The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) called on the UK government to redistribute any unused seasonal poultry visas to the wider meat industry.
The Sustainable Food Trust is among those welcoming new animal welfare measures announced by the UK government, but also calls for more ‘local’ abattoirs.
According to the latest market commentary by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), farmgate prices for prime cattle are around 8.5% higher than a year ago and up 3% from the recent low point at the start of June.
Bord Bia – the Irish Food Board – and Irish beef are collaborating on a project to promote grass-fed Irish beef as part of their “World’s Greatest BBQ” campaign.
Spend and volume decreased for all three categories in the 12 weeks to 11th July 2021, however figures are up compared to the same period in 2019.
Ahead of the publication of its full report in August, the food assurance scheme has outlined what is changing in its revised farm standards from November 2021.