Brexit Debate

MPs have urged the government to preserve standards on imports after Brexit

EFRA committee calls for food standards reassurance

By James Ridler

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has called on the Government to “put its money where its mouth is” and ensure imported food products are held to current British standards as part of any post-Brexit trade deal.

Nestlé has begun stockpiling in Europe and the UK

Nestlé reveals stockpiling plans

By James Ridler

Nestlé has joined the growing number of food and drink manufacturers stockpiling products ahead of Brexit, as it warns of the “severe consequences” of a no-deal Brexit.

The food and drink industry are cautiously optimistic the UK government's Brexit agreement

Food industry reacts to cabinet Brexit agreement

By James Ridler

Members of the food and drink manufacturing industry are cautiously optimistic for the Government’s draft Brexit plan agreed with the EU negotiators, announced Wednesday (14 November).

Pidy UK boss Robert Whittle advises food manufacturers to start stockpiling

Pidy: stock up to avoid Brexit woes

By Noli Dinkovski

The UK boss of a leading European ingredients maker is advising food manufacturers to stockpile in early 2019 due to the ongoing uncertainty around Brexit.

Plans for a plastic tax in this year's budget were slammed by members of the food and drink industry

Food and drink industry responds to 2018 Budget

By James Ridler

Food and drink industry representatives have challenged the plastic packaging tax consultation revealed in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s 2018 Budget, which was announced on Monday (29 October).

Geographical indicators and intellectual property are the top concerns posed to our experts this month

Legal Q&A

Your food manufacturing legal questions answered

By James Ridler

Each month we pose your pressing food and drink legal questions to our expert panel. This month, we explore the future of geographical indications after Brexit and protecting your intellectual property.

Choppy waters: some believe a no-deal Brexit could severely impact the UK economy

Supply chain focus

Brexit: no port in the storm?

By Rick Pendrous

Time is running out to put in place contingency plans to ensure the smooth flow of materials post-Brexit, food and drink companies are being warned.

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.

Kessie: The UK's exports would be protected under WTO rules

WTO rules to protect UK exports

By James Ridler

The move to World Trade Organization (WTO) export rules, should a ‘no-deal’ Brexit apply, could provide opportunities and protection for UK international trade, according to Edwini Kessie, WTO director of agriculture and commodities.

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