Research by The Grocer as part of their ‘Ice Cream Report 2014’ has shown that frozen yoghurt sales have risen by a third in the last year, with a 30% increase making it the strongest performing sector in the wider… Continue reading
The Food Standards Agency has again u-turned on providing its quarterly campylobacter survey results, now stating that it will ‘name and shame’ retailers in its November 2014 report.
The report will announce which retailers and processors have sold chicken that… Continue reading
The Food Standards Agency is giving technical guidance to help small and medium-sized (SME) businesses comply with new rules on allergen labelling and information, which will take effect later this year.
Food businesses in the UK will have to follow… Continue reading
The official report into the causes of the horsemeat scandal has been shelved until at least the autumn, prompting criticism that the government is neglecting the importance of food safety.
The report, announced by the Department for Environment, Food… Continue reading
Marks & Spencer has this month announced that it will launch its first ever range of frozen ready meals, on trial in 500 stores from the 30th September.
The range will feature 30 ready meals, serving between two and… Continue reading
Cases of salmonella enteritis have been found all over the UK, including 55 cases reported in Hampshire, 43 in the West Midlands and 33 in Cheshire. This is as well as a detected presence in Austria and France.
Dr Paul… Continue reading
A joint project between the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) and the Carbon Trust will see, for the first time, a real effort to tackle the carbon footprint of the frozen food industry.
The BFFF have highlighted the issue that… Continue reading
Parent’s attitude to food hygiene has a large influence on their children’s attitudes even into later life, a Food Standard Agency study has suggested. The figures show a link between people’s hygiene and food preparation habits as adults and that… Continue reading
Recent figures show that the problem of food poisoning is far worse than official data may suggest with many people not seeking help from their GP and only the most serious cases being reported.
The study has found that there… Continue reading
The Scottish Salmon Company last month announced record sales for the first quarter of 2014, following an increase in exports and a deal to supply sushi restaurants and food shops. The company posted a 48% increase on their revenue figures… Continue reading