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The food trends and issues to watch in 2017

By David Burrows and Niamh Michail

With 2017 just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about which future trends and burning topics will be making their mark on the food and drink industry next year. Here are some of our predictions.

A Brexit vote would impact food and drink more than other sectors, warned Liz Truss

Brexit debate

Food sector 'better off in the EU': Liz Truss

By Rick Pendrous

Environment secretary Liz Truss has claimed the future success of the UK’s food and drink manufacturing sector hinged on it remaining a part of the EU, in a speech to industry leaders last month.

Scotland pledges to limit regulation for food industry

Scotland pledges to limit regulation for food industry

By Rod Addy

Scotland’s government would limit regulatory burdens on food and drink manufacturers, working in close cooperation with the industry, according to Richard Lochhead, cabinet secretary for rural affairs and the environment.


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