• McDonald’s pledge to zero deforestation

    ON TUESDAY, global fast food chain McDonald’s launched an 8-point plan to eliminate deforestation across its supply chain.                     The multinational’s global commitment to source sustainable beef, pulp and paper packaging,… Read More

  • Farmers frustrated at drop in beef price

    THE DRAMATIC fall in the beef price over the past few months is a major concern for the livestock industry, the NFU reiterated today.                       Beef farmers are angry that… Read More

  • Food inflation rates to continue to beat Consumer Price Index

    CHICKEN AND pork prices expected to drop, but food inflation rates are to continue to beat CPI rates as it eases slightly from 4.4% to 3.8% in 2014.                 Prestige Purchasing, procurement specialist… Read More

  • Provenance prevails

    THE MAIN priority for consumers when buying meat or poultry is provenance not price.   More than half of consumers (59%) prefer to buy UK-sourced meat and poultry compared to imported meat.   Meanwhile, price is the main consideration for… Read More