Prime Minister Theresa May has officially triggered Article 50, signalling the United Kingdom’s intent to exit the European Union.
Moy Park has secured a deal with Spar, Palmer and Harvey, and Nisa to list its new branded Good to Go snacking range.
The UK meat industry has a chance to have its say on sustainability, with the Meat Trades Journal Green Survey now open for submissions.
Premium pork crackling producer the Snaffling Pig Co has announced its first partnership, with condiment company Colman’s.
Beef and lamb processor Dawn Meats has set the ambitious target of becoming “Europe’s most sustainable meat company”.
Karro Food Group looks set to be acquired from private equity group Endless by funds advised by fellow private equity outfit CapVest Partners.
The National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU), the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) have joined forces to outline priorities for UK trade post-Brexit.
A competitive market and “strong headwinds” have hit profits at Boparan Holdings, parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, in the second quarter of the year.
Ingredients supplier to the UK pet food market Sarval has announced a major upgrade project to its animal by-product processing facility in Nottingham.
A new flexitarian range of sausages has been launched at Tesco.
Cloughbane Farm Foods, a manufacturer of beef, chicken, lamb and pork pies, has secured its first business in Hong Kong.
Kerry Foods is aiming to tap into the growing food-to-go market with the launch of a 50g format for its Fire & Smoke Chicken Chunks – in Fire Grilled and Sweet Heat versions.
Dawn Meats is close to securing a takeover of Northern Ireland-based meat processor Dunbia, according to an industry expert.
Northern Ireland processor Buchanan Foods is now developing its own Himalayan salt chamber following massive consumer demand for salt aged turkey over the festive period.
Following on from the successful launch of its original and chilli chorizo varieties last year, Corndale Farm Charcuterie has now launched a Tuscan-style sausage.
Wholesaler JJ Food Service will be launching discounts on fresh chicken products, offering free point-of-sale (POS) and sharing educational videos to celebrate National Poultry Day on 19 March 2017.
UK food processors have unequivocally voiced their opposition to the idea of being charged for statutory inspections.
Northern Ireland poultry producer Moy Park has seen like-for-like revenues grow in 2016.
The importance of the UK poultry industry and its role post-Brexit was discussed in a Parliamentary debate earlier this week.
Two Leicester businessman have been found guilty of conspiracy to fraud.
Whole turkey sales at Christmas are holding their own after a big swing to crowns and breast joints at major retailers over the past few years, according to Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys Farmgate Hatcheries.
Northern Irish producer Broughgammon Farm has launched a new Free Range Rose Veal, Prosecco and Lemon sausage.
Sausage casings manufacturer Devro has benefited from fluctuating exchange rates, as its volume sales dropped but revenue grew in 2016.
Cotswolds-based Jesse Smith Butchers & W.J. Castle was crowned Processor of the Year at the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017.
G White & Co, the parent company of Porky Whites, has defended the nutritional benefits of its Porky Light sausages. This comes after Slimming World claimed to have re-evaluated the products’ 'syn' value and said they were not as nutritionally beneficial as originally thought.
Tulip Food Company is “fully committed” to Cornwall and its Redruth site, despite changes to shift patterns threatening up to 110 jobs there, according to managing director Jose Peralta.
Frozen food company Birds Eye has announced the revamp of its improved quality chicken range as part of a £7.1 million relaunch.
Scottish pork and bacon producer John Robertson & Sons, the parent company of Robertson’s Fine Foods of Ayrshire has opened a second processing unit in Irvine, Ayrshire.
Northern Ireland’s Moy Park has gained listings in retailer Booths for its breaded chicken range.
Sausage producer Heck is set to introduce 50 local jobs after its new factory in Sinderby, North Yorkshire, is created at the end of April.
A joint fire and police investigation is underway following a fire at an abattoir in Skegness on Friday, 24 February.
Irish processor Dawn Farms is to create 150 new jobs over the next five years at its Meat Science & Innovation Centre as part of a €25 million investment programme.
The RSPCA has launched an investigation after officers were called to a sea of day-old chicks abandoned in a field in Cambridgeshire.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responded to a report into hygiene levels at UK slaughterhouses published by The Observer and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
A report into UK slaughterhouses by The Observer and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has been debunked by industry experts.
Addo Food Group has joined forces with charity FareShare and logistics operator Fowler Welch to tackle hunger and food waste.
The Bank of England will launch a full consultation on 30 March about the content of polymer substrate to be used in future banknotes.
There are just two weeks to go to the annual Meat & Poultry Processing Awards and anyone who wants to be in on the action needs to book tickets now.
Northern Irish meat processor Linden Food Group has introduced a new 20-strong range of gourmet burgers.
The Isle of Man Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) has decided to seek private operators for the island’s meat plant in an effort to make it more competitive and save public money.
Pig prices have eased back from a 26-month high of 151.9p/kg dwt in the final week of 2016, to below the 150p/kg mark at the beginning of February after five weeks of marginal declines.
Processing giant ABP UK is confident that the future of the business will be secure as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union.
Bernard Matthews’ plans to cut up to 155 jobs after its takeover by Boparan Private Office are “deeply disappointing”, according to trades union Unite.
Halal meat firms can now access groundbreaking newly-endorsed UK-based certification enabling them to supply the United Arab Emirates (UAE) once the country closes its borders to non-certified halal products later this year.
ABP Wessex has introduced two new products to its Oakridge BBQ House collection.
The first shipment of Celtic Pride Welsh Beef to Singapore will soon be enjoyed in one of the country’s most esteemed restaurants.
Online charcuterie supplier Rutland Charcuterie Co. has launched a new range of salamis and air dried meats.
Poultry producer 2 Sisters has made two key appointments to its UK team.
Cranswick has reported a solid third quarter of 2016, with trading “in line with expectations”.
Eurostock Foods, a value meat supplier with locations in Northern Ireland and Wigan, has been awarded with the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety (Issue 7).