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2 Sisters commended by vegan protestors

Animal rights group Devon Animal Save continues to protest again outside 2 Sisters’ Cullompton plant, but the meat processor has been commended for allowing activists to hold vigils for slaughter-bound chickens. 

Moy Park put up for sale by Brazilian owner JBS

Brazilian meat giant JBS has put Moy Park up for sale but the firm’s chief executive Janet McCollum says it is “business as usual” for the Northern Irish poultry processor. 

ABP scores hat-trick of Carbon Trust standards

ABP Food Group has been awarded the Carbon Trust standard for a third consecutive time, the first food processor to achieve the hat-trick. 

Positive year for Cranswick with strong revenue growth

Processor Cranswick has reported a healthy year, with revenue and profit both seeing double-digit growth. 

Fresh poultry sales drive growth for Moy Park

Four months of business development has lead to strong volume growth for poultry processor Moy Park. 

Innovative Food Ingredients appoints Q Guild’s Gordon Newlands

Food distributor Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) has appointed former Q Guild general manager Gordon Newlands to help develop its independent butchery and processor customer base. 

Dawn Meats sets out sustainability targets

Beef and lamb processor Dawn Meats has set the ambitious target of becoming “Europe’s most sustainable meat company”. 

New chicken fillet and thigh range launched by Dalziel

Retail butcher specialist Dalziel has teamed up with Netherlands’ poultry processor Vriesekoop to launch its own premium quality chicken brand. 

Launch of Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2017

It’s time for the meat processing sector’s brightest and best to showcase their talent as the 2017 Meat & Poultry Processing Awards opens for entries. 

Moy Park saw a volume sales rise

Volume growth drives Moy Park sales in second quarter

Processor Moy Park has seen a steady second quarter of the year, with any positive sales figures being driven by volume growth. 

Moy Park announces support for remaining in EU

Northern Irish poultry processor Moy Park has revealed its support for the UK remaining in the EU as the referendum is now less than a week away. 

Dunbia chief executive Jim Dobson receives industry honours

Chief executive and co-owner of red meat processor Dunbia, Jim Dobson OBE, has been the recipient of two industry honours. 

Dunbia hosts USDA fact-finding mission

Processor Dunbia has hosted the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on a recent fact-finding mission to Wales. 

Broughgammon Farm plans farm shop and café expansion

Northern Irish artisan cabrito and veal processor Broughgammon Farm has announced plans to add a farm shop and café to its estate. 

Tulip enters collective consultation

Tulip announced on Monday (29 February) that it has entered into a period of collective consultation with a number of its employees at its site in Bromborough, on the Wirral. 

Dunbia unlocks new global markets

Northern Ireland’s largest meat processor, Dunbia, delivered its first shipment of pork to India at the end of December. 

Elmgrove Foods aims to maintain momentum after profit growth

Dunbia-owned processor Elmgrove Foods plans to grow its product range following a strong year. 

Jobs at risk at Tulip's Bodmin site

Operational changes by meat processor Tulip could lead to 430 redundancies at its Bodmin cooked meat facility. 

Dunbia considering sales options

Irish processor Dunbia has confirmed it is considering offers from buyers for the business. 

NI meat processor cuts carbon in government initiative

Northern Irish fresh meat processor Linden Foods has radically reduced its carbon footprint, following a £1m investment. 

Enter the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards

The search is on for the meat industry’s shining stars as Meat Trades Journal gears up once again for the prestigious Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2016. 

Scottish meat processor reports healthy performance

Scottish food processor Campbells Prime Meat has posted a strong set of financial results for 2014, with sales and profits in healthy growth. 

New processor code slammed

The new processor code of practice, aimed at improving relationships between processors and livestock producers, has come under fire, being described as “ineffective” and “a nonsense”. 

Eblex conference highlights international experience

Speakers at the Eblex Processor Conference last week highlighted best practices by drawing on experiences from across the globe.

Meat processor aims for PVC-free packaging

Meat processor Tulip has announced it aims to make its packaging PVC-free by spring 2015.

Biomass experts win renewable energy award

Poultry biomass specialist Rural Energy has won Installer of the Year at the British Renewable Energy Awards, which it hopes will boost business for renewable energy.

Northern Irish meat company seals gluten-free deal with Ocado

Northern Irish meat firm Doherty’s will launch gluten-free sausages, meatballs and burgers into the online supermarket Ocado.

Retailers enjoy World Cup effect as barbecue products soar

With the weather hotting up and the Football World Cup in full swing, retailers and processors have benefited from increased sales of barbecue products.

Beef and genetics firms join forces for better-quality meat

One of the UK’s leading beef producers has announced a deal with a global genetics company to look into ways of developing more sustainable and higher-quality meat.

ABP first food processor to receive Carbon Trust’s triple award

ABP Food Group has become the first food processing company to receive the Carbon Trust’s triple certification for water, carbon and waste reduction initiatives.

Industry looks towards change in meat inspection system

Speaking at the Eblex Processor Conference last week, representatives from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and a leading farm animal diagnostics company emphasised the need to move away from traditional meat inspection, and towards a modern visual system.

Eblex gets behind new beef cuts

Eblex is promoting its new beef cut development programme in an attempt to counteract declining beef consumption in the home.

Pork supplier clinches Spanish deal

A Northern Irish meat processor is celebrating after landing a deal to supply a leading wholesaler in Spain.

Places at Eblex Processor Conference going fast

Around 30 delegates have already confirmed attendance at the Eblex Processor Conference in March.

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