21 May 2018 | Online since 2003

Every harvest year is different to the previous, and after some thirty years one would have expected to have seen it all, but this one is a little bit more unique.


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Last year the UK had good quality wheat and we exported about 1.4mt of it, to the point where we were very short in the latter months of the harvest year and had to import 1.9mt which left us with an official carry-out of about 1.6mt (about 2.8mt the previous year).


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3 November 2017| BEIC - Mark Williams

The announcement by the Food Standards Agency on 11th October of the official change in advice on serving runny, or even raw, eggs to vulnerable groups as long as they bear the Lion mark, is a cause for celebration by the industry.


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2 November 2017| Chief Executive Comment

Now is the time that we start watching weather patterns, and wildfowl migratory movements, to assess when the HPAI risk to commercial flocks in the country is set to rise from the current ‘LOW’ risk ( “rare but does occur”).


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