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Waitrose to extend beef production at its Leckford Estate farm


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


Heck to make debut in cooked meats with cocktail sausage duo


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


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


Morrisons launches major pork price promotion amid flooded European market


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


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


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%


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


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


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


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

Organic market report

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


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


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


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