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The Takeaway - October

Welcome to the October edition of The Takeaway! We’re barrelling towards Christmas now - the food industry’s busiest and most hectic time of year. But before the chaos starts, take a break with our round up of some of the sector’s biggest stories of the past month...


Saving the planet with labels: can tags and accreditation change the sustainability game?

Sustainability is no longer just a hot topic, it’s an important part of the food industry. The Drum explores how to ensure suitably rigorous transparency and accreditation.

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Report: Ten things we learnt at the FWD Conference 2021

For the first time since pre-pandemic 2019, this month saw the return of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors’ annual conference. Better Wholesaling rounds up the main takeaways...

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Nine in 10 hospitality businesses struggling to recruit staff

When it comes to shortages in the food industry, most of the attention has been on the produce itself. But as The Caterer explains, staffing remains a real issue in hospitality.

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Is some saturated fat better for health than we think?

Dairy alternatives have been in ascendance of late, with some consumers citing healthiness as a reason to switch. But as the BBC reports, that theory might be all wrong...

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UKHospitality upbeat about Budget but warns government support of industry needs to go further

The Autumn Budget is a real headlines dominator, and with good reason - it affects us all. But according to Foodservice Equipment Journal, the government needs to go further in supporting the food industry.

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The Takeaway - September 2021

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