Protest group folds

The Salmon Farm Protest Group is to fold, after its founder Bruce Sandison announced his desire to retire. The group has spent six years harrying the Scottish fish farming industry on its environmental record.

Pork line of the year

Richmond-based Holmesterne Foods has scooped BPEX Pork Product of the Year with its twice-braised pork shank with pea jus. The company collected silver medals for two products.

Re-certified

The Cornish mackerel handline fishery has been re-certified as sustainable by the MSC. A spokesman for the industry said the MSC label brought better prices and gave an edge in the retail market.

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