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China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

Nigel Fredericks has entered administration at the loss of 250 jobs

Nigel Fredericks enters administration

By Aidan Fortune

London-based meat and poultry wholesaler Nigel Fredericks Trading Limited has been placed in administration, resulting in the loss of 250 jobs.

The Scottish red meat industry is under significant pressure

Scottish beef industry under threat

By Aidan Fortune

Scottish beef producers are fighting back against livestock and price pressures that are placing the industry’s future in jeopardy.

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

AHDB looks to Asia for new opportunities

By Aidan Fortune

British businesses are being encouraged to consider Asia as a target market in a new report by the UK's Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Meatless Farm launches in Co-op

Meatless Farm launches in Co-op

By Aidan Fortune

Plant-based producer The Meatless Farm Co has launched two of its products into supermarket chain Co-op.

Colm Dore has been appointed managing director of CD Foods

ABP makes senior appointment

By Aidan Fortune

Processor ABP has announced the appointment of Colm Dore as the new managing director of its pet food division, C&D Foods.

ASF anti-viral drugs to be developed

ASF anti-viral drugs to be developed

By Aidan Fortune

Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet is to partner with animal disease research body Pirbright Institute to development antiviral drugs to combat African Swine Fever (ASF).