British farmers call for summit on worsening pig-cull crisis

Abattoir labour shortages have led to backlog, meaning healthy pigs are killed without being sold for…

Canadian farmers face cattle feed shortage due to drought, transport strains

Canadian farmers say they are just days away from running out of feed for cattle, due…

Bank of Canada says food price increases to outpace inflation

The cost of food in Canada is likely to continue growing at inflation-busting rates in 2022…

Too big? The meat industry responds

I am on the mailing list for the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) the trade association…

Glebe Farm and OZO announce plant-based product launches

Oat-based drinks manufacture Glebe Farm and plant-based meat alternatives brand OZO both announced launches into UK…

Public trust in food supply chain remains strong

Public trust in food safety, the food supply chain and authenticity remained high in spite of…

Nutrient-rich newcomer nut hopes to hit European retail shelves after EFSA approval

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a positive scientific opinion for the Chuta nut…

‘Yellow is the new brown’: Protective coating for fresh produce made from squeezed fruit and vegetable peels

Lidl Switzerland has joined forces with research institute Empa to co-develop a cellulose protective coating for…

Kerry Europe boss upbeat on regional outlook: ‘There is a great opportunity for Kerry in Europe’

Developed European markets aren’t always known for their exciting growth profiles. But Kerry Group European head…

French ban on nitrates in meat: Charcuterie group hits out at attack on ‘national gastronomy’

A bill to introduce a âprogressive prohibitionâ on the use of nitrates in meat production continued…

Harry Potter star leads investment in vegan food firm

Actor Tom Felton of Harry Potter fame has led investment into plant-based food business Jack &…

Plant-based food sector ‘needs £20bn of investment by 2030’

Plant-based food manufacturers will need Â20bn of investment by 2030 to secure 800 large-scale factories to…

The dietary dilemma: food adequacy vs. planetary health

A recent report in Nature caught my eye: It begins with the problem: More than 2 billion…

Boparan-owned Carluccio’s launches into Sainsbury’s stores

Fresh Italian meals brand Carluccioâs has secured a deal to supply Sainsburyâs stores across the country…

Sysco Speciality Group chief to lead Meadow Foods

Value-added ingredients manufacturer Meadow Foods has appointed Raj Tugnait as its new chief executive.Read MoreFoodManufacture RSS

Cattle producers stretch supplies amid feed shortage

Cattle producers are dealing with a feed shortage due to 2021’s summer drought and supply chain…

Dunbia pumps £1m into measuring suppliers’ carbon footprint

Dunbia, the UK division of Dawn Meats Group, is investing an initial Â1m in a multi-year…

Plant-based ‘milk’ firm names out-of-home business development lead

Yorkshire plant-based ‘milk’ brand Mighty has announced the appointment of Ben Baldwin, who has previously worked…

Unilever confirms job cuts in food and refreshment split

Unilever says around 1,500 jobs will be cut globally in a business shake-up that will see…

Unilever to axe 1,500 jobs amid prospects of food sell-off

Unilever is axing 15% of senior managers and 5% of more junior managers, hitting 1,500 jobs…

2022’s top healthy food resolutions… and how long we stuck to them

New sales data shows that shoppers were quick to introduce New Year resolutions in 2022 â…

Farm to Fork to…fitness? Sports nutrition eyes challenges and opportunities in proposed food law

What is the role of sports nutrition in supporting healthy and sustainable lifestyles? ESSNA vice-president Luca…

NPD Trend Tracker: From vitamin D-enriched beer to the ‘world’s first’ cookie cone ice cream

Whatâs better than alcohol-free beer this Dry January? Alcohol-free beer enriched with vitamin D, according to…

National farm organization partners with Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech Engine

  The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) is the latest partner to join Canada’s Food & Agri-Tech…

Maybe a hint of good news about animal antibiotics?

The FDA says use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in food animals decreased by 3% between 2019…

Minister Bibeau announces Food Waste Reduction Challenge semi-finalists for the Novel Technologies Streams

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced the 18 semi-finalists selected under the…

Consumers ignorant and suspicious of provenance

Consumers are ignorant of some quality standards marks and how much food really comes from the…

Poultry processor invests millions in poultry products

Avara Foods has invested Â12m in automated production for new poultry products, with the project on…

Nicky Walker named Walker’s Shortbread managing director

Walkerâs Shortbread has appointed Nicky Walker to the role of managing director with immediate effect.Read MoreFoodManufacture…

Welsh food and drink secures £14m in new business

Welsh food and drink businesses have secured more than Â14m in new and potential business deals…