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Yorkshire Game gains Asda listings

Yorkshire game has won new listings at Asda for three of its Wild products. Pheasant thighs, diced mixed game and venison steaks are available in 103 Asda stores in the UK.

Game meat warning issued to food traders in Kent

Food businesses in the Kent region have been advised to ensure they are not buying illegally killed game following a suspected poaching incident. 

Can machinery help raise the sausage-making game?

It's no lie that butchers – like all professions – face a challenge to recruit the right staff. There has been a 60% reduction in the number of UK butchers since the mid-1980s, according to AHDB. This decline presents a serious challenge to an industry already under pressure from a saturated retail market.

Game on the menu at Leeds City College

Leeds City College is to host an exclusive game seminar with chef Jose Souto. 

Great British Game Week returns

The best of the country’s game meat will be celebrated again this year in Great British Game Week (20-27 November). 

Game On with TV chef Rachel Green

At Foodex 2016 the celebratory TV chef Rachel Green, who has appeared on countless BBC, ITV and Channel 4 cookery programmes, called on Britain to eat more feathered and furred animals.  

Game market goes wild as sales grow

The market for game meat is at an all-time high, according to the Countryside Alliance. 

Yorkshire Game sees 10% increase in turnover

Wild game and venison supplier Yorkshire Game has experienced a 10% rise in turnover as a result of investing in state-of-the-art processing equipment. 

Popular game fair comes to an end

The Country Land & Business Association (CLA) has cancelled the annual Game Fair, including calling off next year’s event at Ragley Hall. 

Grouse supplies affected by weather

Supplies of grouse this season are likely to be variable, due to poor weather on some moors during the chick hatching period in early May.

BASC unveils game flavoured crisps

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. 

Buyer reshuffle at Marks & Spencer

Tom Harvey has left his position as beef, lamb and game buyer at Marks & Spencer to take up a role in its dairy division.

New venison product hits the shelves

Northern Irish butcher O’Doherty’s Fine Meats has launched a new venison product to cater to the rise in popularity of game meats. 

Game meat market tipped as for further growth

The game meat sector has been earmarked as one of the top markets to watch, according to Mintel. 

Interest in offal down to Game of Thrones

Growing sales of offal have been attributed to the popularity of TV series Game of Thrones. 

TV chefs boost game sales

The fortunes of British game have been boosted by the publicity given to it by celebrity chefs, according to Yorkshire Game.

Organisations get together for British Game Week

The British Association of Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and the Countryside Alliance (CA) have joined forces to launch the Great British Game Week to be held later this month.

Sainsbury’s launches own-label game range

Sainsbury’s has launched its first own-label range of venison in response to market demand, which will be supplied by Scottish venison supplier Highland Game.

New venison brand to carry species code

With the popularity of venison growing, British Wild, a new seasonal venison brand hopes to offer consumers a “unique opportunity to know what they are eating”.

London butcher to open Selfridges’ concession

London butcher’s Turner & George is set to open a concession in London Selfridges’ food hall next week.

Game body reveals how to handle grouse

The shooting season is almost under way and to help consumers enjoy grouse to its fullest, game promotion body Taste of Game has produced a guide to the meat.

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