News for Dunbia

Great Taste Awards 2022

Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2022. We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised with 8 awards at the prestigious Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food. Judged by some of the most discerning palates,

Princess Royal opens Dunbia Highland Meats plant following £12m upgrade

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal has officially opened Dunbia’s Highland Meats’ upgraded facilities, following a £12m investment. The new facilities, which include upgrades to the abattoir and cutting areas at the Saltcoats plant, will support the long-term expansion of Highland Meats which employs over 320 staff. The Princess Royal

Dunbia named as Meat, Poultry & Seafood Company of the Year

We are thrilled to have won Meat, Poultry & Seafood Company of the Year at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards! Hosted by Cherry Healey of BBC2’s Inside the Factory, the prestigious event was held in London on Thursday 17 March 2022. The awards are the undisputed, original and best accolades,

Food Waste Action Week 2022

The second annual Food Waste Action Week begins today, Monday 7th of March, with television presenter Gregg Wallace taking the reins to raise people’s awareness of the huge impact of household food waste on climate change and share practical advice, food savvy behaviours and tips on how we can all

Dunbia Butcher Awarded Highest Butchery Honour at London Awards

Congratulations to our Group Commercial Sales Manager, Marc Murphy, who has been awarded Institute of Meat (IoM) accredited Master Butcher status at their Annual Prize-giving event, held at Butchers Hall, London on 24th February. Marc is one of only 4 Master Butchers in Dunbia and one of less than 60

Food Safety Week 2022

The Groups annual Food Safety Week will take place across all sites from the 14th – 18th of February. The purpose of the event is to get employees interacting and learning about food safety through a range of engaging quizzes and activities, with the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes

Dunbia Announces £1m Investment to Tackle Agricultural Supply Chain Emissions

‘Bigger Steps for Smaller Footprints’ will measure carbon footprint of 500 farms Data to be independently verified by the Carbon Trust Project will support Dunbia’s science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions Dunbia, the UK division of Dawn Meats Group, is investing an initial £1m in a new multi-year, full supply

Craft Skills Scotland Awards 2021

Congratulations to our team at Highland Meats who have won ‘Training Partner of the Year’ at this year’s Craft Skills Scotland Awards held in Dundee, Scotland on the 24th of November. We would also like to congratulate our Butchery Academy Manager, Martin Neely, and our Butchery Trainer, Chris Brawls, who also received finalist trophies for the ‘Mentor of the Year’ category. 

New ‘Water Roadmap’ targets water security for the food and drink sector

50 leading UK food and drink companies officially support the new Water Roadmap to help deliver the UK’s Courtauld Commitment 2030 water target and UN Sustainable Development Goals.  Roadmap to improve quality and availability of water in 20 sourcing areas and work towards the target of sourcing 50% of the


Working across key areas such as supply chain, animal welfare, and sustainable agriculture, you will get involved in all aspects of the agriculture and research and development areas within the business.


This varied role will provide you with an opportunity to get involved in all aspects of the Environmental department and participate in continuous improvement projects within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment.

Human Resources

As your skills and knowledge develop over time, you will get involved in all aspects of HR within a fast-paced food manufacturing environment and your responsibility will increase.

Retail National Account Management

This exciting role will see you gain a wide range of business experience skills, providing support to major UK retail supermarket customer accounts. 

Operations & Commercial

Work in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment gaining a hands-on experience across all aspects of operations, production and commercial with a focus on continuous improvement. 

New Product Development

You will be involved in supporting and managing the NPD process to ensure new and re-developed products are launched successfully. 

Livestock procurement

An exciting opportunity to learn about all areas of livestock procurement within the business, gaining a full understanding of production and operations.

Food Safety & Quality

A hands-on opportunity to understand and impact on food safety, quality and animal welfare across a fast-paced food manufacturing environment. Ensuring legislative compliance, customer excellence and continuous improvement.

Mechanical Engineering

As an engineering graduate you will be hands on and, on the go, working in a fast paced, busy environment overseeing electrical, mechanical and automation projects in a food manufacturing business.

Accounting & Finance

Gain a robust understanding in all aspects of the Finance Function with support at every step of the way to attain the professional qualifications needed to become a finance leader of the future.