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Food apprenticeship scheme announced by government

The Government has recently announced plans to create fifty thousand apprenticeships in the food industry. The announcement was made during the launch of a DEFRA backed action plan to encourage more apprenticeships and challenge food businesses to change the way in which young people perceive working in the industry.

Farmers Blame Fall In Organic Food Production On Supermarkets

Recent figures reveal that farmers have begun to scale back production of organic food due to fading interest from major supermarkets.