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Scottish pig herd shrinking

The number of Scottish pigs has declined for the first time in four years, promoting warnings the decline could hit production rates. 

Pig prices continue to fall

Pig prices have experienced their largest week-on-week decline since February 2016. 

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.

Beef and pork exports drop in first half of 2017

A “slow start” has hit UK beef and pork exports, resulting in a year-on-year decline for the first half of 2017.

Lamb producers’ shares decline in July

Retail prices for lamb remained steady in July, but producers’ shares fell during the month. 

UK pig production decline greater than expected

Year-on-year UK pork production fell by more than expected for the second quarter of the year.

Volume sales of red meat suffer decline

Volume sales of beef, lamb and pork have all seen a decline over the 12 weeks to 28 February, according to the latest Meat, Fish and Poultry (MFP) figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

Poultry feature: Ruffled feathers

A drop in feed prices, the threat of bird flu and increased retail competition are all hitting the UK’s poultry sector, yet long-term growth is still on the cards.

Bacon Report: Healthy drivers

While the bacon category has remained relatively static in the past year, a number of factors are keeping it popular with shoppers, finds Oli Haenlein

Asda sees drop in LFL sales amid ‘turbulent’ market

Asda has revealed plans to invest £600m in new and existing stores as it announces a 2.6% fall in like-for-like (LFL) sales for its final quarter of the year.

Despite falling sales, bacon remained the most popular processed meat
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Kantar reveals post-Christmas performance for meat and poultry

Beef has dominated post-Christmas meat sales and is benefiting from further promotions, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

Dip in food sales signals continuation of price wars

Food sales have experienced the deepest three-month average decline since 2008 according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Tesco sees third consecutive quarter of sales decline

UK like-for-like sales have fallen yet again for Tesco, down 3.7% (excluding petrol), for the first quarter of 2014-2015.

Growth in meat market hides decline in consumption

A gradual decline in the consumption of meat products has been disguised by rising costs and the impact of inflation, according to a new report from Key Note.

Devro announces decline in pre-tax profits

Scottish manufacturer of collagen sausage casings Devro has revealed pre-tax profit fell 4.5% to £37.5m for the full year ended 31 December 2013.

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