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Brexit import costs could lead to higher prices and less choice: Arla Subscription

17 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Many dairy products could become a luxury after Brexit, according to a new study by the dairy co-op and the LSE

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As May's cabinet collapses, is the Brexit dream dead? Subscription

13 Jul 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Two years on from the referendum, Theresa May appeared to have finally made progress towards Brexit last week

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Brexit shambles just means there’s less time to get the right deal Subscription

09 Jul 2018 | By Carina Perkins

It’s hard to predict what will happen next, but no matter what happens, it’s yet another setback for the UK’s Brexit talks with the EU – which we can ill afford

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Irish food suppliers seek new markets amid Brexit uncertainty Subscription

05 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Some 85% of respondents to Bord Bia’s latest Brexit Barometer report said they were now actively seeking out business in new markets

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BRC sends Theresa May new warning over no-deal Brexit Subscription

05 Jul 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Oliver Wyman report finds supermarkets will by hard hit without smooth Brexit

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Food safety hearing throws up unexpected bombshell Subscription

04 Jul 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Lord Rooker seemed to suggest Liam Fox had made some rather controversial comments about the future of food manufacturing post-Brexit

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British cherries set for bumper harvest of 'stronger' fruit Subscription

04 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Growers have set their sights on a 5,000-tonne harvest this year, up about 300 tonnes on the 2017 yield

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UK food & drink needs clarity on Brexit – not more government inertia Subscription

03 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Bord Bia’s latest Brexit Barometer reported serious misgivings from Irish food businesses over Britain’s Brexit preparations

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Tate & Lyle Sugars blames 'uncompetitive' EU regulations for huge loss Subscription

02 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Brexit backer Tate & Lyle Sugars has blamed the ‘uncompetitive’ European Union sugar regime for annual losses that have ballooned to more than £25m.

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Dealing with the Donald: how trade war will hit food & drink Subscription

01 Jul 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Europe and the US have imposed tit-for-tat tariffs on each other - so what effect would a full-blown trade war have?

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Dairy UK launches restructure as it gears up for Brexit Subscription

29 Jun 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The move is part of a shift in strategy to focus on the promotion of British dairy products in the UK and abroad

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F*** business? It’s high time politicians started to address Brexit concerns Subscription

27 Jun 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Politicians letting off hot air has become the theme of this week

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Change is coming to British farming. Food companies must take note

27 Jun 2018 | By Stuart Thomson

Changes to the way farmers are paid could have far-reaching consequences for raw ingredients sourcing, says Stuart Thomson of EFFP

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How to Brexit-proof your agrifood business

26 Jun 2018 | By Allan Wilkinson

Brexit is a daunting prospect for many and clarity over market conditions is vital, says HSBC’s Allan Wilkinson

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Migrant labour crisis sees 15% fall in soft fruit production

20 Jun 2018 | By Rachel Graham

It follows a 63% drop in applications for seasonal positions last year, says British Summer Fruits

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Wetherspoon’s ditching of champagne and other EU booze is canny Subscription

13 Jun 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Tim Martin’s move has all the subtlety of an axe to the face, but it could also be a very savvy decision for his business, says senior drinks reporter Daniel Woolfson

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Tesco inflation falls but it's still running ahead of rivals Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has recorded its lowest level of inflation for almost a year as the UK’s biggest supermarket looks to step back into line with the other major players.

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Efra warns of Brexit threat to smaller fruit & veg suppliers

06 Jun 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Smaller horticulture businesses could suffer if EU support mechanisms for farmers are not replicated, The Committee warns

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Food & drink sector is still desperate for answers on Brexit

01 Jun 2018 | By Julia Glotz

Food security doesn’t just ‘happen’. It requires concerted effort - and a political climate that allows businesses to invest with confidence

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Labour costs soar as Brexit staff challenges hit poultry processors Subscription

31 May 2018 | By Kevin White

Processors were experiencing a “flow of people” out of the industry, said BPC chief executive Richard Griffiths

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