Russell Hume investigation continues
Jan29

Russell Hume investigation continues

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has ordered meat supplier Russell Hume to stop all production at its plants and detain all products, while JD Wetherspoon and Jamie Oliver restaurants have confirmed the cancellation of their contracts with the business.  Wetherspoon reintroduced sirloin steak, rump steak and gammon steak in its 900 pubs across the UK and the Republic of Ireland on 30th January, after they were taken off the menu on the...

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Meat and poultry enjoyed ‘biggest ever Christmas’
Jan17

Meat and poultry enjoyed ‘biggest ever Christmas’

Fresh processed meat and poultry were described as the “real winners” for the 12 weeks to 31st December, in what has already been claimed to be a record festive period in shoppers’ spending. According to Kantar Worldpanel, fresh and primary meat and poultry grew in both value and volume, along with sliced cooked meats, which, despite a 0.1% drop in volume terms, increased value sales by 3.5% compared to last year. Nathan Ward,...

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Women in Meat Industry Awards launched by Meat Management
Jan09

Women in Meat Industry Awards launched by Meat Management

Meat Management magazine has confirmed the launch of a brand new Awards initiative recognising the immense contribution to the success of the meat industry made by women right across all sectors. The Women in Meat Industry Awards will highlight seven categories and the presentations to recipients will be made at a sparkling black tie dinner at a five star hotel in London on the evening of Friday 16th November 2018. The categories to...

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Industry predictions for the meat sector 2018
Dec29

Industry predictions for the meat sector 2018

Meat Management asked experts across the meat sector about what they believe 2018 has in store for the industry. The British Meat Processors Association’s (BMPA) chief executive, Nick Allen, is foreseeing a Brexit-full 2018, with a number of issues that the Government will still have to resolve. He commented: “2018 will be completely dominated by Brexit and all that goes with it. We are expecting a busy year trying to make sure that...

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Global poultry shows ‘promising’ outlook for 2018
Dec15

Global poultry shows ‘promising’ outlook for 2018

The outlook for the global poultry industry in 2018 is promising, with relatively positive fundamentals, according to Rabobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q1 2018 report. However, Rabobank is cautioning that a “disciplined supply growth strategy” will be needed as “uncertainties are rising”. The analyst cites the return of avian influenza (AI) during the northern hemisphere winter and the increasingly competitive market conditions, due to...

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Meat Management partners Team GB for World Butchers’ Challenge 2018
Dec12

Meat Management partners Team GB for World Butchers’ Challenge 2018

Meat Management magazine has announced its partnership of Team GB for the World Butchers’ Challenge 2018 (WBC). The market leading meat industry publication will provide financial support and publicity to Team GB, known as the British Beefeaters, and will be backing the team online and in print as the official trade media partner. The WBC competition will see butchers from Great Britain, France (current champions), Australia, New...

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