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Welsh lamb welfare showcased for Danish campaign

Danish consumers of Welsh lamb are being granted the privilege of accessing a 24-hour live stream, allowing them to see the high quality standards in which the animals are being raised.

International meat business makes senior appointments

ABP Food Group has appointed Finbarr McDonnell as chief operating officer, effective from April this year, filling the role vacated by Frank Stephenson, who was named group chief executive in October 2016. 

Pork exports see value rise, though volumes decrease

Shipments of pigmeat sent from the UK experienced a fall in volume for November last year. Despite this, sterling’s weakness has meant that the value of shipments remained higher compared to the same period the previous year. 

Welsh red meat industry prepares for volatile year

The Welsh red meat sector has been told it must show the “greatest resilience, agility and adaptability” in what is predicted to be a volatile 12 months. 

Irish pork exports increase, but at slower rate than previously

Latest figures from the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) have shown that exports of Irish fresh and frozen pork for the first three quarters of the year increased 13% on the previous year – at 139,100 tonnes (t). 

China lifts ban on Italian pork

Are British pork exports to the highly prized Chinese market really at risk from humble Italian sausages?

UK pork exports decrease

Shipments of UK fresh and frozen pork experienced a year-on-year (YOY) fall of 7% to 14,300 tonnes (t) for the month of July, said AHDB Pork. 

Three prosecuted over horsemeat scandal

City of London Police has charged three men with fraud offences in an investigation over the horsemeat incident that shook the nation in 2013. 

Danish pork producer Tican moves production to UK

After losing ground in the UK pork sector, Danish pork producer Tican has said it will move its pork deboning and bacon production operations for the UK market to Germany and the UK. 

Wales visited by Scandinavian food journalists

Lamb and beef farmers in north Wales have been hosting a delegation of Danish food writers to show Scandinavian consumers how Welsh Lamb and beef is reared. 

Hilton Foods sees continued growth

Meat packing firm Hilton Food Group has reported “good progress in a number of markets”. 

Welsh Lamb makes Danish headlines

Welsh Lamb is making waves in Denmark, after featuring on a major television flagship news programme, TV Avisen. 

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Smith replaces Howard at Danish trade body

Robert Smith is replacing John Howard as market director at the Danish Agricultural and Food Council in the UK in June, with Howard set to retire shortly.

Key opportunities identified for lamb market

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has identified two key areas of opportunity for the lamb market.

Fears raised over antibiotic-resistant pigs

Concerns have been raised in the UK after pigs resistant to last-resort antibiotics - used on humans when all other medication fails - have been found. 

Welsh Lamb receives a Danish makeover

Top chefs from Denmark proved how versatile Welsh Lamb is as they came together to create delicious barbecue meals from the meat. 

Welsh body takes lamb promotion to Denmark

The British ambassador to Denmark hosted a Welsh Lamb reception at her home near Copenhagen to allow Welsh exporters to discuss potential business deals with Danish importers and retailers.

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.

Video: A Special Danish Butcher's Shop

On a recent tour of Denmark, Meatinfo.co.uk stopped in on a butcher's shop in Copenhagen which is doing things a little bit differently.

Revenue up 9.1% at Hilton Food Group

Hilton Food Group announced a 9.1% increase in revenue this year, along with a 2% increase in volume growth.

Meat fares well in annual export data

UK lamb was in the top 10 performing export product categories, with growth of 8%, to £383m, during 2013, according to the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) annual export figures.

Sharia Halal Board issues response to BVA

The Sharia Halal Board (SHB) has hit back at comments made by the president-elect of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) John Blackwell, regarding the morality of non-stun slaughter, calling them confusing to Muslims and Jews.

BVA reiterates position on non-stun slaughter

The British Veterinary Association’s (BVA’s), president-elect John Blackwell would like ministers to consider following Denmark’s example and ban non-stun slaughter, it has been reported.

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