Supply Chain

Brexit: progress has stalled on a number of technical areas

Brexit: state of play

Trade body airs persistent Brexit concerns with MPs

By Helen Gilbert

Tim Rycroft, chief operating officer of the Food and Drink Federation, was part of a group offering oral evidence to the Exiting The European Union Select Committee on 12 June. We caught up with him after the hearing to identify the most pressing concerns...

China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

The Scottish red meat industry is under significant pressure

Scottish beef industry under threat

By Aidan Fortune

Scottish beef producers are fighting back against livestock and price pressures that are placing the industry’s future in jeopardy.

The UK exported 1.2bn tonnes of dairy produce, worth £1.6bn, to the EU alone in 2018

Plea for Government support for dairy exports

By Rod Addy

The Government must support dairy exports for the sake of the industry’s future success, according to a report issued by the Dairy All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).

From his origins in South Africa to his director role in the UK, Chep's Matthew Quin shares his journey through the supply chain industry

Supply chain profile

Pool of plenty: Diversity and efficiency at Chep

By James Ridler

Pallet provider Chep is on a mission to ‘illuminate’ the supply chain, creating greater efficiency and sustainability, as the company’s Matthew Quinn explains.

NewCold is 'actively looking' for a second UK site

NewCold on lookout for second site

By Noli Dinkovski

Cold-storage provider NewCold is on the hunt for a second deep-freeze UK facility after nearly filling its existing operation – the largest of its kind in the UK – a little more than a year after it was extended.

Supplier payments could be maid quicker through Pickstock's system

Pickstock enhances supply tech

By Helen Gilbert

Pickstock has introduced a new livestock management system that supports farmers through quicker payments and the sharing of individual animal data.

The sustainability of palm oil and GPS tracking feature in this round-up

Supply chain round-up: Palm oil and GPS tracking

By James Ridler

From sustainability issues in removing palm oil from food production to using Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking to land convictions, we round-up some of the latest supply chain news.

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks could be disrupted if strike action goes ahead

Drinks supplies at risk as workers threaten strike action

By Helen Gilbert

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks under the Britvic, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Carlsberg and Coors brands could run short in some parts of the UK this summer if strike action at a drinks logistics business goes ahead.

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