Closing the productivity gap between English and EU pig producers and a new focus on pork as a midweek meal solution are two underpinning themes of AHDB Pork’s three year strategy published for consultation today (1 December).
New Defra figures have shown a dramatic fall in farm incomes for the third consecutive year.
The National Farmers Union says this has had a huge impact on farming businesses with some sectors, such as dairy and pigs, seeing their incomes halved.
British bangers are losing their bang because modern recipes are leaner and healthier, scientists have found.
A study found that today’s sausages made much less of a sizzle when being cooked because they generally contain less fat and water than traditional recipes from the past.
Supply discipline is going to be key to the performance of the global pork market next year, warns today’s quarterly pork report from Rabobank.
“Prospects for 2017 are weak, with global trade expected to stabilise and with all the main producers in expansion mode,” said Rabobank’s animal protein analyst, Albert Vernooij, adding that this will make supply discipline key to the industry securing positive prospects next year.
The full English breakfast can be considered as a British tradition that holds its source from the early 1300s. Up to now the traditional English breakfast is highly popular and you can find such a breakfast wherever British people have settled, as they take their tradition with them wherever they go. The British breakfast started from the gentry and it developed with the Victorians, who standardised the food and refined the tradition to create a truly national dish.
A security alert was sparked at Manchester airport when a pork pie-loving pensioner tried to carry his tasty treat through the scanners.
A Government review into the Grocery Code Adjudicator (GCA) should look at extending the role to cover more of the supply chain, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said.
This follows an announcement that the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has agreed to launch an industry call for evidence of unfair trading practices, alongside the statutory review of the GCA role.
The Co-operative has declared that it is to source all its fresh bacon and lamb from British farms.
Hailed by the National Farmers’ Union as a “bold move” that shows a real commitment to quality British food, the Co-op said its switch to 100 per cent domestic bacon and lamb will take effect in its stores from May 1 next year.