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Samworth Brothers takes healthy ready meals to Waitrose

Samworth Brothers is launching its my healthy kitchen (myhk) range of low-calorie ready meals in Waitrose stores UK-wide from 15 May, incorporating two chicken lines boasting 100% British chicken.

NFU welcomes Lidls British farming support pledge

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has praised retailer Lidl for its promise to support British farming by signing up to the Back British Farming Charter.

Turkey takes flight: Sales of turkey mince have soared this year amid market deflation

Mince can be found in nearly eight in 10 households and the market is worth 892m. However, the latest evidence suggests the market may be flagging and deflated.

British pork product facings decline in November

The proportion of British pork products in retail outlets fell in November 2016, according to the latest AHDB Porkwatch survey.

Hecks heart-shaped sausages return for Valentines Day

Heck is getting into the romantic spirit again with its latest limited-edition offering.

Waitrose launches bacon trifle

Unconventional chef Heston Blumenthal has teamed up with Waitrose to introduce a Banana and Bacon Trifle just in time for Christmas.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen adds Sainsbury's to client list

Gourmet Burger Kitchen has secured listings for its chilled fresh burgers in more than 100 Sainsburys stores.

Finnebrogue launches flexitarian brand at Waitrose

Northern Irish food processor Finnebrogue Artisan has launched its first flexitarian brand, Funky Flexitarian, at Waitrose in Britain.

JC Rook & Sons adds to trophy cabinet with BSW success

Fresh off the back of winning Meat Trades Journals Champion of Champions, Andrew Rook of JC Rook & Sons has been announced the winner of the Best British Banger.

Fake farms help Tesco grow sales

Tescos controversial in-house farm brands have helped the retailer grow sales by 1.3% in the 12 weeks to 9 October 2016, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

MPs urged to take action on antibiotic use

An Early Day Motion (EDM) tabled by Zac Goldsmith MP on veterinary antibiotic use is encouraging MPs to join the fight against the overuse of antibiotics in animals from which UK supermarkets source their meats.

Asda plucks competition at British Turkey Awards

Asda picked up the accolade of British Turkey Retailer of the Year at the annual British Turkey Awards once again.

Meat-based baby meals for the UK market

Mediterranean-themed baby food range Piccolo is set to unveil its new stage two products.

Aldi highlights importance of backing British

Discounter supermarket chain Aldi has demonstrated its commitment to supplying British beef and lamb, following on from AHDBs Beef & Lamb Watch Country of Origin Survey.

Antibiotic-resistant E.coli in supermarket meat worse than expected

A new study has shown extremely high levels of E.coli resistant to essential antibiotics - used to treat human E.coli infections present in British supermarket chicken and pork.

Tesco and Aldi revealed as best supporters of Scottish beef

Tesco and Aldi were named as the only two multiples in which shoppers were guaranteed that any burgers they bought would be Scottish, according to the latest shelf watch carried out by the National Farmers Union (NFU) Scotland.

Brexit result has no immediate impact on retailers

Kantar Worldpanel figures for the 12 weeks ending Sunday, 17 July 2016 show that the supermarket sector has experienced slow growth, with sales up by 0.1% compared to last year.

Grocery market slips into decline for the first time since January

Latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks ending 19 June 2016 have shown the market has slipped into decline for the first time since January. Supermarket sales fell by 0.2%, while like-for-like grocery prices declined by 1.4% on last year.

Waitrose and Moy Park launch omega 3 enriched chicken range

Waitrose has teamed up with Moy Park to launch the UKs first-ever chicken range that is a source of omega 3.

New post-mortem rejection conditions unveiled

A list of new post-mortem rejection conditions has begun to be implemented in sheep and cattle abattoirs across England.

Meatsnacks Group enters premium market

Jerky company the Meatsnacks Group has entered the premium market by introducing a range of protein-packed snacks, being launched in Waitrose.

Supermarket sales growth slows

The major supermarkets have reported a slowdown in growth, with sales increasing by only 0.1% for the 12 weeks ending 24 April 2016 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today (Wednesday 4 May 2016).

Waitrose in hot water for sourcing New Zealand lamb

Sheep farmers have been left angry with supermarket chain Waitrose after it marketed New Zealand lamb under its Duchy brand.

NFU reveals which supermarkets support British meat

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has launched an online supermarket sourcing guide that allows consumers to know who is backing British farming.

Pig farming like taking a punt at Ladbrokes

The National Pig Association (NPA) has warned that current low feed prices are doing nothing to reduce pig producers losses.

GammonWatch reveals disappointing support for British produce

The results from the National Pig Associations (NPA) GammonWatch have shown that most retailers have low British shelf-facings on gammons.

Latest grocery figures show slight growth

Total grocery market sales have grown by only 0.1% compared to last year, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The latest grocery figures showed minimal growth for the 12 weeks ending 6 December 2016.

FSA reveals latest campylobacter results

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed a decrease in the highest band of campylobacter in birds from July to September of this year, compared to the same time period in 2014.

Discounters take 10% share of UK grocery sector

Aldi and Lidl have a combined 10% share of the grocery market for the first time, the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel (12 weeks ending 8 November 2015) have revealed.

British lamb still not receiving full home support

Recent figures show that the UKs leading supermarket, Tesco, is still failing to support British lamb. The data highlighted that the amount of local lamb stocked in the supermarket chain had seen a significant decrease.

Discount retailers expand market share

Latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel have revealed a strong 12 weeks ending 13 September for value-for-money retailers.

Red Tractor Week gains ministerial backing

Minister of State at Defra, George Eustice MP, has pledged his support for the high-profile Red Tractor Week campaign.

Waitrose pork farmers enjoy Eco Pig benefits

Pork farmers supplying Waitrose have saved an estimated 850,000 on feed per year since 2010, following a 3m investment to roll out an innovative feeding system known as Eco Pig.

Aldi overtakes Waitrose to become sixth-largest UK retailer

Aldi has become Britains sixth-largest supermarket, fuelled by over half a million new shoppers and a 7% increase in basket size.

Waitrose works on antimicrobial resistance issue

Waitrose has embarked on a scheme to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance in livestock, while also working on various environmental projects, according to agriculture manager Duncan Sinclair.

Bpex reveals sausage finalists in multiple retailer and brands category

British Sausage Week has announced the finalists for its multiple retailer and brands sausage category after a week of intense judging.

Slowest growth ever for supermarket sales

Intense competition and zero price inflation mean supermarket sales are growing at the slowest rate ever recorded, according to recent figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Halal feature: Labelling under the spotlight

With the debate on stun or non-stun slaughter still raging, Oli Haenlein examines the different arguments on how meat should be labelled, given slaughter and other welfare factors.

Waitrose raises price floor for British beef

In the wake of the UKs beef pricing crisis, Waitrose has raised its price floor for British beef.

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.

Muddy Boots steps into retail

Meat brand Muddy Boots has opened its first meat shop in Crouch End after turning down a lucrative Tesco deal last year.

Waitrose stocks truffle sausage

Waitrose started selling a truffle sausage last week, in what it claimed was a supermarket first.

Proposed Shropshire pig plant faces local objection

Plans for a substantial new pig-rearing unit have been unveiled in Shropshire.

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