All news articles for February 2020

Allen: ‘Sales are down slightly, but probably not as much as most people would think, given the barrage of anti-meat propaganda’

Meat trends

Meat trends: A brave new world

By Alyson Magee

Despite the challenge posed by the rise in plant-based diets, the meat industry is holding its own and, galvanised into standing its ground in the face of a negative media, has started to take positive action.

Kyuk: ‘If we don’t have a market to sell it into, we don’t have a gain for UK fishermen’

Fish in the frame as UK leaves EU

By Michelle Perrett

UK-based fish processors are pushing for the Government to close trade deals with countries outside the UK, such as Norway and Iceland, as negotiations with the EU and UK are set to heat up over fishing rights.

Award winning ingredients firm on the importance of family

Family first at award winning Bumble Hole Foods

By James Ridler

Strong family ties and a commitment to ethical production are key drivers for Bumble Hole Foods, winner of the Ingredients Manufacturing Company of the Year at this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

Docherty: ‘Learning about the candidates beforehand ... can help to build a relationship and encourage a friendly, respectful atmosphere in the training room’

Opinion

Optimising behaviour during training

By Simon Docherty

Simon Docherty, manager at the RTITB Instructor Academy, looks at the effect of a person’s attitude on their training and the steps instructors can take to encourage a positive attitude to make trainees more receptive to learning.

Tulip achieved a Tier 1 ranking for animal welfare

Tulip given highest benchmark for animal welfare

By Michelle Perrett

Tulip, the pig producer and processor, has revealed it has been awarded with the highest benchmark rating for its animal welfare standards following a privately commissioned assessment by ‘Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare’ (BBFAW).

The new factory will see expansion for the sweets manufacturer

Swizzels to open new factory in Middlewich

By Michelle Perrett

Swizzels Matlow, the confectionery firm that produces Love Hearts and Drumstick sweets, is to open a new 14,678m2 manufacturing facility in Middlewich, Cheshire.

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