Tyson Foods launches brand into European foodservice
Jul09

Tyson Foods launches brand into European foodservice

Tyson Foods, Inc., one of the world’s largest food companies, has introduced a range of chicken products under its Tyson flagship brand in the European Foodservice market, which includes restaurants, some cafeterias and caterers. The brand has 28 frozen products with categories ranging from coated, skewers, raw and fried. “The world is evolving quickly, and today’s customers are faced with obstacles and adapting quickly to changes,”...

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UK Global Tariff announced
May20

UK Global Tariff announced

The Government has announced the UK’s new MFN (Most Favoured Nation) tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UKGT). This will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1st January 2021 at the end of the Transition Period. Tariffs are to be maintained on agricultural products including lamb, beef, and poultry. The Government says the new tariff is tailored to the needs of the UK economy. It aims to support the economy by making it easier...

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NFUS wants more Scottish chicken on supermarket shelves
Mar05

NFUS wants more Scottish chicken on supermarket shelves

NFU Scotland has said there is ‘a lot of work to be done’ after it was revealed that less than half of the chicken in Scottish supermarkets is produced locally. The shelf watch programme looked at fresh chicken ranges in Scottish supermarkets and discounters, and despite finding that almost all the fresh chicken stocked was from the UK, only 43 per cent was actually labelled as Scottish. The discount retailers Aldi and Lidl both came...

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Study shows higher welfare chickens could improve sustainability
Mar02

Study shows higher welfare chickens could improve sustainability

The RSPCA has claimed that producing meat from slower-growing chickens can significantly reduce mortality and culling, as well as improving meat quality. An RSPCA-commissioned study compared the health, welfare and production characteristics of the three fastest-growing meat chicken breeds used most extensively worldwide with a widely used, commercially viable slower-growing higher-welfare breed. The results of the research, which was...

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Senior appointments at Moy Park
Dec11

Senior appointments at Moy Park

Moy Park has announced two new senior appointments, to bolster its management team. Matt Hibbins has been appointed director of business, responsible for overseeing the next stage of growth with one of Moy Park’s longstanding partners. Matt joined Moy Park from UK food producer Cranswick in 2013, initially as a senior commercial manager. Developing Moy Park’s e-commerce channel and overseeing key customer partnerships, Moy Park says...

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Global poultry markets  expected to see some recovery  under fragile conditions
Sep20

Global poultry markets expected to see some recovery under fragile conditions

According to Rabbobank’s Poultry Quarterly Q4 report global poultry markets are expected to see some recovery in the coming months. However, this will be under fragile conditions. Key concerns are the ongoing oversupply situations in many global markets, like the EU, US and South Africa. It says only disease-affected China and Mexico, and Brazil (due to the combination of supply reduction and improved export demand), are...

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