Supply Chain

The UK's technology know-how and focus on food standards will make it desirable as a trade partner after it leaves the EU

UK food ranked high for standards and technology

By James Ridler

The UK food and drink industry’s technical knowledge and high standards would attract importers despite the outcome of Brexit, claimed secretary of state for international trade Liam Fox.

Can a smell be copyrighted, and where should you turn when selecting forklift suppliers?

Legal Q&A

Your food and drink legal questions answered

By James Ridler

From copyrighting taste and smell, to choosing the right forklift suppliers, our experts answer your pressing food and drink legal questions.

Within an hour of arriving on site all the freezer units were fully connected

Plug and play power saves frozen food after gales

By Michelle Perrett

Newburn Power came to the rescue at Britain’s largest port Immingham when gale force winds forced a Scandinavian cargo ship to divert from its Lowestoft destination.

A no-deal Brexit could cost the food and drink industry £9.3bn

£9.3bn cost of no-deal Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

The impact of Brexit is to be felt up and down the supply chain, with food manufacturers fearing a knock-on effect if no trade deal is agreed between the UK and the EU.

AB Inbev has opened a new automated warehouse in south Wales

AB InBev reveals automated warehouse

By James Ridler

Budweiser brewer AB InBev has unveiled a fully automated 80,000m2 warehouse at its site in Magor, south Wales, creating new jobs and reducing its carbon footprint.

Time is running out for the UK Government to strike a Brexit deal with the EU

FDF slams minister’s no-deal Brexit claim

By Noli Dinkovski

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has reacted angrily to the Brexit minister’s claim that those fearing the consequences of leaving the EU without a deal were “prophets of doom”.

The Global Index examines the CSR performance of more than 33,000 companies across nine industries from 2015 to 2017

Small food firms ranked top for corporate social responsibility

By James Ridler

Small food and drink companies were the top-ranked group for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) record in the second annual edition of EcoVadis’ Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report shows one of the ways in which firms’ performances...

The latest round of the Government's no-deal Brexit technical notices have been criticised by the food industry

Industry reacts to no-deal technical notices

By James Ridler

Food industry trade groups have criticised the Government’s newest batch of Brexit technical notices, describing the prospect of a no-deal exit from the EU as “catastrophic” for the industry.

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