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Northern Irish beef farm branches into pork market

Northern Ireland’s Castlescreen Farm, traditionally a beef producer, has diversified business by starting to produce gammon and bacon options. 

ABP makes £22 million green energy investment

ABP Food Group has announced a £22 million investment in a green energy plant that it hopes will produce enough sustainable energy to power the equivalent of 12,000 homes. 

Waitrose appoints new fresh produce head buyer

Waitrose has unveiled Paul Walker as its new head buyer of fresh produce.

How the New Zealand meat sector is facing off all of its challenges

Perfectly positioned to complement the UK retail lamb market, New Zealand has long been a loyal trade partner for when British stock is out of season. However, that relationship could be in danger as the political map shifts and provenance becomes more of a priority. But that doesn’t mean New Zealand is taking it lying down.

Morrisons rules out fake farm branding

Morrisons has pledged not to use fictitious farm branding for its produce. 

Eight-point action plan launched to promote Welsh Lamb among retailers

The Welsh farming union has launched an eight-point action plan, urging retailers to support Welsh sheep producers and to stock their produce. 

Norfolk poultry farm to support local produce

JW Spencer Farms in Thetford is having a planning application considered by the council to build a new poultry farm for barn-reared birds, with the aim of promoting local produce. 

Yorkshire farm opens butchery room

A Yorkshire farm has opened a new butchery room to sell its own produce. 

Deli bacon and ham pushing basket spend up

Shoppers looking for deli bacon and ham are seeing rising costs of produce. 

British lamb makes up 73% of supermarket facings

British produce accounts for 73% of all lamb facings in supermarkets. 

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