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4 August, 2015

Etherington Meats unveils £20,000 kitchen expansion project

Etherington Meats is set to grow its business with a new industrial kitchen. 

Shoppers looking for deli bacon and ham are seeing rising costs of produce. 

The Jerky Group has merged with biltong brand Cruga to form the largest ambient beef snack manufacturer in Europe. 

Danepak has unveiled a relaunch for its range, including new re-closable packaging. 

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The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is hoping to promote game to a wider audience with the launch of a new premium crisp range. Grouse & Whinberry and Smoked Pheasant & Wild Mushroom are available through BASC’s Taste of Game programme. 

Leeds City College hosted Team GB’s butchery squad penultimate practice round, as it prepares for September’s annual Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge. 

Volume continues to grow ahead of value in meat, fish and poultry sales. 

At a recent Clyde monitor farm meeting, hosted by farmer Andre Baillie, industry experts gathered to deliberate the increasingly pressing issue of sheep scab. 

A butcher’s shop in Teeside has closed following a food poisoning outbreak. 

Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) has unveiled its biggest ever on-pack promotional campaign for later this year. 

Directors from two of Northern Ireland’s largest companies, Moy Park and Dunbia - both from the food industry, have been recognised for their commitment to the sector. 

After some particularly tough judging, the results of the inaugural 2015 SuperMeat & Fish Christmas Products Awards are in. 

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WalMart and Tesco are among retailers named by China’s food safety watchdog as inadvertent suppliers of drug-tainted meat in a spot check of products for detected animal medication residues beyond permitted limits.

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is “actively working” to improve prevention of Marek’s Disease, a virus which causes tumours and death in poultry. 

Slovenian poultry firm Perutnina Ptuj has received €40m worth of investment from the Slovenian Steel Group (SIJ) as part of its long-term plan to break into the food industry. 

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