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Ingredients manufacturer EHL has launched new seasonings in time for the summer, including Creole and Chakalaka seasonings for meat, Chermoula seasoning for fish, and cauliflower rice.
The battle between sausage manufacturer Porky Whites and Slimming World over the fat content of Porky Lights rumbles on despite trading standards and BBC’s The One Show getting involved.
Bacon processor Becketts Foods must pay £377k after a worker’s hand was crushed in a meat separating machine at the company’s Moat House base in Coventry.
Two men found guilty of conspiring to defraud customers have been sentenced to five years each.
New Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief executive Jason Feeney has pledged to work together more with the meat industry on key issues, including the development of a voluntary protocol structure for the use of CCTV in abattoirs.
Bolton Halal Chicken Ltd has been ordered to stop using bread baskets and other equipment belonging to Bakers Basco and its membership, for transporting its products without permission, in addition to paying £3,000 in costs.
Under-fire Home Office minister Robert Goodwill has written to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) after the organisation raised fears with government over access to migrant labour.
Bernard Matthews’ former owner Rutland Partners has rejected allegations it deliberately avoided a sale of the business that fully covered pension liabilities, claiming key customers sabotaged such a deal.
Danish Crown aims to grab the largest share of the UK pork market through its subsidiary Tulip, according to Danish Crown chief executive Jais Valeur and Tulip chief executive Steve Francis.
Diganosis solutions company Neogen has introduced a new kit to detect raw pork in meat and environmental samples.
Moy Park Ltd must pay £211,924 after a worker was injured at its site in Anwick near Sleaford, Lincolnshire.
Northern Irish meat producers Dunbia has dismissed rumours that it is considering moving operations to Great Britain.
Prestigious retailer Fortnum & Mason has introduced a Glenarm Shorthorn branded premium burger from Northern Irish producer Hannan Meats.
The halal industry has spoken out against footage showing the mistreatment of animals in an abattoir.
Abattoirs could save more than £240,000 a site and farms could collectively cut one million tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions annually, according to measures proposed by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Plans to save as many 2 Sisters Food Group jobs as possible at its Bevan Way factory in Smethwick, Staffordshire, which is set to close, have been launched by trade union Unite.
2 Sisters Food Group has confirmed that it plans to cease production at a processing site in Smethwick, Staffordshire, which could result in the loss of up to 630 jobs.
Northern Irish meat processor Kettyle Irish Foods has joined forces with Guinness to introduce a premium beef burger.
The momentum behind exporting Welsh Lamb to the United States is growing, after one importer claimed to be “very excited about Welsh Lamb”.
Tulip plans to invest millions in training amid ambitions to be a "world class" meat processor, CEO Steve Francis told this site.
Senior meat industry representatives have expressed frustration at Home Office minister Robert Goodwill’s reluctance to discuss their fears over access to EU labour post-Brexit, Meat Trades Journal can exclusively reveal.
Workers at Bernard Matthews’ Great Witchingham plant “feel betrayed and let down” by Boparan Private Office following the confirmation of job losses at the site, according to workers’ union Unite.
Snowbird Foods’ new commercial director Helen Swan will spearhead its product development and marketing programmes.
Beef jerky is finding a new platform in the UK vending market thanks to the Meatsnacks Group.
Holland’s Pies, based in Lancashire, has revealed a new look to complement a year of growth and innovation for the firm.
Northern Irish producer Ispini Charcuterie has introduced a new innovative cured pork product.
Processor Bawnbua Foods, formerly known as Eurostock Foods, has announced new contract wins worth in excess of £10 million (m). The business has won contracts with international supermarket chains, food manufacturing companies and specialist frozen food retailers.
Dawn Meats’ retail packing plant in South Wales has achieved ISO 50001 certification for its efficiencies in energy-use policy.
UK-based protein, desserts and vegetable supplier Westbridge Food Group has been bought by Thailand-based Charoen Popkhand Foods plc (CP Foods) for an undisclosed sum.
Doherty’s Meats in Derry has been listed by Musgrave Retail Partners for its network of SuperValu and Centra stores throughout the island of Ireland.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has appointed Alan Clarke as its new chief executive.
A new competition to recognise the entire poultry industry has been announced by the British Poultry Council.
Seasonings manufacturer The Dalesman Group has been awarded with an AA status following a recent British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit.
2 Sisters has appointed Gill Pendergrast as its new Sainsbury’s retail director.
A decision on a new processing plant in Helensburgh, Scotland is due shortly.
Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales has unveiled its new board.
Jonathan Edwards, MP for Carmarthen East and Dinefwr, has written to Ken Skates AM, Cabinet Secretary for Economy and Infrastructure, over allegations that up to 10 jobs have been lost at Dunbia’s abattoir in Llanybydder.
A new poster delivered by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland illustrates the careers available within the Scottish red meat industry.
Strong volume growth in the UK has helped Hilton Food Group to a successful 2016.
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 Ocado, 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.