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22 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Shoppers Urged to Buy Scottish Amid ‘Rotten’ Brazilian Meat Claims
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the news that Brazilian meat processors are selling ‘rotten’ meat, NFU Scotland believes that the integrity of meat being sold in the European and UK market must be protected. ...
View news from United Kingdom New Strategic Farm Programme Targets Stock in Spec
UK - AHDB Beef & Lamb is looking to recruit producers who want to improve the performance of their livestock enterprise to take part in its new Strategic Beef & Lamb Farm Programme....
21 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Three Model Farms Showcasing Best of British Beef Production
UK - The National Beef Association has announced the farms that will be hosting their prestigious Beef Expo farm tours on 17 May. They include a diverse selection of beef farms all championing efficiencies in their relative sectors and showcasing the...
View news from United Kingdom Scotland’s Meat Exports Up 11% in 2016
SCOTLAND, UK - Increased meat exports in 2016 played an encouraging role in a record year for food and drink exports from Scotland, according to new figures released by the Scottish Government....
20 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Brand Records Biggest Growth Among UK's Top Grocery Brands
UK - Arla branded products recorded the largest growth of any of the 100 UK grocery brands listed, achieving growth of £37m in 2016. The Arla brand portfolio grew almost four times that of the next closest brand (Pepsi, £8.5m), reflecting a strong sales...
17 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla UK Spends Extra in Milk Aisle as Consumers Choose Branded Milks
UK - Added value milk products by Arla Foods UK successfully added £95m in value to the category in 2016, with 1.5 million shoppers trading up from standard fresh milk to an Arla branded product offering additional benefits....
13 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom Cattle Inspection Failures Prompt Union Reminder
SCOTLAND, UK - The annual round of farm inspections is underway with unofficial reports suggesting failures around cattle ID and tagging are continuing at an unacceptably high level....
09 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFU: Collaboration Key to Successful Food Supply Chain Post-Brexit
UK - NFU Deputy President Minette Batters told an audience of policymakers within the UK food supply chain that the integrity of British produce must be the focus pre and post-Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom NBA Announce National Commercial Cattle Show classes at Beef Expo
UK - Plans for this year’s flagship beef event, National Beef Association’s Beef Expo 2017, are in full swing and it has been announced that there will be a total of 11 cattle classes, with four championships and a supreme championship, at the National...
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Agrees New Long-term Contract With Nestlé UK, Ireland
UK - First Milk has supplied fresh British milk to Nestlé UK&I since 2003, in a relationship that has focused on building a long term sustainable supply chain for Nestlé's confectionary and beverage businesses....
08 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom NBA: National Commercial Cattle Show Classes at Beef Expo
UK - Plans for this year’s flagship beef event, National Beef Association’s Beef Expo 2017, are in full swing and it has been announced that there will be a total of 11 cattle classes, with four championships and a supreme championship, at the National...
View news from United Kingdom One in Four Dairy Farmers to Benefit from Arla's £31M Windfall Share
UK - Arla Foods, the country’s leading farmer-owned dairy company, has announced that its British owners will receive £31 million as their 2016 year-end bonus. Arla is owned by 12,000 dairy farmers across Europe, 2,500 of whom are British and make...
06 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom First Milk Confirms Milk Prices for March 2017
UK - Midlands & East Wales milk pool will receive a price rise of 0.2ppl for March, First Milk reports....
View news from United Kingdom Halal Assurance Standards in Focus at Industry Seminar
UK - The potential development of halal assurance standards was among the subjects discussed at the AHDB Beef & Lamb halal seminar....
03 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFUS Highlights Importance of Farming as Employer to Influential Commons Committee
UK - NFU Scotland has highlighted the importance of Scottish agriculture as an employer to an influential committee in Westminster yesterday (Wednesday, 1 March)....
View news from United Kingdom Danish Crown Buys Foodservice Business in UK
DENMARK - Foodservice has been part of Danish Crown’s business in the UK since 2014. Danish Crown has succeeded in establishing a stable base in and around London and Manchester and this is now being further expanded in the Midlands with the acquisition...
02 March 2017
View news from United Kingdom NFU Response to Farm Business Income Figures
UK - The latest Farm Business Income figures suggest that farmers are still feeling the impact of an unpredictable and volatile market place, the NFU said....
28 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods UK Delivers Branded Growth in Volatile Market
UK - Last week, Arla Foods amba, the farmer-owned dairy company, released its Group 2016 results, announcing strong performance across its branded portfolio....
27 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Spring Calving Trend Confirmed by Latest Figures
SCOTLAND, UK - A distinct move by Scottish beef cattle producers to focus on spring calving is evident in the statistics for Scottish calf registrations for 2016....
24 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Vaccination Pre-Turnout is Now Critical for Lungworm
UK - Feedback from cattle farmers during the 2016 grazing season suggests lungworm (husk) disease outbreaks are becoming more prevalent and unpredictable....
23 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla Foods Amba Increases March Milk Price
UK - Arla Foods is raising its milk price to owners by a further half a eurocent per kilogramme from 1 March....
View news from United Kingdom Trade, Investment Deals Post-Brexit Grab Spotlight at NFU Conference
UK - A panel of experts at the NFU Conference considered a number of the unanswered questions on the country’s future position on international trade and investment post-Brexit....
View news from United Kingdom Right Funds, Regulation Vital for Farming’s Future, Says Report
UK - A new report from the NFU urges Government and research providers to invest in agricultural R&D and to enable British farmers to use the latest technologies....
22 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Arla: New Campaign to Celebrate First Branded Organic Milk Range in UK
UK - Arla, the farmer-owned dairy company, is launching a new campaign, ‘The Might of Nature’. The campaign promotes its first branded organic range, which launched in November last year, with the aim to make organic milk accessible for all....
View news from United Kingdom IFA President Welcomes Strong Stand Taken by NFU President on Standards for Imported Food Post-Brexit
UK - IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the strong stand taken by the President of the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) by insisting that only food produced to the same standards as in the UK should be allowed into the UK post-Brexit....
21 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom UK Agriculture Delivers 7:1 Return on Investment
UK - A new report from Development Economics says that for every £1 invested in farm support, farming delivers £7.40 back to the economy....
20 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom Study Shows FMD Crises to be Averted with Vaccination Strategy
UK - Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) can be controlled effectively and quickly with vaccinations - saving millions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of livestock - according to research by the University of Warwick....
16 February 2017
View news from United Kingdom GB Dairy Herd Contraction
UK - The overall GB dairy herd fell by 1.6 per cent (46k head) between the start of 2016 and the start of 2017, according to data from BCMS. This is the largest year-on-year decline recorded for a number of years....
 
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