Foodservice

Greggs launches delivery service in London

Sausage rolls, pasties and steak bakes are now available for delivery in the UKs capital city.

UK meat exporters strengthen ties with US market

A selection of meat exporters travelled to Washington DC last week to receive training on meeting US regulatory requirements for beef and lamb imports.

Teachers help students understand meat provenance

North Welsh teachers have been shown the importance of communicating food origins to their students.

Innovation at the forefront of Northern Irish meat industry

Northern Irelands red meat, pork, poultry and fish sectors have been encouraged to embrace innovation in developing their industry.

Consumer demands in the halal sector to enter the spotlight

With the halal market increasing, customers needs will be the main topic discussed at an upcoming halal industry event next month.

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.

Whitbread defends lasagne following accusations of misleading menu listings

Catering operator Whitbread has defended its lasagne listing on its menus after The Sun claimed it had secretly been adding pork to its beef lasagne.

Leonards develops new butchery seasoning ranges

Leonards has launched two new ranges of seasonings for the retail and catering sectors.

Samworth Brothers acquires West Cornwall Pasty Co

The West Cornwall Pasty Co has been successfully sold to Samworth Brothers for an undisclosed sum.

Pre-packed English Quality Standard Meat beef goes on sale in Hong Kong and Macau

Quality Standard Mark English beef products pre-packed in the UK have been launched in Hong Kong and Macau for the first time.

Europe's largest microwaving centre unveiled in Derbyshire

Cold storage food provider Rick Bestwick has revealed its new up-tempering facility is ready for production.

Top London restaurants and chef join Welsh Lamb Club

Hybu Cig Cymru Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has extended membership of its Welsh Lamb Club to include one of Londons top chefs, and four of the capitals restaurants.

Foodservice sector being warned of rising inflation

Foodservice operators have been told that they are on the front line of rising inflation.

Toppings Pies heads to the Channel Islands

Yorkshire-based family bakery firm, The Topping Pie Company, has secured listings with The Channel Islands Co-Operative Society.

British beef eyes up China

Progress has been made in exporting British beef into China, following a successful visit by Chinese officials.

Hot dog company secures contract with the Welsh Rugby Union

Moms Fabulous Hot Dogs has entered into a new partnership with the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.

Northern Ireland pushes export opportunities for meat and poultry

The Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) has launched a report into the impact that Brexit will have on the local food and drink sector.

Steakhouse raises thousands for children's cancer charity

Diners at London Steakhouse Co have helped raise 4,293.50 for cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

James Burden completes acquisition of Kentas of London

Smithfield meat and poultry wholesaler James Burden Limited has completed its acquisition of Kentas of London.

Progress made in developing markets for Welsh meat in Asia

Hybu Cig Cymru Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) founded a Welsh Lamb Club in Hong Kong last week, marking a sign of progress for Welsh exports to Asia.

JJ Food Service opens new depot in Dagenham

Wholesale cash and carry retailer JJ Food Service has opened its 11th site in Dagenham.

Irish beef promotion builds on German success

Bord Ba, the Irish food board, has launched an Irish beef promotion with the Maredo steakhouse chain, a market leader in Germany.

CP Foods announces acquisition of The Foodfellas Ltd

CP Foods (UK) has revealed that it has acquired a controlling interest in The Foodfellas Ltd.

Welsh Lamb eyes up fashion capital

Italy is being targeted as an area to lift PGI Welsh Lamb exports, by connecting producers from Wales with international chefs.

Game meat at the forefront for Welsh consumers

Pheasant, venison and duck are among the meats that will enter centre stage for Wales consumers as part of a new project.

New buffet range unveiled in time for foodservice category

Mini steak and ale pies, pork and chorizo sliders and duck gyozas are among Caterforces new buffet range.

Manchester takeaway fined for substituting meat

A Rochdale takeaway restaurant has been hit with a 6,000 fine after being found guilty of substituting meat in meals.

ABP and Fane Valleys Slaney deal approved by European Commission

The European Commission (EC) has approved the joint acquisition of Slaney Foods JV and Slaney Proteins by ABP Group and Fane Valley.

Northern Irish chorizo market heats up

A new chilli-flavoured smoked chorizo product has been launched by Corndale Charcuterie, based in Limavady in Co Derry.

BPC chairman sets out challenges for poultry sector

British Poultry Council (BPC) chairman John Reed has highlighted the challenges facing the countrys poultry meat sector.

Food trends: roast dinner on the rise in Britain

Britons are eating more roast dinners than they did in 2015, according to meat consumption data from the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and Kantar Worldpanel.

Hawksmoor to open sixth restaurant in London

A sixth Hawksmoor restaurant is due to be opened in London. Located on Winchester Walk near Borough Market, the 140-cover restaurant, Hawksmoor Borough, is due to open in February 2017.

Cabrito and Farm Africa team up for #Goatober

UK goat meat producer James Whetlor of Cabrito has teamed up with development charity Farm Africa for the first-ever #Goatober.

Riverford cuts meat prices and trims range

Riverford, the organic food delivery company, has lowered the price and size of its meat boxes to attract new consumers after research found UK meat demand was falling.

Black pudding enthusiasts unite on the continent

Managing director of the Real Lancashire Black Pudding Co, Andrew Holt, last week met with a selection of other blood sausage producers dedicated to promoting the product throughout Europe.

JJ Food Service boosts seafood customer base

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.

British vets call for mandatory animal welfare labelling

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling for mandatory method of production food labelling on meat and dairy products.

Wales eyes up Germany to develop markets

PGI Welsh Lamb could soon have a more dominant presence on German menus, as trade supplier TransGourmet has added products to its listings.

France names British lamb product of the year

Quality Standard Mark British lamb has been voted as the best product of the year by French consumers.

Industry discusses trade relationships with Switzerland

Organisational bodies from the red meat sector met in Bern, Switzerland on Tuesday, 13 September to discuss trade relationships outside of the European Union.

Charity efforts help to boost Welsh pork

Following on from a social media campaign, a charity triathlon is getting a helping hand from Porc.Wales.

Chinese restaurant fined over under-cooked sausage

Tin Sang Chinese Takeaway in Dan-y-Twyn, Merthyr Tydfil in Wales has been ordered to pay 1,085 for selling a battered sausage that was under-cooked.

EHL Ingredients launches 20 new lines to celebrate birthday

In honour of being in operation for 20 years, EHL is launching ten new products over the course of this month. In total, it will introduce 20 new blends over 2016.

Snaffling Pig gets in Brazilian spirit

With the Paralympic Games kicking off yesterday (Wednesday, 7 September), premium pork scratchings firm The Snaffling Pig Co. has launched a new limited edition flavour to celebrate the success of Team GB in Rio.

Insects crawl onto the menu in Cornwall

Cornwall can expect to get something a little bit different as the county prepares for its Great Cornish Food Festival.

Country Choice introduces new potato dog to retailers

The savoury pastries sector has been presented with a chicken and chorizo rsti potato dog courtesy of Country Choice.

Sales of burgers on the rise amongst Brits

The British public is continuing its love affair with the fast-food burger, research from data analysts Mintel has revealed.

First wagyu steak shop opens in Scotland

The first UK steak retailer dedicated to wagyu beef has been launched in Stirling, Scotland with an opening ceremony attended a by a string of leading chefs.

Welsh Lamb hits the festival crowd

Some of the biggest names in pop will have the chance to sample high-quality PGI Welsh Lamb at this years V Festival.

Avocado bun takes burger market by storm

Joes Southern Table and Bar in Covent Garden has provided an alternative option for the classic burger, by offering the meat patty in an avocado bun.

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