An official enquiry into dairy prices has been launched by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee following the rapid plunge in milk prices in the past year.
A lack of lorry drivers could jeopardise some businesses’ ability to meet increased demand over the Christmas period, according to The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).
The A1(M) southbound carriage was closed today (September 21), near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire, after a lorry carrying beer, wine and spirits overturned in high winds.
Young shoppers are reluctant freezer users, so contributing to the mountain of food waste produced each year by throwing food away needlessly, according to fresh research from grocery think tank...
The UK supply chain is threatened by under-investment in research and development (R&D) and firms must work more closely together to strengthen it, according to an industry report published today...
The food industry must engage with frozen food firm Iglo Group’s latest programme to tackle obesity, food waste and unsustainable production, according the firm’s boss Elio Leoni Sceti.
Booths Supermarkets slashed shrinkage across its business and saved significant amounts of cash by implementing supply chain management software supplied by Relex, according to Andrew Rafferty, the retailer’s IT and e-commerce director....
Online retail giant Amazon is to create 1,000 new jobs at UK fulfilment centres, six months after a leading UK wholesale boss predicted the retailer would deliver “a fresh approach”...
The UK’s food and drink industry must step up and support dairy farmers by driving consumer demand for milk and milk products with innovation, a prominent MP has urged.
Young’s Seafood has called for more organisations to sign up to new voluntary codes designed to make it easier for shoppers to choose sustainable fish.
United Biscuits (UB) has announced plans to power 12 of its lorries on waste cooking oil as part of its sustainability initiative.
The dairy supply chain storm has intensified, with Müller appealing for planned protests over milk price cuts to be called off, while the dairy industry code faces increasing scrutiny....
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The return of mackerel to the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) ‘fish to eat’ list has been welcomed by the Scottish mackerel processing industry.
A Scottish haulage firm has been fined £8,000, after a falling bourbon barrel fractured the skull of one its staff, in what a neurologist warned could easily have proved a fatal accident....
Food fraud is rife in fish and chip shops, with one in six fish samples bought differing from what had been ordered, according to sampling conducted for consumer group Which?
Hull-based fish merchant F Smales & Son is creating six jobs as it sets up a new 5,574m2 depot to help distribute frozen fish.
Arla Foods has launched Growing Together, a three-year sustainable dairy farming initiative, involving its 3,000 British farmers.
MPs and peers have forged a cross-party group aimed at making the UK dairy industry more sustainable and profitable at a time when dairy farmers are under severe pressure.
Farmers For Action (FFA) has lashed out at retailers for not allowing price increases as dairy farmers face plummeting milk prices and is pressing for government and European Commission (EC)...
GeneWatch UK has called on supermarkets to wake up to the environmental harm caused by genetically modified (GM) animal feed, imported from North and South America.
Nestlé has pledged to improve animal welfare standards in its supply chain, following the signature of a partnership agreement with the charity World Animal Protection.
Dairy representatives will meet next month to discuss the impact of Russia’s food imports ban on the industry.
Nestlé aims to step up efforts to eradicate child labour in the cocoa supply chain, after an independent report indicated progress was being made, but more needed to be done.
Sainsbury has abandoned plans to create jobs through the construction of a 49,053m2 multi-modal distribution centre at Clyst Honiton near Exeter.