Meat, poultry & seafood

Meat sales received a boost thanks to more at home meal occasions during the COVID-19 pandemic

Beef, lamb and pork sales hit £4.1bn in 2021

By James Ridler

Sales of beef, lamb and pork grew to £4.1bn in the 52 weeks to 16 May 2021, thanks to consistent demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Meat Promotion Wales.

Loch Duart has secured a six-figure finance deal to help purchase a new feeding barge

Loch Duart secures six-figure finance deal

By James Ridler

Scottish salmon business Loch Duart has boosted production through the purchase of a new feeding barge, after securing a six-figure asset financing deal from HSBC UK.

Left to right: Kepak commercial officer Tom Finn and National Farmers Union livestock board vice chair Wyn Evans

Kepak installs automated carcase classification machines

By James Ridler

Kepak Group has signed a seven year contract with carcase classification specialist Meat and Livestock Commercial Services (MLCS) to provide the meat processor with three automated carcase classification machines in two of its UK plants.

The average shelf life of Welsh lamb has been increased by 10%

Welsh processors boost lamb shelf life

By James Ridler

The shelf life of Welsh lamb has increased by 10%, driving competitiveness of Welsh meat produce in the UK and overseas, according to Meat Promotion Wales.

Foyle Food Group has secured access to the US for its beef products

Foyle Food Group breaks into US beef market

By James Ridler

Gloucester-based beef processor Foyle Food Group has won approval to export its products to the US, the fourth site to gain access to the market since restriction lifted late last year.

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