Meat & poultry

The meat industry is particularly reliant on migrant labour

Migrant labour system overhaul needed

By Aidan Fortune

The food and drink industry is at risk of a labour shortage if the current immigration system is not overhauled, a new report has found.

The small abattoir industry is under threat, according to an industry collective

Perfect storm hitting small abattoirs

By Aidan Fortune

The small abattoir industry is facing extermination with a third of small abattoirs having closed their doors over the past decade, with six closing over the past year.

Left to right: Cerys Furlong, Chief Executive of Chwarae Teg, with the butchers Catherine Butler and Tilly Penny

Welsh meat body highlights women in the sector

By James Ridler

The work done by women in the red meat sector and the help that is available to develop their skills and careers have been highlighted by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Production Wales (HCC) – in partnership with charity Chwarae Teg.

The UK's food self-sufficiency figures have remained at the same level for the past two years

NFU highlights UK self-sufficiency issue

By Aidan Fortune

The National Farmers' Union (NFU) president Minette Batters has urged the Government to protect UK food in the face of stagnating self-sufficiency.

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