Produce news around the UK

15 October 2019



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

Garlic market boom boosts farm's exports

24 August 2019

The farm is entering new international markets

Consultation seeks views on radical shake-up of UK food

18 August 2019

Consultation on future of UK food

New dioxin egg scare hits Belgium

14 August 2019

Belgium issues egg recall

UK blueberry production grows by 10 times within a decade

12 August 2019

This year's growing season is 'excellent'

Farmers warn of UK food self-sufficiency decline

11 August 2019

Self-sufficiency 'must be kept above 61%'

Top trade adviser says UK 'shouldn't be afraid' of US farm exports

9 August 2019

He said a 'high standard' deal is possible

Two-thirds of consumers unsure what Red Tractor assurance is

8 August 2019

Around half have never heard of it

Govt urged to release plans for no-deal food impact

5 August 2019

It is urged to release known planning assumptions

Yorkshire farmer recognised for nature-friendly farming

5 August 2019

Dales farmer awarded for wildlife improvement

'Tremendous crop' of British strawberry on market this year

1 August 2019

Strawberries available in abundance

Crisps or Chips? UK farm-made product hits the US

31 July 2019

Cambridgeshire farmers highlight their success

Green groups try to stop EU ban on terms like 'veggie burger'

30 July 2019

They think a ban would 'confuse consumers'

Lords slam EU move to ban vegan products using meat terms

25 July 2019

Lords have no issue with 'vegetarian burgers'

7 percent of total annual UK harvest wasted

25 July 2019

Work 'urgently needed' to battle waste on farms

Major dairy site investment worth £50m completed

24 July 2019

The Shropshire site will source more from UK farms