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NFU launches political campaign

THE NATIONAL FARMERS Union (NFU) has announced it will be launching a campaign in the run up to May elections to highlight the importance of the agriculture sector in the UK.                     The “Great British Food Gets My Vote” campaign will urge politicians to back British…
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History being made as English apricot industry starts up

SUPERMARKET GIANT Tesco will start stocking UK apricots this week after several years of careful preparation, 2014 is set to be the year that UK agriculture spawned its own apricot industry.               While very small amounts of English grown apricots have appeared on supermarket shelves over the last few…
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NFU backs Great British Beef Week

IN CELEBRATION of this weeks Great British Beef Week, the National Farmers Union (NFU) is calling for more people to eat British beef.                           Currently, the UK is the fourth largest producer of beef in Europe, but production has fallen by around four…
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Farming is beating recession in the UK, new report reveals

A NEW REPORT from the National Farmers Union (NFU) has revealed that the agricultural industry in the UK is bucking the recession trend and delivering for the nation’s economy.               The new report ‘Backing the Business of British Farming’ was published on the first day of the NFU’s annual…
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Buy British, Boost Britain initiative launched

FOLLOWING CALLS from the environment secretary for UK consumers to buy more British-produced food, corporate sustainability champion Footprint has launched its Buy British, Boost Britain initiative aimed at providing support to the hospitality sector to source home-grown food.                 The initiative, which is open to any business operating…
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