Errington Cheese has petitioned for a judicial review to overturn Food Standards Scotland’s (FSS’s) total ban on the sale of its cheeses.
Dairy processor Müller has announced a two pence per litre (2ppl) rise to its milk from December 1, to 22.95ppl, after both Arla Foods amba and First Milk announced similar price rises for November.
Scottish pie and pastry maker Bells Food Group has struck a seven-figure deal with retailer Lidl to supply it with a range of pies in Scotland.
The UK needs a more joined up food policy after Brexit, to overcome sustainability, obesity and food safety issues, according to Which? chief policy adviser Sue Davies.
The food sector is so competitive that price wars between retailers may reduce the financial impact of Brexit on shoppers, said grocery think-tank IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch.
Over the past year, more than 20 food and drink firms have been fined for health and safety failings. Four of these prosecutions were for fatalities.
A Hooch advert featuring social media star Joe Charman has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after it ruled the juvenile behaviour depicted in the ad would appeal to under-18s.
A third (33%) of young people keen to lead a healthier lifestyle have tried to eat less meat, the ‘Healthy Lifestyles UK 2016’ report from Mintel has revealed.