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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.
Grant Thornton UK LLP has found that deal activity in the UK food sector remained steady in the first quarter of the year despite rising inflation and ongoing supply chain disruption.
Research by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has found a substantial number of businesses are still selling recalled Kinder products linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Matt Tebbutt, the presenter of the popular Saturday Kitchen on BBC1, will host the annual FMT Food Industry Awards ceremony and black-tie dinner later this month, taking place at the five-star Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, on Wednesday 25th May.
Morrisons has completed a deal for McColl’s Retail Group, the convenience store and newsagents chain, with more than 1,100 stores included as part of the takeover.
According to the FDF, food and drink exports across the UK are recovering from the challenges of the pandemic with manufacturers taking advantage of new trading relationships across the world.
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Ranjit Singh Boparan, CEO of Bernard Matthews, has warned that the crisis ‘could ruin Christmas’ unless the government intervenes.
The UK government has set out a new timetable for introducing full import controls for goods being imported from the EU to the UK.
The UK government has announced plans to accelerate the process of obtaining an HGV driver licence as a means of tackling the nationwide labour shortages.
Ian Wright, CEO of the Food and Drink Federation, has said the days of limitless food choice in supermarkets or restaurants are “over”.
The supermarket chain said that they were expecting “some industry-wide retail price inflation” during the second half of the year, driven by factors including the current shortage of HGV drivers.
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