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New Zealand’s sheep exports have flourished since subsidies were lifted, claims the former New Zealand high commissioner

UK should ‘learn lesson’ from New Zealand over subsidies

By Noli Dinkovski

Removing subsidies and opening up markets post-Brexit is likely to result in increased domestic food and farming productivity while boosting food security, the former New Zealand high commissioner to the UK has argued.

Price: the EU knows how important the food and drink sector is

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Post-Brexit trade deals will be agreed, says former minister

By Rick Pendrous

The UK will go on to achieve a successful trading deal with the EU now that a last-minute deal to move on to the next phase of the Brexit negotiations has been struck, because it is in the interests of both parties to do so, former minister of state at...

Tesco group chief executive Dave Lewis will give the City Food Lecture

Tesco boss to discuss supplier partnerships

By Rick Pendrous

Tesco group chief executive Dave Lewis will use the City Food Lecture 2018 to offer his views on the ‘essential’ role supplier partnerships will have on the future of the UK’s food supply chain.

Premium sausage manufacturer Heck! Food was placed 21st in the list

Food manufacturers feature in Fast Track 100 list

By Mike Stones

Food and drink firms, including snack manufacturer All Good, gourmet sausage maker Heck! Food and BrewDog are featured on the latest The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 list.

Lord Jones: Business, including food firms, should do more to persuade the government to ‘mend broken social systems’

Business ‘must help mend broken state’

By Rick Pendrous

Britain’s business community – including the food and drink sector – needs to play a bigger role in getting government to reform the UK’s broken social systems, according to Lord Digby Jones, former director general of the Confederation of British Industry...

The Grown Up Chocolate Company has secured a £675k investment

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Chocolate company secures £675k investment

By James Ridler

Confectionery manufacturer The Grown Up Chocolate Company has secured a £675,000 investment from specialist bank Aldermore to support business growth.

Meat firm Cranswick has revealed plans for a new £54M poultry plant in Suffolk

Cranswick reveals plans for £54M poultry plant

By James Ridler

Cranswick has revealed plans to build a new £54M poultry processing plant in Suffolk, as it posted a £133.8M rise in sales for the six months ended September 30 2017 in its interim results.

Greencore has published its full year financial results

Greencore posts £2.3bn sales growth in full-year results

By James Ridler

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has revealed sales growth of 56.5% over the past year to £2.3bn in its full-year results, boosted by a rise in US sales following the acquisition of US firm Peacock Foods at the end of last year.