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BREXIT REACTIONS

Britain votes to leave the EU: What now?

Britain has voted to leave the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned as a result. Across Europe and the UK, the food industry is coming to terms with the outcome.

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Confectionery to be worst hit UK food sector after Brexit, says Euromonitor

Confectionery volumes are forecast to decline faster than any other packaged food category after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

EFSA: “Too early” to say whether microplastics pose food safety risk

Microplastics are “unlikely” to pose a health risk to humans said the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) this week but far more research is needed before a full risk assessment is possible.

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Brexit fallout: Snack sales face threat of drop in discretionary spend

Sweet and savory snacks will be among the hardest hit UK food categories as a result of the Brexit vote, according to analysts Euromonitor International.

News in brief

Kids' nutrition determined by neighbourhood food choices

Children’ exposure to fast food outlets during trips to and from school makes an unhealthy food purchase much more likely, a study confirms.

Latest food and drink innovations – in pictures

Beverages – both alcoholic and non-alcoholic ­– lead this month’s selection of new product developments.

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