Like produce itself, data with the potential to make fresh produce supply chains more manageable, predictable and sustainable must be cultivated and harvested before the...

27 Jan 2020

Discount retailer Aldi has increased its hourly pay rates slightly for store colleagues, maintaining its position as the UK’s highest-paying supermarket.

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27 Jan 2020

Sales of little-known, exotic mushrooms have soared as a result of the explosion of the plant-based food revolution, with UK growers seeking new ways to keep up with all-...

27 Jan 2020

FTA has strengthened its consultancy offering for businesses across the supply chain with the launch of a new strategic consultancy arm.
 

FTA’s new team of specialist sta...

27 Jan 2020

Report reveals total has fallen 7% in last three years, but says much more still needs to be done.

Total food waste in the UK has fallen by the equivalent of 7% per person...

27 Jan 2020

Industry bodies representing hundreds of thousands of businesses across the whole UK economy have written to home secretary Priti Patel to call for a deep cut in the prop...

27 Jan 2020

The UK’s new agriculture bill has been called “one of the most significant pieces of legislation for farmers in England for over 70 years”.

It could directly affect the l...

25 Jan 2020

The UK is making significant steps in reducing its food waste, with total food waste levels falling by 480,000 tonnes between 2015 and 2018 – a 7% reduction per person an...

24 Jan 2020

Sainsbury’s has announced that its chief executive, Mike Coupe, will retire in May after six years in charge of the UK’s second largest supermarket chain.

The 59-year-old...

24 Jan 2020

A gigantic new 635 acre "smart campus" under construction in Somerset will attract "some of the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking companies" to the county, acc...

24 Jan 2020

Based near Toulouse, France, Naïo makes a range of robots designed to improve farming efficiency while also reducing dependence on chemical pesticides and herbicides.

Whi...

24 Jan 2020

The potato industry is facing many challenges in terms of import and retail competition, growing the crop and recruiting skilled labour, Marianne Curtis of Farmers Guardi...

24 Jan 2020

After an illustrious 30 year career in the fresh produce sector, Charlie Shaughnessy, Total Produce Northern Europe's Commercial Director and Managing Director, will reti...

23 Jan 2020

Britain wants a future relationship with the European Union to be based on friendly cooperation, the prime minister's spokesman said on Tuesday when asked about a report...

23 Jan 2020

Farmers in Lincolnshire fear climate change could have a big impact on their livelihoods - and say customers at the supermarket will soon begin to feel the effects in the...

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