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29 March, 2017

Article 50: industry demands from Brexit talks

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to trigger Article 50, notifying Brussels that Britain wants to exit the European Union but what does the meat industry want from talks?

Green Survey 2017 now open

The UK meat industry has a chance to have its say on sustainability, with the Meat Trades Journal Green Survey now open for submissions.

Gower salt marsh lamb back on the menu

Welsh butchers Hugh Phillips is getting ready for its first deliveries of Gower salt marsh lamb in May/June of this year.

Morrisons shortens payment terms for small suppliers

As of 1 April 2017, retailer Morrisons will shorten its payment terms to a maximum of 14 days following receipt of a valid electronic invoice.

The Snaffling Pig Co announces partnership with Colmans

Premium pork crackling producer the Snaffling Pig Co has announced its first partnership, with condiment company Colmans.


Chicken consumption declines for 2016 BBQ season

Figures for Kantar Worldpanel have shown that chicken consumption during the BBQ period experienced a fall in 2016, compared to the previous year.

Supermarkets and Convenience 

Profit and accounting errors to cost Tesco over 235m

Tesco faces bills of over 235m after false accounting practices led to overstating profits in its 29 August 2014 trading statement, but will avoid prosecution.


Karro Foods set to be bought

Karro Food Group looks set to be acquired from private equity group Endless by funds advised by fellow private equity outfit CapVest Partners.


Dawn Meats sets out sustainability targets

Beef and lamb processor Dawn Meats has set the ambitious target of becoming Europes most sustainable meat company.

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