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Retailers make commitment in campylobacter transparency

Nine of the top retailers have made a commitment to publish their own results on campylobacter on consumer websites.

Worldskills Northern Irish heat results announced

Dylan Gillespie has won the Northern Irish heat of the Worldskills butchery competition. 

Lamb genetics project delivers positive results

The early results of an innovative research project to improve genetics in lambs have shown the initiative has gotten off to a strong start. 

Carr’s Group to continue UK investment

Agricultural and food business Carr’s Group has set out growth plans for its UK and global divisions following its full-year results. 

Robust volume growth at Hilton Food Group

Food producer Hilton Food Group has revealed a “robust volume growth” in its interim results for the 28 weeks to 12 July 2015. 

Aldi favoured by suppliers for Groceries Code compliance

Discounter Aldi proved to be top of the class when it comes to supply relations, according to the Grocery Code Adjudicator Annual Survey Results 2015. 

Findus reports sales increase in Q2

Frozen food giant Findus Group has announced strong second-quarter results for the three months to 28 March 2015, with sales up by 2% and operational cash flow up 17% on last year. 

FSA unannounced inspections reveal mostly good animal welfare standards in UK slaughterhouses

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has unveiled the results of its unannounced inspections of slaughterhouses across Britain. 

Cranswick reports positive progress in year-end results

Pork processor Cranswick has posted sales of over £1bn due to “excellent strategic and commercial progress in the last year”, the company reported.

Scottish meat processor reports healthy performance

Scottish food processor Campbells Prime Meat has posted a strong set of financial results for 2014, with sales and profits in healthy growth. 

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Sainsbury’s feels discounter impact, with £72m loss

Sainsbury’s has posted a £72 million loss in its yearly results – the supermarket’s worst results for a decade.

Tesco faces up to worst-ever performance

Tesco has posted its worst-ever financial results, reporting a £6.4bn pre-tax loss for the year to the end of February 2015.

Cranswick turns in strong performance

Meat and poultry supplier Cranswick has finished the financial year in a strong position following a “robust” fourth quarter.

Hilton sees pre-tax profits rise despite ‘challenging’ trade

Pre-tax profits are up at Hilton Food Group despite “challenging market conditions”, the meat processor has announced.

FSA reveals latest campylobacter results

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the latest results from its year-long survey into campylobacter, showing 73% of retailed raw chicken tested positive for the bug.

Bagley blog reacts to campylobacter results

In the wake of the FSA's latest quarterly campylobacter survey results, the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers' (AIMS) Norman Bagley gives his reaction in our latest blog post.

Consumers urged to ditch supermarket chicken after campylobacter results

A former government advisor and leading food expert has called for a boycott on supermarket chicken following yesterday’s campylobacter results.

Which? survey reveals consumer concern on campylobacter

Six in 10 consumers are concerned about high levels of campylobacter in chicken, according to a survey by retail magazine, Which?

Industry awaits ‘name and shame’ campylobacter results

Retailers are bracing themselves ahead of the release of the next quarterly FSA campylobacter survey results tomorrow, which will ‘name and shame’ poor performers.

Sainsbury’s to invest £150m in price cuts

Sainsbury’s has announced a £150m investment in price cuts as it revealed a 2.1% fall in like-for-like sales.

Hilton Food Group reports strong volume growth

Lower material costs and currency exchange rates are impacting Hilton Food Group despite reporting a strong financial performance.

Morrisons’ woes continue

Morrisons has again posted poor results after what it described as a period of “intense industry competition”.

Tesco suspends executives after overstating profits

Tesco has suspended four executives including its managing director after revealing that it had overstated its profits for the six months to 23 August 2014.

Vast majority of vets buy British meat

The British Veterinarian Association (BVA) has reported that 90% of its vets prefer to eat British meat.

Morrisons sees drop in LFLs

Morrisons has claimed “conditions are tough” as it released its half-year results, showing a 7.4% fall in like-for-like sales.

FSA to name and shame in November campylobacter update

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said it will name and shame retailers as part of its next set of campylobacter survey results in November.

CHICKEN SCANDAL UPDATE: FSA changes stance on hygiene at 2 Sisters poultry plant

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has admitted that 2 Sisters Food Group did breach hygiene regulations at its Scunthorpe facility.

Devro profits hit by restructuring and job cuts

Devro has released its six month trading results showing slipping profits as a result of its site restructuring and job cuts.

FSA backs down from campylobacter name and shame

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has done a U-turn over naming and shaming retailers and processors using results from a major campylobacter survey.

Co-operative announces ‘disastrous’ results

The Co-operative has announced £2.5 billion (bn) losses for 2013, in a year that the interim chief executive called “disastrous”.

Sales down in Sainsbury’s Q4 results

Total and like-for-like sales were down in Sainsbury’s fourth-quarter results for the 10 weeks to 15 March 2014, as the grocery retail market remained tough.

Cranswick reports strong Q3

Cranswick has reported good growth in pork consumption and sales, according to its third-quarter results.

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