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The NFU and Arla Foods UK have so far responded to the government proposals for agriculture after Brexit.

UK sets out agriculture bill for ‘Green Brexit’

By Jim Cornall

Legislation to deliver what the UK government says is a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations after nearly half a century under EU rules is being introduced into Parliament today (September 12).

Milkshakes and fruit juices are exempt from the UK's sugar tax - but can still contain high amounts of sugar. Pic: getty/mindstyle

UK sets sugar reduction targets for juice and milk-based drinks

By Rachel Arthur

Juice and milk-based drinks are currently exempt from the UK’s sugar tax: but Public Health England has set out targets for sugar reduction in these categories – and says that progress will be taken into account when it reviews the milk-based drinks exemption...

Sales of packaged foods have declined in UK over the past decade

Study finds UK packaged food sales have declined steadily throughout past decade

Has UK packaged food gone past its sell-by date?

By Louis Gore-Langton

Packaged food sales in the UK have reached their lowest growth rate in a decade due to an increase in discounter stores, innovation fatigue, and an increase in eating out due to economic improvements, according to Euromonitor.

Chocolate milk: Nutritional powerhouse or sugary treat? Pic: iStock/Mizina

How will milk drinks be affected by UK sugar tax?

By Rachel Arthur

Milk-based drinks are to be excluded from the UK sugar tax, given their nutritional value. And yet some milk-based drinks contain considerable amounts of added sugar. So how can the levy distinguish between the two?  

The results for the DairyReporter Brexit survey are in - and the uncertainty around the entire process extends into the dairy industry. Pic: ©iStock/Issaurinko

DairyReporter Brexit poll reflects uncertainty

By Jim Cornall

The DairyReporter Brexit survey results are in, and it seems that – not unlike the rest of the world – respondents are split as to exactly what the UK leaving the EU might potentially mean.

The UK is leaving the European Union. It will take time for negotiations to take place, but what are the potential implications? And what does the dairy industry have to say? Photo: iStock-AlexLMX

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Dairy reacts to Brexit vote

By Jim Cornall

Following the decision of the British public to leave the EU, attention has turned to how business will be affected, how negotiations will take place and the timescales involved.