Supply Chain

GLAA officers and Cambridgeshire Police carried out the operation in Peterborough yesterday (11 July)

Alleged slavery victims rescued in dawn raid

By Noli Dinkovski

A man has been arrested after three potential modern slavery victims alleged to have been working in the food processing sector were rescued by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Cambridgeshire.

China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

Nigel Fredericks has entered administration at the loss of 250 jobs

Nigel Fredericks enters administration

By Aidan Fortune

London-based meat and poultry wholesaler Nigel Fredericks Trading Limited has been placed in administration, resulting in the loss of 250 jobs.

The Scottish red meat industry is under significant pressure

Scottish beef industry under threat

By Aidan Fortune

Scottish beef producers are fighting back against livestock and price pressures that are placing the industry’s future in jeopardy.

From his origins in South Africa to his director role in the UK, Chep's Matthew Quin shares his journey through the supply chain industry

Supply chain profile

Pool of plenty: Diversity and efficiency at Chep

By James Ridler

Pallet provider Chep is on a mission to ‘illuminate’ the supply chain, creating greater efficiency and sustainability, as the company’s Matthew Quinn explains.

The sustainability of palm oil and GPS tracking feature in this round-up

Supply chain round-up: Palm oil and GPS tracking

By James Ridler

From sustainability issues in removing palm oil from food production to using Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking to land convictions, we round-up some of the latest supply chain news.

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks could be disrupted if strike action goes ahead

Drinks supplies at risk as workers threaten strike action

By Helen Gilbert

Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks under the Britvic, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Carlsberg and Coors brands could run short in some parts of the UK this summer if strike action at a drinks logistics business goes ahead.

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