Liverpool Docks - single use

Fruit & veg suppliers aiming to bypass Dover Brexit gridlock Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Exporters have been looking to ports in the north of England in a bid to sidestep bottlenecks at channel ports

Muller Milk Tanker

Müller to wield axe with £100m ‘Project Darwin’ cost cutting programme Subscription

13 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

The processor said its current business model ’doesn’t allow us to make a profit’

Trewithen Dairy milk

Trewithen Dairy owner sees sales rise by 27% Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

Results published by Cornish Farm Dairy saw turnover climb to £41.1m, while the Trewithen brand also saw increases

Yeo Valley kefir

Profitability dented as Yeo Valley sees cost of production rise Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

The dairy supplier saw sales rise by £2.5m, but cost of sales rose by 9%, hitting profitability 

Organic produce

Soil Association considering Irish scheme in no-deal Brexit plans Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

The organic certification body was still ‘investigating options’ about launching a scheme in Ireland, it said this week

fishing boats

Fisheries decline government's fault, not EU's, claims report Subscription

06 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

A new paper by City University’s Centre for Food Policy has called for significant reform of fishing quotas, regardless of whether the UK gets a Brexit deal 

Poultry chickens

No-deal Brexit could cost poultry sector £200m in lost exports Subscription

04 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

Access to the EU market was vital in maintaining the sector’s carcase balance, said the British Poultry Council

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

Palm Oil

PepsiCo urged to cut ties with Indofood over RSPO fiasco

04 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

PT PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk (Lonsum), a subsidiary of Indofood’s plantation arm IndoAgri, was sanctioned in November 2018 


Müller faces farmer unrest over milk price cut Subscription

31 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

It follows a surge in milk production, leading to a steady drop in farmgate prices since the end of 2018 

One use - mackerel

North East Atlantic mackerel to lose MSC certification Subscription

31 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

Spawning stocks fell from 4.8 million tonnes in 2011 to 2.8 million tonnes last September


Troubled Danish Crown to cut up to 400 extra jobs Subscription

30 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

The Tulip owner is also looking to make up to £41m in savings. It follows an earlier bout of job and cost-cutting last November

PG Tips new look

Unilever publishes full list of tea suppliers

29 Jan 2019 | By Daniel Selwood

The PG Tips owner has become the UK’s final maker of a top-six tea brand to reveal details of its suppliers

Crediton lorry

Crediton Dairy invests £12m to increase processing capacity

29 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

The investment at Crediton’s headquarters will see it build a second production hall containing two new high-speed fillers

cawston press cans

Cawston Press mulls European production in no-deal Brexit Subscription

24 Jan 2019 Updated: 05 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

MD Steve Kearns warned that sourcing apples from the UK was ‘not viable’

Horse meat

Four men go on horsemeat scandal-linked trial in Paris

22 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

Two former execututives of French meat processor Spanghero, and two Dutch meat traders, went on trial on Monday 

fishing boat

Post-Brexit fisheries bill 'lacks detail', MPs warn Subscription

21 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

Government plans on a post-Brexit fisheries policy did not meet expectations, according to the Commons Efra commitee


Egg producers short-changed by packers, warns trade body Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

A study by the British Free Range Egg Producers Association warned terms of agreements were ’grossly imbalanced’ in favour of buyers

Avara Foods Telford

Poultry giant Avara reports solid results but warns of Brexit fears Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

The supplier has warned Brexit could have a ’significant’ impact on its business 


Cut meat consumption to save lives and planet, urges report

17 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

A new study by the Eat-Lancet Commission is advocating a radical shift towards plant-based foods



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