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2 Sisters hit by profits drop, despite sales rise

The parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group saw sales rise for the final quarter of 2016/17, but a fall in profits, and cautioned that the West Bromwich chicken factory closure would hits its first-quarter results in 2018. 

Modest rise in goose prices predicted

A wet summer is expected to help move the price of goose meat up slightly, according to the chairman of the British Goose Producers (BGP) John Franklin.

Quarter of sheep and goat slaughtered pre-stunning

Research has indicated that the number of animals being killed without being stunned first is on the rise. 

Demand prompts recruitment drive for NI Aberdeen Angus farmers

A rise in demand for Northern Irish Aberdeen Angus beef has triggered a recruitment drive for the sector. 

Prime Scottish cattle throughputs on the rise

The pattern of prime cattle throughputs peaking in October and November looks set to continue this year. 

Cooked options rise as busy Brits scramble for breakfast

Cooked breakfast options have seen a surge in popularity, according to new AHDB consumer insight data. 

Flexitarians on the rise, according to City Food Lecture

New ways of eating meat were addressed at this year’s City Food Lecture at the Guildhall in London. 

UK red meat production increases during 2015

Beef production in the UK experienced a 0.6% rise, while sheep meat production saw a rise of 0.5% during the 12 months of 2015. 

New venison product hits the shelves

Northern Irish butcher O’Doherty’s Fine Meats has launched a new venison product to cater to the rise in popularity of game meats. 

Value set to return to meat sales

Plummeting meat prices could be coming to an end, an industry expert has predicted. Following the recent announcement that Consumer Price Inflation rose 0.1% in May, up from -0.1% in April, Kantar Worldpanel believes that meat prices could start to rise by the end of the year. 

Lamb curry consumption on the rise

Roast lamb consumption may be falling but farmers and processors can take heart from news that consumers are starting to spice it up instead. 

Pig slaughterings in the UK rise 3.4% in April

Official figures released by the government for show UK pig slaughterings have continued to rise. 

Moy Park sees revenue rise in Q1 of 2015

Moy Park has posted a rise in revenue and underlying profits for the first quarter of the year. 

Rise in sheep meat production forecast

UK sheep meat production is set to rise again this year, according to AHDB/Eblex forecasts.

Big rise in chicken feed prices

Government figures show that the cost of chicken feed has risen significantly more than feed for other livestock.

Butcher’s reports rise in sales for T-bone steaks

Shropshire butcher’s G N Badley & Sons has reported a resurgence in the T-bone steak with an increase in requests from the foodservice sector.

Faccenda raises lowest pay beyond minimum wage

Employees on the minimum wage at Faccenda Foods have seen their wages rise 0.69p per hour, a move that has been welcomed by its trade union.

Rise in online sales of pork

Bpex has welcomed reports that online sales for pork have increased, highlighting that pork purchasers are using modern purchasing methods.

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