Industry & Markets

Video: 2012 outlook for UK retailers

Video: 2012 outlook for UK retailers

By Melodie Michel

Kantar Worldpanel communications director Ed Garner talks about the impact of the recession and the 2012 outlook for major UK supermarkets.

Uniq proposes poultry unit sale

Uniq proposes poultry unit sale

Uniq the European chilled convenience food group, is considering selling its UK poultry sector. The proposal has been influenced by the loss of the Burger King business, and the outbreaks of Avian flu, which has had a disproportionate impact on its poultry...

UK beef victory hailed

UK beef victory hailed

A recent court ruling that the French ban on British beef was wrong after August 1999 has been hailed by the English Beef and Lamb Executive (EBLEX) as "a victory for common sense".

Chain of trust

Chain of trust

NFU president Sir Ben Gill, meeting key European food industry leaders over the weekend, has called for international co-operation between farmer-controlled businesses and trust in the food chain.