Produce news around the UK

27 February 2020



Firm to fast-track 40 indoor 'vertical farms' across UK

24 February 2020

Midlands indoor farm gets light from planners

'We've had more customers than Aldi': Jeremy Clarkson launches farm shop

24 February 2020

'This is the end of supermarket shopping!'

Immigration policy: What impact on food and farming?

21 February 2020

The policy has come under criticism

Barn egg surge as retailers move closer to cage-free pledge

20 February 2020

Supplies of barn eggs have surged

New food delivery firm to source only from 'ethical' farmers

20 February 2020

It sources from farmers who address climate change

Seasonal Workers Pilot expanded fourfold following labour concerns

19 February 2020

Migrant labour pilot cap boosted to 10,000

Retailers warn of fruit and veg disruption after transition period

14 February 2020

Industry body warns ministers to 'move fast'

Agriculture bill should restrict lower standard food imports, urges RSPCA

12 February 2020

Government urged to enshrine it into law

Farmers should grow more veg to help fight diseases, study says

11 February 2020

It urges UK to reform farming to boost health

Chilean firm acquires two UK cherry farms

6 February 2020

Move will make a 'cherry centre of excellence'

Soil sampling informs nutrient management at Welsh fruit farm

6 February 2020

Fruit producer reaps benefits of nutrient management

High fibre wheat genes identified by UK scientists

6 February 2020

Healthier white bread could soon be on shelves

Fund worth over £1m to help tackle food waste

30 January 2020

Businesses will benefit from the fund

Brexit warning as Welsh food and drink exports reach new highs

29 January 2020

Figures show record-breaking turnover

Farm business expands with £10m investment to meet demand

27 January 2020

NI veg firm to increase production capacity

Food waste falls by 7% per person in three years

24 January 2020

Enough to fill the Royal Albert Hall ten times

Leaving 'bureaucratic' CAP will boost productivity, minister says

8 January 2020

Farmers will boost productivity post-Brexit

Farmers say Greggs' new 'fake steak bake' is 'misleading'

6 January 2020

Bakery chain unveils new vegan snack

Figures show Christmas export boost for British food

22 December 2019

The British Christmas dinner is set to be enjoyed globally

Field-to-fork approach doubles size of farmer's business

19 December 2019

Farm produce is flying off the shelves for this farmer

Farmers voted most trusted part of food production chain

19 December 2019

Survey of 11,000 shows farmers are trusted

Vehicle carrying thousands of Brussels sprouts overturns

17 December 2019

'Traffic and Christmas dinners may be affected'

Farm businesses wanted for food waste project

11 December 2019

Pilot study wants to save 1.8m tons of food

Boost in UK food and drink exports to non-EU countries

11 December 2019

Significant increase in trade with China

UK food and drink looks to US and China to expand

9 December 2019

New report shows growth opportunities

Dairy producers donate 268kg of cheese to Chelsea Pensioners

5 December 2019

Annual event shines spotlight on British cheese

UK prepares for new EU animal and plant health safety rules

3 December 2019

New EU regulations looming

Nine in 10 people think opening farm to public is important

20 November 2019

Survey by LEAF shows growing public appetite

Farmers donate tonnes of food to vulnerable Londoners

14 November 2019

5,000 meals donated by British farmers

Red Tractor calls for more farmers to sign up

13 November 2019

Assurance body urges more sign ups