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the loss of frictionless trade with the EU could see prices rise and a loss of availability, claimed the BRC

Food prices to rise with Brexit border friction

By James Ridler

The UK will be at risk of higher food prices, reduced supply of short shelf-life goods and a lack of choice as a result of border friction with the EU, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Greenyard Frozen's work with FareShare has helped to create 80k meals

Food surplus scheme creates 80,000 meals

By James Ridler

Fruit and vegetable producer Greenyard Frozen has helped create 80,000 meals for vulnerable people through its partnership with food charity FareShare.

Adapting to new technology is the way forward for supply chain operators, said Dombach

Supply chain profile

Zebra Technologies: Working smarter, not harder

By James Ridler

Daniel Dombach, head of Solution Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains why supply chain operators need to become tech-savvy to stay ahead of the game.

Ocado reported a pre-tax loss of £214m in 2019

Warehouse fire deepens Ocado loss in 2019

By James Ridler

Online retailer Ocado has reported a £214m pre-tax loss for the year ended December 2019, after costs resulting from a fire at its Andover customer fulfilment centre ate into profits.

Food bosses shared their Brexit concerns at this year's Business Leaders' Forum

business Leaders' Forum

Companies voice Brexit export fears

By Rod Addy

Suppliers have voiced concerns about Brexit’s impact on exports, after admitting that uncertainty about the effects of the UK’s departure from the EU had already hit international trade.

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

Farming, trade and adapting to change post-Brexit

By James Ridler

The future of farming in the UK post-Brexit, the growing trend of plant-based foods and trade negotiations outside the EU were standout discussions at this year’s Business Leaders’ Forum, according to chair Geoff Eaton.

The UK reduced food waste by 480k tonnes between 2015 and 2018

Significant drop in food waste

By James Ridler

Food waste in the UK fell by 480,000t between 2015 and 2018, according to a new report from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

In addition to producing renewable fuels from food waste, Pointon and Sons also supplies ingredients for pet food

ABP Advanced Proteins buys John Pointon and Sons

By Rod Addy

ABP’s by-product division Advanced Proteins has acquired John Pointon and Sons’ animal by-products and proteins business in Staffordshire – the UK’s largest single-site by-product and pet food ingredient supplier.

Trade deals, dairy worries and stockpiling are hot topics in this Brexit round-up

The Brexit effect: the latest food industry news

By James Ridler

Calls to fast-track deals with China and the US, concerns for the future of dairy trade with the EU and the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on cold storage stockpiling all feature in this round-up of food industry Brexit news.

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