Phase two of the AHDB’s Pulled Pork campaign in March helped boost value sales of pork by £13 million.
Mediterranean-themed baby food range Piccolo is set to unveil its new stage two products.
In an effort to increase its presence within the seafood category, JJ Food Service has purchased Sykes Seafoods local delivery operation, based out of Sykes, Manchester.
Kerry Foods’ The Shack brand has launched nine meal options exclusively to Iceland.
PGI Welsh Lamb could soon have a more dominant presence on German menus, as trade supplier TransGourmet has added products to its listings.
Kerry Foods has repositioned its Wall’s brand in an effort to drive sales in the chilled category.
Kerry Foods’ Richmond sausage brand has launched a new convenient pack style.
Moy Park has secured new listings for its roast-in-the-bag range with Costco and McColl’s convenience stores.
Orkney greylag goose has gone on sale to licensed outlets in Orkney as part of the adaptive management pilot project.
Six added-value gourmet chicken meals have been launched under the new Chook Chook brand by Northern Irish poultry producer HK Dickey.
Halal food brand Haloodies has partnered with packaging manufacturer Coveris, design agency theSpiritof, and supplier CP Foods for the retail launch of its new range in Tesco.
A Kent meat wholesaler has been prosecuted by West Sussex Trading Standards for supplying sheep meat instead of goat.
Entrants for the British Sausage Week competition are now open, as the event returns for its 19th year.
Premium pork crackling brand Snaffling Pig Co. won over Moonpig.com founder Nick Jenkins in last night’s episode of BBC’s Dragons’ Den.
Following on from the success of Fire & Smoke’s first year, Kerry Foods is adding three ‘On the Go’ chicken snacks to the range.
Savoury pastry brand Ginsters is to become the official partner of the English Football League (EFL).
West Country Beef and West Country Lamb labels have seen a boost in attention from global consumers.
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.
A recall notice has been issued by Clayton Park Bakery for some of its sausage roll products as they may contain plastic, making them unsafe to eat.
Certain batches of Mattessons Roast Chicken Flavour Fridge Raider products have been recalled as they may be contaminated by pieces of plastic.
Following a social media campaign calling for followers to put forward their perfect pie recipe, We Hae Meat has unveiled a new breakfast pie to be sold in 48 Scottish Asda stores.
Northern Ireland’s only buffalo producer, Ballyriff Farm in Co Derry, has launched a range of buffalo meats.
Hilton Food Group has announced it has signed a supply deal with Portuguese retailer Modelo Continente Hipermercados SA (Sonae).
Welsh butcher and 2014 Butcher’s Shop of the Year winner Edwards of Conwy has secured a further deal with The Co-operative.
Parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, Boparan Holdings, has delivered a strong performance in its third quarter.
Eversfield Organic is launching a new range of British organic charcuterie nationwide from 15 July.
Kerry Foods has promoted Ian Garrett to the key role of sales director of convenience.
Chris Hayman has been announced as Dicksons Pork Butchers’ new managing director, after acting as head of sales at the Tyne and Wear-based family business. It is the first time that somebody from outside the Dickson family will serve in the position.
Jerky company the Meatsnacks Group has entered the premium market by introducing a range of protein-packed snacks, being launched in Waitrose.
Pork and bacon producers Oakpark Foods, based in Co Tipperary, Ireland, is to launch a selection of its own-label bacon products into supermarket chain Morrisons in the UK.
Northern Irish-based Finnebrogue Artisan is reaching out to a health-conscious audience by developing special sausages for Marks & Spencer (M&S).
Spar UK has launched two new ready-to-cook chicken evening meals.
Wall’s is catering to the breakfast-to-go market, with the introduction of its Wall’s Breakfast Twist.
Country Choice has unveiled a new variety of bake-from-frozen sausage rolls, available exclusively through The Sausage Roll Co.
The meat, fish and poultry sectors have experienced market growth off the back of the Easter period.
With summer on the horizon, Britain is bracing itself for barbecue season.
Yorkshire-based The Topping Pie Company is set to launch a ‘deli to go’ range, using premium-quality British Red Tractor pork meat.
Northern Irish meat processors have suggested demand for beef has been relaxed during much of 2016, with current supplies of prime cattle meeting demand for beef.
AHDB Beef & Lamb has recognised Poland as having the potential to become a major export market for Quality Standard Mark (QSM) lamb.
Peperami announced last week that it is launching the Peperami Tex-Mex this month. The new addition to the brand will be the first new flavour for eight years since the launch of the Barbecue flavour in 2008.
Shoppers in Northern Ireland looking for an alternative twist to their eggs, ham and chips are in for a treat, thanks to Broughgammon Farm.
Leading figures from the British pig industry have banded together to seek support from independent butchers, supermarkets and shoppers to help it survive what it calls “the worst period of low prices for over half a decade”.
Economists Anthony Tricot and Andrea Silberman found that living the Jewish lifestyle in the UK can cost an additional £12,700 a year.
A Cornish food wholesaler has extended its gluten-free range due to an increase in consumer demand.
Greggs, one of the UK’s leading sausage roll, pasty and bakery retailers, experienced a growth of 5.2% in total sales for the 2015 financial year.
Northern Irish healthy eating company Slender Choice has launched a range of low-fat sausages to the market.
AHDB Beef & Lamb has unveiled the Meat Education Programme.
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), data by Santander Corporate & Commercial has shown that the UK’s food and drink sector grew 6% in 2014 to a total of 8,225 firms.
Grub, an edible insect company, has announced it has secured its first listing for the Roasted Cricket snack range with Whole Foods Markets.
Five major charities have shared a total of £13,000 in gift support from the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
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