Meat & poultry

Shore Capital's Clive Black has criticised politicians for Brexit uncertainty

UK an ‘embarrassment’ for lack of Brexit agreement

By James Ridler

The Government’s inability to reassure UK food producers on the future of the industry post-Brexit has made the country an international embarrassment, Shore Capital head of research Clive Black has claimed.

The Government has appointed Ben Elliot to the position of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

Food Waste Champion appointed

By Aidan Fortune

Environment secretary Michael Gove has appointed Ben Elliot to the newly-created role of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

the Welsh meat industry faces uncertainty in 2019, claims Meat Production Wales

New year of uncertainty for Welsh meat production

By James Ridler

Brexit uncertainty and the absence of a deal has left the Welsh meat industry stepping into the unknown in 2019, according to Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) – Meat Promotion Wales.

We recap the most read stories on Food Manufacture in 2018

Food Manufacture’s most read stories of 2018

By James Ridler

From 2 Sisters Food Group’s disposal of its red meat business to the top food and drink trends for 2019, we count down the most read stories on this website in 2018.

Jo Discombe has been named BDCI Festival Dinner chair

BDCI appoints new festival chair

By James Ridler

Jo Discombe, business development director at Finnebrogue Artisan, has been named the new Festival Dinner chair of the Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI).

The Government is planning ‘realistic but ambitious goals’ to achieve further salt reduction

‘Mixed progress’ on salt reduction targets: PHE

By Noli Dinkovski

The food industry has achieved “mixed progress” in meeting the latest Government salt reduction targets, according to Public Health England’s (PHE’s) first assessment since the introduction of voluntary targets in 2006.

BDCI festival chairman Chris Aldersley (left) with former England rugby captain Matt Dawson

Meat industry celebrated at BDCI dinner

By James Ridler

The meat industry descended on London in full force at this year’s Butchers’ and Drovers’ Charitable Institution (BDCI) annual dinner.

The deal has secured a 9.3% pay increase for production staff at the two plants, Unite has claimed

2 Sisters to boost poultry processing jobs, pay

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group aims to recruit 250 additional staff and increase pay by 9.3% by April next year at its West Bromwich site D and Wolverhampton site E poultry factories, trade union Unite claims.

Meat processors are investing in equipment, despite economic uncertainty

MEAT & POULTRY PROCESSING

Can processors meet the craving for convenience?

By Chloe Ryan

Despite the Brexit uncertainty, meat and poultry processors are continuing to invest heavily in plants and equipment. Yet, consumer demand is constantly evolving, with pre-cooked and easy to cook formats increasingly popular. So how are manufacturers...

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