Supply Chain

Cold chain energy bills are set to double in 2022

Cold storage energy bills set to double

By Gwen Ridler

Electricity bills for the UK’s cold storage facilities are set to double between 2021 and 2022, according to the Cold Chain Federation (CCF).

Smith: 'It would be economically foolish, morally wrong and globally irresponsible to drive UK customers to buy less sustainable alternatives'

Future trade deal must not undermine Welsh meat: HCC

By Gwen Ridler

UK trade negotiators risk scoring ‘a disastrous own goal’ against the Welsh meat industry if the next round of international trade deal drive UK customers to buy less sustainable alternatives to Welsh meat, warned Meat Promotion Wales (Hybu Cig Cymru,...

Cost of living increases impacted consumer buying habits over the past month

Adults buying less food as cost of living bites

By Michelle Perrett

Around half (49%) of adults are buying less food when food shopping while 48% of them have reported they had to spend more than usual to get what they normally buy, the latest statistics from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.

Danish Crown has just launched a solution to make materials handling safer for staff

Digital feature: long read

Efficient handling & storage trends

By Rod Addy

Materials handling and storage has faced pressures ranging from lack of labour and climate impact to soaring costs and supply chain volatility in the past year, but as always the food industry has proved inventive.

The UK/New Zealand FTA would have little impact on food standards, TAC advised

Verdict in on New Zealand free trade agreement

By Gwen Ridler

The UK’s free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand is unlikely to impact standards but could increase workload on agencies that ensure imports comply with those standards, according to the Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC).

Input cost inflation has driven producers to raise prices at a record pace

Uk food and drink manufacturing output contracts

By Michelle Perrett

UK food and drink manufacturing output contracted for the first time in 10 months in May, as input cost inflation drove producers to raise prices at a record pace, the Lloyds Bank UK Sector Tracker has revealed.

Carvalho: 'We can give the consumer full sight of their products’ journey from orchard to plate'

Why UK almond supplier is implementing blockchain tech

By Rod Addy

Veracruz Almonds is boosting traceability by implementing blockchain technology at its estates in Idanha-a-Nova and Fundão, Portugal in preparation for expanding its exports to distributors and suppliers in the UK and Europe.

Automated future for Nestlé’s supply chain

Automated future for Nestlé’s supply chain

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive video interview, GXO digital model realisation & continuous improvement leader Alex Stinton talks about the role his company’s East Midlands site plays in Nestlé’s supply chain and how it has been designed from the ground up to incorporate...

Kendamil will be the first international infant milk to be exported to the US

Kendamil to export to US and double capacity

By Gwen Ridler

Baby milk producer Kendamil, a brand of Kendal Nutricare, is set to become the first international manufacturer to export infant formula to the US in response to a shortage crisis, with plans to double capacity in response.

Scotland accounted for the largest share of UK food and drink exports, according to the FDF

Scotland accounts for the largest share of UK food and drink exports

By Michelle Perrett

Scotland, alongside Wales and the North East of England, had the strongest recovery in response to the supply chain problems caused by Covid-19 and the new UK-EU trading relationship, according to research by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

The UK has cut tariffs on good imported from Ukraine

UK cuts tariffs on Ukraine foods to zero

By Michelle Perrett

The UK has cut tariffs to zero on all goods from Ukraine including barley, honey, tinned tomatoes and poultry, to help Ukrainian businesses and producers.

Johan Westman ceo: 'The war has also affected the global economy'

AAK to exit Russia permanently

By Michelle Perrett

AAK, the global fats and oils business, is the latest company to announce it is to exit from its operations and investments in Russia, following the Ukraine war.

The Government has U-turned on its decision to implement further restriction on EU imports

Government U-turn on border strategy: Industry reaction

By Gwen Ridler

The UK government’s U-turn on border strategy will help clear up red tape surrounding imports, but could endanger parts of the industry to potentially devastating disease risks, warned members of the food and drink industry.

Ella's Kitchen has partnered with Menzies Distribution for its logistics needs

Ella's Kitchen sources new logistics partner

By Gwen Ridler

Organic baby food firm Ella’s Kitchen has sourced a new logistics partner to handle distribution across the UK, following an extensive review into its future warehouse and distribution requirements.

The Innovation Portal is looking for solutions to sustainability

Nomad Foods launches innovation portal to support sustainable diets

By Michelle Perrett

Nomad Foods – the frozen food company which owns brands including Birds Eye, Findus and igloo – has partnered an Open Innovation Portal as it invites partners to share solutions that could be scaled to help shape the future of food and support more sustainable...

Red meat supplies could face global challenges

Global supplies of red meat to 'remain tight'

By Michelle Perrett

Changes in supply patterns could lead to a limited supply of red meat – particularly beef – on the global market, a new report from Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has predicted.

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