All news

BMPA publishes a report on the British meat industry. Photo: BMPA

Labour shortages in the meat industry is perennial, says BMPA

By Jenny Eagle

The British meat industry is worth £11bn a year to the UK economy, employing around 97,000 people, but the problem of labour shortages in this industry is perennial, according to a report by the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).

The company said the new production capacity will not compromise its CO2-neutral status. Pic: Palsgaard

Palsgaard invests €100m to double capacity

By Jim Cornall

Emulsifier manufacturer Palsgaard A/S, which creates a variety of products for the dairy industry, has announced the investment of €100m ($112.5m) to more than double production capacity at its Danish facility by 2024.

'Many people' have raised the question if coronaviruses can be transmitted via meat products, says BfR. Pic: GettyImages/ake1150sb

Can coronavirus be transmitted via meat products?

By Flora Southey

Outbreaks of COVID-19 at abattoirs and meat cutting facilities in Germany over the last few weeks has prompted concerns that the virus can be transmitted via meat products.

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars