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Exports to BRIC Countries Beat Brexit Blues

With fears mounting over the ability of the UK to negotiate free trade deals after it leaves the European Union, the ability to negotiate individual independent trade deals appears to … Continue reading

December 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Global Meat Production to Rise While Prices Could Fall

Global meat production is expected to grow by 15 per cent over the next decade and while prices are initially forecast to fall slightly, over the medium term they will … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Is M&S Showing Way Forward for Traceability?

A new summer advertising campaign for beef products by UK retailer Marks and Spencer has taken product traceability that step further. M&S is the only UK retailer to embrace DNA … Continue reading

June 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Russia-EU Pig Trade Battle Intensifies

The trade war between the EU and Russia over pig meat and pig product exports is hotting up. The EU has called for backing from the World Tarde Organisation to … Continue reading

January 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

US-China Battle Over Cereal Quotas

China and the USA are set to lock horns over the way China has been administering the tariff rate quotas for a number of agricultural products imported into the country. … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

China Accuses Brazil of Dumping Chicken on Market

Brazil’s meat exporters have been dealt yet another blow as China launches anti-dumping measures against the country’s poultry sector. The move comes just two months after China and Brazil held … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

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