All news articles for June 09, 2014

Brazil 2014 is expected to kick off a £271M boost to food and drink sales

World Cup to boost British food and drink sales

By Michael Stones

The Brazil 2014 football World Cup is set to kick off a £271M boost to Britain’s food and drink industry, according to research from e-marketing firm Webloyalty.

United Biscuits reaffirmed plans to take the savoury category

Fight for savoury biscuit category share begins

By Nicholas Robinson

Biscuit heavyweight United Biscuits (UB) has reaffirmed plans to grow its UK savoury biscuit retail sales value by 20%, challenging competitor Burton’s Biscuits Company’s announcement it would storm the category.

D-Day celebrated in wartime food pictures

D-Day celebrated in wartime food pictures

By Michael Stones

The British Nutrition Foundation has launched a series of postcards celebrating wartime food heroes to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, today (June 6).

Winning novel foods approval is more difficult within the EU than in the US

Novel foods rules are a barrier to innovation

By Nicholas Robinson

Europe’s strict novel foods approval system is preventing businesses from bringing new novel ingredients into their home markets and driving them to countries such as the US instead, industry leaders have warned.

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