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Poultry processor fined for hygiene offences

Birmingham-based poultry processor Adam Halal Foods Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £68,000 after being convicted of five charges relating to failures of hygiene controls at its premises. 

Government set five tests to rewrite agriculture policy

High standards for animal welfare, the environment and labour cannot be watered down post-Brexit as they need to be the bedrock of Britain’s new food and farming vision, the Soil Association has claimed.

Poultry antibiotic use cut by 71% since 2012

The British Poultry Council (BPC) has reported a massive drop in the use of antibiotics over the past five years. 

Time to exit LaLa land

So Brexit will dominate, say officials, with no new legislation for three to five years except a great repeal bill… la la la. 

Dawn Farms to create 150 jobs at research centre

Irish processor Dawn Farms is to create 150 new jobs over the next five years at its Meat Science & Innovation Centre as part of a €25 million investment programme. 

Beef sales dominated by steak

Beef steak sales have reached a five-year high, making up almost 70% of sales in the category, according to the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). 

Iceland joins forces with XPO Logistics

Iceland has entered a five-year warehousing and distribution contract with transport solution provider XPO Logistics. 

Poachers arrested in Devon

Five people have been arrested as part of a two-and-a-half year wildlife crime operation in North Devon. 

Best British Roast Dinner finalists announced

The five finalists for the Best British Roast Dinner Competition 2015 have been announced. 

Boparan has become the UK’s largest grocery supplier
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Boparan becomes the UK’s largest grocery supplier following acquisitions

After a series of acquisitions, including Goodfella’s Pizza, Fox’s Biscuits and Matthew Walker Christmas Puddings, Boparan has quadrupled its revenue in five years. The company’s success has resulted in it being named number one in QC&C’s Food & Drink 150 rankings, becoming the biggest food and drink producer in the UK. 

Poultry value sales grew by 1.6% last year
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Poultry consumption reaches five-year high in 2014

UK poultry consumption reached a five-year high in 2014, revealing that the poultry hygiene concerns that surfaced in the second half of the year did not prevent strong sales. 

UK poultry production dropped in 2014

UK production of poultry meats decreased by 1% in 2014, the first drop in five years. 

Moy Park hits five million weekly milestone

Northern Ireland chicken producer Moy Park has increased its output to five million chickens per week for the first time in its 72-year history. 

Entries urged for young butcher contest

The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders is urging hopefuls to get applications in for its Premier Young Butcher competition as the competition is already hotting up.

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