Kevin is The Grocer’s Fresh and Chilled Foods Editor, and oversees coverage of news related to the retail fresh foods sector, including dairy, meat, fish, poultry, fruit & veg and eggs, as well as relevant issues in the agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture industries.
He also assists in production of The Grocer’s annual Dairymen and Meat, Fish & Poultry supplements, writes about food commodities, politics and food regulation, and has appeared as a commentator on both radio and TV on the state of the UK food industry.
Prior to joining The Grocer in April 2014, Kevin wrote about retail financial services for a Financial Times business publication, and began his career as a journalist working for regional newspapers in North Wales.
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The dairy giant said the investment represented ’a major step towards reducing the UK’s dependence on imported yoghurt products’
Flamingo supplies fresh flowers, plants and veg to the mults
- Analysis & Features
Average banana prices have increased 3% since the end of May
The government needs to start taking action now to transition to a sustainable and healthy food system by 2030, warned a report by the RSA
Average year-on-year deadweight lamb prices peaked at 601.9p/kg in April 2018
However, stockpiling added a ’layer of unrecoverable cost for companies’, warned Bord Bia
- Comment & Opinion
Michael Gove has in the past been taken to task for ‘taking the F out of Defra’
A new report from Kite Consulting has claimed the liquid milk sector is in a ‘precarious financial position’
- Category Report
‘Brand Wales’ is thriving, with food and drink exports near £7bn. But no-deal Brexit would hit it hard. What’s the plan?
A recall of Galloway cheddar this week was based on ‘false positive’ results, the supplier said
- Analysis & Features
An NAO report paints an unsettling picture. What’s the solution?
Crops waiting to be harvested had been deluged with up to 80mm of rain in a single day last week
It comes more than two decades after a ban was imposed at the height of the BSE crisis
Apeel’s technology involves an invisible, tasteless coating which can extend the shelf life of fruit and veg
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