Brexit Debate

A vet shortage could lead to border delays for the food industry

Vet shortage causing border concerns

By Aidan Fortune

The Government has been warned that a no-deal Brexit scenario could result in food being delayed at borders due to a shortage of vets.

Brighter Foods currently employs 150 people and turns over £20m

Brighter Foods invests to create 50 jobs

By Rod Addy

Brighter Foods aims to create 50 jobs in a multi-million pound Brexit-proofing investment designed to boost domestic production of snack bars, including its gluten-free and dairy-free brand Wild Trail and own-label products.

The Government's no-deal Brexit technical notices have been slammed by the food and drink industry

No-deal Brexit papers slammed by trade bodies

By James Ridler

The publication of technical notices to prepare the UK for a potential no-deal Brexit have been met with hostility by trade associations and unions, which have criticised the Government for presenting a “grisly prospect” that showed “utter contempt” for...

UK can become an ‘exporting superpower’,according to international trade secretary Liam Fox

UK holds potential to be an ‘exporting superpower’

By James Ridler

The UK has the potential to become an “exporting superpower”, according to international trade secretary Liam Fox, as he launches a new strategy to boost export opportunities for the country post-Brexit.

More disposals from 2 Sisters are expected

2 Sisters Red Meat disposal: more to come?

By Aidan Fortune

The disposal of 2 Sisters Red Meat to Irish business Kepak has led to speculation in the City that this will not be last division to be put on the chopping block by the food giant.

The acquired sites process about 250,000 cattle and more than 1m lambs annually from more than 13,000 farmers

Kepak buys 2 Sisters Red Meat

By Rod Addy

Kepak Group has bought 2 Sisters Red Meat Ltd’s UK business and assets in an agreement with Boparan Holdings Ltd, partly to cushion it from the effects of Brexit.

A no-deal Brexit could threaten the UK's food security, according to policy experts

Food security threatened by no-deal Brexit

By James Ridler

The Government is at risk of threatening the security of food in the UK if it doesn’t factor the agri-food industry in Brexit negotiations, according to a new report from food policy specialists.

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