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02/23/2018 06:46 PM
£5.28M Dublin brewery for Ireland’s Porterhouse
Irish craft brewer Porterhouse Brewing Company has launched a â6M (Â5.28M) brewery in Dublin, in a bid to meet rising demand from the UK and Europe.

02/23/2018 04:43 PM
£1M up for grabs for Sheffield food processors
There is Â1M worth of grants available for food processors and other businesses in the Sheffield City Region (SCR).

02/23/2018 04:34 PM
Arla and First Milk unveil price drops from March
Milk prices continue to fall, with First Milk and Arla unveiling reductions from March and the National Farmers Union (NFU) pressing Arla to work with farmers to mitigate price cuts.

02/23/2018 03:22 PM
Long Clawson Dairy’s £7M stilton factory expansion
Cheese maker Long Clawson Dairy has completed a Â7M expansion of its headquarters in Leicestershire, in a bid to drive global sales.

02/23/2018 01:51 PM
Protestors picket poultry production plant
Animal rights activists protested outside 2 Sisters Food Groupâs Scunthorpe factory earlier this week, in their second round of action in the past month.

02/23/2018 01:51 PM
Sixty-two jobs saved at fruit and vegetable distributor
Hamsard 3471 has acquired Wimbledon-based fruit and vegetable supplier Solstice out of administration, saving 62 jobs.

02/23/2018 01:51 PM
DEFRA to launch review of farm inspections
A comprehensive review of farm inspection is to be launched by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), as it aimed to scrap the red tape preventing farmers from focusing on issues such as animal welfare.

02/23/2018 01:50 PM
New beer marketplace for budding brewers
More than 85 suppliers from the UK and Europe have already signed up to BrewBroker, a new online marketplace for the brewing sector.

02/23/2018 01:50 PM
Institute of Meat award winners unveiled
The butchery industry was celebrated at this yearâs Institute of Meat (IoM) and Worshipful Company of Butchers Annual Prize-giving ceremony.

02/23/2018 01:49 PM
Arla Foods makes pledge to UK dairy industry
Arla Foods, the global dairy company, has pledged its commitment to building the UKâs dairy industry.

02/23/2018 01:49 PM
NFU elects Minette Batters as president
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) has elected Minette Batters as its first female president.

02/23/2018 01:49 PM
Plastic contamination and labelling errors spark recalls
Plastic contamination and labelling errors have sparked recalls by food firms in the past week.

02/23/2018 01:09 PM
Unilever relocation could be UK ‘body blow’
Unilever potentially moving its group head office outside the UK would be a âbody blowâ to Londonâs reputation as a business centre, according to Clive Black, head of research at analyst Shore Capital.

02/23/2018 10:04 AM
Ikea recalls candy due to mice infestation
Ikea, the furniture retailer, is recalling its Godis Paskkyckling marshmallow candy due to the discovery of a possible mice infestation at a production unit.

02/23/2018 09:43 AM
Abattoir CCTV bill to be presented to parliament
Progress on legislation to make CCTV systems mandatory in all English slaughterhouses has been largely welcomed by the meat industry.

02/21/2018 03:17 PM
Mars broadens dessert range with Galaxy cake launch
Confectionery and treats manufacturer Mars aims to broaden its offering in the frozen desserts sector with the launch of its new Galaxy Chocolate Mousse Cake.

02/21/2018 11:44 AM
India trade mission targets £500bn export market
A group of 12 manufacturers embarked on a trade mission to India last month, in a bid to secure exports to the countryâs food and drink sector, forecast to grow to Â500bn by 2020.

02/21/2018 10:45 AM
Taipec recalls Yuki & Love jelly due to choking risk
Taiwan food supplier Taipec has recalled packs of its Yuki & Love jelly, as one of the ingredients may present a choking hazard.

02/21/2018 09:15 AM
Twitter reaction to KFC chicken shortage
Fast food chain KFCâs inability to open stores after distributor DHL failed to deliver chicken supplies, dubbed the KFC Crisis, has sparked a storm of comments on Twitter.

02/21/2018 09:00 AM
Meat industry meets with food agencies over compliance concerns
Representatives from the UK meat and processing industry met with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) earlier this week to discuss concerns over recent cases of non-compliance.