Meat, poultry & seafood

An illegal meat firm has been fined £150k for hygiene offences

Illegal meat trader fined £150k for hygiene offences

By Gwen Ridler

A Wiltshire-based meat trader has been fined more than £150k and given a custodial sentence after pleading guilty for placing unfit meat on the market and other associated hygiene offences.

The industry is facing an “existential threat

2 Sisters boss: “the worse is yet to come”

The poultry sector needs “more permanent fixes” to address the mountain of issues it is facing, the boss of 2 Sisters Food Group has told the Food Manufacture sister title The Grocer.

The public image of meat continuies to improve as consumers seek cheaper alternatives and buy in to its potential health credentials

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Renewing the public's taste for meat

By Alyson Magee

Meat and poultry processors have faced another challenging year, with rising input costs, inflation and Brexit putting pressure on margins, consumer spend and exports. Yet positives are also emerging with growing recognition the market for meat alternatives...

The EU's trade deal could undermine Welsh lamb exporters, warned Henig

Proposed EU/Australia trade deal ‘undermining’ UK exports

By Gwen Ridler

The EU’s proposed trade deal with Australia in the Spring threatens to undermine UK exports, but Welsh meat could play a part in supporting future export strategy, according to the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE).

Pilgrim's UK has invested £800k in its Bromborough site

Pilgrim’s UK unveils £800k factory investment

By Gwen Ridler

Pork processor Pilgrim’s UK has announced an £800,000 investment in its Bromborough site as part of its continued efforts to increase operational efficiency across its UK operations.

The outlook is positive for Welsh beef, according to HCC

HCC forecasts stable long-term outlook for Welsh beef

By Michelle Perrett

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) forecasts a stable long-term outlook for production in the beef sector in Wales despite current inflation issues affecting both farmers and consumers.

David Parker has joined Noble Foods' marketing and innovation team.

Senior appointment at Noble Foods

By Gwen Ridler

Free-range egg supplier Noble Foods has appointed developmental chef David Parker to its marketing and innovation team.

The latest food and drink product launches

Latest product launches in food and drink

By Gwen Ridler

From HFSS-compliant marshmallows to gastropub dining at home, Food Manufacture looks at some of the latest food and drink product launches.

Energy price hikes threaten to put independent meat firms out of business, warned AIMS

Energy price hikes threaten independent meat businesses: AIMS

By Gwen Ridler

Skyrocketing energy bills and a ‘cost of production crisis’ threaten to put small meat firms out of businesses unless new Prime Minster Liz Truss steps in to curb the price hikes, warned the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS).

Strict new rules to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever have been enacted by Defra

Stricter rules for pork entering the UK

By Gwen Ridler

Strict new controls at the border to curb the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been implemented by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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