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Meat processors back call for post-Brexit immigration changes

13 Aug 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Britain’s meat industry was vulnerable to shortages of workers across all skill levels, the BMPA warned

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No-deal Brexit could be an environmental catastrophe too

10 Aug 2018 | By Adam Leyland

As positive as the heatwave has been for trade this summer, there is a negative, with inflation – not to mention long-term

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Egg council to push for British eggs due to Brexit concerns Subscription

08 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The BEIC will urge retailers and manufacturers to switch to British eggs for processing in a new marketing push

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FDF survey points to Brexit-fuelled fears of rising costs Subscription

01 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Almost a third of businesses expect economic growth to slow in 2018

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Boparan Holdings sells 2 Sisters Red Meat division to Kepak Group Subscription

30 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

The Irish meat company takes over the business, which consists of subsidiaries St Merryn Foods and McIntosh Donald, with immediate effect

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Media Bites 30 June: Brexit, Marks & Spencer, Discounters Subscription

30 Jul 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Supermarkets have asked suppliers to begin contingency planning in case Britain crashes out of the EU with no deal, prompting some to consider stockpiling goods

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Brexit threat to our food standards cannot be ignored

27 Jul 2018 | By Julia Glotz

The issue isn’t that we might want to revise standards after Brexit – it’s the danger of short-sighted moves made under pressure

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BPC: 'No deal could hike poultry price by 25%'

27 Jul 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Member businesses anticipate EU labour dropping by half in the case of a no-deal departure

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Can industry stockpile food supplies in a no deal Brexit? Subscription

27 Jul 2018 | By Kevin White

Dominic Raab has said the government would ensure “there is adequate food supply” if the UK crashed out of the European Union without a trade agreement

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EU nations warned to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit Subscription

24 Jul 2018 | By Ian Quinn

BRC reissued its warning over the consequences for the food industry of a ‘no deal’ Brexit

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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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