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Latest reports show that UK exports are at a record high

Latest reports show that UK exports are at a record high

With talk of Brexit and financial uncertainty in the UK, the news that exports from the UK are at a record high is welcome. Figures released at the end of June by the UK government suggest that the export industry is now worth £620.2 billion, which is up 10%. Smylies deliver delicious food and drink […]

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Rise in UK Cheese Exports

Rise in UK Cheese Exports

Who doesn’t love a little bit of cheddar with pickle on a sandwich, parmesan sprinkled over a home cooked pasta dish or mozzarella melted on a pizza? It comes as no surprise that figures surrounding UK cheese exports has grown up to nearly 25%. Smylies are happy to provide delicious dairy products across the globe […] Read More
British Food and Drink Industry Growing in 2018

British Food and Drink Industry Growing in 2018

The British food and drink industry has been growing noticeably over the last few years. According to ‘GS1’ magazine, there has been an 11% increase in food and drink exports over the past five years. Smylies export chilled, frozen and grocer food as well as household items to countries across the globe ready for wholesale […] Read More
Tackling Food Waste Across the Globe

Tackling Food Waste Across the Globe

Unnecessary food waste and plastic packaging polluting the world’s oceans has become somewhat of a talking point in 2018. Here at Smylies we concern ourselves with making improvements and offering services that are environmentally friendly, which is why we are proud to say we are certified carbon neutral. How can your business help tackle food […] Read More
UK Export Industry Boosted by Independent Chocolatiers

UK Export Industry Boosted by Independent Chocolatiers

Chocolate is a luxury that is enjoyed by almost everyone in the world, from truffles to hot cocoa and this year, sales of artisanal and British-made chocolate is part of the top three exported produce items from the UK. Importers seem to be looking towards brands who are quintessentially British with many news outlets attributing […] Read More
Organic Food in the UK Grows by 6%

Organic Food in the UK Grows by 6%

The Soil Association have recently released their 2018 organic report, stating that the organic market in the UK is worth more than it has ever been at £2.2 billion. With growth at an impressive 6%, there has never been a better time to join this expanding market, synonymous with health and clean eating. Smylies have […] Read More
Top Products Survey: What does inflation mean for British Brands?

Top Products Survey: What does inflation mean for British Brands?

Inflation is a variable factor in the UK food and drinks industry, but when it happens, how does it affect brands and consumers alike? Recently, inflation has been on the rise across most food and drinks due to the uncertain time that Brexit brings for businesses who trade overseas. The effects of inflation on supermarkets […] Read More
Latest reports show that UK exports are at a record high
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