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13 July 2021
This video shows how surplus food helps community groups to provide vital services
13 July 2021
This video helps to demonstrate how digital redistribution works
13 July 2021
Learn more about how people can benefit from surplus food
13 July 2021
See how redistribution organisations can find solutions to reduce waste and unlock surplus
13 July 2021
Learn how Greencore fully embedded food surplus redistribution Introduction During 2020, Greencore donated 1.5 million meals to people in need.  However, the organisation has ambitions to accelerate its surplus food redistribution way beyond that and has committed to an ambitious target to redistribute 100% of its surplus product to communities by 2022. Norman Watson, Group Sustainab...
06 July 2021
IGD partners with climate solutions expert South Pole to help the food and consumer goods industry take positive, tangible steps towards Net Zero With its ambition to accelerate progress towards a sustainable food system, IGD is today launching its brand-new guide, Building your Net Zero roadmap: a guide for industry leaders and decision makers . The UK government has committed to achiev...
06 July 2021
Your overview of political and economic news with a focus on the food and consumer goods industry, featuring the latest developments and guidance on COVID-19 and adapting to a new relationship with the EU. Easing of COVID-19 restrictions in England The Prime Minister has announced that the government plans to move to Step 4 of the roadmap in England on 19 July. A final decision wi...
06 July 2021
The new Fiscal Risks Report from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) outlines three major risks to the sustainability of UK government finances: COVID-19, climate change and debt servicing cost (sundry minor risks are also noted): COVID-19 impact: Economic impact Fiscal impact Unfunded legacy impacts (eg: effects on education, healthcare, transport) ...
06 July 2021
On leaving the EU, the UK dropped out of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Each UK nation is now responsible for developing its own agricultural strategy, although it is untended that there should be close co-ordination between them. In England, a new agricultural policy is being implemented over seven years, beginning in Spring 2022 – the Agricultural Transition Plan. Slow and measu...
02 July 2021
The UK and EU have announced a short extension to the “grace period” for movement of certain “prohibited and restricted” (P&R) food products from GB to Northern Ireland. The grace period was initially intended to last from 01 January to 30 June 2021, but will now be extended by a further three months, now expiring on 30 September 20201. P&R foods are those deemed to pose high sani...