Supply Chain

Rob Wright has joined logistics services provider Scala

Former Pladis distribution chief joins Scala

By Aidan Fortune

Management services provider for the supply chain and logistics sector Scala has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new senior consultant.

The UK could benefit by up to £21bn through better data management

Better data quality would boost sales

By Rick Pendrous

Suppliers could increase sales by 1–3% by improving the quality of their product data, according to new research from barcode standards body GS1 UK.

Cranswick ceo Adam Couch has appealed for more transparency in food production

Cranswick urges more transparency in food production

By Aidan Fortune

Meat processor Cranswick has urged the entire food chain to become more transparent to restore public trust, predicting consumers would increasingly insist on accessing traceability information via smartphone.

the port of Liverpool could be vital for UK exports after Brexit, claimed the department of International Trade

Food firms urged to look outside Europe to export

By James Ridler

UK food and drink producers should expand trade beyond Europe and focus on shipping goods to the US and Asia, according to the Department of International Trade (DIT) and the Welsh government.

Supply chain scrutiny will be a focus at this year's Foodex

Supply chain scrutiny at Foodex

By Aidan Fortune

The entire production supply chain will be in focus at this year’s Foodex show at Birmingham, running from 16-18 April.

A new traceability scheme has been mostly welcomed by the meat and farming sector

Meat industry welcomes livestock traceability scheme

By Aidan Fortune

The meat and agricultural industry has welcomed the creation of a new Livestock Information Service to give farmers and processors accurate information about animals and their movements.

The World Wildlife Fund has claimed lamb cawl has a high carbon footprint

Food industry fights WWF lamb pollution claims

By Aidan Fortune

The sheep meat industry has slammed the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) over a report that claims the traditional Welsh dish of lamb cawl is the most polluting of several classic British meals.

Bakers Basco manages and licenses four million bread baskets and associated wheeled dollies

Poultry firm pays £18k for equipment misuse

By Michelle Perrett

Al-Ummah Halal Poultry of Barnsley has agreed to pay £18,000 in costs and damages to Bakers Basco, after using its bakery equipment without permission.

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