Auctioneers head-to-head in culinary showdown
Jun24

Auctioneers head-to-head in culinary showdown

The shoes were off as well as the gloves in the Scotch Kitchen on the Quality Meat Scotland stand at the Royal Highland Show when two auctioneers went head-to-head in a culinary showdown. The “ringside” was jam-packed for the much-anticipated cook-off which saw Primrose Beaton, head cattle auctioneer with Lawrie and Symington, and Ellis Mutch, trainee auctioneer with ANM Group tasked with creating the best possible dish from Scotch...

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IFFA 2019 prepares to open its doors and celebrate its 70th birthday
May04

IFFA 2019 prepares to open its doors and celebrate its 70th birthday

IFFA 2019 is opening its doors in Frankfurt am Main with 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries, including all market leaders, and significantly more exhibition space. The global meat industry will meet at its leading trade fair for six days. Optimistic and with unbroken high business expectations, meat-product manufacturers from all over the world will meet with their suppliers in Frankfurt am Main. 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries are...

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Trade partners get behind Meatup
May23

Trade partners get behind Meatup

As plans for the meat industry’s very own exhibition are put in place for 2019, show organisers, YPL Exhibitions & Events, have confirmed that 18 major trade bodies are to partner Meatup, which will take place at ArenaMK in Milton Keynes on 30th and 31st October 2019. The show, which will feature a wide range of exhibits, will also include a competition arena and a free to attend seminar theatre. Show director Graham Yandell...

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Michael Gove reinforces importance of a successful Brexit for agri-food
Jun22

Michael Gove reinforces importance of a successful Brexit for agri-food

Michael Gove and around 80 parliamentarians, including the full ministerial team for Defra, attended the NFU’s Summer Reception at the House of Commons this week. The event is said to be the first of its kind to take place since the General Election. Speaking at the event, Gove, the newly appointed Environmental Secretary, reinforced that Brexit must be a success for British farming and that he wanted an open and frank dialogue with...

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Harper Adams to host food additives seminar
Jun07

Harper Adams to host food additives seminar

Harper Adams University in Newport will host a one day seminar on 22nd June, titled Food Additives & Ingredients: The Future Revealed. This one-day seminar is being held by the Food Additives & Ingredients Association (FAIA) in conjunction with Harper Adams University and the Department of Food Science and Agri-Food Supply Chain Management. Taking place at the university, the event will run from 9.30am until 4.30pm and present...

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Meatup 2017 draws to a close after an eventful two days
May25

Meatup 2017 draws to a close after an eventful two days

Meatup 2017, the UK’s dedicated meat industry exhibition, has drawn to a close, and the event’s organisers have reported an enjoyable and eventful two days at ArenaMK, Milton Keynes. The Competition Arena in the centre of the hall created a buzz throughout the event and, with a line-up of six guest speakers in the Seminar Theatre, visitors were offered interesting insight into hot meat industry topics. Many visitors to the show...

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