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Marks & Spencer demonstrates support for NI pork

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has introduced a new range of locally-sourced pork in its Northern Ireland stores.

NFU welcomes Lidl’s 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. 

Marks & Spencer introduces low-calorie pork sausage

To help people stick to their New Year’s diet, Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a Skinny Sausage, containing as few as 78kcals. 

M&S slammed after distressing footage of broiler plant released

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has criticised Marks & Spencer after releasing footage of a chicken broiler plant, which the campaign group says supplies the retailer, showing birds living in a stressful environment.

JC Rook & Sons adds to trophy cabinet with BSW success

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

Industry welcomes M&S commitment to Scottish lamb

Representative bodies within the sheep and farming sector have greeted Marks & Spencer’s (M&S) announcement that it would only be sourcing fresh lamb sold in Scottish stores from Scottish farms. 

Aldi highlights importance of backing British

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

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. 

Finnebrogue Artisan taps into healthy market

Northern Irish-based Finnebrogue Artisan is reaching out to a health-conscious audience by developing special sausages for Marks & Spencer (M&S).
 

Linden Foods wins innovation award with chicken burger

Northern Irish meat processing company Linden Foods has been awarded with the Marks & Spencer (M&S) Best New Product Development Award for its innovative coriander and lemon chicken burger. 

Linpac welcomes marketing and innovation director

Packaging specialist Linpac has welcomed Dr Helene Roberts as the new group marketing and innovation director, a newly created role for the company. 

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. 

PPS packaging awarded for environmentally-friendly box

Transit packaging company, PPS, has been crowned the winner of the Eco Pack Challenge at the Packaging Innovations Show 2016, leading to opportunities to partner with Marks & Spencer (M&S).

SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2016 now open for entries

One of the top nights in the meat industry is back for 2016. SuperMeat & Fish Awards is now accepting entries from retailers. 

Game market goes wild as sales grow

The market for game meat is at an all-time high, according to the Countryside Alliance. 

Yorkshire Game sees 10% increase in turnover

Wild game and venison supplier Yorkshire Game has experienced a 10% rise in turnover as a result of investing in state-of-the-art processing equipment. 

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 Association’s (NPA) GammonWatch have shown that most retailers have low British shelf-facings on gammons. 

Marks & Spencer honours top Aberdeen Angus farm

Macphie of Glenbervie, an independent food ingredients company, received the Aberdeen Angus Supplier of the Year award, an annual award presented by Marks & Spencer (M&S) and wholesaler Scotbeef, which supplies the supermarket.

Fast food chains targeted for Living Wage protests

Fast food chains including McDonald’s and Burger King will face protests from members of the GMB union about the Living Wage today.  


NFU Scotland meets with Tesco following labelling scandal

After Tesco’s inaccurately marketed New Zealand lamb under signs reading ‘Best Scottish Lamb in season’, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland took action to ensure this kind of fraud is not replicated in the future.

Buyer reshuffle at Marks & Spencer

Tom Harvey has left his position as beef, lamb and game buyer at Marks & Spencer to take up a role in its dairy division.

All the action from SuperMeat & Fish Awards 2015

The best of the industry gathered at the Hilton Park Lane in London on 2 July for the 2015 SuperMeat & Fish Awards. Hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan, we saw Marks & Spencer pick up the award for Best Meat & Fish Retailer and Best Overall Product. 

M&S scoops Best Retailer at SuperMeat & Fish awards

At a star-studded event at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane, London, hosted by comedian Stephen Mangan, Marks & Spencer was awarded the Retailer of the Year accolade at the SuperMeat & Fish awards. 

SuperMeat judging gets under way

The judging for the 2015 SuperMeat & Fish Awards has kicked off, with the deadline for entries now closed. 

Moy Park offers new roast-in-the-bag chickens

Moy Park is following the roast-in-the-bag trend with two new flavours of whole chicken roasts.

Book your seats for SuperMeat today

There is just over a month to go before we announce this year’s winner of the SuperMeat & Fish Awards and the competition is starting to hot up.

Marks & Spencer joins in SuperMeat rivalry

This year’s SuperMeat & Fish Awards are hotting up, with the announcement that Marks & Spencer (M&S) is entering the fray.

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