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01/17/2018 07:00 AM
Accles & Shelvoke completes transition to Frontmatec
Accles & Shelvoke has altered its name and unveiled a new brand logo following its acquisition by Frontmatec last year. 

01/17/2018 07:00 AM
Premium demand drives festive meat and poultry sales
Strong fresh processed meat and poultry sales and a push for ‘premium’ products helped deliver the biggest Christmas ever for the grocery sector, latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel have revealed. 

01/16/2018 07:00 AM
AHDB announces team restructure plans
The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced plans to restructure its exports, trade and consumer marketing teams as well as grow its presence abroad. 

01/16/2018 07:00 AM
HSA creates disease control slaughter guide
The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has published a new online guide, which covers the humane killing of livestock during disease control operations. 

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
New direction announced for Meat Trades Journal
The New Year begins with a bang, as William Reed seizes the opportunity to take a fresh approach to its meat coverage. Read on for the full low-down on these exciting plans for Meat Trades Journal.

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
Marks & Spencer to improve chicken welfare standards
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has committed to raising welfare standards of broiler chickens as part of a new poultry welfare campaign. 

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
Welsh butcher teams with local leek producer
Edwards of Conwy has linked up with Blas y Tir leeks to create a quintessentially Welsh product. 

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
Strong start to 2018 for Scottish sheep market
The first full week of trading in 2018 has seen farmgate prime hogg prices stabilise, standing 6% higher than last year and 2% higher in Euro terms, according to Quality Meat Scotland. 

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
Cranstons announces support for elderly community
Cranstons Quality Butchers is supporting the elderly community in Cumbria through its pie sales. 

01/15/2018 07:00 AM
Bird flu back in Britain – and more outbreaks expected
Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, according to Defra. 

01/12/2018 07:00 AM
Faggots back in fashion for West Country butcher
West Country butcher Pyne’s of Somerset is struggling to keep up with demand for his traditionally-made faggots. 

01/12/2018 07:00 AM
Porky Whites launches chicken sausage offering
Graham White & Co, owner of the Porky White brand, has launched a new chicken sausage product. 

01/12/2018 07:00 AM
Farm Shop & Deli Show 2018 approaching soon
More than 450 exhibitors will be in attendance at this year’s Farm Shop & Deli Show. 

01/12/2018 07:00 AM
British beef and lamb facings dip in November
Overall multiple retailer facings of British beef and lamb both fell 2%year-on-year in November. 

01/11/2018 07:00 AM
Retail snapshot: record Christmas sales plump up Sainsbury’s turkey share
Record Christmas sales helped Sainsbury’s increase its market share of turkey over the festive period, according to third-quarter results covering 15 weeks to 6 January 2018.