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Tag Archives: Dairy

UK Not Ready for Impact of Brexit on Food Sector

The UK food sector is not ready for the changes that will be forced on it through leaving the EU. A briefing paper from the Science Policy Research Unit at the … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meat Bucks Trend of Falling Prices

The price of meat and meat products around the world appears to be bucking the trend of falling food prices. According to the Food Price Index from the Food and … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

France Introduces Country of Origin Labelling For Meat and Dairy Products

France introduced mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in ready meal products, milk and dairy products on 1 January. The French agriculture ministry said that it is a … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dairy Farmers Committed to Reducing Antibiotic Use

More and more milk buyers in the dairy sector are asking their farmer suppliers about antibiotic use on the farm. And retailers need to take an active part in policy … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

Agricultural Trade Balance Shifting to Developing Countries

The balance of global agricultural trade is continuing to shift from the developed blocs to developing countries. The latest World Trade Statistics Review published by the World Trade Organisation shows … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

EU Global Leader in Agri-food Exports

The European Union is the global leader in exports pf agricultural produce and food. According to the latest annual report on the EU’s agri-food trade, over the last year these … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Could Global Milk Prices Be Rising?

Global milk supply is expected to grow by 1.5 per cent this year, while demand growth is expected to exceed the rise in supplies according to researchers at the International … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · Leave a comment