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.
Nestlé UK & Ireland is on target to become the first top 10 confectionery manufacturer to secure 100% of the cocoa it uses in its products from sustainable sources by...
Former Tesco drivers are staging further demos at the retailer’s distribution centres in a long-running row over job cuts after they transferred to Eddie Stobart Limited and were then dismissed....
Two haulage firms have been ordered to pay a total of nearly £278,000 for safety failings, which left a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver paralysed from the chest down.
The food industry has expressed concern over the fate of Professor Chris Elliott’s final report on the handling of the 2013 horsemeat scandal, which has been delayed until Parliament’s next...
A Morrisons-sponsored degree course in leadership and logistics, designed for the retailer’s own staff, has yielded its first graduates at the University of Hull.
Morrisons has announced it will invest a “sizeable” amount of money to open a new 8,825m² distribution centre alongside its existing Bridgwater manufacturing site.
Tesco shoppers have donated 5.1M meals, weighing 2,135t, to people in need this year.
40 jobs are threatened at logistics firm Swansea Bakeries Limited (SBL) amid proposals to shift its contract to handle logistics for Premier Foods’ Hovis brand to Hovis’ Avonmouth depot.
Iceland Manufacturing has boosted recycling at its Manchester base, which has gone from recycling none of its waste two years ago to recycling more than 95%.
Police in Aberdeenshire are appealing for help to discover who stole a lorry-load of shortbread, valued at about £16,000.
Nestlé has struck a deal with First Milk, expanding the dairy cooperative’s supply of fresh milk for its Kit Kat and Nescafé brands in the UK.
Salmon waste could help treat famine victims thanks to novel technology – currently being trialled by Loch Duart – that can extract edible proteins from the leftovers.
Yusen Logistics has been fined £11,000 and ordered to pay £1,067 in costs for safety failings after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at its site on the...
Government must lead the genetically modified (GM) food debate and take a more co-ordinated approach to food security, with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) at the...
Tesco faced a demo by ex-distribution workers at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday June 27 over unfair dismissal claims.
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