All news articles for November 2019

It is estimated that around one in five people in the UK have low levels of vitamin D

BNF urges greater vitamin D awareness

By Dan Colombini

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has called for greater awareness of vitamin D deficiency across young people within the UK.

Tim Foster: 'Rather than factories making one specific product, they will have to adapt to making many'

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Solving NPD challenges through collaboration

By Noli Dinkovski

Professor Tim Foster explains how collaboration between industry and academia can solve some of food manufacturing’s trickier challenges.

Hynes: 'ripe opportunity for R&D'

Plant-based company names product development head

By Rod Addy

British plant-based firm The Meatless Farm Company has appointed Dr Peter Hynes as its new head of research and development (R&D) to build on the company’s innovation in vegan mince, burgers and sausages.

NI beef has everything to gain from the Chinese market, claims LMC

African swine fever creates beef opportunity in China

By James Ridler

The spread of African swine fever (ASF) and a growing number of wealthier consumers have unveiled the “huge potential” of the Chinese market for beef producers in Northern Ireland, according to the Livestock & Meat Commission (LMC).

 Griffiths reinforced the work being done within the Welsh assembly to support the industry

Griffiths urges swift sign-up to Welsh BPS support scheme

By Dan Colombini

Welsh Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Leslie Griffiths has urged beef producers to move quickly to submit applications for its Basic Payment Support (BPS) Scheme to mitigate the “catastrophic” impacts of Brexit.

Three new Saucy Fish Co frozen fishcakes are launching in Australia

Saucy Fish Co heads down under

By James Ridler

Seafood brand The Saucy Fish Co has expanded its reach into the southern hemisphere with the launch of its frozen fishcake products into Australian supermarket chain Woolworths.

Danish Crown reveals Tulip losses

Danish Crown reveals Tulip Limited losses

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Danish Crown has revealed the extent of the losses suffered by its Tulip Limited business in the final year before it was sold to Pilgrim’s Pride.

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