Improving the UK's efforts in trade, skills development and innovation are key recommendations in a Food and Drink Federation (FDF) - commissioned report that outlines ways to boost the country’s 2.2% share of the global food and drink export market.
French bakery associations, La Fédération des Entrepreneurs de Boulangerie (FEB) and Les Fabricants de Biscuits et Gâteaux de France, have risen the alarm over the relentless upward drive of the butter price and the slippery slope now facing the industry.
Urban cities are emerging as frontrunners in driving food policy forward, according to a report, taking on a governmental role in finding innovative ways to address today’s global food system challenges.
Britain’s food and drink exports remain robust thanks to the weaker pound with UK food and drink exports for Q1 2017 valued at £4.9 billion (€5.6 billion), according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
Pecan Deluxe which exports more than 75% of its bespoke cakes, biscuits, sauces and desserts to the EU, has hired overseas trade specialist, Chamber International, to offset any challenges posed by Brexit.