Avara Foods's Wednesbury factory illustrates the company’s parallel priorities of investing in people and transformative technology, both of which are essential in the middle of the skills crisis, operations director Phil Davidson explains.
Export health certification cost over £26m from January to June this year, claims the food industry's sanitary & phytosanitary (SPS) certification working group, which wants food business operators to support e-certification trials.
UK trade negotiators risk scoring ‘a disastrous own goal’ against the Welsh meat industry if the next round of international trade deal drive UK customers to buy less sustainable alternatives to Welsh meat, warned Meat Promotion Wales (Hybu Cig Cymru,...
The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) is seeking reparations for ‘illegal charges’ levied against its members by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), after successfully challenging the body on the lack of transparency on the calculation of...
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a consultation into whether changes should be introduced to the chilling requirements of Qurbani meat and offal supplied from slaughterhouses in England and Wales during the period of Eid al-Adha.
In this exclusive podcast interview, JBS global head of innovation and operational excellence Eduardo Noronha discusses the meat processing giant’s plans for alternative proteins across plant-based, fermented and cultivated meat.
Retail sales of sausages and burgers are flagging in comparison with last year's spike when consumption habits were ruled by lockdowns, but foodservice has rebounded significantly, the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) claims.
Entries are now open for the World Steak Challenge 2022, the ‘world’s first’ event to give steak producers and suppliers a platform to showcase their products quality, breed credentials and processing standards on the international stage.
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.