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UMC Score AA Grade for Food Safety and Quality

5th November, 2018

Universal Meat Company is delighted to be awarded BRC AA grade certification for our meat storage and distribution facility at our headquarters in Annaghmore, near Portadown. BRC Global Standards is a leading consumer protection organisation used by over 26,000 certified suppliers over 130 countries.

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Universal Meat Visit Paris to Discover the World’s Best Food Innovations!

2nd November, 2018

Universal Meat Company attended SIAL Paris 2018 – the world’s largest food innovation exhibition.  This five day celebration of global food innovation has assisted exhibitors and visitors to explore world trends and innovations in the agri-food industry for the past 20 years.

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Coosters Chicken: MEAT The New Kids on The Block

4th October, 2018

Coosters Chicken is a new range of premium chicken products created and launched by our team of award winning product development, sourcing, storage and logistics experts, here at UMC. Each product is pre-cooked and frozen so preparation time is kept to a minimum. 

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UMC Enjoy a Night Out to the 6th Belfast International Tattoo

17th September, 2018

Some members and former members of the Universal Meat Company team enjoyed an entertaining night of music and dance at the SSE Arena in Belfast for the 6th Belfast International Tattoo.

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Osmond & Harold Raise Over £4000 for Southern Area Hospice!

10th August, 2018

MD Osmond Gurgan and Harold raise over £4000 after undertaking a weight loss challenge, whilst raising much need funds for a local charity that is close to their hearts.

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UMC Win Meat Supplier of the Year Award!

23rd May, 2018

Universal Meat Company win Meat Supplier of the Year at the 3rd annual Food Awards Northern Ireland 2018. UMC source, store and supply meat and non-meat products to over 600 customers in the UK and Ireland.

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The Logistics of Getting Customers Their Chicken Dinner!

21st March, 2018

A well known fast food restaurant chain faced a bit of a grilling recently when customers discovered that there was little or no fried chicken to be found anywhere!

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Osmond to Lose Pounds and Raise Funds for Southern Area Hospice!

12th February, 2018

As the new year commenced, our MD Osmond Gurgan and his cousin, Harold Beck set themselves a personal challenge to lose weight and raise money for local charity, Southern Area Hospice.

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An Idiot's Guide to Cooking a Christmas Dinner

21st December, 2017

Sales Support team member, Indrea McCready loves Christmas but she has a guilty secret to share – she's never cooked a Christmas dinner before!

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UMC's Anuga Adventure in Cologne!

22nd November, 2017

We recently shared our plans to attend Anuga, the world's largest trade fair for businesses operating in the food and drink industry around the world

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Universal Meat Company Prepare to 'Taste The Future' in Cologne

25th September, 2017

Universal means universal at UMC as we travel the world sourcing the best products for our customers and put them to the taste test!

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