Agri-Food Industry

US sheep industry experts set to visit the UK on fact-finding mission

US sheep industry experts set to visit the UK on fact-finding mission

Delegates from the US sheep industry will visit the UK next week in a bid to quell myths and build a...

June 13, 2019

Cloughbane Farm launches plant-based meal range

Cloughbane Farm launches plant-based meal range

Tyrone-based Cloughbane Farm has launched a new range of plant-based meals which has secured listings with Henderson Group, owners of...

April 20, 2019

Agri-food sector now worth £122 billion to UK economy

Agri-food sector now worth £122 billion to UK economy

The UK’s agri-food sector is now worth almost £122 billion to the country’s economy, according to new figures. The National...

April 19, 2019

Northern Ireland’s top agri-food firms celebrated at NI Food and Drink Awards

Northern Ireland’s top agri-food firms celebrated at NI Food and Drink Awards

More than 400 guests turned out in style to celebrate the achievements of our leading food and drink companies at...

March 26, 2019

UK’s post-Brexit import system opens

UK’s post-Brexit import system opens

The UK Government has officially opened its import notification system so that businesses can register the good they are bringing...

March 19, 2019

Strong start to 2019 for UK pig meat exports

Strong start to 2019 for UK pig meat exports

UK pig meat exports have got off to a flying start to 2019, fuelled by more than £16 million in...

March 18, 2019

Consultation launched on guidelines for school food teaching resources

Consultation launched on guidelines for school food teaching resources

Producers and users of school educational resources on food are being invited to have their say on a series of...

February 27, 2019

460 jobs at risk as Tulip weighs up closure of Lincolnshire plant

460 jobs at risk as Tulip weighs up closure of Lincolnshire plant

One of the UK’s meat processing companies, Tulip, has warned it may have to close its plant in Boston, Lincolnshire...

February 26, 2019

Festive season ‘beefs up’ red meat sales

Festive season ‘beefs up’ red meat sales

It mightn’t be the first meat you think of when you hear the word ‘Christmas’ but figures from December show...

February 25, 2019

Calls for new trade and food panel to uphold British agri-food standards

Calls for new trade and food panel to uphold British agri-food standards

National Farmers’ Union president Minette Batters has urged the Government to convene a new commission of food and farming experts...

February 19, 2019

AHDB Meat and Dairy to attend Gulfood in Dubai

AHDB Meat and Dairy to attend Gulfood in Dubai

Meat and dairy from the UK will be in the spotlight this month at one of the world’s biggest annual...

February 18, 2019

British growers call for certainty of trade in post-Brexit world

British growers call for certainty of trade in post-Brexit world

British growers at this year’s Fruit Logistica say they are keen to work with European businesses post-Brexit – but they...

February 13, 2019

Scottish Government awards £6 million boost to agri-food processors

Scottish Government awards £6 million boost to agri-food processors

Almost 20 Scottish agri-food businesses have been awarded a share of more than £6 million to invest in infrastructure, and...

February 12, 2019

OFC19: New reports reveal the keys to growing the UK’s export markets

OFC19: New reports reveal the keys to growing the UK’s export markets

Valuable insight into how the UK can grow its meat and dairy exports in key markets has been revealed in...

January 5, 2019

Defra appoints first ever food waste champion

Defra appoints first ever food waste champion

A new food surplus and waste champion has been appointed to help drive forward the Government’s plans to cut the...

January 2, 2019

British sheep meat to head to India in new export deal

British sheep meat to head to India in new export deal

A new export deal for British sheep meat could be worth as much as £6 million to the industry over...

December 5, 2018

Lord Price: ‘After defence, a Government’s highest priority is to feed its people’

Lord Price: ‘After defence, a Government’s highest priority is to feed its people’

Lord Mark Price, former Minister for Trade and Investment and managing director of Waitrose, addressed the National Farmers’ Union Henry...

November 30, 2018

We’ll give the public food facts not fake news – HCC

We’ll give the public food facts not fake news – HCC

Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has said it will champion red meat’s nutritional values and environmental credentials in a fact-based fightback...

November 26, 2018