Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group
Jun12

Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group

An East Yorkshire-based poultry business has won new business from a celebrated group of Yorkshire inns and hotels. Soanes Poultry has partnered with Provenance Inns and Hotels for direct delivery of its award winning chicken to the group’s seven sites that include the National Pub and Bar award winning Carpenters Arms at Felixkirk and The Punch Bowl at Marton-cum-Grafton. The Middleton on the Wolds poultry business will supply...

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British Poultry Student Chef of The Year 2019 winner announced
Jun10

British Poultry Student Chef of The Year 2019 winner announced

A catering student from New City College, London has been crowned British Poultry Student Chef of the Year 2019. Siven Jr Pillay, 19, won the competition, organised by The British Poultry Council, with his starter of ‘Turkey Leg Terrine, Heritage Beetroot Chutney, Smoked Mustard, Tarragon Oil & Turkey Scratching’. He will go on to cook his dish for around 280 guests at the British Poultry Awards later in the year. The runner up in...

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NFU calls on Government for answers on future trading policy
Jun03

NFU calls on Government for answers on future trading policy

Do not betray British farming in future trade deals, NFU’s president Minette Batters says whilst asking the question, would the British public accept chlorinated chicken masking lower welfare standards on farm or hormone-fed beef flooding supermarket shelves in exchange for a US trade deal? The NFU president makes the intervention as US President Donald Trump begins his state visit to the United Kingdom. Batters said: “British farmers...

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Lidl trials UK-first meat labelling method
May31

Lidl trials UK-first meat labelling method

Supermarket chain Lidl GB is introducing a new, UK-first method of production meat label, which will be trialled on all of its fresh chicken products, aimed at improving transparency and helping customers to make more informed decisions. When it comes to fresh chicken, insight from the supermarket shows that shoppers want more detailed labelling, with 71% demanding that retailers become more transparent with the information displayed...

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Cranswick preliminary results reveal year of consolidation for processing giant
May22

Cranswick preliminary results reveal year of consolidation for processing giant

Cranswick plc has announced its audited preliminary results for the year ended 31st March 2019, recording a capital expenditure of £79 million. The past year saw encouraging results for meat giant Cranswick, who saw revenue at £1.44 billion, which was in line with the prior year after adjusting for the 53rd week. Adjusted profit before tax came in at £92.0 million which, when compared on a like-for-like basis with the previous year,...

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2 Sisters accelerates its transformation but proposing to close Witham poultry site
May21

2 Sisters accelerates its transformation but proposing to close Witham poultry site

2 Sisters Food Group is announcing a series of actions as part of its accelerating transformational strategy to turnaround the business. As part of an on-going review of the company’s loss-making sites, the company is proposing the potential closure of its UK Poultry business’ Witham processing site in Essex. Consultation has started and will explore all possibilities including redeploying Witham colleagues to other sites in the wider...

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