Supply Chain

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.

Greater collaboration between suppliers and retailers is needed, claimed Kirby

More collaboration with retailers needed, claims analyst

By James Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers and suppliers need to create open, trusted and collaborative relationships with retailers to guarantee success in the fast moving consumer goods market, according to a consumer trends analyst.

UK exports are set to fall as the value of the pound rises

UK exports fall as the pound’s value rises

By James Ridler

UK exports have fallen in the first quarter of this year, as the rising value of the pound made British products less desirable overseas, according to a report from the business consultancy BDO.

The Marine Conservation Society has advised consumers to move away from fish such as salmon and cod

MCS urges use of less popular fish species

By Michelle Perrett

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has urged buyers and consumers to diversify their choice of fish and move away from the UK’s traditional top five of cod, tuna, salmon, haddock and prawns.

Barnes: ‘Current regulatory delivery model is not fit for purpose’

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2 Sisters Food Group exposé underlines need for FSA reform

By Rick Pendrous

The urgent need to reform the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) regulatory approach was brought into sharp focus by the alleged food hygiene incidents uncovered by the press investigation at the 2 Sisters Food Group West Bromwich chicken cutting plant last...

Morrisons aims to sell even more locally-sourced food this coming year

Morrisons adds 200 local suppliers to supply chain

By James Ridler

Morrisons has recruited 200 new local food suppliers in the past year in a bid to cut the food miles of its products, citing research indicating up to 70% of consumers say they prefer to buy British food.

MLCSL is an independent provider of abattoir authentication and classification services

AHDB to sell MLCSL amid ‘challenging environment’

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has revealed it is in advanced talks with private business HallMark Veterinary Compliance Services about taking over its commercial subsidiary Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Limited (MLCSL).

97% of KFC stores are currently open following the supply chain disruption

KFC returns to Bidvest for north of England deliveries

By Rod Addy

KFC has returned to its previous logistics partner Bidvest to serve 350 of its north of England outlets after hundreds of its UK stores ran out of chicken, forcing them to temporarily shut last month.

Rising product recalls highlight the importance of having effective traceability systems, says CSB-System

Seeing is believing

By Michelle Knott

Greater visibility is needed in the food supply chain to predict problems before they occur and mitigate their impact when they do.

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