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17 January, 2018

Premium demand drives festive meat and poultry sales

Strong fresh processed meat and poultry sales and a push for ‘premium’ products helped deliver the biggest Christmas ever for the grocery sector, latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel have revealed. 

AHDB announces team restructure plans

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced plans to restructure its exports, trade and consumer marketing teams as well as grow its presence abroad. 

Accles & Shelvoke completes transition to Frontmatec

Accles & Shelvoke has altered its name and unveiled a new brand logo following its acquisition by Frontmatec last year. 

HSA creates disease control slaughter guide

The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has published a new online guide, which covers the humane killing of livestock during disease control operations. 

New direction announced for Meat Trades Journal

The New Year begins with a bang, as William Reed seizes the opportunity to take a fresh approach to its meat coverage. Read on for the full low-down on these exciting plans for Meat Trades Journal.


Adding value to your business

With customers busier than ever before, fitting around their hectic lifestyles is increasingly important but can also be a lucrative source of revenues for your business. 


Bird flu back in Britain – and more outbreaks expected

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, according to Defra. 

Supermarkets and Convenience 

Marks & Spencer to improve chicken welfare standards

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has committed to raising welfare standards of broiler chickens as part of a new poultry welfare campaign. 


Cranstons announces support for elderly community

Cranstons Quality Butchers is supporting the elderly community in Cumbria through its pie sales. 

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