Matured approach

Asda has launched a line of matured beef. The meat is packed in a clear plastic tray. It has been hung for ten days and spent a further ten days in pack, so is a dark red colour.

Turkey tips

The British Turkey Sector Group Publicity & Marketing Committee's Christmas drive will involve a cooked whole turkey being delivered to a national radio presenters. Cook Paul Muddiman will give tips on TV on how to carve a turkey.

Seafood boom

The Top 25 seafood companies in Europe now account for $11.6bn in sales, 12% more than last year, when they accounted for $9.8bn in turnover. Their growth in the past year was unprecedented, according to a report from Intrafish.