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How is Brexit shaping up for the food sector?

By David Burrows

As Brexit negotiations between London and Brussels rumble on, the future trading relationship continues to concern the business world. How is the prospect of Brexit shaping up for the food sector?

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POIG publishes charter for sustainable palm oil processors

By Niamh Michail

The Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) has launched a charter for traders and processors of sustainable palm oil that will "break the link between palm oil production and the destruction of forests and peatlands".

Food sector calls for speed as Brexit talks move to phase two ©wildpixel/iStock

Food sector breathes relief as Brexit talks to move to stage two

By Katy Askew

The UK food sector has welcomed news that Brexit negotiations will move to stage two – the future trading relationship – after the European Commission confirmed “sufficient progress” has been made on discussions over the divorce settlement.

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EU needs a comprehensive food policy, says EESC

By Niamh Michail

Europe needs a comprehensive, over-arching food policy because the current system does not lead to sustainable food systems, according to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

Nestlé looks beyond its own factories in support of a circular economy ©Droits d'auteur/iStock

Nestlé calls for partnerships on circular economy

By Katy Askew

Swiss food giant Nestlé is calling for a more collaborative approach between the public and private sectors to develop a circular economy as it works to meet its 2030 environmental impact targets.

Nutek Salt celebrates UK shift on potassium chloride

Nutek Salt celebrates UK shift on potassium chloride

By Niamh Michail

Potassium chloride can instantly cut sodium by 50% without affecting taste, and with the UK's government advisory committee now saying the benefits outweigh the risks, US supplier NuTek Salt has cause to celebrate. "The situation was overblown...

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