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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”…

courgettes

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…

Goats cheese

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…

Pigs

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…

Tuna Fishing

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…

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' 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…

Tuna Fishing

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…

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 Subscription

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 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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NFU Conference 2019: what's in store for British farming? Subscription

22 Feb 2019 | By Rachel Graham

A no-deal Brexit and veganism were among the topics farmers debated

fruit and veg

Kids dislike veg - that habit won't change overnight

21 Feb 2019

It will take more than VegPower’s new campaign to change children’s eating habits

Broccoli

The 'Eat them to defeat them' ad teaches children vegetables are a menace

12 Feb 2019 | By Joanna Blythman

We should challenge the idea that kids don’t like vegetables, says Joanna Blythman

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From baby bananas to mango-plums: the latest trends from Fruit Logistica Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Rachel Graham

If you’re among those who think the humble plum can’t be improved upon, read on

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G's to bring brands to British produce aisles

07 Feb 2019 | By Rachel Graham

It has partnered with food giant Kraft to ‘bring excitement back’ into veg

meat beef

Poland’s ‘sick cow’ scandal is a reminder of the EU’s food safety net Subscription

04 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

If these practices turn out to be more widespread, this will be the biggest meat scandal in Europe since Horsegate

Iced coffee

Focus On Dairy Drinks: 9 March

31 Jan 2019

Iced coffee is booming. Boosted by the scorching summer of 2018, sales totalled over £4m in the four peak weeks in July

Duncan Malyon

Duncan Malyon to depart Camelot for Arla

25 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Malyon joined Camelot as sales director in 2009

Bananas

Global banana glut sees wholesale prices fall Subscription

25 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Average prices of imports to the UK are down 11p/kg on the equivalent week to 21 January during the past two years

Veg Power Ad

Food Foundation vegetable campaign hits ITV Video

25 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

The ‘Eat them to defeat them’ concept will air on ITV tonight (25 January)

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