

11 June 2012 | Produce | 2195 views

Key local food facts

This pdf explains the economies of local food and how this affects businesses in the UK....