Scotch produce takes centre stage at Turriff Show
Aug02

Scotch produce takes centre stage at Turriff Show

Scotland’s Turriff Show will for the first time feature its very own Food and Drink Pavilion complete with a cookery theatre sponsored by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). The Scotch Kitchen Live Cookery Theatre will be hosted by Chef Kate Moore and will feature a full schedule of demonstrations taking place throughout the event on the 4th and 5th August. Top of Kate’s menu will be healthy dishes made with local produce from Aberdeenshire...

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Environmental credentials help make Welsh Lamb a hit in Belgium
Jul26

Environmental credentials help make Welsh Lamb a hit in Belgium

PGI Welsh Lamb is available to an increasing number of consumers in Belgium, and is being promoted through marketing concentrating on the product’s positive story in terms of sustainable farming methods in tune with the Welsh landscape. Red meat promotion body Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has been active in the Belgian market for many years. Export figures show that Welsh Lamb exports to Belgium have increased by 17%...

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Prince visits Royal Welsh Show to hear about sustainable farming the ‘Welsh way’
Jul23

Prince visits Royal Welsh Show to hear about sustainable farming the ‘Welsh way’

As part of his visit to the opening day of the Royal Welsh Show, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales met with a number of farmers who are spearheading a drive by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) to promote the sustainable, low-intensity way in which Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef are produced. The red meat body was delighted to welcome Prince Charles to its stand, as it prepared to launch a summer promotional campaign...

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UK farming unions outline urgent measures needed to address current beef price crisis
Jul22

UK farming unions outline urgent measures needed to address current beef price crisis

The presidents of the four UK farming unions have met at the 100th Royal Welsh Show at Llanelwedd, in Wales, to call for urgent and collaborative action across the whole supply chain to support farmers affected by the ongoing beef price crisis. While the Royal Welsh Show is a showcase for world-class livestock and genetics from throughout the UK, the event arrives against the backdrop of severe price cuts affecting UK beef farmers....

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Auctioneers head-to-head in culinary showdown
Jun24

Auctioneers head-to-head in culinary showdown

The shoes were off as well as the gloves in the Scotch Kitchen on the Quality Meat Scotland stand at the Royal Highland Show when two auctioneers went head-to-head in a culinary showdown. The “ringside” was jam-packed for the much-anticipated cook-off which saw Primrose Beaton, head cattle auctioneer with Lawrie and Symington, and Ellis Mutch, trainee auctioneer with ANM Group tasked with creating the best possible dish from Scotch...

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IFFA 2019 prepares to open its doors and celebrate its 70th birthday
May04

IFFA 2019 prepares to open its doors and celebrate its 70th birthday

IFFA 2019 is opening its doors in Frankfurt am Main with 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries, including all market leaders, and significantly more exhibition space. The global meat industry will meet at its leading trade fair for six days. Optimistic and with unbroken high business expectations, meat-product manufacturers from all over the world will meet with their suppliers in Frankfurt am Main. 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries are...

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