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UK suppliers urged to build relations abroad

The UK’s independent meat suppliers have been advised to target alternative, international markets to remain profitable in a world without the security of the EU. 

International operations drive volume growth for Hilton Foods

Meat packing firm Hilton Foods has reported an impressive performance in the 28 weeks to 16 July 2017 thanks to its international operations. 

Welsh red meat industry makes ‘notable success’ in new markets

Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales’ (HCC) new chairman has praised the success Welsh red meat has had in new international markets, but warned that it would be for nothing should exports be lost after Brexit is complete. 

Meat exports grow for first quarter of 2017

International exports of UK meat and animal products have increased 10.8% for the first quarter of 2017.

American trends prompt TGI Fridays brand expansion

Brand expansion agency Beanstalk is to work with TGI Fridays to develop its international licensing programme, with a focus on the UK. 

Bawnbua Foods wins new contracts worth £10m

Processor Bawnbua Foods, formerly known as Eurostock Foods, has announced new contract wins worth in excess of £10 million (m). The business has won contracts with international supermarket chains, food manufacturing companies and specialist frozen food retailers. 

AHDB recognised for international achievements

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB) Beef & Lamb division has been recognised at an awards ceremony in London for creating demand for Quality Standard Mark (QSM) lamb on the Polish market. 

Global opportunities to be discussed at AHDB industry conference

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to highlight international markets and innovation for growth at the 12th AHDB Meat Export Conference. 

Top young butchers to learn new international techniques

Premier Young Butcher 2015 Lucy Crawshaw and competition runner-up Joe Smith will learn ‘cutting edge’ techniques from ‘Dutch Masters’ at the World famous SVO specialist Butchery training school in Best, Holland ahead of the International Young Butcher Competition at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany in May. 

Foodborne illnesses in focus at international workshop

The meat industry, alongside other food sectors, is set to benefit from the first International Workshop for Foodborne Viruses, which saw more than 130 experts on viruses in the food chain gather to tackle the problem. 

The international visitors pictured at Cromlix with farmer Iain Malcolm and his sons Angus and Jack and Emily Grant of QMS
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International buyers learn about Scottish red meat

A group of international food buyers from Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada headed to a Perthshire farm to learn about the origins Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI. 

George Parker, Chris Riley & Peter Rushforth will represent the UK at this year’s International Young Butcher Competition
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Young butchers chosen to represent UK

Three young butchers have been selected to represent the UK at this year’s International Young Butcher Competition (IYBC), taking place later this month in the Netherlands. 

UK businesses sweep the board at animal welfare awards

A clutch of UK businesses have won awards recognising the commitment of international food companies to improving animal welfare. 

Karro secures £74m funding package to aid expansion

Karro Food Group has secured a £74m funding package to fund its UK and international expansion strategy, including a move into the Far East. 

Halal firm extends product line in Tesco

Halal meat brand Ghanim International UK has extended its range of frozen, microwavable products in Tesco.

Chicken firm scoops International Safety accolade

Chicken processor Moy Park has been presented an International Safety Award  with merit for promoting high standards of health and safety management in the workplace.

Report illustrates animal welfare progress in UK

The government has made considerable progress on improving animal welfare in the UK, according to its five-year progress report.

Chicken firm to unveil new range at IFE

Cheshire chicken processor Forresters will launch its new Delamere range of ready-to-eat and chilled ready-to-cook chicken products at the International Food & Drink Event (IFE) 2015.

Young butchers ready for international contest

Two budding master butchers are “prepared and ready” to represent the UK in this year’s International Young Butcher Competition in Switzerland, taking place later in September.

Welsh meat to the fore at NATO Summit

With the NATO Summit Wales taking in place in Newport this week, the world’s press will be treated to Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef at a reception, courtesy of Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) – Meat Promotion Wales.

Research could help industry fight climate change

New research being carried out in Scotland and Africa hopes to defend the meat and livestock industries against climate change.

Welsh Lamb and Beef exports boost country’s economy

International sales of Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef earned the Welsh economy more than £224 million last year, according to new figures.

International backdrop to beef price volatility

A “complex international market” has highlighted price volatility in the Scottish beef market, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

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