Meat & poultry

Moy Park's Ursula Lavery talks about innovation and the future of the company

Business Leaders

Future-proofing with Moy Park

By Aidan Fortune

With an eye on consumer trends, poultry processor Moy Park has made massive investments in innovation and NPD. Ursula Lavery, technical and R&D director – Europe, details how the business is planning ahead.

A shortage of vets in the UK has been highlighted in a Migration Advisory Committee report

UK meat vet shortage highlighted

By Aidan Fortune

The troubling lack of veterinary staff in the UK meat industry has been highlighted in a new report by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC).

3D printed steaks, the future of plant-based meat?

3D printed steaks, the future of plant-based meat?

By James Ridler

As the trend of flexitarianism and veganism continues to grow, one man poised to capitalise on the rise in meat-free diets is Giuseppe Scionti, chief executive of 3D printed plant-based meat manufacturer NovaMeat.

A tax on meat products has been deemed

Meat tax idea deemed ‘too simplistic’

By Aidan Fortune

A jury in a mock trial debating a meat tax has found that it’s “too blunt a policy tool” to be effective and that all ultra-processed foods should be subject to a levy.

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

Pig price increase branded ‘insult’

By Aidan Fortune

The National Pig Association (NPA) has deemed the latest increase in the pig price an “insult to the hard work of the industry”.

The world of food and drink is being disrupted by innovative new start ups

YFood boss points to growing food revolution

By Ellie Woollven

Plant-based sushi, pork and caviar replacements were all highlighted by Nadia El Hadery, chief executive and founder of YFood, organiser of a week in London celebrating food industry revolutionaries.

Investors are looking to put their money into meat-alternatives producers

Time is right for meat alternative start-ups

By James Ridler

Now is the perfect time for start-ups in the alternative meat sector, as a growing number of investors look to fund businesses within the market, according to the head of investment at CPT Capital.