Small Abattoir Funding Announced

Small Abattoir Funding Announced DEFRA farming minister Mark Spencer has announced the creation of a £4m fund “by the end of 2023” to help the small abattoir sector invest for the future and will ease the burden of regulation to help businesses stay competitive. Announcing a number of measures on Wednesday (13 September 2023), Mark […]

Abattoir closures impacting farming and food business across the UK, survey finds

A survey of more than 1,300 farming and food businesses across the UK found that access to local abattoir services was essential for many of them to operate, with 88% stating their abattoir was either important or essential to the success of their business, while 64% felt the availability, or lack of availability, of a […]