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Brazil keen to forge UK deal

Brazil is determined to begin free trade talks with the UK as soon as possible after Brexit, according to a senior ex-diplomat. 

Scottish beef producers warn against Mercosur deal

Representatives from the Scottish beef industry have spoken out against a possible trade deal with the South American trading bloc Mercosur.

Farmers’ union highlights importance of trade deals amid Brazil meat scandal

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has emphasised the importance of securing trade deals and the high standards of British food production. This comes after allegations that Brazil has been selling and exporting rotten meat. 

Brazilian meat giant launches European foodservice platform

BRF Europe looks to expand in foodservice with the launch of an online platform positioning itself as a partner of choice for poultry. 

Pork exports to China more than double for 2016

Pork shipments to China reached 1.6 million tonnes (t) in weight for 2016, more than double the previous year. 

Asia Pacific tipped as ‘important’ pork market

UK pork exporters have been told to consider the Far East as a potential market.

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. 

Uruguay aims to build on meat trade with UK following EU exit

Uruguay is keen to grow a two-way meat trade with the UK post-Brexit, according to a speech given at January’s Worshipful Company of Butchers lunch in London. 

Paralympic medallist thanks Cornish meat firm

Paralympian Melissa Reid has praised the Brian Etherington Meat Company, based near Redruth in Cornwall, for its support during her Paralympic campaign. 

EHL Ingredients launches 20 new lines to celebrate birthday

In honour of being in operation for 20 years, EHL is launching ten new products over the course of this month. In total, it will introduce 20 new blends over 2016. 

Snaffling Pig gets in Brazilian spirit

With the Paralympic Games kicking off yesterday (Wednesday, 7 September), premium pork scratchings firm The Snaffling Pig Co. has launched a new limited edition flavour to celebrate the success of Team GB in Rio. 

Still time to apply for overseas training opportunities

The Nuffield Farming Trust has reminded potential scholars that time is running out to apply for its overseas scholarship, as the 31 July deadline approaches. 

Concerns for Scottish beef producers over Mercosur deal

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Scotland highlighted the dangers that a flawed trade deal with South American countries could have of the country’s beef industry. 

Experts point to impact of meat consumption on global warming

A new report has highlighted the relationship between the consumption of meat and the impact it has on global warming.

Chicken McNugget origins explained

Leading fast food chain McDonald’s has launched a new campaign that aims to educate the public about its famous chicken nuggets.

Aldi backs Team GB’s Olympic hopefuls

Supermarket chain Aldi has revealed plans to back Team GB on their road to Rio.

Retailers enjoy World Cup effect as barbecue products soar

With the weather hotting up and the Football World Cup in full swing, retailers and processors have benefited from increased sales of barbecue products.

Wakefield farm shop celebrates World Cup

Blacker Hall Farm Shop is to celebrate the football World Cup with a South American-style barbecue chicken product.

Aberdeen butcher introduces world cup sausages

One Aberdonian butcher has got in the football world cup spirit by producing sausages for each of the competing countries.

Poultry company announces World Cup sponsorship

After agreeing sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the Moy Park brand will be beamed to millions of viewers across the globe this summer.

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