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Current crisis could be end of British produce, warn farmers

11 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Joint statement from NFU and FFA demands retailers pay fair price for British produce

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Lettuce prices up due to colder than normal weather Subscription

24 Jun 2015 | By Carina Perkins

UK lettuce prices have risen 17.7% month on month due to reduced supply

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Alpro becomes third largest milk brand as value sales soar 28% Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Alpro has become the third-largest brand in UK milk on the back of a 28.3% hike in value sales…

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Morrisons pilots its first standalone halal meat counter Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Morrisons is to pilot its first standalone halal meat counter…

Goats cheese

Abergavenny aims to double its goats cheese production

13 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Abergavenny Fine Food Company is aiming to more than double production of its goats cheese products…

Pigs

MPs set up inquiry meetings for eggs, pigs & poultry

13 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

The All-Party Parlia­mentary Group on Eggs, Pigs and Poultry will meet with industry this month…

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Free online guide to help buyers source seafood responsibly

09 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Seafish has launched an online tool for trade buyers that provides information on responsible seafood sourcing…

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Dairy Crest unveils strategy to boost dairy category by £800m Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Dairy Crest has unveiled a three-year plan to grow the dairy category by £800m…

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Mobile slaughterhouse interests British meat industry Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

British meat suppliers say they are “closely following” the performance of a mobile cattle slaughterhouse unveiled last we…

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Mercian potato app 'could be used for crop traceability'

20 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

A potato merchant has created a mobile app that allows retailers and processors to access crop traceability data…

Tuna Fishing

Sustainable Seafood Coalition unveils new codes

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Members of the Sustain­able Seafood Coalition have agreed and published codes regarding responsible sourcing of fish…

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MSC-certified seafood continues to increase but growth rate slows Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

The number of UK seafood products achieving Marine Stewardship Council accreditation continues to grow…

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Gü moves into dairy drinks in licensing first Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Dessert brand Gü is being extended into the chilled dairy drinks category…

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry created

13 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

MPs and peers have formed an All-Party Parliamentary Group for the dairy industry…

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Hartington Creamery brings Blue Stilton back to Derbyshire

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Blue Stilton production has returned to Derbyshire for the first time in five years…

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Welsh organic dairy Trioni lands China export certification

06 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Welsh organic producer Trioni has become the first UK dairy farm to secure organic certification to export to China…

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Mini Babybel: single SKU to roll into c-stores

06 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Bel UK will next week roll out individually wrapped single Mini Babybels…

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Florette expands polytunnel operation in year-round push

09 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Florette has begun constructing the second stage of its polytunnel growing operation near Colchester in a bid to reduce imports and become a year-round UK grower.

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'Independence could double EU money for Scottish fishermen'

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Scottish fishermen could stand to double how much they receive in EU fishing subsidies if Scotland votes for independence…

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British raspberries set for bumper crop in 2014

06 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Growers are predicting a bumper British raspberry season for 2014, with sales forecast to grow by 15% on last year…

Badger

Badger cull proposals could 'finish off' UK dairy and beef sectors

03 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Farming minister George Eustice has dismissed scientific research suggesting efforts to tackle bovine tuberculosis should focus on culling cows instead of badgers.

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Müller announces 1.2ppl cut in farmgate milk price

02 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Müller has become the latest dairy processor to announce a milk price cut, with its standard milk price set to drop by 1.2 pence per litre from August.

Dairy Farming

UK dairy industry outlines roadmap for ‘post-quota era’

30 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

A new roadmap to prepare the UK dairy industry for the “post-quota era” and eradicate the UK’s dairy trade deficit is being launched in Westminster today.

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First Milk rolls out Lake District Co quark sauces Subscription

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

First Milk is looking to tap the trend for cooking with dairy with the launch of a quark-based cooking sauces range…

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Free-range milk: sounds great... but what exactly is it? Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Two new rival “free-range milk” brands are imminent…

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EU pork prices higher year on year Subscription

09 Jan 2017

EU pork prices remain higher year on year as exports to China were up 76% year on year…

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Could free-range milk really add value to the category? Subscription

09 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

This week’s announcement of a new ‘free-range’ milk brand is intriguing

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Meat the future... and how to market it Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

A cluster of PR-hungry cultured meat startups claim we could be grilling sausages and burgers, created without slaughtering

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The panda steak is closer than you think Subscription

05 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Scientists are claiming that lab-grown meat could hit supermarket shelves within five years

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Farage, fishing and disentanglement from the EU net

22 Dec 2016 | By Kevin White

Fish stocks don’t respect international boundaries but is Britain heading into stormy waters as it fights, post-Brexit, to save its fishing industry?

Fish & Chips

Why the squid panic? Fish and chip shops have already started adapting Subscription

12 Dec 2016 | By Kevin White

Scientists are warning squid could soon replace cod in our chippy dinners

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Fyffes sale to Sumitomo: what you need to know now Subscription

09 Dec 2016 | By Kevin White

A £635m deal between Ireland’s Fyffes and Japan’s Sumimoto Corporation was announced on 9 December

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Christmas turkey to dodge Brexit price inflation Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Kevin White

This year’s Christmas turkeys should avoid the brunt of post-referendum inflation

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Cranswick wagers on China with Dunbia pork plant deal Subscription

25 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

It looks a shrewd move despite razor-thin margins in Ballymena

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For the chop: cheese category report 2016 Video Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Nick Hughes

Cheddar has been hit hard by the axe of range resets. So who’s still saying cheese, and where’s growth coming from?



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