Single operator netting system

Sponsored Content Meat Management spoke to managing director of the Scobie & Junor Group, Gordon Wicklow, about how one of its latest offerings will revolutionise the netting industry and help the world’s major meat processors to operate and maintain a Covid secure environment. Q. The Covid-19 restrictions look set to be the ‘new normal’ for the industry for some time to come. How has that impacted on your business as a...

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William Reed postpones Foodex show to 2021 due to coronavirus
Mar12

William Reed postpones Foodex show to 2021 due to coronavirus

William Reed has announced ts Foodex exhibition has been postponed until next year as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK. The Foodex and Ingredients show was due to take place at the Birmingham NEC from the 30th March to the 1st April, but has now been moved to next year with the new date for the event being the 12th – 14th April. William Reed says the decision was made following advice from the Government and the World...

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Countdown begins to UK Sausage Week 2019
Oct22

Countdown begins to UK Sausage Week 2019

The much anticipated UK Sausage Week (UKSW) returns this coming Monday 28th October with many butchers, supermarkets, foodservice and manufacturers across the UK involved. The week commences with a celebration lunch at the newly refurbished and reopened Butchers’ Hall in London, where the UK Supreme Sausage Champion will be revealed alongside a host of regional and category winners, covering both traditional and innovative sausage...

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Major beef processor opens for sustainability trials
Oct21

Major beef processor opens for sustainability trials

Pickstock Telford opened the gates to their own Brongain Farm for the first time on 17th October for the business’ inaugural integrated supply chain forum event, with over 85 stakeholders from farmers through to customers in attendance. The specialist beef unit in Llanfechain, Powys, has been newly established as a hub to facilitate R&D and knowledge transfer that will support sustainability within the beef supply chain. Alongside...

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Scottish pig sector showing growth despite uncertainty

Breeding sow numbers in Scotland are approaching levels not seen since 2011, according to the latest market analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). Recent developments in the sector, including the approval of the Brechin slaughter plant for export to China and the takeover of the UK operations of the processor Tulip securing its future, give a degree of reassurance to producers. Stuart Ashworth, QMS Director of Economics Service...

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