Pork

G Simmons was originally a butcher's, but decided to specialise in making pork scratchings

Pork scratchings company invests in growth

By Michelle Perrett

Pork scratching manufacturer G Simmons & Sons is to expand its premises with a £334,000 investment, following record demand for the product.

Tulip has agreed to buy pig producer Easey Holdings

Tulip agrees deal to buy pig producer

By Matt Atherton

Meat processor Tulip has agreed a deal to buy pig producer Easey Holdings, after this website exclusively revealed the firm’s plans to invest up to £70M in acquisitions, equipment and product innovation.

Houghton Hams and Poe Ltd have recalled a number of products for labelling errors

Labelling errors spark food recalls

By James Ridler

Incorrect date labelling has forced the recall of two cooked meat products sold by Waitrose, while the unmarked presence of gluten and mustard led to the recall of a number of products produced by ambient food manufacturer Poe.

Cranswick reported a 38% rise in profits before tax

Cranswick profits rise 38% after ‘superior growth’

By Matt Atherton

Meat processor Cranswick reported a 38% rise in profits before tax to £40.4M in its half-year statement for the six months to September 30, as it continued its period of “superior growth”, analysts said.

Susanna Williamson (centre) with  Lord Gardiner, undersecretary of state for Defra in the Lords (left) and AHDB Pork chairman Meryl Ward (right).

Susanna Williamson wins David Black Award 2016

By James Ridler

Susanna Williamson is this years winner of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board's (AHDB) David Black Award for her contributions to the British pig industry.

UK consumers continue to be misled by some supermarkets and foodservice outlets about the origin of pork products

Consumers often misled by origin of processed meat products

By Rick Pendrous

Consumers in the UK continue to be misled that pork products, such as bacon, sold in some supermarkets and foodservice outlets is of British origin, when in fact it is sourced from countries overseas where animal welfare standards may be lower, the boss...

Crackling investment: dragon Nick Jenkins (middle) with Andrew Allen and Nick Coleman

Dragons’ Den investors back pork firm with £70k

By Michael Stones

Dragons’ Den investors pledged to invest £70,000 in the flavoured pork crackling business Snaffling Pig Co in an episode of the hit TV show broadcast last night (August 7).

Cranswick's full-year results were praised by Shore Capital

Cranswick ends the year in ‘good style’

By Michelle Perrett

Cranswick received praise for “rounding the year off in good style”, by City analyst Shore Capital, after the diversified meat and pastry manufacturer posted full year results yesterday.

ROI Drinde: claimed to reduce formulation costs in sausages

Traceable pork rind to ‘improve meat texture’

By Noli Dinkovski

A functional protein made from fully traceable pork rind has been developed by Essentia Protein Solutions to meet the growing demand for the provenance of food ingredients.

‘Abuse resistent’ bags for hard food

‘Abuse resistent’ bags for hard food

A new generation of multilayer coextruded bags is available from Cryovac to pack hard and very hard product segments in fresh red meat, cheese and smoked and processed meats.

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