NFU warns of “huge downside” to UK/New Zealand trade deal
Oct21

NFU warns of “huge downside” to UK/New Zealand trade deal

In response to the new trade arrangement between the UK and New Zealand, the National Farmers’ Union has urged the government to explain how the deal “will tangibly benefit” food production.

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FDF says rising food prices must be addressed
Oct20

FDF says rising food prices must be addressed

Ian Wright, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that rising costs across the food supply chain were “concerning.”

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NSA urges ministers to back Trade and Agriculture Commission
Oct20

NSA urges ministers to back Trade and Agriculture Commission

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has called on the government to ensure the Trade and Agriculture Commission (TAC) is in place in time to properly scrutinise the UK/Australia trade deal.

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Morrisons’ £7 bn takeover approved in shareholder vote
Oct20

Morrisons’ £7 bn takeover approved in shareholder vote

Shareholders in supermarket chain Morrisons have passed a multi-billion takeover offer by US private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R).

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Pilgrim’s UK commits to 100% sustainable soya by 2025
Oct19

Pilgrim’s UK commits to 100% sustainable soya by 2025

Pilgrim’s UK has committed to using “fully verified, zero-deforestation sustainable” soya to feed its pigs by 2025.

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AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas
Oct18

AIMS calls on government to reallocate poultry worker visas

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.

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