Produce news around the UK

11 December 2019



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

Farmers greet Prince Charles at North London market

7 November 2019

Over thirty farmers greet Charles and Camilla

Welsh farmers' core role of food producers 'must be protected'

7 November 2019

Green issues can be tackled if core role is safeguard

UK tea grower secures overseas orders totalling £145k

31 October 2019

It produces the 'most British tea in history'

Zero-waste pumpkin ice cream launched

29 October 2019

Brits waste millions of perfectly edible pupmkins

Vast majority think imported food must meet UK standards

28 October 2019

Most adults believe UK standards must not be lowered

Public have high confidence in UK food safety, survey shows

24 October 2019

Brits have confidence in UK food and farming

UK public at risk from 'pesticide cocktails', claims report

21 October 2019

It says a quarter of all food consumed contains them

No-deal Brexit: EU approves UK’s third country status

15 October 2019

UK secures ‘listed status’ to protect £5bn export market

UK start-up aims to build over forty vertical farms

7 October 2019

The firm wants to shake up the UK veg market

'Britain’s Biggest Farmers Market' campaign to boost Red Tractor

30 September 2019

£1m campaign to promote Red Tractor scheme

Continued access to EU preferential trade agreements 'vital'

27 September 2019

Food exporters fear significant drop in exports

Labour's Food Commission plan an 'opportunity' for farmers

25 September 2019

It would monitor UK food security

Defra urges food exporters to get ready for no-deal regulations

24 September 2019

Exporters will be subject to new regulation

Planners set to approve controversial mushroom farm expansion

18 September 2019

Tas Valley Mushrooms set to be given green light

'Climate breakdown' could hit UK with food shortages, MPs say

17 September 2019

The UK imports 40% of its food

Govt 'softening up' public on inferior food imports, experts say

13 September 2019

They say UK food safety is 'at risk'

Vertical farming units to grow produce for M&S

13 September 2019

Each in-store unit uses 95% less water

No food shortage after no-deal, Yellowhammer confirms

12 September 2019

But food prices will increase

Govt has 'clear path' to water down food regulation, experts warn

11 September 2019

Parliament could have 'little say' in the matter

UK farmers aspiring to produce 'world's most climate friendly food'

10 September 2019

NFU unveils plan to deliver net zero

Plant-based diet may raise risk of stroke, major study finds

5 September 2019

Vegans might have a higher risk of stroke

Retailers criticise Gove's 'no shortages of fresh food' claim

2 September 2019

Michael Gove is under fire from the BRC

Expert says plant-based diet misses crucial nutrient for brain health

2 September 2019

The essential nutrient keeps the brain healthy