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10 August 2018 | Finance,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

A new £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb has been welcomed as a "great boost" for farmers. The campaign was announced by First Minister Nicola St...

New £200,000 fund to promote Scotch lamb 'great boost' for farmers

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10 August 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

Thirty-four organisations have asked the government to take urgent action to save the UK's network of small abattoirs, which they say are closing at a...

Small abattoirs closing at 'alarming rate', thirty-four groups tell Gove

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8 August 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

Lamb producers have been urged to pull together to change tradition and put lamb back on plates all year round. That’s the key call as Love Lamb We...

Young farmers to encourage Brits to eat lamb all year round

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6 August 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

Urgent action is needed from Number 10 in Brexit talks to protect Scotland’s food and drink produce, according to the Scottish government. In an ar...

Scottish protected food names 'under threat', SNP says

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1 August 2018 | Meat,News

The meat industry has been urged to innovate as a new report shows it is meat-eaters who are driving sales of vegan products because they are keen on ...

Growth of veganism fuelled by meat-eaters wanting 'something new'

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31 July 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

The beef industry has raised their concerns about the prospects for Scotland's dwindling suckler beef herd, highlighting how the Scotch beef supplies ...

Iconic Scotch beef supplies 'under threat'

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30 July 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Sheep,Shows and Events

Farmers and the public are to celebrate all thing Welsh Lamb on August 1 as the industry looks to showcase the meat's versatility. As the Royal Wel...

‘Lamb. It’s got to be Welsh’: 1 August sees celebration of all things lamb

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30 July 2018 | Meat,News

Ireland-based meat producer Kepak Group has bought the red-meat assets of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group. Boparan Holdings Limited, the parent compa...

Ireland-based meat producer buys red-meat assets of 2 Sisters Group

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30 July 2018 | Cattle,Husbandry,Meat,News,Sheep

The heatwave has started to impact the livestock market as the effects of lack of forage availability, reduced livestock growth rates and a change in ...

Hot weather starting to influence livestock market

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24 July 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Sheep

NFU Cymru and the British Meat Processors Association have joined forces to ensure that the importance of red meat production in Wales is fully recogn...

Importance of red meat production in Wales 'must be fully recognised'

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24 July 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

Millions of consumers can rest assured that if it’s Welsh Lamb they want, it’s Welsh Lamb they’ll get because of new 'fingerprint technology'. Hybu...

'Fingerprint technology' to improve farm-to-fork traceability for Welsh lamb

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23 July 2018 | Meat,News

Quorn is investing £7m in a new headquarters situated in a rural Yorkshire town known for its farming history and links. Quorn Foods has announced ...

Quorn to open new £7m HQ in rural Yorkshire town known for farming

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23 July 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Sheep

Agricultural organisations across the UK are uniting in a new initiative which will see them work together to communicate the benefits of red meat. ...

UK-wide initiative seeks to highlight benefits of red meat and debunk myths

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20 July 2018 | Meat,News

Exports of red meat products from the UK got off to a strong start this year – with the total value of beef, lamb and pork rising above the £487 milli...

UK red meat exports start the year with positive figures

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16 July 2018 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West, which includes the UK, to the end of 2019. The move ...

Putin announces extension of Moscow's embargo on Western agri-produce

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News

Farmers say it is "unacceptable" that beef prices in Northern Ireland are falling at a time when consumer demand for beef is high. According to the...

Farmers in Northern Ireland paid 'unacceptable' prices for beef

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News

Beef and lamb production controls have been inspected by government officials from Japan this week as part of ongoing moves to reopen the market on UK...

Japanese delegation visits UK in move to potentially reopen beef exports

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13 July 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry

The West Midlands poultry plant caught up in a media storm following the release of undercover footage showing food safety breaches has made progress ...

2 Sisters poultry plant makes progress following food safety scandal

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12 July 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News

Only stunned halal meat will be provided to schools in Lancashire following a vote by the County Council, citing animal welfare issues. The decisio...

Lancashire council votes to stop supplying non-stunned halal meat to schools

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12 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Supermarkets

1,600 farmers are set to benefit from a new 12 month contract with Tesco which will guarantee a price above the standard market rate for beef. Tesc...

1,600 beef farmers set to receive better prices due to new Tesco contract

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11 July 2018 | Meat,News,Other Livestock

A new not-for-profit food business is aiming to turn the UK into a nation of year-round game eaters, insisting the meat is low fat and free range. ...

Not-for-profit food business aims to put game on public's plates

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11 July 2018 | Meat,News,Pigs

The government has been told to intervene to make sure meat supplies do not dwindle in the event of another CO2 shortage. The British Meat Processo...

Meat industry tells government to intervene if CO2 shortage strikes again

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10 July 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increas...

Farmers and halal sector urged to move closer as lamb demand increases

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9 July 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Brits have been buying millions of sausages, burgers and strawberries thanks to England's World Cup campaign and the heatwave. England’s progress i...

Sales boost for meat and beer thanks to World Cup and heatwave

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5 July 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Sheep

Brexit will provide Welsh agriculture and horticulture with both risks and opportunities so farmers and growers, as well as other parts of the supply ...

Brexit will provide Welsh farmers 'risks and opportunities', new report says

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