Lloyd's Register acquires Acoura
20 December, 2016

LR acquires Acoura in move to strengthen market leading position for food safety assurance services Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering,...
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Festive Opening Hours
16 December, 2016

Please note we will be operating the folowing hours at our Edinburgh and Stevenage offices over the Festive Period: Both offices will close at 3pm on Friday...
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Is it safe to eat a rare burger?
12 December, 2016

With the burger market set to reach a value of £3.8billion by 2020, burgers are a staple item on any menu.  But with 48% of consumers expecting to...
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Largest Canadian Herring fishery gains MSC Certification
1 December, 2016

The Canadian 4VWX Herring fishery has been awarded MSC certification following a 20 month assessment process delivered by Acoura Marine.   The fishery,...
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Tackling and Preventing Norovirus
23 November, 2016

Norovirus is the biggest cause of infectious intestinal illness in the UK. Though preventable, Norovirus is easily spread from person to person, or from hands...
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Acoura certify first land based salmon farm for ASC
14 November, 2016

Polish aquaculture producer Jurassic Salmon has become the first land based salmon farm to achieve ASC certification. Based near Janowo, West Pomerania,...
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How clean is your kitchen?
7 November, 2016

High standards of cleaning are a basic fundamental of managing a ‘safe’ kitchen and complying with food law. A dirty kitchen and equipment can lead...
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First Japanese Tuna fishery MSC Certified by Acoura
18 October, 2016

A Japanese pole and line tuna fishery has achieved MSC Certification, just five years after a tsunami hit the region.   The Japanese Pole and Line...
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Leading seafood expert joins Acoura as Strategic Adviser
14 September, 2016

In another senior appointment, leading seafood expert and former Director of Young’s Seafood Limited Mike Mitchell has joined Acoura, the global leaders...
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Acoura hosts BRC Storage and Distribution Issue 3 Training
30 August, 2016

BRC have launched Issue 3 of their Storage and Distribution standards, with changes set to come into effect on February the 1st 2017. In an effort to ensure...
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Gluten Regulation now in force
17 August, 2016

On the 20 July 2016, Regulation (EU) No 828/2014 came into force on the requirements for the provision of information to consumers on the absence or reduced...
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Western Australia Scalefisheries enter into MSC assessment with Acoura
10 August, 2016

Three Western Australian fisheries are aiming to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for 26 new species to the standard. The Western...
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Acoura Launch 24 Hour Health and Safety Service for BHA Members
5 August, 2016

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) can now offer its members greater health and safety reassurances through an agreement with compliance partner Acoura...
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Food Standards Agency issues new Hen Egg Advice
3 August, 2016

Acoura Strategic Adviser Lisa Ackerley examines the latest advice on eggs coming from the FSA. The Food Standards Agency’s Advisory Committee on the...
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BHA Catering Guide Launched
12 July, 2016

Yesterday the British Hospitality Association launched its long awaited revised Catering Guide to a packed Royal Air Force Club in London. Over 150 of the...
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Lisa Ackerley - "What to expect from the updated BHA Catering Guide"
6 July, 2016

This month, the BHA launches the Guide to Good Hygiene Practice for the catering industry, which is recognised by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards...
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Acoura to Exhibit at Royal Highland Show
14 June, 2016

Acoura will once again be exhibiting at Edinburgh’s Royal Highland Show, 23-26 June. Moving from our traditional location outside our old office, you can...
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Acoura Sponsor BHA Catering Guide Launch
27 May, 2016

Acoura are proud to sponsor the British Hospitality Association’s revised Catering Guide. Launched at the RAF Club in London on July the 11th, the...
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Acoura to Exhibit at Aquaculture UK
10 May, 2016

Acoura will once again be exhibiting at Aquaculture UK, the UK’s leading event for the sector. Taking place on the 25th and 26th of May in Aviemore, our...
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Protect your staff and customers from norovirus
9 May, 2016

Following the recent Norovirus outbreak that affected 60 people in a Kettering pub, what should pub operators be doing to prevent a similar outbreak? Stuart...
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Dutch Plaice fishermen awarded MSC Certification by Acoura
6 May, 2016

Two Dutch Plaice fishing groups have been re-awarded MSC certificates after the assessment undertaken by Acoura Marine deemed the fisheries to meet the MSC...
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Pubs and Restaurants need to address growing consumer demand for quality assurance
5 April, 2016

At a time when processors and supermarkets are being pressured by consumers to deliver higher levels of quality assurance, Acoura believe pubs and restaurants...
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Acoura to exhibit at Foodex
1 April, 2016

Acoura will once again be exhibiting at Foodex, the UK’s biggest event for the food manufacturing sector. Taking place Monday the 18th till Wednesday the...
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Introductory £50 discount available for Red Tractor Farm Assurance
25 March, 2016

As a leading provider of farm assurance our experienced teams are able to offer customers across the country a wide range of Red Tractor farm...
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New research reveals levels of consumer trust in seafood labelling
16 March, 2016

Early results from the MSC’s latest survey of more than 16,000 seafood consumers show that more than half (55%) doubt the seafood they consume is what it...
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Acoura are proud to sponsor the UK’s annual Meat and Poultry Processing Awards
1 March, 2016

Taking place this Thursday, March 3rd 2016 Acoura are proud to sponsor the drinks reception of the Meat and Poultry Processing Awards. Taking place at...
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Tennent’s calorie announcement could push legislative change warns Acoura
26 February, 2016

Last week, Scottish Brewing giant Tennent’s announced it will display calorie details on its bottles, cans and beer mats. The move, is the first of its...
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20% Discount on BRC Storage and Distribution Audits
23 February, 2016

To coincide with the addition of BRC Storage and Distribution to our range of services we are offering customers 20% discount on any audits booked with us...
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Acoura certify ASC’s first Chilean mussel producer
22 February, 2016

Ria Austral has become the first Chilean producer of its kind to be certified to the prestigious Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) farms standard....
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David Gregory Appointed as Chairman of Acoura
17 February, 2016

David Gregory has been appointed as Chairman of ambitious food safety and compliance specialist Acoura following a period of significant sustained growth. One...
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Acoura involved in MSC certification for Russia’s Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet
27 January, 2016

Following a 15 month assessment by Acoura’s specialist marine team, one of the biggest fisheries in Russia’s Pomorye region, the Arkhangelsk Trawl...
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£250k damages for food poisoning sets new industry precedent
22 January, 2016

This week a woman who has suffered chronic health issues following a food poisoning incident in 2009 was awarded £263,000 in damages by the Court of Session in...
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About Acoura

We offer specialist services and solutions aimed at protecting businesses who operate across the food and drink supply chain.


Whether you're a farmer, fisherman, food processor or publican we can reduce your compliance burden, protect your brand and help your business grow. 

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