Beef cow

Farmers launch new beef grading system that promises greater meat quality


The Good Beef Project has already attracted 120 farmers and is in discussions with retailers over its adoption

Cranswick Preston

City Snapshot: Positive start for Cranswick on strong meat demand in supermarkets


Meat producer Cranswick has continued to benefit from strong demand in supermarkets over the summer, as well as the beginnings of a recovery for food-to-go and foodservice sales as Covid-19 restrictions eased further.


Ember to ramp up campaign against factory farming as it hits £800k crowdfunding target


Founded three years ago by brothers Harry and Jack Mayhew, the business has currently raised £945,000 from 244 investors, including ASOS CEO Nick Beighton, with the Seedrs round closing next week.

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Education reform needed to solve labour crisis, meat firms say


The government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee policy and T Levels need more food-focused courses, the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers argues

Farmison & Co Cut shop

Farmison & Co sales soaring as it holds on to pandemic custom


The platform has seen a 300% expansion in volume sales since 2019


National Food Strategy: industry reacts to ‘wake-up call’ report

2021-07-15T10:23:00+01:00By The Grocer

Businesses and industry bodies have been left stunned by some of the measures outlined in Dimbleby’s report

Future Meat Technologies Israel

Nestlé eyes push into cultured meat market


The global food giant said it was closely monitoring scientific trends and exploring emerging technologies

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Pragmatism needed to ease meat & fish Brexit export woes, Efra chair warns Defra


Neil Parish MP also criticised the government for not pledging further financial support for exporters hit by red tape

Spanish chorizo

Spanish chorizo industry hails 28% growth in UK Q1 exports


The Spanish Chorizo Consortium said it could exceed 2020’s export figures but warned of disruption from Brexit and Covid

Farshad Kazemian of The Ethical Butcher

Ethical Butcher surges past target to hit £1.1m in crowdfunding


The wholesaler launched a £400k crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube this week

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Poultry sector warns of new CO2 crisis with supplies on ‘knife-edge’


A series of manufacturing issues across Europe have contributed to growing shortages