All news articles for May 2020

Tchibo's claims on DNA integrity have been thrown out by EFSA

EFSA rejects Tchibo DNA coffee claim

By Michelle Perrett

Attempts to prove that regular consumption of a coffee could contribute to the maintenance of DNA integrity have been rejected by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Government hails new global tariff regime planned from the start of 2021

Experts respond to Government's proposed tariff scheme

Brexit: UK Global Tariff positive for food industry

By Rod Addy

Brexit trade tariffs will be applied to agricultural imports from 1 January 2021 under Government proposals, potentially protecting domestic producers against cheaper import prices and lower food standards.

HMRC has unveiled a new website to claim SSP

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to launch

By Michelle Perrett

Small and medium-sized food manufacturers will be able to claim for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees due to COVID-19, the Government has announced.

The plant-based market will continue to grow

Plant-based meat alternatives market set for growth

By Michelle Perrett

The global plant-based meat alternatives market is expected to hit US$3.6bn in value this year and increase to $4.2bn in 2021, showing growth of 17%, a new report from analysts Research & Markets has revealed.

The future of food packaging could lie in a new recyclable material from VTT

Food plastics replacement under test

By Michelle Perrett

A new recyclable material that can be used in the same way as plastic has been developed by research and development company VTT.

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