The Pendle Pig, a leading Hog Roast company in the UK has released some benefits on why hiring a catering company for an event is so advantageous. The Pendle Pig has been up and running for four years, catering for a variety of different events, including Coronation Street.
Analysts have recently reported that there has been a huge 18% increase in the price of pork as wholesale manufacturers and retailers face commodity price swings and a weaker sterling following the Brexit vote. The price of pork is now at a two year high, and it is anticipated that there's going to be a knock-on effect on the price of sausages, bacon and other pork products found in supermarkets and shops over the next few weeks. There is always a delay when it comes to an increase in price for consumers, but there is absolutely no doubt that this consumer price increase is going to happen, and is going to happen incredibly soon.
Recent tests have shown that some of the meat produced from British pigs is infected with a livestock strain of MSRA. This has raised concerns throughout the UK, with a number of people now refusing to eat pork.
Leading Lancashire based hog roast company The Pendle Pig, recently held a competition across social media platforms – All businesses were eligible to enter with the winner to receive a free hog roast worth £600. To enter the competition all candidates needed to do was like, share and comment with their company name on a post and then wait to see if they won. However, it is now too late to enter as the winner has now been announced and they are Hedgehogg Florist.
The maximum five star rating has recently been given to over 650 food places in Preston – surpassing many people's expectations, including those of health bosses at Preston Council.
Colne Food Festival proved to be incredibly successful once again as thousands of locals and food lovers from a range of destinations sampled some of the tastiest food that Britain has to offer.
Pork and eating it in 'pulled form' – where the meat is cooked slowly over a lower temperature to allow for succulence – is anticipated to be a significant food trend this 2016. These expectations are fuelled by the news that the popular food chain TGI Fridays is set to feature a 'Pulled Pork Sundae' on its new menu. These dishes reflect what the caterers believe people want to eat; therefore emphasizing pork as highly popular and allowing for a variety of uses.
According to recent figures released by Defra and analysed by AHDV Pork, the production of pork meat in 2015 was at a greater volume at the end of the year compared to beef – the first time this has happened since 2003. Pork production had increased by 4% over the course of 2015; emphasizing it as an increasingly popular food product with further growth expected this year. It is thought that the increased affordability of pork joints and the variety of serving methods are playing a key role in the meats continued growth. A parallel trend therefore expected is increased interest in affordable, quality pork products –as the public realise the scale of interest.
Reports reveal that pulled pork advertising is set to return to television screens in early 2016, according to the National Pig Association (NPA). This highlights the consumer popularity of the slowly-cooked succulent meat and also that pulled pork and its related products constitute a growing industry. It follows on from a successful 2015 campaign to advertise pulled pork products across the media, including recipes and seasonal suggestions. Now major food outlets including Burger King and Subway have offered pulled pork options, and there are a number of indicators in place which suggests that it is going to be one the most popular meats in 2016.
UK Hog Roasting Company, The Pendle Pig, have recently commented on the news that the UK and US are set to receive further funding for animal health and disease research, which should improve animals well beings and the safety of the meat.