Meat, poultry & seafood

UK sheepmeat exports jumped (Credit:Thinkstock)

Exports of UK lamb boom

By Michelle Perrett

UK sheepmeat exports jumped 7.1% by value and 12.6% by volume in 2019 compared with the previous year.

Tulip reported an operating loss of £17.3m for the full-year ended 30 September 2019

Shadow over 642 jobs at Tulip Tipton

By Rod Addy

Meat processor Tulip Ltd has been forced to enter into collective consultation with employee representatives over the future of its fresh pork manufacturing site in Tipton, where 642 staff work.

Putting people first at Tulip


Putting people first at Tulip

By James Ridler

Promoting from within and a focus on getting the job right first time were key to meat processor Tulip’s win at this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

Kuyk: ‘If we don’t have a market to sell it into, we don’t have a gain for UK fishermen’

Fish in the frame as UK leaves EU

By Michelle Perrett

UK-based fish processors are pushing for the Government to close trade deals with countries outside the UK, such as Norway and Iceland, as negotiations with the EU and UK are set to heat up over fishing rights.

Award winning ingredients firm on the importance of family

Family first at award-winning Bumble Hole Foods

By James Ridler

Strong family ties and a commitment to ethical production are key drivers for Bumble Hole Foods, winner of the Ingredients Manufacturing Company of the Year at this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

Tulip achieved a Tier 1 ranking for animal welfare

Tulip given highest benchmark for animal welfare

By Michelle Perrett

Tulip, the pig producer and processor, has revealed it has been awarded with the highest benchmark rating for its animal welfare standards following a privately commissioned assessment by ‘Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare’ (BBFAW).

Red meat exports have boomed

Red meat exports boosted by Asia

By Michelle Perrett

Red meat exports from the UK rocketed to more than £1.5bn last year, making 2019 one of the strongest years on record, statistics from HM Revenue & Customs have revealed.

The AHDB has hit back at claims that giving up meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet

AHDB hits back at BBC meat claims

By James Ridler

Claims that reducing meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet have been denounced by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Cranswick said the White Rose Farm acquistion had pushed its pig self sufficiency to over 30%

Cranswick expands pig-rearing business

By James Ridler

Meat firm Cranswick has acquired the Buckle family’s pig farming and rearing operations as it continued its pursuit of self sufficiency in UK pigs.

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