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Solid second-quarter growth for Moy Park

JBS Europe – Moy Park saw a “solid” rise in revenue in the second quarter of the year thanks to fluctuating currencies. 

UK pig production decline greater than expected

Year-on-year UK pork production fell by more than expected for the second quarter of the year.

Inflation and avian flu hit 2 Sisters profit

A combination of avian influenza, cost inflation and redundancy costs have adversely impacted 2 Sisters’ third quarter profits. 

Meat exports grow for first quarter of 2017

International exports of UK meat and animal products have increased 10.8% for the first quarter of 2017.

Seasonal events boost Morrisons’ first-quarter sales

St Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter falling in quick succession has helped Morrisons to a strong first quarter. 

Better before bigger strategy begins to pay off for 2 Sisters

Boparan Holdings, parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported a modest growth in sales for the second quarter of the year as its ‘Better before bigger’ strategy begins to pay dividends. 

Moy Park profits drop in Q2

Poultry specialist Moy Park saw pre-tax profits for the second quarter (Q2) fall by 29.8% on the same period in 2014. 

Tesco sees “positive progress” though sales still down

Tesco is tackling flagging sales, although more needs to be done, according to a trading statement covering its first quarter this year (Q1). 

Moy Park sees revenue rise in Q1 of 2015

Moy Park has posted a rise in revenue and underlying profits for the first quarter of the year. 

Eblex introduces offal and fifth-quarter export packaging guide

Red meat levy body Eblex has produced a new packaging guide for offal and variety meats to help boost export opportunities.

Sainsbury’s LFLs down 1.9% in ‘challenging’ market

Sainsbury’s said the market was set to “remain challenging for the foreseeable future” as it announced a drop in sales for its fourth quarter.

FSA testing reveals undeclared meat in lamb takeaways

In an Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey on lamb takeaway dishes, almost a quarter of samples tested contained undeclared meat, the body has revealed. 

Cranswick sees rise in Q3 sales following strong Christmas

Pork processor Cranswick has released its third-quarter trading statement showing sales to be slightly up on last year.

Tesco announces store closures despite better results

Despite reporting better-than-expected sales results, Tesco has announced it will close 43 unprofitable stores across the country.

Sainsbury’s to cut meat and poultry prices amid Q3 sales fall

Sainsbury’s has announced price cuts to its meat and poultry categories as the supermarket’s Christmas sales fell for the first time in a decade.

Cranswick reports positive performance

Cranswick has released its trading statement for the first six months of the year, in which it reported trading was “in line with the board’s expectations”.

Eblex points to domestic opportunity for fifth-quarter products

As reported by Doctor Phil Hadley, senior regional manager at Eblex, as the export market for fifth-quarter products is growing, a market in the UK has opened up for small processors, which should not be missed.

Eblex manager highlights fifth-quarter benefits

Phil Hadley, senior regional manager at Eblex, has pointed to the economic and ecological benefits of fifth-quarter products in meatinfo.co.uk’s latest blog post.

Sainsbury’s reports further slump in sales

A “challenging market” has seen Sainsbury’s post a second consecutive quarter of falling sales.

Sales down in Sainsbury’s Q4 results

Total and like-for-like sales were down in Sainsbury’s fourth-quarter results for the 10 weeks to 15 March 2014, as the grocery retail market remained tough.

Devro lowers annual profit forecast

Sausage casing supplier Devro said its full-year operating profit would be around 3% down on expectations due to currency fluctuations, inflation in hide costs and delays to capacity expansion projects.

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