Climate change is already cutting UK food output, according to a survey conducted by the National Farmers Union (NFU), as US president Barack Obama said the UN climate conference in Paris could be a “turning point” in global efforts to halt rising temperatures.
Brewing giant AB InBev will look to offload its newly-acquired Peroni and Grolsch brands in a bid to appease EU competition regulators following its takeover of rival SAB Miller, with Heineken and Molson Coors the most likely bidders, according to an industry expert.
Having to remove the word ‘probiotics’ from its products was costly in the short-term, but hasn’t impacted long term sales, the boss of a family-run yoghurt producer has claimed.
The growing importance of smaller food and drink brands, arising from the fragmentation of consumer beliefs about food, is one of 10 key trends identified next year by New Business Nutrition.
Yogurts with the wrong pH levels and flour containing undeclared gluten were among the food safety recalls over the past week.
More than two-thirds of British adults believe a tax on sugar-sweetened soft drinks would: penalise most people who consume soft drinks responsibly, rise each year and lead to taxes on other foods, according to an independent poll commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Meat processor Cranswick has been praised for its ‘crackling’ innovations and investments that have led to gains in pre-tax revenue, sales and earnings for the six months to September 30 2015, by City analyst Shore Capital.
Northern Ireland pork has won provisional approval for export to China in a deal, said to be worth up to £10M a year to the economy.
Food manufacturers must treat climate change as seriously as health and safety to protect the planet and ensure profitability, says McCain boss Nick Vermont ahead of climate change talks in Paris.
Unilever has won praise for committing to becoming carbon positive by 2030 ahead of the United Nations Climate change conference in Paris today (November 30), by the WWF.
A sugar tax and childhood obesity report by Members of Parliament (MPs) has been slammed by the industry as a public relations (PR) stunt for the health lobby.
Action on Sugar has launched a six-step “evidence-based” action plan to prevent the UK’s obesity and type 2 diabetes crisis from spiralling out of control.
Criticism hurled at Tesco, jobs under threat at Hovis a number of food and drink manufacturers posting positive financial results lead this week’s top headlines.