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


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


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…


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…


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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British raspberries set for bumper crop in 2014 Subscription

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…

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Amelia Harvey on collaboration and The Collective Subscription

20 Jul 2018 | By Megan Tatum

The self-styled ‘quasi-entrepreneur’ on building a £32m business from scratch

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Aldi must answer for its 'ripping off' of Heck sausages Subscription

19 Jul 2018

I am appalled at the way Aldi continues to dupe the shopper into believing they are buying Heck sausages

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Now New Zealand lashes out at meat free. But shoppers need information, not posturing Subscription

05 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The battle between the meat industry and the burgeoning meat alternatives sector is hotting up

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Focus on poultry: 4 August

05 Jul 2018 Updated: 11 Jul 2018

So much for consumers eating less but better. Cheaper poultry is winning big as consumer appetite shows no sign of waning

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What UK consumers think about meat traceability in 10 charts

04 Jul 2018

We teamed up with Harris Interactive for a poll of more than 2,000 Brits to explore shopper attitudes to one of the hottest topics in meat right now

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CO2 crisis shows British food relies on free movement across borders

03 Jul 2018 | By Richard Griffiths

A shortage of CO2 is just an illustration, indicative of the integrated nature of our food supply, says Richard Griffiths of the British Poultry Council

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How much do shoppers care about traceability of meat? Subscription

29 Jun 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Brits still care more about quality, price and animal welfare, exclusive new research suggests


Why the time is now for fresh produce box companies Subscription

26 Jun 2018 | By Angelina Mason

Established operators have been joined by a host of new arrivals launching new and often specialised takes on boxed up fresh produce

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Is the halloumi shortage a sign of things to come? Subscription

25 Jun 2018 | By Carina Perkins

As if the prospect of running out of beer, chicken and fizzy pop wasn’t bad enough, news broke this weekend that Britain is on the brink of a halloumi shortage

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Strawberry bargains set to become a thing of the past Subscription

25 Jun 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers will face higher prices for the fruit next season, experts warn

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ABP's superhero-themed meat products are weird but welcome

22 Jun 2018 | By Kevin White

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Superman burger



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