Meat & poultry

2 Sisters owner Boparan Holdings reported a slump in profits for the first quarter of the 2018/19 financial year

2 Sisters owner’s profits slump

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group owner Boparan Holdings has reported a 75% drop in profits for the first quarter of the 2018/19 financial year, as it warned its “turnaround” of the business was not expected to bear fruit until the third quarter of the year.

Premium Halal Meat & Poultry has recalled some of its produce due to approval issues

NEWS IN BRIEF

Premium Halal Meat & Poultry issues recall

By Aidan Fortune

Birmingham-based Premium Halal Meat & Poultry has recalled some of its Direct Poultry Products because they have been produced without approval.

We round up the news in the food and drink industry. Picture from Flickr user Jon S, supplied under a Creative Commons 2.0 license

Food and drink bulletin round-up

By James Ridler

From the National Pig Association’s objection to method of production labelling to award winning student entrepreneurs, we round up the latest news in the food and drink industry.

UK food and drink exports have risen over the past year

Whisky remains top UK export

By Aidan Fortune

Whisky and chocolate continue to top the UK’s food and drink export lists, new research has found.

AHDB has finalised the sale of meat classification division MLCSL

AHDB completes sale of MLCSL

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has completed the sale of its carcase classification arm Meat and Livestock Commercial Services Limited (MLCSL).

The 19 remaining stores and a production and distribution facility have been saved

240 jobs saved at Crawshaw after £1.4m deal

By Noli Dinkovski

The 19 remaining stores and a production and distribution facility owned by beleaguered butchery chain Crawshaw have been acquired by a newly formed company in a £1.4m deal, saving 240 jobs.

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