Supply Chain

A free trade agreement with Australia could see UK whisky export tariffs cut

Whisky tariffs could be cut in Australia trade deal

By James Ridler

The UK’s proposed trade deal with Australia could cut – though not necessarily scrap – tariffs on Scotch whisky exports to the country, supporting thousands of jobs in the Scottish drinks industry, according to the Government.

The logistics industry has been hit by a perfect storm of challenges that have driven up costs

Logistics sector nears 2008 financial crisis level

By James Ridler

The supply chain and logistics industry is approaching pre-financial crisis levels thanks to shortages in drivers and shipping capacity, as the food industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19 and Brexit.

Dakins highlighted three major challenges affecting the cold chain

Three cold chain food safety and security challenges

By James Ridler

The cold chain faces three big challenges, according to Su Dakin, British Sugar head of food safety and quality, speaking at the Institute of Food Science and Technology’s Spring Conference 2021.

Meat processors in the UK have signed an open letter calling for Brazil to halt a damaging proposal for the Amazon rainfroest

UK meat processors and food groups threaten Brazil boycott

By James Ridler

UK meat processors and other food industry groups have publicly opposed proposals by the Brazilian government that they argue threaten the Amazon rainforest, warning they would consider boycotting Brazilian agricultural commodities if the plans proceed.

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