Meat, poultry & seafood

sales at Hilton are set to rise in 2012, according to experts

Hilton sales set to rise after strong 2011

By Dan Colombini

Meat packing firm Hilton Food Group will see sales “accelerate” this year after posting full year trading results in line with expectations, according to city analysts.

The balance of food production power is shifting from governments to trans national corporations

Giant multi-nationals to dominate food production

By Mike Stones

The balance of power in global food production is shifting away from national governments to multi-national firms and from western economies to emerging nations, warns a new report from SAC’s Rural Policy Centre. In the first of a two-part series, we...

Young's plans to cut 555 jobs at Cumbrian Seafoods

Young’s to axe 555 jobs at Cumbrian Seafoods

By Mike Stones

“Bitterly disappointing", is how Labour MP for Easington, Grahame Morris summed up his reaction to the news that Young’s Seafood is to axe 550 jobs at Cumbrian Seafoods.

The use of migrant wotkers is policed by the GLA

Food industry could be hit by GLA budget cuts

By Rod Addy

The policing of food industry employment standards could suffer if the Gangmasters Licensing Authority's (GLA's) remit widens while its budget is cut, as is feared.

A new angle on portion cutting

A new angle on portion cutting

Marel's new advanced variable angle slicer – Marel I-Slice 1068VA – automatically slices flat muscle – such as flank, skirt and other cuts – which have traditionally been sliced by hand.

Enough is enough! This legislation can't go on

Enough is enough! This legislation can't go on

By Clare Cheney

With the new year upon us, I can't remember a time when there was so much uncertainty in the world economy, business as a whole and the food trade in particular.

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