Export push for Welsh lamb in Middle East market
Feb23

Export push for Welsh lamb in Middle East market

PGI Welsh Lamb will feature in export marketing events in Dubai and Qatar over the coming months, despite coronavirus restrictions, with the industry aiming to continue a major growth in exports to the Middle East region.

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Control of Covid-19 transmission test developed
Feb19

Control of Covid-19 transmission test developed

Campden BRI has developed a new test procedure to determine whether air cleaning systems can effectively inactivate and remove the virus that causes Covid-19 from surfaces and the air.

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Red meat exports top £1.5bn in 2020
Feb17

Red meat exports top £1.5bn in 2020

Despite the challenges of Covid-19 and an increase in domestic demand, the value of red meat exports in 2020 remained strong at over £1.5 billion.

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AHDB video seeks to reassure export markets over abattoir safety
Feb08

AHDB video seeks to reassure export markets over abattoir safety

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has produced a video to highlight the safety measure being implemented in abattoirs across the country, in an effort to reassure consumers over the standards of UK meat. The video, which has also been produced in Chinese, will be used to show Chinese officials and importers that UK abattoirs are taking precautionary measures to facilitate ongoing trade. The English version will...

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Failure to prioritise meat workers for vaccine risks food shortages, warns BMPA
Jan11

Failure to prioritise meat workers for vaccine risks food shortages, warns BMPA

The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) is again calling on Government to place frontline workers in meat factories on the list of early vaccine recipients to avoid potential food shortages. The risk of a more rapid spread of the virus amongst key workers, coupled with expected disruption of food supplies at our ports as the full effects of Brexit begin to unfold, pose a severe challenge to the industry and to the smooth...

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Bumper Christmas period sees record demand for groceries
Jan05

Bumper Christmas period sees record demand for groceries

Despite tightening Covid-19 restrictions across the country, December proved to be the busiest month on record for supermarkets with shoppers spending £11.7 billion on take-home groceries according to the latest market commentary from Kantar. Changing tier restrictions, Brexit negotiations and reports of delays at Dover meant Brits shopped earlier than normal and the busiest day of the year was 21st December, when 15 million...

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