- UK/New Zealand trade deal 'a major threat' to British producers
The UKâs free trade agreement threatens to be a one sided deal with little benefit for British producers that risks sacrificing food security and standards, warned members of the food and drink industry.
- Banham Poultry acquired by ‘chicken king’ Boparan
Norfolk-based Banham Poultry has been acquired by 2 Sisters Food Group president Ranjit Singh Boparan for an undisclosed sum.
- HGV driver, poultry worker and pork butcher visas: what we know
In an effort to tackle supply chain issues, the Government backtracked on its refusal to allow 'unskilled' labour into the UK and announced a temporary visa scheme for overseas HGV drivers, poultry workers and now pork butchers. The situation is progressing at pace, and this article considers what we know as at 22 October 2021.
- Unlicensed gangmaster fined £3.5k after supplying labour to meat plants
A Northern Ireland-based gangmaster who supplied workers to three meat factories in England without a licence has been fined Â3,500.