The spread of African swine fever (ASF) and a growing number of wealthier consumers have unveiled the “huge potential” of the Chinese market for beef producers in Northern Ireland, according to the Livestock & Meat Commission (LMC).
Welsh Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Leslie Griffiths has urged beef producers to move quickly to submit applications for its Basic Payment Support (BPS) Scheme to mitigate the “catastrophic” impacts of Brexit.
2 Sisters Food Group’s disposal of the Fox’s Biscuits business will be key to a major turnaround at the firm after it posted an upturn in performance for the fourth quarter of this year, experts have claimed.
2 Sisters Food Group founder Ranjit Singh Boparan is returning as managing director, the company has confirmed, while refusing to verify speculation that its Fox’s Biscuits business would be auctioned early next year.
The UK food and drink industry has called for the Government’s National Food Strategy to focus on the length and breadth of the industry and to uphold the high level of standards currently enjoyed in the UK.