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Horsemeat trading group taken down by police

An investigation, linked to the horsemeat scandal, has led to the arrest of 66 people and the dismantling of a horsemeat trading ring.

Sheep producers told to sell hoggs at optimum weight

Sheep farmers have been advised that to achieve maximum producer margin, hoggs should be sold at optimum weight and cleanliness to counterbalance a fall in prices year-on-year. 

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. 

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?

Government investment results in new markets for Welsh red meat industry

Three years-worth of government investment of £1.2 million to fund export activities has resulted in over £38m of new safeguarded business for PGI Welsh Lamb and PGI Welsh Beef. 

Critical cocktail hits lamb exports

A “critical cocktail” of low consumer purchasing power, punitive exchange rates, cheap imports and supply surfeits have forced UK lamb exports to dip by nearly a quarter in the last 12 months, according to Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales’ (HCC) latest Market Bulletin. 

British sausage brand aims for international growth

Sausage brand The Black Farmer hopes to take its products to Spain following a UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) mission to the country.

Pork supplier clinches Spanish deal

A Northern Irish meat processor is celebrating after landing a deal to supply a leading wholesaler in Spain.

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