The future of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon and the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) has been put in doubt because so few investigations had been undertaken since they were both set up, a food and drink sector insolvency...
Leaving the EU without a trade deal would be worse than the UK accepting a bad deal, claimed EEF, the manufacturing organisation – and any suggestion otherwise was “simply unacceptable to an industry that accounts for 45% of all UK exports”.
Tesco’s failure to remove out-of-date promotional labels from its shelves is a criminal regulatory offence, which could lead to fines – and even imprisonment of individuals found guilty, a law firm has claimed.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) is actively lobbying government to ensure British farmers are not disadvantaged compared with their main competitors in Europe following Brexit, its president Meurig Raymond told the Food Manufacture Group’s Business Leaders’...
The prospects for driving up UK exports of food and drink to countries around the world are good, provided there is sufficient ambition among UK manufacturers themselves and the government recognises the need to support them in achieving their potential.
Showcasing the positive experiences of those working in farming and the food and drink manufacturing sector is the best way of attracting new talent, says National Farmers Union director general Terry Jones.
The UK food industry urgently needs assurances from the prime minister about the security of EU nationals working in the UK after Brexit, says Food and Drink Federation (FDF) director general Ian Wright.
The Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) needs greater powers to crack down on unfair trading practices following “the increasing consolidation of suppliers and processors”, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).