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Barbecue season boosts Hilton Food Group UK turnover

Hilton Food Group (Hilton) has reported a growth in turnover in its UK division, thanks to trading-up and a good barbecue season. 

VIDEO: How to make Virginia Barbecue Pulled Pork

We caught up with chef Andy Benn to learn how to make Virgina Barbecue Pulled Pork.

Nisa doubles Heritage sausage lines for barbecue time

Nisa has doubled the number of its own-label Heritage Gourmet sausage lines from three to six for the summer barbecue season, improving them with updated recipes. 

Barbecue campaign tackles steak fears

AHDB Beef & Lamb aims to debunk misconceptions that steaks are too difficult to cook on the barbecue in a broader campaign designed to give the negative image of the Great British barbecue a makeover. 

Sainsbury’s defends kangaroo burgers following backlash

Retailer Sainsbury’s has defended the launch of its kangaroo burgers, amid a backlash from animal rights activists.

AVO extends BBQ range

Tapping into the health market, European ingredients manufacturer AVO has launched a new Lafiness to its marinade range.

NFMFT names National Barbecue Competition winners

The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT) has crowned the winners of its National Barbecue Competition. 

NFMFT roadshow and barbecue competition announced

The National Federation of Meat & Food Traders (NFMFT) is to stage a one-day show and barbecue competition. 

Working barbecue shack hits the streets of London

Meat Lust – part of The Flava People group – has launched the Bare Bones Tour, a double-decker bus transformed into a fully operating barbecue shack. 

Burgers and sausages see depressed sales volume

Sales of traditional barbecue products such as burgers and sausages have come under pressure as consumers favour primary and sous vide barbecue products, figures from Kantar Worldpanel indicated. 

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 Dalziel’s Open Day at its depot in Newbury. 

Tesco slides into the summer season with mini burger kit

Supermarket chain Tesco is capitalising on the North American barbecue trends with the introduction of what it claims to be the first home slider burger kit in the UK. 

New barbecue to launch in time for summer

With summer on the horizon, Britain is bracing itself for barbecue season.

Alfresco Chef is new corporate member of Q Guild

Barbecue equipment supplier Alfresco Chef has been awarded corporate membership of the Butchers Q Guild. 

Shropshire butcher prepares for 40 years in the business

G N Badley & Sons, in Gibbons Road, Trench, will celebrate 40 years in the industry this March.  

Burgers reign supreme

New data from Bookatable, the restaurant booking platform, has revealed a boost in popularity for burgers.

North Wales butcher wins UK WorldSkills contest

North Wales butcher Matthew Edwards won the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition on Saturday 21 November.

Lovers of meat rejoice at annual Meatopia festival

Meat-lovers congregated this weekend, 19-20 September, as London’s Tobacco Dock hosted the UK’s third Meatopia festival.

Welsh Lamb receives a Danish makeover

Top chefs from Denmark proved how versatile Welsh Lamb is as they came together to create delicious barbecue meals from the meat. 

Barbecue Queens step up to the grill

The art of barbecuing is often a chance for the male sex to show off their culinary skills. However, research shows that Barbecue Queens, or ‘BBQs’, are finding their place on the grill. 

Enjoy what’s left of barbecue season

A series of cooking demonstration videos have been released to assist butchers in taking advantage of barbecue trends, and to help families make the most of the remaining summer period. 

British barbecue hygiene at a dangerous level

The British barbecue season may be a time to relax, but research has shown that hygiene levels could be a cause for concern.

New barbecue TV show hopes to sizzle this summer

A new five-part series being broadcast on ITV will pit Britain’s biggest barbecue enthusiasts against one another, in the hopes of being crowned king or queen of the barbecue. 

Sausage sales simmer down, but not everyone is concerned

Sausages have been failing to make an impact on the barbecue season, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Quality overtakes price in barbecue meat selection

Quality is more important than price when it comes to choosing meat for a barbecue. This was one of the findings of a new survey by organic certification body The Soil Association about how consumers choose barbecue meat.

Musclefood.com supplies healthy barbecue menu

A new variety of unconventional barbecue foods aims to offer a healthy alternative.  

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”.

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.

Video: Bpex Barbecue Roadshow

Bpex took to the road with its Barbecue Roadshow 2014 last month, demonstrating how chefs and caterers can make the most of different pork cuts on the barbecue.

QSM marketing kit will help summer sales sizzle

Eblex has issued members of the Quality Standard Mark (QSM) Scheme with promotional material to help butchers boost sales during the summer.

Sausage designed to raise flood relief funds

An official Chertsey Sausage, which will be used to raise funds for flood relief, has been unveiled after being selected by members of the Surrey public and Dragon’s Den’s Theo Paphitis.

Butcher and TV Dragon choose flood relief sausage

Dragon’s Den’s entrepreneur Theo Paphitis and Q Guild butchers James of Shepperton have linked up to select a signature ‘Chertsey Sausage’ to raise funds towards flood relief across the south of England.

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