Meat, poultry & seafood

Lord Charles Allen will step down as Boparan Holdings chairman

2 Sisters chairman retires from business

By James Ridler

The chairman of 2 Sisters Food Group’s parent company Boparan Holdings is to retire from his role after nine years with the business.

The UK continental meats category is worth £285m, according to Cranswick

Cranswick in Spanish charcuterie tie-up

By Noli Dinkovski

Cranswick Continental Foods (CCF) has boosted its charcuterie offer after agreeing a supply partnership with Spanish producer Costa Food Group.

Mitsubishi has been urged to remove is advertising from a Channel 4 documentary

NPA hits back at new Channel 4 documentary

By James Ridler

The National Pig Association (NPA) has urged car manufacturing giant Mitsubishi to distance itself from a Channel 4 documentary that depicts activists performing criminal acts.

 The executive teams of Handtmann Group and Inotec Group

Handtmann to offer more automation after Inotec deal

By Noli Dinkovski

Food processing kit manufacturer Handtmann Group has claimed its acquisition of fellow German mixing and emulsification company Inotec Group will enable it to offer a greater level of automation.

Liver has been shown to contain high amounts of retinol, B vitamins and iron

Offal campaign wins AIMS backing

By Noli Dinkovski

A campaign to promote greater consumption of offal meat has won the backing of the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS).

The Scottish Salmon Company has appointed a new chief executive

Scottish Salmon Co announces new CEO

By James Ridler

The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) has announced the appointment of a new chief executive following its merger with Danish fish processor Bakkafrost.

Cranswick has acquired pig farming business Packington Pork

Cranswick acquires premium pig farming business

By James Ridler

Meat processor Cranswick has acquired outdoor pig farming business Packington Pork Limited as it continues to pursue greater transparency and provenance in its supply chain.

UK beef production is already 2.5 times more efficient than the global average, according to farming unions

AIMS writes to BBC director general, complaining about Christmas trailer

Meat bodies push back against ‘vegan propaganda’

By Rod Addy

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) has pushed back at what it describes as the “creeping tide of vegan propaganda promoted in some part of the media”.

Shiga-toxin infected beef has been a cause of concern

EU germ threats ranked, with STEC now third

By Rod Addy

Shiga-toxin-producing E.coli (STEC) are now the third most common cause of foodborne disease, with campylobacter strains first and strains of salmonella second, according to the EU One Health 2018 Zoonoses Report.

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