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Brexit: food and drink exports to EU suffer ‘disastrous’ decline | Food & drink industry

Exports of food and drink to the EU have suffered a “disastrous” decline in the first half of the year because of Brexit trade barriers, with sales of beef and cheese hit hardest.Food and Drink Federation (FDF) producers lost £2bn in sales, a dent in revenue that could not be compensated for by the increased sales in the same period to non-EU countries including China and Australia.Dominic Goudie, head of international trade at the FDF, said: “The return to growth in exports to non-EU markets is welcome news, but it doesn’t make up for the disastrous loss of £2bn in…
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Experts Predict This Fall’s Top Beverage Industry Trends

Experts predict the top beverage industry trends of the season. getty The last year has completely upended the drinks industry. Bars crumbled in favor of at-home drinking. Consumers drank more, or not at all, fueling a wave of non-alcoholic options. Hard seltzer rose, then fell, then paved the way for a whole slew creative RTDs. Sustainability continued to become a larger and larger part of the conversation, while a proliferation of online ordering options made it easier than ever to order booze. So what’s to come? Experts predict the top beverage industry trends of the season, from what’s next for…
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Health Food Industry Statistics 2021 & Market is Growing at 4.91% CAGR during forecast says Brandessence Market Research

LONDON, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Health Food Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2021-2027- Growing adoption of healthy eating habits and rising awareness regarding health are some of the major factors driving the growth of Global Health Food Market. Health Food Market is expected to grow with the CAGR of 4.91% over the forecast period. Top Health Food Companies Global Market: Global Health Food Market reports cover prominent players like Nortech Systems, Inc., Tecomet, Inc., Celestica Inc., Heraeus Holding, Flextronics International Ltd., Integer Holdings Corporation, Plexus Corp., West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., Sanmina Corporation, and others.…
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Black-owned coffeeshop looks to end “whitewashing” of coffee industry

“How much caffeine do you need?” Felton Kizer is fond of asking customers who come into Monday Coffee Company. Then, depending on their response, Kizer sets off to concoct something unique: a cold brew, a latte, a chai tea. Monday Coffee Company launched last October, showing up at pop-up events like the Ace Hotel for Compop or Logan Square’s Sauced Sundays. For a year and a half before that, though, Kizer and his partner Amanda Harth had been discussing going into the coffee business. They felt it would be a way to foster community in the midst of the pandemic.…
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‘The food and beverage industry has to step up’

Poor diet is linked to obesity and associated NCDs, such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. This leads to a substantial burden on health systems. According to Public Health England (PHE), obesity and related diseases cost the NHS around £6.1bn a year, with the cost to wider society placed at £27bn.In an effort to tackle this, PHE introduced voluntary targets to reduce sugar, salt and calories in 2014. Subsequent policy has built on this foundation, including the country’s childhood obesity programme and the planned introduction of tougher restrictions to HFSS marketing and promotions​.However, new research questions the efficacy of…
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Gluten-free food costs rise could force makers to change recipes | Food & drink industry

The premium paid by shoppers for gluten-free versions of staple foods could increase in the coming months as the soaring cost of ingredients such as rice flour casts a shadow over the “free from” aisle in supermarkets.These specialist foods already cost a lot more than mainstream products, making any price rise a source of concern, particularly for people who follow a gluten-free diet out of medical necessity. The scale of the problem means some firms could opt to rewrite recipes with cheaper ingredients.Jason Bull, of the West Yorkshire-based ingredients firm Eurostar Commodities, said the wholesale price of rice flour, which…
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Food service industry continues to struggle

MISSOULA — This time last year, Iron Horse Brew Pub scaled back operations due to the pandemic.But even as the world bounces back from shutdowns, General Manager Todd Engel told MTN News that the restaurant continues to face hardships. “We did anything extra we could. We were making pickles and cookies and selling anything that we could on the side just to make sure that we could get through what was going on and it was difficult, but at times it was easier than what we're dealing with now,” Engel said. Unemployment in Missoula is trending down. The U.S. Bureau…
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