The Craft Bakers Association’s Business Day 2023 - held in London on 14 June - was hailed a ‘resounding’ success, with nearly 200 delegates in attendance, 15 exhibitors and a host of industry speakers sharing their insights.
The role of governments is crucial to introduce affordable proper nutrition to mass consumers via the fortification of staple foods, particularly in countries with large populations such as India and China.
The UK food and drink industry is facing a “notable skills gap” – a trend that if not reversed will hit the sector’s ability to compete on a national and global scale, said the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
The UK government has ended speculation about the future of the Food Standards Agency (FSA), announcing that the body will retain its food safety remit but be stripped, in England, of responsibility for nutrition policy and country of origin (COOL) labelling.
Following further reported outbreaks of avian flu in China, Vietnam
and Indonesia, the European Union has said that it will extend its
ban on importing poultry products from Asian countries until 15
December, leaving the regions poultry...