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Protesters descended on 2 Sisters Scunthorpe

Protestors picket poultry production plant

By James Ridler

Animal rights activists protested outside 2 Sisters Food Group’s Scunthorpe factory earlier this week, in their second round of action in the past month.

Some butchery skills – such as deboning carcasses – are more difficult to automate than others

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Food processors seek efficient and hygienic kit

By Alyson Magee

Processors want equipment that is efficient and hygienic, and a reduction
in manual handling. But they also need sustainability, says Alyson Magee.

Naked Bacon will be available in UK supermarkets from January 10

Nitrite-free bacon set for UK launch

By Noli Dinkovski

A bacon product free of cancer-causing nitrites is to launch in the UK following a £14M investment by Northern Irish meat processor Finnebrogue.

The Black Farmer is cutting antibiotics from a range of its pork cuts

The Black Farmer cuts antibiotics in its pork

By James Ridler

Gluten-free sausage brand The Black Farmer is to launch a range of pork products using pork raised without antibiotics, the first mainstream brand to do so, it claimed.

Meat firm Cranswick has revealed plans for a new £54M poultry plant in Suffolk

Cranswick reveals plans for £54M poultry plant

By James Ridler

Cranswick has revealed plans to build a new £54M poultry processing plant in Suffolk, as it posted a £133.8M rise in sales for the six months ended September 30 2017 in its interim results.

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