UK Sausage Week competition judging a sizzling success
Oct04

UK Sausage Week competition judging a sizzling success

The search to find the best sausages in the UK took place this week with around 500 bangers assessed by a team of expert judges. The judging team, headed up by Institute of Meat CEO Keith Fisher, gathered at The Regional Food Academy at Harper Adams University to put all products to the taste test. Keith was assisted by Q Guild manager Claire Holland, Ladies In Pigs chair Debbie Wilson and her members, Meat Management editor Emily...

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Women In Meat Awards dinner and ceremony approaching
Oct03

Women In Meat Awards dinner and ceremony approaching

The countdown has begun to the inaugural Women In Meat Industry Awards ceremony and black tie dinner taking place at the five star Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington on Friday 16th November. The ceremony, presented by celebrity chef Lesley Waters, will reveal all six category winners and, in addition, this year’s Meat Businesswoman of the Year Award. The night will conclude with dancing so that guests can continue the celebrations. The...

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Meet the sausage celebrity Sophie Grigson
Sep26

Meet the sausage celebrity Sophie Grigson

Meat Management talks to food writer and cookery expert Sophie Grigson, the celebrity face of UK Sausage Week 2018. – Why did you accept the opportunity to host the UK Sausage Week 2018 lunch? Who wouldn’t? I’d personally say bangers and mash is our national dish – more so than roast beef. – What makes a good sausage? A really good balance of meat and fat. Enough fat to make it juicy and succulent accompanied by really...

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Top quality meat products entered into FMT Food Awards
Sep19

Top quality meat products entered into FMT Food Awards

The FMT Food Industry Awards product judging at Harper Adams Regional Food Academy is taking place this week and the judges have reported an abundance of high quality meat products. The meat industry was invited to submit products into multiple categories, including: Best Red Meat Product, Best Poultry Product, Best Frozen Product, New Product Development and Best Free From Product. After the first day of judging, the panel had...

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UK Sausage Week unveils guest judge opportunity
Sep12

UK Sausage Week unveils guest judge opportunity

Retailers are being urged to spread the word about UK Sausage Week’s new Guest Judge experience. The campaign is looking for one ‘sausage fanatic’ to help put bangers entered into the event’s headline competition to the test. The organisers of UK Sausage Week are inviting one lucky consumer to spend a day tasting bangers as a Guest Sausage Judge for the campaign’s 2018 competition. The successful applicant will help taste hundreds of...

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Dawn Meats receives certification for reduced energy
Sep06

Dawn Meats receives certification for reduced energy

Dawn Meats has been awarded an ISO 50001 energy management certification for its work in Ireland to hit sustainability targets of reducing its energy intensity by 40% by 2025. The award by Certification Europe recognises Dawn’s comprehensive energy management system across eight of its Irish processing sites. Energy audits were conducted across each location and are being used as the baseline against which future reductions will be...

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