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New food labelling regulations come into force

On 13th December, the new Food Information to Consumers’ (FIC) regulations came into force. They cover provision of mandatory information regarding...


12 December 2014 | Meat Processing,News,Produce
Catering butcher smashes its Christmas orders records

Yorkshire Dales Meat Company - the catering butcher supplying professional kitchens and supermarkets across the North of England - has smashed all pre...


UK farmer confidence falling, according to new survey

Falling farmgate prices and market price volatility have contributed to a drop in farmer confidence, a new survey by the NFU has revealed. After th...


9 December 2014 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Co-Op makes £1.5bn investment in UK farming

The Co-operative Food will be investing £1.5bn to source own-brand British meat, produce and dairy products from the UK. The business will increase th...


8 December 2014 | News,Produce
Farmers call on volunteers to salvage unwanted produce

Farmers are calling for volunteers to salvage thousands of tonnes of fresh fruit and vegetables that are wasted on UK farms every year. Farmers acr...


Peter upsets the odds to become Wales’ top young butcher

Talented 19-year-old butcher Peter Rushforth caused an upset by beating the defending champion in the final of the Welsh Young Butcher Competition 201...


2 December 2014 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Food hygiene rating scheme extended

From 28 November 2014, trade to trade food businesses in Wales come within the scope of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act. Under this extension t...


28 November 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
Organic support moves welcomed by industry body

DEFRA’s decision to pay organic farmers lower conversion rates but increase maintenance rates has been described as 'the right move for the UK organic...


Fraud costing UK produce £11bn a year

UK food and drinks companies are losing more than £11.2bn a year to fraud and error, according to a new report. The research reviewed data from 73 ...


21 November 2014 | News,Produce
Bradford shop owners fined for selling rotten fruit

A HMI investigation has seen Bradford shop owners fined for selling rotten, damaged and incorrectly labelled fruit. The owners of a Bradford shop h...


Dairy industry needs to find ways of coping with market volatility

Pembrokeshire dairy farmers voiced their concerns regarding severe farmgate milk price cuts during a well-attended Pembrokeshire NFU Cymru on-farm mee...


19 November 2014 | Cattle,News,Produce,Supermarkets
UK beef farmers 'should be in bullish mood'

British beef farmers should be in 'bullish mood' after the famous French butcher Yves-Marie le Bourdonnec, declared that British breeds were a cut abo...


18 November 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
New grocery box reduces waste and keeps produce fresh

Goplasticpallets.com has launched a new perforated, rigid pallet box in the UK – the GoBox 1210 BBE – which is ideal for the storage and transportatio...


18 November 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
NFU concerned over new organic regulations

NFU Cymru has expressed deep concern at EU proposals for a new Regulation governing organic food production in Wales. Presenting evidence to Assemb...


11 November 2014 | News,Produce,Shows and Events
Improvements needed to boost agricultural productivity

Greater improvements are required to boost agricultural productivity in England, Innovation for Agriculture have warned. Addressing the barriers to...



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10 December 2014
Butcher/Butchery Manager
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24 December 2014
CHEF DE PARTIE – £25,000 – 3 AA ROSETTES – 6 SHIFTS – CLOSED SUNDAYS
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23 December 2014
Supply Chain Analyst
Food, FMCG, Supply Chain, Farm, Labelling, Packaging, Dairy, Bakery, Meat, Beef, Pork, Lamb, Fresh Produce, Ready Meals, Cann...

26 December 2014
Sous chef - Oxfordshire
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16 December 2014
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