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Watch out for organic fraud!

21 Mar 2018 | By Chris Elliott

We have had a few scandals of late in the UK but compared with what is going on in Belgium at the moment, they are relatively small scale

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Fishermen furious following Brexit ‘betrayal’ Subscription

20 Mar 2018 | By Carina Perkins

’We will leave the EU and leave the CFP, but hand back sovereignty over our seas a few seconds later’


It’s not just fish: how panicked should people be about microplastic? Subscription

19 Mar 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

 Health organisations such as the FSA didn’t believe there was cause for concern but couldn’t be certain, it’s an emerging issue … 


What does Unilever’s move to Rotterdam tell us about Brexit and the UK's future? Subscription

15 Mar 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The fmcg giant insists it remains committed to the UK, and its announcement this morning focused on the “evolution” of its structure into three divisions

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Industry and campaigners reach a crossroads over food labelling Subscription

14 Mar 2018 | By Kevin White

Campaigners want meat and dairy labelling that could carry wording on methods of production similar to what is found on packs of eggs

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Can brands and online giants defeat ‘fake news’ together? Subscription

13 Mar 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Suppliers need the influence of online and social media giants as much as those giants need the spending power of suppliers

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The future of dairy alternatives: from ‘free-from’ to ‘full of’? Subscription

12 Mar 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Being ‘free from’ a certain ingredient is simply no longer enough to stand out from the crowd. It’s a useful starting point, no doubt, but little more …


Co-op faces reputational damage – but will it get a fine to match? Subscription

08 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

While the general public tends to care less about food and drink suppliers than issues such as Fairtrade, today’s revelation raise worrying questions about the Co-op’s conduct 

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Coca-Cola’s diversification drive is raising eyebrows – but it’s a sensible move

07 Mar 2018 | By Emma Weinbren

With a soft drinks tax approaching in the UK, these innovations from companies are not as random as they may seem

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Food industry faces mammoth reformulation task – but calorie focus represents a win Subscription

06 Mar 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Already thoughts will be turning to just how companies can react to such a sweeping call for calorie reduction, even though the specific sector targets won’t be set until the middle of next year


The government made a swift u-turn on plans to scrap pennies – what’s your take?

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