Agriculture and raw materials

Agriculture and raw materials are the first steps in the food chain. Good quality products require good quality ingredients. Below is a collection of articles related to agriculture and raw materials. To find out more about our agriculture and raw material services get in touch –

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Webinar: Agri-Food MIG - Autumn 2021

Your Member Interest Groups (MIGs) meetings were online this Autumn. Thursday 11 November 2021.


Pesticides - a changing landscape that demands close monitoring

Discussion around the use of pesticides, or 'plant protection products', can often be emotive, and occasionally the lines between scientific and political ar...

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Supply chain assurance

Thanks to the global supply chain, consumers today have an abundant supply of food all year round.


Sustainable Crop Protection

Pesticides are a vital tool for farmers and growers to enable the production of economic yields of marketable crops which meet the requirements of the supply...

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Animal feed

Animal Feed Safety and Quality

Animal feed safety and quality have come to the forefront in recent years.

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Traceability is a widely used term and is one of those broad concepts, like quality, for which there are many definitions and applications.

Sustainable crop protection

Sustainable crop protection

Agronomist Richard Stanley explains how a new project is exploring the role of biological control and integrated crop management strategies.

Raw materials

Risk assessment of raw materials

As the range and prevalence of hazards in the food chain continues to grow and food manufacturers increasingly look to global markets to source raw materials...


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