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Waitrose to extend beef production at its Leckford Estate farm

2021-02-24T19:18:00+00:00By

The move means the retailer will be able to source some of its beef directly from its own farm

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Heck to make debut in cooked meats with cocktail sausage duo

2021-02-24T19:02:00+00:00By

It comes as the supplier posted a 10.5% increase in turnover for the year to 31 July 2020

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James Hall adds four new sausage flavours to existing Spar range

2021-02-22T16:30:00+00:00By

They will be available across its network of independent and company-owned stores in 400g packs of six thick sausages

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Morrisons launches major pork price promotion amid flooded European market

2021-02-22T12:09:00+00:00By

The move follows a collapse in demand for pork and tumbling farmgate prices

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Cranswick joins Amazon-led ‘net zero by 2040’ climate pledge

2021-02-17T16:15:00+00:00By

The pork giant said it aims to become the world’s most sustainable meat business

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Study shows cattle methane emissions can be reduced by 40%

2021-02-15T12:28:00+00:00By

A multiyear study by red meat giant ABP Food Group has shown it is possible to reduce methane emissions from cattle

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Finnebrogue dodges GB-NI trade issues and posts strong growth in accounts

2021-02-12T12:27:00+00:00By

Parent Lynn’s Country Foods reported a 21% increase in sales in its latest accounts

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Meat and dairy ‘not ready for new rules on climate reporting’

2021-02-11T12:50:00+00:00By

A new report by acricultural consultancy Kite warned up to half of businesses were not prepared for tighter rules on emissions reporting

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Organic sales hit 15-year high as locked-down shoppers flock to category

2021-02-10T00:01:00+00:00By

Soil Association Certification’s 2021 Organic Market Report revealed a 12.6% increase in organic food and drink sales to £2.79bn last last year

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Waitrose launches app that tracks emotional wellbeing of its animals

2021-02-08T11:41:00+00:00By

The app has been developed in collaboration with Scotland’s Rural College and is designed to give its animals an ‘enriching life’

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AHDB begins beef DNA traceability scheme

2021-02-05T10:01:00+00:00By

The pilot project will investigate the viability of a DNA traceability system for the UK’s beef supply chain