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Essentia rolls out new nutritional calculator

A new calculator that shows how to boost the nutritional profile of food and drink has been developed in response to growing demand for high-protein fare. 

ABP UK signs licensing agreement with Men’s Health

ABP UK has announced that it has entered into a brand licensing agreement with lifestyle magazine and website Men’s Health.

Chicken bucks fresh meat decline trends

Fresh chicken was the only protein in the fresh meat and poultry category to see a growth in both value and volume retail sales across the UK.

Essentia celebrates 30 years of Drinde

Ingredients specialist Essentia Protein Solutions has launched a new video to mark 30 years of its Drinde functional pork protein brand. 

How the snacking and fitness markets are joining forces

The Great British diet wouldn’t be complete without a snack or two to get us through the day. Working in an office environment, or out and about on your feet, it gives you something to look forward to and helps break up the day. After all, one of the UK’s most-loved snacks encourages us all to ‘Have a Break’ now and again.

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.

MuscleFood bulks out for summer with frozen chicken range

Health and fitness retailer MuscleFood.com has launched seven flavours of chicken ready meals in time for summer.

Cutting out the middle men: Aldi takes on the major retailers

Aldi has been making a name for itself in the retail world with the big players taking notice of what they're doing. Meat Trades Journal sat down with buying director of fresh meat Will Barstow to discuss their protein offering. 

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The investment is part of a £150m poultry investment programme revealed in October last year
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2 Sisters' Scunthorpe poultry plant in £45m investment

2 Sisters Food Group has announced a £45m investment in its poultry plant in Scunthorpe, which it claims will create the "world's most advanced poultry plant".

Essentia develops new meat protein powders

A new range of meat proteins has been launched in response to growing demand from the food industry for nutritionally high protein products. 

Action plan for protein

Considering the amount of pressure on him, you would think The Co-op’s protein buyer Graham Dunn, who tends a category worth a cool £550m, would be looking harried and worn.

Fletcher: 'exciting time for the business'
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Morrisons director joins 2 Sisters Food Group

2 Sisters Food Group has appointed Martyn Fletcher, previously group retail director at Morrisons, to the newly-created role of chief operating officer, protein, effective from 4 April 2016. 

Walter Rose & Son have entered a sponsorship deal with boxer Nick Blackwell (right)
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Award-winning butcher teams up with local boxing champion

Meat Trades Journal’s 2015 Butcher’s Shop of the Year winners for the South of England, Walter Rose & Son, has entered a sponsorship deal with local professional boxer Nick Blackwell. 

Meat snacks hit the health market

Meatsnacks Group, one of the largest producers of jerky and biltong in Europe, has announced the launch of a new biltong and jerky range aimed at the health and fitness market.

Essentia launches functional ingredient for sausage market

Sausage producers in Ireland are set to benefit from Essentia Protein Solutions’ Republic of Ireland (ROI) Drinde, a clean label functional protein made from Irish pork rind. 

2 Sisters optimistic despite sales drop

Boparan Holdings, parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, is remaining optimistic despite seeing a total sales drop for the first quarter of 2015/2016. 

Meat snack claims to defeat hangovers

A Peckham-based charcuterie specialist has claimed to have created a snack that prevents hangovers.

Essentia's new ProFlavor enhances the meat flavour of a host of products such as gravies
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Essentia Protein Solutions launches new meat flavours

Essentia Protein Solutions has launched into the flavours market with a new range of meat broth-based flavours for meat, savoury and seasoning applications. 

Buyer reshuffle at Marks & Spencer

Tom Harvey has left his position as beef, lamb and game buyer at Marks & Spencer to take up a role in its dairy division.

Essentia Protein Solutions adds new account manager

Meat protein ingredients specialist Essentia Protein Solutions has grown its national sales team with the appointment of Dave Martin as account manager. 

Protein ingredient firms in strategic merger

Meat protein manufacturer, BHJ Ingredients has merged with US companies Proliant Meat Ingredients and Proliant Health to form a new protein brand company, Essentia Protein Solutions. 

2 Sisters reports loss, despite rise in sales

2 Sisters Food Group has announced a £143.3 million loss for the 53 weeks ending 2 August 2014, although total sales were up 18.5% and protein performed strongly.

Red meat improves health of elderly, says research

Research carried out by Deakin University, Australia, said that eating red meat three to four times a week could be key to keeping body and mind in peak condition as we age.

Welsh meat body uses show to offer livestock advice

Expert advice on a wide range of livestock issues will be available to farmers at the Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) stand during the Royal Welsh Show.

Insects could be future of pig feed, argues specialist

Pigs could be feeding on insects such as maggots and fly larvae by 2020, according to pig feed specialist Mick Hazzledine.

BHJ recruits new production manager

Meat protein manufacturer BHJ Ingredients has appointed a new production manager to oversee on-site productions.

Investment made in new meat DNA testing

Food advisory and testing group Exova has invested in new DNA testing equipment to confirm the source of meat found in products.

Sales up at 2 Sisters’ protein business

Like-for-like sales in 2 Sisters Food Group’s protein business increased 13.8% for the 13 weeks to 5 January 2014, compared to the same period last year.

Jerky firm teams with health magazine

A leading meat snack company is hoping to tap into the health sector with the launch of a new Men’s Health branded beef jerky snacking range.

In defence of meat

The demonisation of meat occurred simultaneously with the public health dietary advice to "base our meals on starchy foods" and obesity has increased tenfold since. Here are seven facts in the defence of meat to help the industry fight the "nutritional ignorance" that currently abounds.

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