Future funding, the food security crisis and soaring costs were top of the agenda when NFU Scotland met with Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice in Westminster this week.
Nomad Foods – the frozen food company which owns brands including Birds Eye, Findus and igloo – has partnered an Open Innovation Portal as it invites partners to share solutions that could be scaled to help shape the future of food and support more sustainable...
In this exclusive podcast interview, Jon Burton – marketing director at John West – discussed the research and development process behind the brand’s Enriched line of tuna products and the growth of plant-based alternatives to fish.
The ‘just in time’ supply model is at risk of failing if fresh food isn’t prioritised at UK ports, as delays at Dover leave meat sitting in lorries for days, warned the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).
Last year, compact and energy saving machinery were the watchwords in cutting, slicing and dicing and, while those trends haven’t disappeared, this year there’s a renewed focus on quality and consistency.
In this exclusive interview, Dalehead Foods site manager Zaggy Zachariou discussed how winning Site Team of the Year at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2022 was welcome recognition not just for his team, but for the industry.
The Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with Australia and New Zealand risk significantly undercutting domestic products, endanger food standards and threaten sustainability, according to members of Scottish government and the Welsh meat processing community....
The UK’s agreement of free-trade deal with New Zealand will provide significant future growth of exporters, but concerns surrounding animal welfare and competitiveness for UK business were prevalent among producers.
South African food company Moorcroft Foods, which makes dried meat snacks Biltong and Droewors has announced it is establishing a manufacturing facility in Newtownards, Northern Ireland, creating 11 jobs.
The Supreme Court’s move to dismiss Cleveland Meat Company’s (CMC’s) case against the Food Standards Agency (FSA) does not quash meat processors’ right to appeal against an Official Veterinarian's decision on the fitness of a carcase for human consumption,...
Maintaining enough workers to keep businesses viable has been 'the overwhelming concern' for meat wholesalers in 2021, according to Alan McNaughton, president of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).