Get ready for BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7
18 December, 2014

BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification program, used by over 21,000 certificated suppliers in 90 countries, with certification...
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Keeping on the Right Side of Environmental Law.
12 November, 2014

Environmental law is very wide ranging and detailed. Keeping up to date and complying with the legislation and guidance issued by the EU, the UK Government,...
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Are farmers missing out on R&D Tax Credits?
22 October, 2014

Despite being one of Scotland’s more traditional industry sectors, farming and agriculture is one that continues to innovate in many areas. Research and...
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Use Christmas Menus to get ahead of upcoming regulations
16 September, 2014

With summer just about behind us and autumn on the horizon we find ourselves edging ever closer to the day when all food service providers must comply with the...
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Making Money From Renewables
27 August, 2014

With the exception of a small - and sometimes vocal - minority, renewable energy is accepted as a very positive development. The challenge for individuals and...
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Norovirus : Not just a Winter vomiting bug
23 July, 2014

Norovirus, that debilitating sickness and diarrhoea bug can strike at any time and in any place – even the Commonwealth Games village. Norovirus is a...
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No more Best Before dates
11 July, 2014

The European Union is poised to scrap compulsory ‘best before’ labels on low risk foods such as coffee, rice, dry pasta, hard cheeses, jams and...
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Mapping English Inshore
18 June, 2014

England’s extensive fishing fleet is largely made up of smaller coastal vessels. Catching everything from anchovies to turbot, squid and lobster, these...
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Preparing for Harvest
17 June, 2014

SFGC's Combinable Crops Technical Manager Gary Stoddart gives some valuable advice on how best to prepare your farm for its Farm Assurance...
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Speak to us at Scot Sheep 2014
18 April, 2014

Once more SFQC’s Agri Team will be exhibiting at Scot Sheep, Scotland’s biggest sheep industry event. Taking place on the 4th of June at the...
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World Cup – Make sure ‘Kick-off’ is in Brazil, not on your premises
1 April, 2014

Between Thursday 12th June and Sunday 13th July 2014 Brazil play host to the football World Cup. Between these dates the football matches will be televised and...
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Are you farm assured?
29 March, 2014

With lambing underway, now is the time to look ahead to selling your lambs later in the year. Livestock Auction Market Reports indicate that better prices are...
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A top tips guide to managing electrical safety
11 February, 2014

Electricity is the cause of over 1,000 accidents at work each year resulting in an electric shock or burns from electrical equipment. Sadly there have been a...
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Green light on serving rare burgers... not quite
11 February, 2014

Pat Perry, Executive Chairman of leading health and safety consultants, Perry Scott Nash, believes that whilst Davy's Wine Bars won their case relating to...
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Guidelines for Secure Storage for Fertiliser on Farm
28 January, 2014

A brief guide on an amendment to the Regulations 2013: On the 6th April 2013 the Notification of Installations Handling Hazardous Substances Regulations 1982...
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Repeal of Site Waste Management Plans reduces red tape burden
27 January, 2014

Back in October 2013 a pub chain and a licensee were prosecuted for fire safety offences. In addition, the Fire Risk Assessor was given a formal caution by the...
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The Food Information Regulations 2013
6 January, 2014

The countdown to 13 December 2014 has begun. What's significant about the above date you may ask. On 13 December 2014 the significant parts of the Food...
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About Acoura

We offer specialist services and solutions aimed at protecting businesses who operate across the food and drink supply chain.


Whether you're a farmer, fisherman, food processor or publican we can reduce your compliance burden, protect your brand and help your business grow. 

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