Meat & poultry

The finalists of this year's NFMFT Premier Young Butcher Competition

Meat traders win big at Foodex 2018

By Aidan Fortune

The UK butchery industry showed no signs of slowing down following a successful Foodex and Farm Shop & Deli show.

Lessons must be learnt from last year's fipronil crisis, warned ABB

ABB: Learn lessons from fipronil

By Noli Dinkovski

The importance of traceability is the key lesson food manufacturers should embrace in the wake of last year’s fipronil egg contamination, a process control provider has claimed.

Cranswick ceo Adam Couch has appealed for more transparency in food production

Cranswick urges more transparency in food production

By Aidan Fortune

Meat processor Cranswick has urged the entire food chain to become more transparent to restore public trust, predicting consumers would increasingly insist on accessing traceability information via smartphone.

Meat firm Holmesterne Foods has invested more than £550k in new cold storage units

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Meat processor invests £550k to double capacity

By James Ridler

Meat processor Holmesterne Foods has invested more than £550,000 in new cold storage at two of its manufacturing sites in North Yorkshire, doubling its frozen and chilled capacity.

2 Sisters Food Group is growing its apprenticeship intake

2 Sisters to double apprenticeships

By Aidan Fortune

Meat and poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group is hoping to double the number of its apprenticeships through the launch of a new management course.

Retail moves towards cleaner labelling for sausages have been fuelled by growing demand for premium varieties

Negative press about sausages prompts supply chain scrutiny

By Alyson Magee

Provenance and a more handcrafted appearance are driving a growing premium sausage category, but with provenance has come a greater need for transparency throughout the supply chain, according to collagen casings firm Devro.

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