Northern Irish red meat processor Doherty & Gray has signed a £350,000 deal with Tesco Northern Ireland to produce a range of Tesco Finest burgers and beef burgers for selected Tesco stores UK-wide.
Figures for Kantar Worldpanel have shown that chicken consumption during the BBQ period experienced a fall in 2016, compared to the previous year.
Ginsters is to launch two new flavoured rolls to its range.
Two Leicester businessman have been found guilty of conspiracy to fraud.
Award-winning West Country butcher Malcolm Pyne is developing a wholesale arm to his butchery shop business by investing £2.25 million in a new purpose-built butchery and storage plant near the site of a proposed huge park-and-ride scheme for workers constructing the Somerset nuclear power station, Hinkley Point C.
Meatsnacks Group Ltd has announced that its Strive Beef Biltong range will launch nationwide through BP Marks & Spencer Simply Food forecourts at the beginning of March 2017.
Easter’s late arrival could lead into a successful summer barbecue season for retailers, according to industry experts and wholesalers are advised to be ready.
Yorkshire-based Aurora Foods have launched a new venture in the bulk bacon market, Meat Trades Journal can exclusively reveal.
A new paper has put the challenges and opportunities of leaving the European Union under the microscope.
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).
Hot pie brand Pukka Pies has announced its first-ever brand relaunch, supported by £8 million in marketing activity.
Moy Park has launched a ready-to-eat branded snacking range, Moy Park ‘Good to Go’, highlighting the continued flurry of activity around the meat snacks category.
Simon Howie The Scottish Butcher, a family business based out of Perthshire that prides itself on its renowned haggis, is celebrating record-breaking sales for its expanded haggis range in the run-up to Burns Night.
Goldhill Organics has become the first meat box supplier to utilise the Followthisfood traceability application.
Beef and chicken were the categories that saw solid value and volume sales growth over the festive period.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has warned that the wholesale meat market will remain competitive over the next 12 months.
New-season lamb at farm level prices is "marginally above" last year's levels, according to the National Farmers' Union's (NFU) chief livestock adviser John Royle.
The Yorkshire Meatball Co has announced it has gained listings with Morrisons.
Scottish pastries company Bells Food Group is expecting sales of its Festive Steak Pie range to benefit from Christmas sales, with sales forecasts to peak at £2.5 million.
Smithfield Market is to have special parking and travel arrangements during the Christmas period.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen has secured listings for its chilled fresh burgers in more than 100 Sainsbury’s stores.
Simon Howie, known as The Scottish Butcher, has announced his gluten-free haggis has received the support of four major supermarket chains.
Capitalising on the trend towards healthier options, retailer Aldi is introducing a reduced-fat, 100% British lamb mince.
Halal food brand Haloodies has launched its ready-to-eat cooked chicken range into more than 110 Sainsbury’s stores and has extended its presence with Tesco and AmazonFresh.
Online retailer Musclefood.com has launched a new range of beef products that it believes contains 14 times less fat than standard cuts.
Northern Irish food processor Finnebrogue Artisan has launched its first flexitarian brand, Funky Flexitarian, at Waitrose in Britain.
Sausage brand Porky Whites has gained listings in 43 Co-operative stores in the Surrey area.
Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) is urging the entire food industry to get involved in its autumn on-pack promotion.
After teaming up with food packaging manufacturer Linpac, Young’s Seafood has introduced a new innovative printed fish pack.
Fresh off the back of the Rio Olympics, a team of Wales chefs has headed to Erfurt in Germany for the Culinary Olympics.
Ginsters is to bring back two festive limited-edition sandwiches and a festive limited-edition pasty as part of its Christmas range.
The government has unveiled its plan for growing the value of British exports by an additional £2.9 billion by 2020.
Birds Eye has revealed it will be entering into the gluten-free market for the first time with its Gluten Free Fish Fingers.
Average wholesale prices of beef and pork have increased markedly over the last few months, driven by growth in exports and a spike in summer meat consumption.
Phase two of the AHDB’s Pulled Pork campaign in March helped boost value sales of pork by £13 million.
Mediterranean-themed baby food range Piccolo is set to unveil its new stage two products.
In an effort to increase its presence within the seafood category, JJ Food Service has purchased Sykes Seafoods local delivery operation, based out of Sykes, Manchester.
Kerry Foods’ The Shack brand has launched nine meal options exclusively to Iceland.
PGI Welsh Lamb could soon have a more dominant presence on German menus, as trade supplier TransGourmet has added products to its listings.
Kerry Foods has repositioned its Wall’s brand in an effort to drive sales in the chilled category.
Kerry Foods’ Richmond sausage brand has launched a new convenient pack style.
Moy Park has secured new listings for its roast-in-the-bag range with Costco and McColl’s convenience stores.
Orkney greylag goose has gone on sale to licensed outlets in Orkney as part of the adaptive management pilot project.
Six added-value gourmet chicken meals have been launched under the new Chook Chook brand by Northern Irish poultry producer HK Dickey.
Halal food brand Haloodies has partnered with packaging manufacturer Coveris, design agency theSpiritof, and supplier CP Foods for the retail launch of its new range in Tesco.
A Kent meat wholesaler has been prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards for supplying sheep meat instead of goat.
Entrants for the British Sausage Week competition are now open, as the event returns for its 19th year.
Premium pork crackling brand Snaffling Pig Co. won over Moonpig.com founder Nick Jenkins in last night’s episode of BBC’s Dragons’ Den.
Following on from the success of Fire & Smoke’s first year, Kerry Foods is adding three ‘On the Go’ chicken snacks to the range.
Savoury pastry brand Ginsters is to become the official partner of the English Football League (EFL).