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Fyffes faces heat over Costa Rican drainage systems Subscription

09 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The GMB union accused the company of “putting profits before people and planet”…

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Veg supply shortages set to continue

26 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Availability of courgettes could be “very short” until at least June

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More than half of fish caught in UK waters 'by foreign boats'

11 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

EU catch in UK waters represents about £400m a year

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Cheese producers achieve record exports in July

08 Oct 2015 | By Kevin White

UK cheese producers achieved record exports during the 12 months to July

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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…

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Abergavenny aims to double its goats cheese production Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

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

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MPs set up inquiry meetings for eggs, pigs & poultry Subscription

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 Subscription

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' Subscription

20 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

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

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Sustainable Seafood Coalition unveils new codes Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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 Subscription

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' Subscription

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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Danone Dairies’ MD Craig Read on bringing Activia back to life

17 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

Despite the failure of Activia’s relaunch Read is optimistic he can turn around the brand and the ‘stagnated’ yoghurt category

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Back to the future: why doorstep milk delivery is undergoing a resurgence Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By James Halliwell

After 40 years of decline, doorstep milk delivery is undergoing a remarkable resurgence

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Two disruptive direct to consumer dairy brands we wish existed Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

We challenged two creative agencies to come up with new concepts that skip the supermarkets and disrupt the way people buy dairy in the UK

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10 of the most memorable milk campaigns throughout the ages Video

14 Sep 2018 | By Maddie Maynard

We run down 10 of the most famous, innovative and odd milk campaigns that have ever run

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New lease of life: The Dairymen cheddar report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Nick Hughes

Following a disastrous 2016/17 when sales crashed almost 10%, cheddar brands are back in the black

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How fromage went Franglais: Continental cheese report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Patrick McGuigan

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then British cheesemakers must have the hots for their Continental counterparts

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The great dairy space race: The Dairymen drinks report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Rob Brown

The race is on to claim valuable space in the chillers at the front of Britain’s c-stores and supermarkets

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Who needs a hot summer? The Dairymen ice cream report 2018 Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Ice cream sales have passed the £1bn landmark. So what’s driving growth?

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Whey to go, guys: 10 innovations from the dairy industry this year Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Dairy companies are using their insight and technological knowhow to tackle problems unique to their industry – and beyond.

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Wageningen's white stuff: FrieslandCampina supplier profile Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

FrieslandCampina dominates UK dairy drinks with its Yazoo brand. Now it plans to use its innovation centre to expand into new categories

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Who needs cows? Why bio-engineered milk could be on sale soon Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Somewhere in a lab in San Francisco, scientists at Perfect Day are making ‘real’ milk proteins from yeast, not cows

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