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May
23

Dairy Crest takeover: What does the future hold for Saputo Dairy UK?

Following the takeover by Saputo, Alex Black spoke to new president and chief operating officer Tom Atherton about what the future holds for Dairy Crest.
May
23

Plastic straw ban to come into force in April 2020

Plastic straws and drink stirrers are to be banned in England from April 2020. The ban, which also includes plastic-stemmed cotton buds, follows an open consultation and will include exemptions to ensure those with medical needs or a disability have access to plastic straws.
May
23

EU Commission proposes to increase transparency on how food prices are reported

Having banned unfair trading practices and improved producer cooperation, the Commission is today presenting the third element to improve fairness in the food supply chain by introducing greater transparency in the way prices are reported throughout the chain, which it says currently puts farmers at a significant disadvantage.
May
23

Cranswick earmarks £100m for investment in coming year

Cranswick aims to plough £100m into processing and eco-friendly projects in the coming year, upping the amount spent in its past financial year.
May
23

2 Sisters to close poultry site

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.
May
23

From 3D printing to ingredient development: Icelandic innovators taking waste out of the blue economy

The marine environment is an important source of raw material for the global food sector. But the seafood industry is blighted by high levels of waste. This is a challenge the Icelandic seafood industry hopes to meet through innovation.
May
23

Surging demand for plant-based and sustainable foods whets investor appetites

Pret A Manger’s plans to buy rival Eat and turn the chain's 94 stores into vegetarian outlets illustrates the surging demand for plant-based and sustainable foods, according to Ecovia Intelligence. We spoke to the research company ahead of the Sustainable Foods Summit, which it will stage in Amsterdam on 13-14 June, about the plant-based food trends currently whetting investor appetites.
May
22

Dutch ruling shows need for clearer labelling of artificial flavours: ‘Careful distinction will have to be made’

The Dutch advertising standards watchdog has reaffirmed its ruling that the labelling of FrieslandCampina’s Optimel Vanille Vla is misleading for consumers because it does not communicate the use of artificial flavours clearly enough on pack. According to leading food law experts, this decision points to the need for an increasingly stringent approach to the labelling of artificial flavours in Europe.
May
22

Analysis: Ocado co-founders square up for online delivery battle

Waitrose has come out fighting in the looming online grocery battle with M&S by linking with an unknown tech start-up launched by Ocado co-founder Jonathan Faiman. Will it give Waitrose the punching power to upset its soon-to-be ex-partner?
May
22

EU Wheat In Good Shape After Rain Eases Concerns Over Dry Spring

Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year's drought-damaged crop, experts said.
May
22

Canada, Mexico and US agree to drop tariffs

North American nations the US, Canada and Mexico have reached an agreement to cut tariffs and take a step closer to agreeing a new trade agreement.
May
22

Greencore food-to-go sales up 7% in first half-year

Greencore has reported a strong performance from its food-to-go business in the first half of its financial year – although group revenue declined.
May
22

Green light for Co-op's £45m depot

he Co-op has secured planning consent for a new 661,000 sq ft distribution centre for London and the South East.The retailer says the new depot will create up to 1,200 jobs, and is slated to open in early 2022, situated just off the A1 at Symmetry Park, Biggleswade, less than 30 miles north of the M25.
May
22

Dairy companies in Kantar’s Brand Footprint publication

Kantar has published its annual Brand Footprint document, which is a global ranking of the most chosen consumer brands.
May
21

Upcycling coffee cherries for food: 'Every major chocolate company is looking at this'

The Coffee Cherry Co. is paying coffee farmers for their cherry by-product and transforming it into a gluten-free, high fibre, antioxidant-rich food ingredient, CEO Tom Clemente tells FoodNavigator.
May
21

EIB approves €3.4 billion for new investment in business and agriculture

The board of directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of €3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen business, research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, agriculture and education.
May
21

Waitrose eyes rapid expansion of online grocery business

Waitrose is aiming to treble the size of its online business to £1bn annually following the end of its partnership with Ocado, by teaming up with one of the grocery delivery specialist’s co-founders.
May
21

ASF Boosts China’s Demand For Beef

Australian beef exports to China jumped 66% to 72,460 tons this year after African swine fever decimated China's pork industry.
May
21

Interview: Mark Goodman on why we can't expect any Asian country to replace the UK beef market

Demand for beef is growing in Asia, but we can't expect China or any Asian country to replace the UK market, according to Mark Goodman of ABP
May
21

Ben & Jerry’s introduces dairy advisory council

A new group of experts in environmental health, the animal protection movement, water quality and organic farming has been created to advise Ben & Jerry’s on future product manufacturing.
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