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The latest CPI inflation figures have found that headline inflation has reached 9%, with food inflation now sitting at around 6.7%.
The annual FMT Food Industry Awards ceremony, returns as an in-person event next Wednesday evening 25th May, taking place at the five-star Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, with final preparations well underway.
Tesco has confirmed that it will introduce an accelerated and enhanced payment plan that will see its suppliers increase payments to farmers by £6.6 million. The new funding will be available until August.
The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) has announced Rupert Ashby will succeed Richard Harrow as chief executive in July 2022.
Restrictions on multibuy deals and advertising foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) are to be delayed for a year, the UK government has announced.
As the UK’s supply of sunflower oil continues to be severely impacted by the conflict in Ukraine, further advice is being issued by food standards bodies to consumers and retailers about oil substitutions and product labelling.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found that the UK economy contracted by 0.1% in March after no growth in February and rising grocery prices.
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Border checks have continued at ports in Northern Ireland despite DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots’ instruction to officials to cease on Wednesday night (2nd February), and the First Minister’s subsequent resignation on Thursday.
The DIT’s impact assessment on the UK’s recently signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Australia estimates financial blows for the agriculture, fishery and semi-processed food sectors.
The remarks by Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the European Commission, came as the row between the UK and France over post-Brexit fishing rights continued.
After meeting with trade bodies across the food and drink industry, the government has said it will intervene in the current CO2 shortages.
Ian Wright, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has written to the government, warning that the food supply chain is “now seriously compromised by the disruptions in the supply of CO2.”
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