Meat, poultry & seafood

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

The world of food and drink is being disrupted by innovative new start ups

YFood boss points to growing food revolution

By Ellie Woollven

Plant-based sushi, pork and caviar replacements were all highlighted by Nadia El Hadery, chief executive and founder of YFood, organiser of a week in London celebrating food industry revolutionaries.

Investors are looking to put their money into meat-alternatives producers

Time is right for meat alternative start-ups

By James Ridler

Now is the perfect time for start-ups in the alternative meat sector, as a growing number of investors look to fund businesses within the market, according to the head of investment at CPT Capital.

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close its Witham processing facility

2 Sisters to close poultry site

By Aidan Fortune

2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to close one of its poultry processing plants in a bid to grow efficiencies in its supply chain.

Armon is looking to enter the poultry sector with the construction of a chicken processing plant

Armon to expand into chicken processing

By Aidan Fortune

Wrexham-based doner meat producer Armon is looking to enter the poultry market with the construction of a chicken processing facility.

Firefighters attended a meat processing site that had been rocked by explosions

Explosions rock meat processing plant

By James Ridler

Explosions have rocked a meat processing factory in County Durham responsible for making doner kebabs for the foodservice sector.

Networking group Meat Business Women met in Painters Hall in London

ASF threat causing CVO sleepless nights

By Michelle Perrett

The UK's chief veterinary officer Christine Middlemiss has said that African swine fever (ASF) is the disease that “keeps her awake at night”.

Poultry processing employs extensive use of water, from the defeathering stage through to evisceration and dressing

OPINION

Chlorinated chicken fears unfounded: ex-food safety boss

By Noli Dinkovski

Malcolm Kane, former head of food safety, supplier selection and audit at Sainsbury’s, believes current UK concerns about chlorinated chicken from the US need a far more nuanced and informed debate than received so far.

Heineken owners top food and drink Rich List

Rich List 2019

Heineken owners top food and drink Rich List

By James Ridler

Heineken owners Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken and Michel de Carvalho have once again topped the list of the wealthiest people in UK food and drink manufacturing, featured in this photo gallery.

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