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The three were found guilty of modern slavery offences

Three people convicted of modern slavery offences

By Michelle Perrett

Three people who exploited and abused a vulnerable poultry processing plant worker in South Wales have been convicted of modern slavery offences, the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has revealed.

Food security at high risk after war broke out in Ukraine

Ukraine war tilting food security to 'high risk'

By Michelle Perrett

The war in Ukraine and impact on the supply and transit for wheat and fertilizers in the Black Sea is tilting global food security into a state of 'high risk', new analysis from consultancy McKinsey & Company has revealed.

EIT Food has launched a new fund to support agrifood sector projects

EIT Food launches fund to support agrifood sector projects

By Michelle Perrett

A fund to support food projects that bring innovative technology solutions to the market in response to specific challenges in the agrifood sector has been announced by innovation and investment group EIT Food.

Princes has revealed its 'roadmap'

Princes commits to selling 100% MSC certified tuna

By Michelle Perrett

Princes has revealed an 'ambitious roadmap' to source and sell 100% of its UK Princes branded tuna from Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified sustainable fisheries by the end of 2025.

If NZ lamb exports to China were banned, exports to the UK would increase by 29,000 tonnes, according to AHDB

New Zealand trade deal to hit UK meat producers

By Rod Addy

UK meat producers will be 'negatively impacted' by its trade deal with New Zealand (NZ), particularly if the country's trade with China is disrupted, according to levy board AHDB.

Gadsby: 'Pressure to reduce carbon is mounting'

Food companies look to fuel cells as energy crisis hits

By Michelle Perrett

Almost nine out of ten food and drink businesses believe fuel cells will play an important part of their future energy strategy, according to research by energy generation and storage specialist Ylem Energy.

Red meat production is returning to pre-Covid patterns

Red meat production is returning to pre-Covid patterns

By Michelle Perrett

Red meat production is returning to pre-Covid patterns as the impact of the pandemic is subsiding, the latest Monthly Market Bulletin by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has revealed.

Cold chain energy bills are set to double in 2022

Cold storage energy bills set to double

By Gwen Ridler

Electricity bills for the UK’s cold storage facilities are set to double between 2021 and 2022, according to the Cold Chain Federation (CCF).

The BVA has regularly highlighted the dearth of vets

Brexit export certificates cost over £26m this year

By Rod Addy

Export health certification cost over £26m from January to June this year, claims the food industry's sanitary & phytosanitary (SPS) certification working group, which wants food business operators to support e-certification trials.

Cost of living increases impacted consumer buying habits over the past month

Adults buying less food as cost of living bites

By Michelle Perrett

Around half (49%) of adults are buying less food when food shopping while 48% of them have reported they had to spend more than usual to get what they normally buy, the latest statistics from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.


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