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UK discount retailer Aldi has launched a new way of sourcing fresh Scotch Aberdeen Angus Beef that is hoped will provide a long-term, economically sustainable solution for farmers, processors and retailers.
Scotland needs a “bold approach” to tackle obesity, according to an influential group of politicians. But food industry representatives said tough regulation could present “barriers to business” for the country’s manufacturers.
National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland is calling on all Scottish companies purchasing milk to immediately recognize the strength of current dairy markets and return Scotland’s dairy farmers to profitable production.
Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) CEO David Frost warns that a lack of clarity over an independent Scotland’s currency could hit exports, supply chains, pricing and competitiveness in the multi-million dollar industry.
Investment and growth in Scotland’s food and drink sector will see around 10,000 new jobs created in the region, according to a Bank of Scotland report just a month before the region is set to vote on independence from Britain.
Consumers in Scotland will receive far clearer information about the origins of their food, the Scottish government has pledged, after launching a new partnership yesterday (February 11) to deliver that promise.
The shape of a new Scottish food body is set to be sketched out following a consultation period opened last week on the responsibilities and functions of an authority separate from the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA).