lettuce

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…

Tuna Fishing

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…

Mobile slaughterhouse

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…

Jersey Royal potatoes

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…

Gu crediton

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…

Hartington Blue

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…

Florette polytunnel

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…

British raspberries have bumper crop in summer 2014

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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Yazoo targets families with new one-litre cartons

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Friesland Campina is to sell Yazoo in one-litre cartons in the UK for the first time, as it seeks to boost its family appe…

Badger

Return of the never-ending argument: the badger cull is back Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Badger culling – that most inflammatory of topics – is back on the agenda this week

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New controls set to push up tuna prices Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Increased restrictions on tuna fishing could push up prices, which have already risen significantly year on year

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Further restrictions on HFSS ads to kids? Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, Disappointingly, there is no detail on how a sugar tax will be levied

chicken

Reading between the lines of the latest FSA campylobacter report Subscription

22 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

The FSA says it doesn’t plan to change targets, but industry worries there’s a subtext to its latest research

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21st century roast: Sunday Roast Category Report 2016 Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Kate Halliwell

Sunday roasts are on the wane as Brits enjoy their midweek chickens with a side of Netflix. How are retailers responding?

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Why dairy must stay vigilant to fraud and counterfeiting Subscription

09 Aug 2016 | By Chris Elliott

We must remain vigilant to potential authenticity issues, particularly for globally traded products like dairy

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Shoppers switch to free-range as prices fall across egg aisle Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Carina Perkins

As supermarkets vow to phase out caged hen eggs, latest data shows shoppers are already switching to higher welfare eggs

egg

Retailers mustn't put the egg success story at risk Subscription

29 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

Eggs have been one of grocery’s biggest success stories of recent years

Defra

Climate change, Defra, and Andrea Leadsom Subscription

28 Jul 2016

Sir, Defra is one organisation that could really benefit from a Brexiteer at its helm

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Will Asda's high stakes new meat merchandising cut it? Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Will cross-species shelf grouping and a black chic theme help the retailer pull back market share, or just confuse shoppers

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Is the wonky veg revolution happening at last?

28 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Shoppers have embraced imperfect produce. Will it last, and how much more waste could be stopped?

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