Shareholders in supermarket chain Morrisons have passed a multi-billion takeover offer by US private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R).
Pilgrim’s UK has committed to using “fully verified, zero-deforestation sustainable” soya to feed its pigs by 2025.
The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.
The UK government announced a package of measures to support the pig industry, including private storage aid and new temporary butchers’ visas.
Ranjit Singh Boparan, founder of 2 Sisters Food Group said “rampant inflation” combined with the continuing lack of labour will ultimately result in higher food prices.