The British Meat Processors’ Association (BMPA) has urged any firm involved in the slaughter, cutting, processing or refrigerated storage of red meat to avail of its Climate Change Levy Scheme which offers significant energy bill savings.
Experts respond to Government's proposed tariff scheme
Brexit trade tariffs will be applied to agricultural imports from 1 January 2021 under Government proposals, potentially protecting domestic producers against cheaper import prices and lower food standards.
The Irish Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (SIPTU) has called for a taskforce for the meat industry to investigate the spread of coronavirus following a series of cases at processing plants.
Sales in specialist food and drink stores, including off-licences and greengrocers, increased by 37.7% in April as shoppers focused on supporting local businesses, new statistics from Barclaycard have revealed.
Meat prices will suffer if premium cuts are frozen to manage the collapse of foodservice demand under EU Private Storage Aid proposals, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMCNI).