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The healthy range is tapping into the needs of the modern consumer
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Simon Howie caters to millennial audience

Meeting younger consumers’ demands, Simon Howie Butchers has introduced a range of healthy options.

Truffle marinade launched to coincide with game season

Innovative Food Ingredients (IFI) has introduced a gluten-free truffle marinade to the UK – part of AVO’s Lafiness marinade range – designed to coincide with game season. 

Dalziel expansion to increase production capacity

Dalziel Ingredients has announced a £2.5 million manufacturing expansion, as demand for its gluten-free solutions has doubled.

Free waste management service available to meat industry

A new, free waste management service has been launched to help food manufacturing companies save money and reduce their environmental footprint.

Cargill grows partnership with FareShare

Poultry processor Cargill has announced a new agreement to supply FareShare, an organisation fighting hunger by tackling food waste, with fresh chicken every week free of charge. 

Sainsbury’s defends kangaroo burgers following backlash

Retailer Sainsbury’s has defended the launch of its kangaroo burgers, amid a backlash from animal rights activists.

Corndale expands charcuterie offering to boost retail sales

Corndale Free Range Charcuterie has introduced new packs of sliced chilli chorizo products. 

Bacon-sellers sentenced for fraudulent activity

Two businessmen have been sentenced for selling misleading bacon products.

Healthier, wealthier Britain: farming success post-Brexit

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Meurig Raymond has outlined free trade, labour and a new agricultural policy as the “main ingredients” for a buoyant post-Brexit rural economy. 

New Zealand would have more cause to celebrate a free trade deal than the UK, say Welsh farmers
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Welsh farmers warn of free trade New Zealand deal

The Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) has warned a free trade deal with New Zealand would not benefit UK livestock producers, amid prospects of the ‘Hard Brexit’ pursued by prime minister Theresa May.

SOS: Save Our Sausages

Declining sales and constant media attention have hit the sausage sector where it hurts. Is there a way back for the beleaguered banger? 

Stun-free halal certification scheme launched

Traditional Halal Limited has launched its stun-free certification scheme. 

Lucas Ingredients launches Gluten Free Pork Sausage mix

Lucas Ingredients has unveiled its new Gluten Free Pork Sausage mix. 

Dalziel recognised for gluten-free products

Dalziel Ingredients, suppliers of seasoning blends, cures and functional ingredients into the butchery sector, has been recognised with a Crossed Grain symbol by Coeliac UK for its gluten-free products. 

The Black Farmer flies the flag ahead of new TV campaign

To coincide with its new TV campaign, The Black Farmer has updated the packaging on its gluten-free lines to include the Union Jack flag. 

NSA Sheep 2016 adds value to the industry

British sheep producers are encouraged to take advantage of the National Sheep Association’s (NSA) Sheep 2016 free event, with a theme of ‘adding value to the sheep industry’. 

Free workshops on Estimated Breeding Values offered to beef industry

Beef farmers are being offered the opportunity to attend free workshops focused on Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs). 

Richmond enters free-from category

Kerry Foods’ sausage brand Richmond has entered the free-from market with the launch of a new pork sausage made with rice flour instead of wheat. 

QMS to address sheep lameness

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is working alongside MSD Animal Health in running a series of free workshops that will focus on preventing sheep lameness. 

Not all cattle need to be tested for BVD

To reduce the level of individual testing for Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD), Scottish cattle owners will be able to assume that some of their livestock are free of the disease. 

Sausage firm shows support for coeliac sufferers

Sausage-maker Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, aka the Black Farmer, is supporting Coeliac UK’s Awareness Week diagnosis campaign by featuring ‘Get Tested’ stickers on all his packs.

Veterinary body urges trapping badgers before shooting

Badgers killed as part of anti-bovine TB culling programmes in West Somerset and West Gloucestershire should be trapped in a cage before being shot, rather than being shot while roaming free.

Ingredients firm sees rise in demand for allergen-free

EHL Ingredients has reported an increase in demand for its allergen-free ingredients and blends, with the appetite for its curry powder blend increasing by 35% within the last year.

Northern Ireland seeks brucellosis-free status for cattle

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed news that Stormont’s Department of Agriculture is applying to the EU for Northern Ireland cattle to be declared brucellosis-free. 

Online livestock auction firm offers free trading platform

Online livestock auction software company Livestock Live is now offering its online trading platform to customers for free.

Staffordshire firm aims to ‘bring classroom to the countryside’

Staffordshire pig and poultry producer Packington Free Range is investing in the next generation’s education by launching an education project that works with schools to “bring the classroom to the countryside”.

New gluten-free mix for sausages

A leading ingredients supplier is hoping to reinvigorate the gluten-free sausage sector with the launch of a new mix.

Meat processor aims for PVC-free packaging

Meat processor Tulip has announced it aims to make its packaging PVC-free by spring 2015.

Roadshow promotes Welsh meat to visitors

The Welsh Red Meat Roadshow, organised by Hybu Cig Cymru – the meat promotion body for Wales – will make its next stop at Oakwood Theme Park.

UK farmer embarks on chicken welfare tour

A young Devon farmer is preparing to set off on a 39-day tour of Europe to campaign for clearer poultry labelling – and she is doing it dressed as a chicken.

Northern Irish meat company seals gluten-free deal with Ocado

Northern Irish meat firm Doherty’s will launch gluten-free sausages, meatballs and burgers into the online supermarket Ocado.

Environmentalists to launch Meat Free May

Not content with meat-free Mondays, environmental campaigners have launched a campaign to encourage consumers to sign up to a whole month of meat abstinence with the launch of Meat Free May.

Live animal exports decision to cost Thanet up to £1.5m

Thanet District Council is facing up to a £1.5m damages claim after taking the “moral and political” – but hasty and legally unwise – decision to close the Port of Ramsgate to live animal exports for five weeks.

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