British Food

Food manufacturers should follow Lidl’s example and buy more British food, urged the NFU

Food firms should buy more British food: NFU

By Michael Stones

Food manufacturers should buy more British food, urges the National Farmers Union (NFU), after thanking discount retailer Lidl for backing British food and farming.

Sourcing UK food for school dinners supports industry

Government pledges to support British food

By Michael Stones

Environment secretary Owen Paterson has pledged to significantly boost the proportion of British food bought by government agencies in 2014.

‘Aside from Tesco initially responding to the problem in Ireland, industry spokespeople were largely absent in the beginning,’ said Andrew Rhodes

Horsemeat webinar

Horsemeat webinar – highlights captured in quotes

By Mike Stones

The horsemeat crisis was undeniably devastating for the UK food industry but there may be a number of positive outcomes, according to speakers at Food Manufacture’s webinar earlier this month. Here we capture in quotes the highlights of the webinar –...

The horsemeat crisis could have a silver lining, said Mintel's Kiti Soininen

Horsemeat webinar

Horsemeat crisis more opportunity than threat: Mintel

By Mike Stones

The horsemeat crisis could be more of a long-term opportunity than a threat to the UK food industry, Mintel told the Food Manufacture Group’s horsemeat webinar earlier this month.

Polish invasion

Polish invasion

By Lynda Searby

The Polish food revolution is well under way, not just in specialist delicatessens, but in major retailers where consumers can't get enough of pickled cucumbers and Pierogi dumplings. Lynda Searby investigates

British, and proud of it!

British, and proud of it!

By Claire Allen

Since Jacques Chirac claimed British food was so bad that it could thwart our Olympic bid, the protest in defence of our native fare has never been...

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