food and drink

Online gateway launched for food and drink companies

Online gateway launched for food and drink companies

A unique collaboration making it easier for food and drink companies in England, Scotland and Wales to adopt cutting edge...

March 9, 2022

Poots awards £300,000 funding boost to NI food and drink sector

Poots awards £300,000 funding boost to NI food and drink sector

Funding to showcase the Northern Irish food and drink sector has been announced by Northern Ireland (NI) Agriculture Minister Edwin...

February 1, 2022

£14m boost for Welsh food and drink businesses

£14m boost for Welsh food and drink businesses

BlasCymru/TasteWales 2021 has already helped identify an estimated £14 million in new and potential business deals for Welsh food and...

January 19, 2022

Collaboration with industry key to addressing climate change

Collaboration with industry key to addressing climate change

The food and drink industry in Northern Ireland must be part of addressing the climate change challenge. Speaking at the...

November 4, 2021

Vast majority of shoppers now buy local brands

Vast majority of shoppers now buy local brands

Research has revealed that 93% of consumers now actively choose to buy local food and drink brands with 27% “always”...

November 3, 2021

Over 200 new food products on display at BlasCymru

Over 200 new food products on display at BlasCymru

From the UK’s first carbon-neutral potatoes to plant-based desserts and alcohol free botanic drinks, Welsh Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths...

October 27, 2021

Timing of new rules on food promotions is ‘breath-taking and insulting’

Timing of new rules on food promotions is ‘breath-taking and insulting’

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has responded to news that promotions on food and drinks high in fat, salt...

December 29, 2020

NFU Scotland welcomes £5 million recovery fund for food and drink

NFU Scotland welcomes £5 million recovery fund for food and drink

NFU Scotland has welcomed the announcement that the food and drink sector is to receive £5 million from the Scottish...

November 23, 2020

New rules and logos to protect British food and drink

New rules and logos to protect British food and drink

New logos for food and drink products with the European Union Protected Food Name (EUPFN) status have been unveiled. At...

October 22, 2020

‘Our food and drink providers are the unsung heroes’ – ActionCOACH

‘Our food and drink providers are the unsung heroes’ – ActionCOACH

ActionCOACH Cotswolds and Gloucestershire based organisation Happerley are working together to provide vital business support to farmers, growers and the...

October 19, 2020

Dodds congratulates food and drink sector for awards success

Dodds congratulates food and drink sector for awards success

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has congratulated Northern Ireland’s food and drink sector following significant successes at this year’s Blas na...

October 5, 2020

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

Food and drink exports have fallen for the first time since 2015

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report which shows that exports of food and drink in the...

October 2, 2020

Food prices becoming ever more important due to Covid-19 effects on employment

Food prices becoming ever more important due to Covid-19 effects on employment

Prices are on the rise as a key purchase driver as new research from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board...

September 30, 2020