News and Events
AIC calls for EAT Lancet report to be taken in moderation: 17 January 2019
Recommendations generated by the EAT Lancet Commission report will need to be used wisely to help to address the twin challenges of adequate food consumption and climate change, says Robert Sheasby, Chief Executive of the Agricultural Industries Confederation.
Christmas comes early for former foodstuffs: 12 December 2018
The Christmas rush is all over already for the former foodstuffs industry according to Paul Featherstone, Chairman of the UK Former Foodstuffs Processors Association. Every year the industry processes 650,000 tonnes of food products, which cannot be consumed by humans, into animal feed.
UK seed industry called upon to do more to protect itself: 7 December 2018
All involved in the seed industry must do more to protect the future, said Chris Guest, Chairman of the Agricultural Industries Confederation’s Seed Sector speaking at the Annual AIC Seed Trade Dinner in London.
AIC awards TASCC Certification Body contract to Kiwa: 6 December 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has announced that Kiwa has been appointed as the certification body (CB) to run the Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops (TASCC) for the next four years.
Ian Muirhead appointed Policy Manager for AIC Scotland: 28 November 2018
Ian Muirhead from West Stirlingshire has been appointed as Scottish Policy Manager for the Agricultural Industries Confederation which represents agrisupply businesses involved in animal fed, crop protection, fertiliser, grain marketing and seed.
AIC welcomes Parliamentary report on nitrate in water: 23 November 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation has welcomed the report, published by the UK Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee into Nitrate in water which recognises the progress made by the agricultural industry over recent years.
Survey highlights value of Plant Protection Product delivery drivers: 22 November 2018
The delivery of plant protection products (PPP) to UK in the right quantity, at the right time and in the right place is due to an extensive distribution network and an army of drivers trained to high standards, according to a survey by the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
AIC welcomes new initiative on online plant protection sales: 19 November 2018
The Agricultural Industries Confederation welcomes the announcement from the British Pest Controllers Association (BCPA) and the Crop Protection Association that an agreement has been reached with leading online trading platform eBay to restrict online sales of professional rodenticides and plant protection products.
Former foodstuffs are helping UK to meet UN sustainability goals: 19 November 2018
Former foodstuffs are helping the UK to move towards meeting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, according to James McCulloch Head of Animal Feed Sector at the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC).
Collaboration and innovation emerged as key themes at the Agricultural Industries Confederation’s Agribusiness 2019 conference, held against the backdrop of hourly news on Brexit.