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Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


21 May 2015 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News
European Commission rejects mandatory dairy labelling

The European Commission has rejected proposals to introduce mandatory country-of-origin labelling on dairy products. The first report looked at the...


Meat conference to explore export opportunities

Red meat export growth amid supply chain constraints and trade challenges will be in the spotlight next month at a major industry conference. The A...


British butchers in training for Tri-Nations contest

A group of top British butchers have been sharpening their skills ahead of this year’s Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge. The 2015 challenge will be h...


Veterinary President warns of 'creep of non-stun slaughter' in Scotland

John Blackwell, President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), warned there are challenges ahead for the Scottish Government and vets in Scotl...


Many factors contributing to depressed lamb market

There are many factors contributing to the depressed lamb price seen in recent weeks, says the National Sheep Association (NSA), meaning a change to a...


Lochhead queries sharp drop in beef prices

Concerns raised by farmers over a considerable drop in the price of cattle are being looked in to by Scottish Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead...


Livestock producers 'bitterly disappointed' at waste disposal plans

Plans by St Merryn Foods to increase charges for processing beef and lamb have left beef livestock producers bitterly disappointed, the NFU said today...


29 April 2015 | Meat Processing,News,NFU,Sheep
Falling price for new season lamb gives cause for concern

Farmers have expressed growing concern for the British lamb market as new season lamb prices have come under pressure in recent weeks. “Late April...


Growth in global meat market

In 2014, the global meat market increased in volume by 3% as a result of growing demand from emerging markets. India was the leading growth market wi...


27 April 2015 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Sheep
Scottish meat industry to benefit from €1.2m grant

The Scottish red meat industry is set to benefit from a €1.2 million (£861,000) grant secured from the European Commission (EC) by Quality Meat Scotla...


Retailers should commit to sourcing British lamb, farmers urge

Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season, farmers have urged. With next month traditionally regarded as the start...


Beef farmers had 'difficult start to 2015'

Beef farmers have had a difficult start to 2015, driven by a combination of factors some of which are outwith producers’ control, according to Stuart ...


National Beef Week has Yorkshire focus

The fifth national Great British Beef Week centred on St George’s Day on April 23 will have Yorkshire beef production at its heart. Not only is Yor...


Asda apologises over lamb mislabeling

A leading retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders store incorrectly labelled as being born, bred and slaughtered in the UK. ...



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