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MuscleFood bulks out for summer with frozen chicken range

Health and fitness retailer MuscleFood.com has launched seven flavours of chicken ready meals in time for summer.

Scottish Craft Butchers Fair awards top talent

The cream of Scottish butchers won recognition for their talent and innovative, high quality products at the Scottish Craft Butchers Trade Fair on 14 May.

BBQ trends report designed to benefit industry

BBQ trends and influences for 2017 are at the centre of a report delivered by Dalziel Ingredients.

How Snaffling Pig is crackling the UK's pork snacks market

Gourmet burgers, premium sausages, BBQ ribs: the pork sector has been a canvas board for innovation and premiumisation over the past few years. Pork has rebranded itself as a meat option of choice.

EHL adds to international flavours range in time for BBQ season

Ingredients manufacturer EHL has launched new seasonings in time for the summer, including Creole and Chakalaka seasonings for meat, Chermoula seasoning for fish, and cauliflower rice.

Morrisons and Tulip launch TGI Fridays-branded products

Tulip is launching sous vide barbecue-style products for Morrisons under the TGI Fridays brand, which are designed to enable shoppers to recreate the restaurant groups dishes quickly and conveniently at home.

Charity BBQ initiative launched in Scotland

Scottish hospices are to benefit from a new BBQ campaign that will raise funds for the care homes.

St Barts Smithfield introduces new barbecue menu

Londons St Barts Smithfield, part of the Hush Heath Estate pub and hotel group, is celebrating the approach of summer with the launch of an exclusive BBQ menu.

Chicken consumption declines for 2016 BBQ season

Figures for Kantar Worldpanel have shown that chicken consumption during the BBQ period experienced a fall in 2016, compared to the previous year.

Sainsburys plans meat product launches

Sainsburys is launching numerous own-label meat lines this spring and summer, targeting key consumer trends, such as barbecueing, the continuing burger craze and slow cooking.

BBQ contest deadline now

Butchers must pre-register today (10 March) to stand a chance of winning the National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFTs) National BBQ Competition, which is taking place on Wednesday 15 March.

ABP Wessex adds to Oakridge BBQ House range

ABP Wessex has introduced two new products to its Oakridge BBQ House collection.

Smartphone searches for meat and poultry experience boost

Research has shown that grocery searches on smartphones for meat and poultry have increased 43% year-on-year for the third quarter.

Frozen meal range inspired by American flavours

Kerry Foods The Shack brand has launched nine meal options exclusively to Iceland.

Barbecued rare burgers are bad for you

Over five million consumers are at risk of food poisoning from eating rare burgers that are pink in the middle, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned.

Food Standards Scotland launches Pink Chicken BBQ Food Safety Campaign

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched its Summer BBQ food safety campaign: Nothing spoils summer like Pink Chicken.

New Moy Park BBQ range available at Budgens and Ocado

Moy Park has secured listings for its new Moy Park BBQ & Roast range in Budgens and Ocado.

Angus & Oink forms hot sausage alliance

BBQ ingredients business Angus & Oink has teamed up with Aberdeen butchers Davidsons to launch an award-winning range of speciality sausages.

Last call for NFMFT BBQ competition

Butchers are being encouraged to enter the NFMFT National BBQ Competition, taking place on 22 May, as part of Dalziels Open Day at its depot in Newbury.

Inverclyde butcher crowned Q Guild UK BBQ supreme champion

Drew McKenzie of Robert Alexander Butchers in Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland, was crowned the overall supreme barbecue champion in the UK final of the Q Guild 2016 BBQ competition on Sunday 15 May.

Q Guild Butchers fire up the grill to be BBQ king

Across the country, Q Guild butchers are sharpening their knives with zeal as the winners of seven regional category heats get fired up to compete in a national event to find Britains BBQ champion.

Lovers of meat rejoice at annual Meatopia festival

Meat-lovers congregated this weekend, 19-20 September, as Londons Tobacco Dock hosted the UKs third Meatopia festival.

Competition sizzles at Q Guild BBQ Final

The best BBQ products in the country were recognised at the Q Guild BBQ Final in Coventry.

Butchers get ready for National BBQ Week

UK butchers are gearing up for the start of the summer with National BBQ Week 2015.

Q Guild reveals conference details

With just under a month to go, the Butchers Q Guild has announced the keynote speakers for its annual national Business Conference.

Scotch pie line rolled out in Asda

Ayrshire meat company, We Hae Meat, has rolled out its single-portion Scotch pie range to 62 Asda stores across Scotland.

BBQ competition finalists announced

Representing their respective regions, Q Guild Butchers from across the UK will go head-to-head in the 2015 BBQ contest finale.

Red Tractor embarks on major barbecue drive

Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) is running a major on-pack barbecue promotion this summer to drive awareness and understanding of Red Tractor standards.

Grillstock launches first retail range

BBQ brand Grillstock has partnered with Tulip to introduce its first Smokehouse retail range.

Foodservice feature: Back to school

From school meals to ethnic trends in mainstream foodservice, there are plenty of opportunities for quality-assured meat suppliers to grasp, says Oli Haenlein.

Eblex targets youngsters with online lamb campaign

Eblex has launched a new social media campaign aimed at getting young people, aged 18-25, excited about British lamb.

Flintshire butchers clean up at BBQ competition

Vaughan Family Butchers of Penyffordd near Chester won all but one of the prizes on offer at the National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) National BBQ Competition in Coventry.

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.

Food festival to include special pork focus

Porkstock, a new food festival coming to Norfolk, hopes to show attendees the best that pork has to offer.

Dragons Den sausage-maker adds Waitrose to customer list

Dragons Den competitor Joe Walters has reported he will supply Waitrose stores with his new range of southern-style sausages.

Video: Q Guild 2014 BBQ Championships

Butchers from across the UK travelled to the Weber grill Academy in Oxford to fight it out over hot coals for a range of titles at this year's Q guild BBQ Competition.

Butchers triumph at Scottish burger and BBQ awards

Two butchers picked up Diamond prizes at the Scottish Craft Butchers Awards evaluations for speciality burgers and BBQ products.

Tulip investment to create 80 jobs at BBQ plant

Tulip Ltd has created 80 new jobs with a 2.3 million investment in a new production facilty in the Midlands, which is dedicated to BBQ, slow-cooked and pulled meat products.

Restaurant-ready

Earlier this year, a report from the NPD Group/Crest revealed that pig meat was the fastest-growing meat in foodservice, with total servings up 8.1% year-on-year in 2011. Although the biggest growth was in seen in bacon, which increased by 29.5%, and sausages, up by 21.3%, pork also saw solid growth of 4.6%. This reflected an increasing appreciation of pork's value for money among chefs, who are improving returns by buying in whole pig carcases and experimenting with a wider range of cuts such as collar, trotters and cheeks.

British Bonanza

As Aprils go, last years was an absolute corker. The barometer rose, the sun and barbecues came out and barely had the Easter eggs been swallowed, than a swelter of bunting and flag-waving broke out, along with collective national swooning over Kates dress and Pippas bottom.

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