Supply Chain

Major disruption is expected at the Irish border if a no-deal Brexit goes ahead, warned experts

No-deal chaos to hit Irish border

By James Ridler

Severe disruption will hit food manufacturers in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic of Ireland (ROI) if the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, according to food policy experts.

Andrew Bowden, managing director at J&E Hall: ‘Food processors need to come to terms with the changing refrigeration landscape’

Refrigeration feature

Refrigeration innovation driving down energy costs

By Alyson Magee

Government and environmental pressures aside, reducing energy bills is becoming the main driver of investment in new refrigeration systems, as the latest trends reveal.

Forklift operators will be able to show their skills at this year’s IMHX trade show

Challenge to forklift operators at IMHX 2019

By Ellie Woollven

The UK’s top forklift drivers have been invited to put their skills to the test in a live Forklift Operator Challenge at trade show IMHX 2019 in September.

Professor Tim Lang has called on the Government to reveal its no-deal Brexit plans to the public

Government urged to make Brexit planning public

By James Ridler

The UK Government has been urged to make public its planning assumptions for disruptions to food supply caused by a no-deal Brexit, following a series of leaks revealing the impact a no-deal would have on the country.

A nebulous mesh of sustainable claims has left consumers of products such as coffee struggling to understand what is fair

Single sustainability claim advocated

By Helen Gilbert

A single industry-wide sustainability claim, such as an ISO (International Organization for Standardization), should be developed to help unpack confusion around ethical credentials, new research has suggested.

Morrisons has opened up its beef supply chain to accept calves from dairy suppliers

Morrisons to open up beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

Retailer Morrisons has extended its beef supply chain in the UK to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers to participate in the Arla UK 360 programme.