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POST BREXIT FOOD LAWS THREATEN TRADE

Following Brexit, changes in food law will affect every UK farmer, grower and food producer. Anyone involved in supplying or producing food is being urged to fully understand the legal implications of Britain leaving the EU. Reading University is offering three online courses in 2020 with the first, ‘Food Law: The Basics’ starting on January […]

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IS ‘FLEXITARIANISM’ THE FUTURE?

A workshop held at the University of Nottingham has revealed that ‘flexitarianism’ is a new and growing trend amongst British consumers. Delegates at an event that discussed plant-based diets heard how eating more plant-based products represented a sustainable future for food and drink production. Organised by the Agrifood Training Partnership (AFTP), and chaired by AFTP […]

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INCREASE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF SUSTAINABLE LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

Livestock producers and food chain specialists now have a rare opportunity to develop a more in depth understanding of how global livestock production can be made more sustainable. Thanks to an educational initiative from The Agrifood Training Partnership (AFTP), a ‘sustainable livestock production systems’ module from the Reading University post-graduate Animal Science MSc by Research […]

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WORKSHOP WILL DISCUSS OPPORTUNITIES FOR BRITISH PRODUCERS TO BECOME LEADERS IN PLANT-BASED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

A one-day workshop taking place on 12th September at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus will discuss the opportunities and challenges for food producers of more people adopting a largely or exclusively plant-based diet. The rise in popularity of vegetarianism and veganism offers opportunities for farmers, food producers and retailers. However, it is also […]

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HOW DAIRY MILK ALTERNATIVES COULD DRY UP

An event at Cranfield University on September 24th will reveal how dairy alternatives could be environmentally unsustainable. “Environmental Impact of My Food Products”, is a one-day course facilitated by specialist post graduate training provider Agrifood Training Partnership. Aimed at food producers, farmers and anyone working in the food chain, it will explain how changes in […]

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SHROPSHIRE TEAM SCALE LOCAL PEAKS FOR LINGEN DAVIS CANCER SUPPORT

The team from a Shropshire marketing business are scaling three iconic Shropshire peaks to raise money for charity. Agribusiness Communications (ABC) is raising money for local charity Lingen Davis Cancer Support. The team of nine will climb three of the highest peaks in Shropshire in just one day. Matt Mellor, founder and managing director of […]

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