Retail

Scottish farmers call for origin labelling

Scottish farmers call for origin labelling

By Aidan Fortune

The National Farmers’ Union in Scotland (NFU Scotland) has urged the introduction of country of origin labelling (COOL) on processed beef products.

Meat industry at odds over beef support

Meat industry at odds over beef support

By Aidan Fortune

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has hit back at the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) assertions that the processing industry needs to do more to support domestic produce.

Morrisons has opened up its beef supply chain to accept calves from dairy suppliers

Morrisons to open up beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

Retailer Morrisons has extended its beef supply chain in the UK to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers to participate in the Arla UK 360 programme.

Masan develops branded meat division

Masan develops branded meat division

By Aidan Fortune

Vietnamese food business Masan Group has announced plans to rename its Nutri-Science subsidiary to Masan MEATLife as part of the development of a branded meat division.

Popeyes has outlined massive expansion plans for China

Chicken restaurant Popeyes to expand in China

By Aidan Fortune

Poultry restaurant Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (Popeyes) has announced a new agreement to develop and open more than 1,500 Popeyes restaurants in the People’s Republic of China over the next 10 years.

Irish farmers have criticised processors and retailers on the disparity in lamb prices

Irish farmers slam lamb retail prices

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has accused processors and retailers of keeping margins to themselves at the expense of its members.

Pork in UK butcher shops will be tested to determine its country of origin

AHDB to test butcher shops for pork origins

By Aidan Fortune

UK levy organisation Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is to extend its isotope testing on pork products to include local butcher shops.