Labour shortages – particularly a lack of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in abattoirs – continue to create chaos and uncertainty for meat processors, but opportunities could soon present themselves to help them reshape their future.
Innis & Gunn has secured planning permission to build a brewery at Heriot-Watt University’s Research Park from The City of Edinburgh Council - the first major brewery in Edinburgh for more than 150 years.
Cultured meat is attracting substantial financial, industry, and even celebrity, backing and media coverage, but can commercial production levels be achieved and how do insects compare as an alternative protein source?
Cranswick could more than triple primary poultry processing capacity in ten years to 4.5 million birds a week, building on its 'formidable' poultry facility at Eye in Suffolk, according to prominent analysts.
Potato processor AH Worth Ltd has been fined £300,000 for health and safety failings, after employees were exposed to sulphur dioxide (SO2) gas released due to poor to planning and unsafe systems of work.