United Kingdom

Coveris to increase capacity by 20%

Coveris to increase capacity by 20%

By Aidan Fortune

Packaging provider Coveris has unveiled a £1m investment plan at its linerless labels facility in Spalding, England, which will see it increase capacity by over 20% in order to meet growing demand for the sustainable pack format.

Doherty gives details about how the no-deal Brexit might affect the meat industry

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What a no-deal Brexit might mean for the meat industry?

By Ashley Williams

Brexit has loomed over the UK meat industry, as well as EU countries, for a number of months, with meat processors and farmers being left in the dark about what the future might hold.

BMPA has backed CBI's report on new approaches to immigration

BMPA backs CBI report to resolve labour shortages

By Ashley Williams

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has welcomed the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) report for a new approach on immigration in the food and drink industry.

UK pork processors could see their produce sold in Taiwan

Taiwan opens doors to British pork

By Aidan Fortune

British farmers and food producers are set to benefit from a new market worth more than £50 million, as Taiwan prepares to welcome British pork exports for the first time.

'Trying something new' was one of the main drivers of the growth of plant-based meat

AHDB examines factors driving the plant-based meat trend

By Ashley Williams

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has launched a report into the factors driving attention to the plant-based food trend and how it may impact the future prospects of the meat industry in the UK.

New Zealand disagrees with the EU and UK's quota split proposal

New Zealand opposes UK’s WTO quota plan

By Aidan Fortune

Sector bodies Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA) have opposed the EU and UK’s proposal to ‘split’ the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Tariff Rate Quotas between them.