Supermarkets and Convenience

FSA begins study on geographic origin of foods

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is due to begin its study into the geographical origin of food, in a bid to ensure products with UK labels are correct.

Welsh Lamb mission seeks share of US market

A Welsh Lamb mission to the USA, organised by Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) Meat Promotion Wales, is under way in a bid to open up the US market and add 20m to the Welsh economy.

Scottish politicians call for local poultry sourcing

Scottish politicians have launched a campaign to boost opportunities for the countrys poultry sector and have written to the UKs multiple retailers and food service operators for clarification on sourcing policies.

Co-op offers customers up to 25% off

The Co-operative Food has launched a new sales promotion that offers customers up to 25% off.

NFU president urges to back British as he steps down

President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Peter Kendall has urged consumers to back British in return for sustainable farming, in a final message before his resignation from the post.

Bpex reveals pig health assessment dates

Bpex has launched new dates for abattoir assessments involving the Bpex Pig Health Scheme (BPHS) from July through to the end of December this year.

Eblex event to highlight beef and lamb trends

Global beef and lamb sector trends and developments will be highlighted at an Eblex and agri benchmark event in June.

Easy and appy meat purchasing

Eblex has launched a new app in order to help caterers and retailers order the right cuts more efficiently and accurately.

Food and drink badge of excellence

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) awards have been opened for entry.

"Give a fork about your pork" consumers told

Consumers are being urged to give a fork about your pork with a series of campaigning videos now airing across Channel 4s on demand services.

British Cattle Breeders outline conference details

Dates have been announced for the British Cattle Breeders Club (BCBC) annual conference, which will be held this year at the Telford Hotel and Golf Resort on in Shropshire from 21-23 January.

Rooker to step down as FSA chair

Jeff Rooker has confirmed that he will step down as chair of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in July 2013.

Rotisserie chicken tax could cost industry millions

Introducing VAT on whole rotisserie chickens could cost the poultry sector 17m in lost sales, according to research carried out by Morrisons.

Successful customer awareness campaign boosts Scottish pig industry

A customer awareness campaign has provided a boost to the Scottish pig industry, after it raised awareness of the Specially Selected Pork label by 41%

Consumers wasting less food, say FDF

Shoppers are throwing away less food than they did a year ago, according to the latest research from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

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