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Just the beginning for Brexit

THE UK has left the European Union, but now the really difficult work begins, according to Scotland Food & Drink chief executive James Withers.

BRC warns of empty shelves in the wake of a hard Brexit

Trade association calls for investment and agreements ahead of EU departure EUROPEAN supply chains could be at risk without additional agreements between the UK and...

Sluggish tobacco sell-through could leave retailers in the lurch

New data reveals nearly half of cigarettes sold in last week of March were non-compliant with pending regulations NEW sales data from March has revealed...

Retail concern as UK takes the exit

Scottish retailers have expressed concern after UK voters opted to leave the EU. Though the vote was a close one across the UK, with 52%...
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ID proofs extended from next month

Overseas identity cards and armed forces documents added to list of acceptable evidence for age-restricted products EUROPEAN national identity cards, Biometric UK Residents Permits and...
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More info please – Animal welfare concern

ANIMAL welfare is a growing consumer issue, with a new study showing that eight out of 10 UK shoppers want labels which clearly show...
Electronic cigarettes to be regulated

Electronic cigarettes to be regulated

ELECTRONIC cigarettes and all other nicotine-containing products are to be regulated as medicines by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Currently treated as consumer...
Catriona Munro is a partner in the EU competition and regulatory team at and a member of the firm’s Food & Drink group

Legal advice – Don’t pay the price for careless chat

Be very careful who you discuss pricing with. It will soon become easier for authorities to prosecute on price fixing. By Catriona Munro COMPETITION in food...
Menthol and flavoured tobacco products could be banned in the EU if the currently proposed Tobacco Directive is approved.

Flavoured cigs for Euro ban?

MORE restrictions on cigarette sales could be in the pipeline, following an agreement on the European Commission’s Tobacco Directive last month. If the European Parliament...

World favourite – made in Britain

THE world’s biggest biscuit brand, Oreo – worth more than £1.3bn globally – is now being baked in Britain. The famous US biscuit arrived ...