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25 September, 2017

Cargill and Faccenda announce joint venture

argill and Faccenda Foods have agreed to establish a joint venture to create a new UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck.

Sales growth reported by Simon Howie Butchers

Scottish-based Simon Howie Butchers has seen a year of sales growth, despite mounting pressures. 

VIDEO: Why the Kernow Sausage King is getting behind the Big Sausage Week

As we get ready to enter October, the countdown to the Big Sausage Week is under way. 

Packaging event offers insights for meat exporters

Meat firms involved with, or eyeing, the export market can access free advice and guidance from leading packaging experts if they sign up to a webinar scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday, 26 September). 

Meat sector deals strong in 2017

Meat sector financial deals have stayed strong this year, with Karro Food Group and Westbridge Food Group the main purchases up to the end of August, according to financial adviser Oghma Partners. 

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UK keeps up beef price pressure on EU

UK beef prices remain competitive, maintaining pressure on key EU markets, including Ireland, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). 

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John Fishwick
  (Photo: The British Veterinary Association )

New BVA president brings three decades of experience

John Fishwick has been announced as the new president of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), bringing with him over 30 years’ worth of experience. 

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Poultry giant’s senior boss to lead temperature-controlled business

Former Bernard Matthews senior manager Colin Taylor has been appointed the new CEO of temperature-controlled food operation Magnavale. 

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Rebecca Adlington is the ambassador for the new AHDB Pork campaign
  (Photo: Slazenger )

Rebecca Adlington is new AHDB Pork campaign ambassador

Olympian Rebecca Adlington OBE has been unveiled as the ambassador of the new AHDB Pork Midweek Meal campaign.

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