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7 July, 2015

Champion of Champions 2015 now open for entries

Entries are now open for this year’s Champion of Champions competition. 

A specialist strategy has helped Marks & Spencer to a rise in food sales in Q1 and its 23rd consecutive quarter of category growth. 

Acoura has been appointed by The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) as inspection provider for its Pasture for Life certification scheme. 

In an effort to support more smaller caterers and encourage customers to sample more fresh meat, JJ Food Service has introduced smaller pack sizes for its fresh meat and poultry. 

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Mike Maloney of Maloney’s Country Butchers & Bakers has been crowned National Meat Products Champion 2015. 

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has won a judicial review brought against it by the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) and Cleveland Meat Company Limited regarding a beef carcase that had been deemed unfit to enter the food chain. 

Catch all the action from this year's SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2015. 

Deflation is continuing to hold back overall spend in the meat, fish and poultry market, while chilled fish is the success story for the sector. 

Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is to make an early start on marketing campaigns in an effort to tackle falling lamb prices.

To capitalise on the growing consumer demand for premium ‘meat for tonight’ options, Budgens has added a Jamie Oliver range of meat, fish and poultry products. 

Consumers are not confident that processed meat products contain the species labelled. 

At a star-studded event at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, London, hosted by comedian Stephen Mangan, Marks & Spencer was awarded the Retailer of the Year accolade at the SuperMeat & Fish awards. 

Delegates gathered to hear guest speakers discuss the future of exporting British meat.

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Ukraine’s largest pork producer APK-Invest continues to suffer losses due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine’s eastern region, where the company’s largest assets are located. Direct losses from the conflict are estimated at UAH40 million (US$1.8m), according to an official report from the company. 

HKScan Finland has acquired a 50% stake in Paimion Teurastamo’s slaughterhouse, owned by the Turku-based Kaivon Liha Kaunismaa Oy, which will retain the remaining share.

Food fraud revelations have appalled consumers in a prosperous Chinese east coast city.

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