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International beef forum returns home

The 2017 World Angus Forum returned to its roots on Friday 16 June, for the first time in 40-years. 

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250 redundant in 2 Sisters’ Smethwick plant closure

The closure of 2 Sisters Food Group’s Smethwick poultry processing plant in the West Midlands on 23 June, rendering 250 jobs redundant, has been branded “very disappointing” by trade union Unite.

Richmond sausages modernises brand, supported by biggest-ever campaign

Richmond has announced plans to launch a new packaging design across its fresh and frozen sausage range supported by its biggest-ever marketing campaign, commencing the week of 3 June. 

Cranstons to refurbish Carlisle store

Cranstons plans to complete refurbishment of its Carlisle store in Fisher Street by the end of June. 

Dicksons Pork Butchers’ profits fall over £1 million

South Shields-based Dicksons Pork Butchers has experienced a substantial decrease in profit for the year ending 30 June 2016, although the company remains positive about the future. 

Gower salt marsh lamb back on the menu

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

Sheep meat imports down in June

Sheep imports to the UK fell by 18% in June year-on-year, according to AHDB Beef & Lamb. 

Greencore Group welcomes positive start to 2015

International manufacturer of convenience foods Greencore Group has revealed that it has seen an increase in revenue for the 13 weeks to 26 June 2015. 

Cranswick reports 8% revenue increase

Food producer Cranswick has reported a revenue increase of 8% for the three months to 30 June. 

Lamb sales grow in mid-June

Lambs saw a strong week during the Royal Highland Show (15-21 June).

Iceland suffers challenging year despite new format

Like-for-like sales at Iceland fell by 4.4% due to an “exceptionally challenging” year, it reported on June 10. 

Sainsbury’s sees sales drop by 2.1%

J Sainsbury’s has reported like-for-like retail sales down 2.1% excluding fuel during the 12 weeks to 6 June, 2015. 

BVD deadline for Scottish cattle keepers

Scottish cattle keepers must have their Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) statuses established or face movement restrictions, according to new guidance which comes into effect today (1 June). 

Lamb leads rise in meat production

Beef, lamb and pig meat production has increased on last year, according to the latest slaughter figures from Defra.

Morrisons to stock New Zealand lamb

Morrisons will offer New Zealand lamb this spring, before reverting back to 100% British in June.

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