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Dec
14

Sainsbury’s and Asda challenge CMA over merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda have launched a legal challenge after complaining they are unable to meet the deadlines of the competition watchdog investigating their planned £7.3bn merger.
Dec
14

Chemical leak at 2 Sisters factory

A 2 Sisters Food Group factory based in Willand, Cullompton, was evacuated on Tuesday, following a chemical leak at the plant.
Dec
14

Restaurant dishes 'contain more calories than fast-food meals'

The calorie content of meals in UK restaurants is "excessive" and sit-down restaurants are unhealthier than fast-food chains, BMJ research suggests.
Dec
14

EU Meat Consumption Will Drop By 2030, Says Report

The per capita amount of meat eaten will fall over the next 12 years, as consumers become more conscious of factors like the environmental impact of their food
Dec
14

Retail data suggests UK political turmoil taking its toll this Christmas

Poor figures from John Lewis, and a slowdown at Tesco and Sainsbury’s has raised fresh concerns that the uncertain political climate is taking its toll on consumer confidence this Christmas.
Dec
14

Gluten-free diet not healthy for you (unless you have celiac disease)

There was a time when gluten, a mixture of proteins found in wheat, rye and barley, was something of a foreign term. Not many people had heard of it, and the few who needed to avoid it found meals to be extremely challenging.
Dec
14

Demand for protein predicted to continue

Consumer demand will spark a rise in novel high-protein products, according to a distributor of ingredients to the food and drink industry.
Dec
13

Rumors of Amazon takeover sends Morrisons stock on bull run

Rumors of US e-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) possibly floating a takeover bid for UK’s fourth largest supermarket chain WM Morrisons (London: MRW) has sent the shares of the latter on a bull run.
Dec
13

The food product that has become Marks & Spencer's fast-selling EVER

It's not uncommon for new clothes to fly off the shelves when they first launch, and Marks & Spencer is not immune to this. But how about food?
Dec
13

Potato production hits lowest level since 2012

The total British potato harvest is down 13% on the five-year average of 5.6 million tonnes, according to the annual Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) estimate.
Dec
13

Creed to name factories fined for excessive trimming

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, will publish the names of the factories that have been fined for excessive carcass trimming, it has been confirmed.
Dec
13

Fyffes rejects allegations of abuse at Honduran plantation

Dublin-headquartered fruit company Fyffes strongly rejected allegations of abuse at a Honduran melon plantation, saying the safety of its workers is a “core value”.
Dec
13

Retailers are grinding out poultry sales

Ground poultry has the potential for generating significantly greater meat department activity, but obstacles to expansion remain
Dec
13

More transparent scientific studies on food safety: Council agrees its position

The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides.
Dec
12

McDonald's outlines plan to cut antibiotics from its beef supply

McDonald's has announced plans to cut usage of antibiotics that are important to human health in the beef it serves.
Dec
12

5 lawsuits that could change the food industry

From unwanted ingredients and debatable labels to the spreading of salmonella and E. coli, food companies have been in the crosshairs of litigation this year with cases that can both change recipes and the way manufacturers do business.
Dec
12

Müller secures 265 jobs with completed £15m upgrade of Bellshill dairy

A £15 million project by Müller Milk & Ingredients to substantially upgrade Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy in Bellshill and secure 265 jobs has been completed, representing the largest single investment in Scottish dairy processing for more than a decade.
Dec
12

Tönnies acquires Riverway Foods

German meat firm Tönnies Group has acquired UK-based family-owned sausage producer Riverway Foods as part of its plans to expand market share in the UK.
Dec
12

US beef exports see massive growth in October

The beef category drove US meat exports in October, breaking monthly records.
Dec
12

Tulip Ltd reveals multimillion-pound investment in Ashton site

Tulip Ltd, the UK’s largest higher welfare pork producer, has completed a major multimillion-pound investment at its abattoir in Ashton, Greater Manchester.
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