Brexit

The dairy industry is waiting on the details of the potential Berxit deal. Pic: ©GettyImages/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Dairy responds to draft Brexit deal

By Jim Cornall

Last week, British Prime Minster Theresa May announced a draft Brexit document that has been met with mixed reaction.

The ‘Beyond Brexit: Farming for our Future’ conference in London urged the UK and EU to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Arla Foods warns of no-deal Brexit issues

By Jim Cornall

Arla Foods has joined farmer organizations from the UK, Denmark, The Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, France and Germany to call for the UK government and the European Union to pull out all the stops to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Arla Foods UK is warning specialty cheese could be ‘very scarce’ and other dairy products an ‘occasional luxury’ if a London School of Economics report on Brexit scenarios comes to fruition. Pic: Getty Images/Azure-Dragon

Arla foresees post-Brexit dairy problems for UK consumers

By Jim Cornall

European dairy cooperative Arla Foods says Brexit could leave UK consumers with less choice and higher prices, turning everyday staples, like butter, yogurts, cheese and infant formula, into occasional luxuries, and making speciality cheeses ‘very scarce.’

Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association have emphasized the importance of dairy in Breixt negotiations. Pic: ©Getty Images/pavlinec/Irina_Qiwi

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

By Jim Cornall

With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a ‘Future UK-EU Dairy Framework’ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the...

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EFRA seeks clarity for ag policy after Brexit

By Joseph James Whitworth

MPs have welcomed plans for agricultural policy after Brexit but warned a lack of clarity on funding, timing and delivery risks damaging the sector.

M&A activity supported by appetite for challenger brands ©iStock/maxsattana

UK sees M&A appetite for ‘exciting and revolutionary brands’

By Katy Askew

M&A advisory groups have pointed to a drop in UK deal making in the food and beverage sector this year. Uncertainty around Brexit has complicated the picture but interest in tapping into ‘revolutionary brands’ that meet changing consumer expectations...

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