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Happy Egg Co becomes biggest US free-range supplier Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

The Happy Egg Co is now the largest free-range egg supplier in the US by market share…

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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…

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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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.

Iceberg lettuce

Cost of basket of fruit & veg moves up 3% on last month

17 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Some individual SKUs are significantly more expensive than a year ago – including those affected by widespread shortages

beef

Brazilian beef prices up due to rising global demand Subscription

16 Feb 2017

A fall in exports from Australia and a competitively low domestic price pushed Brazilian beef exports up 4% year on year

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Plaice gets pricier as allowable catch is cut Subscription

10 Feb 2017

In the English Channel, the TAC for 2017 has been cut 20% year on year

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Has Brexit put an end to the era of cheap fruit & veg? Subscription

10 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

There is a risk that suppliers will send their produce elsewhere

lettuce shortage

Britain’s ‘veg panic’ needs a little perspective

06 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

A shortage of fresh produce in UK supermarkets is creating havoc in the country, with lettuce and broccoli sales now being rationed in some supermarkets 

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Fresh produce heads for the bunkers, and a good thing too Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

Popular with suburban marijuana growers, hydroponics - the method of growing plants without soil - could be the solution to our growing vegetable ’crisis’

tuna

Surging supply-side costs for Thai tuna could hit retail prices Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Surging supply-side costs for Thai tuna could push up the price of cans in supermarkets this year

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Jamie and Jimmy arouse dairy farmers' ire with new campaign Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Non free-range farmers were less than impressed by the implicit criticism of their product

Happy Egg hen

Threat to ‘free-range’ eggs label could severely damage a category in growth Subscription

25 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

The National Farmers Union has warned that clarity is needed on free-range labelling, but is ‘barn’ really an option?

Fruit & veg

Sainsbury’s will need to be sensitive with its meat-free push Subscription

23 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

We all know the standing joke about giving up meat: you may not live longer, but it certainly feels like it

courgettes

Why #courgettegate could be a taste of things to come Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

The great veg shortage of 2017 has been dominating headlines this week



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