SecQuAL consortium launches smart labels initiative for meat manufacturing
Jul30

SecQuAL consortium launches smart labels initiative for meat manufacturing

A group of 11 UK companies across the meat industry aim to reduce waste and build consumer confidence in food supply chains through a new data and technology project.

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Avara launches Kickstart scheme at Hereford plant
Jul29

Avara launches Kickstart scheme at Hereford plant

Avara will launch its participation in the government’s Kickstart employment scheme at the company’s biggest plant, in Hereford.

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Mixed messages for red meat sales over last 12 weeks
Jul28

Mixed messages for red meat sales over last 12 weeks

Spend and volume decreased for all three categories in the 12 weeks to 11th July 2021, however figures are up compared to the same period in 2019.

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FLS invests £250k in new deer larder at Tummel
Jul28

FLS invests £250k in new deer larder at Tummel

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) has underlined its commitment to deer management in Perthshire with a new larder that can handle up to 1,500 carcasses per year.

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Welsh farms join progeny test funded by meat industry levy boards
Jul27

Welsh farms join progeny test funded by meat industry levy boards

Two Welsh farms have joined the third phase of the RamCompare scheme, a major agricultural research project funded by the levy boards Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC), AHDB and QMS.

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AHDB to reduce operational costs by £7.8m
Jul26

AHDB to reduce operational costs by £7.8m

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced it will be making £7.8 million of reductions from their annual staff and overheads budget of £29 million.

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