Laura Ryan to leave AHDB Beef & Lamb
Feb16

Laura Ryan to leave AHDB Beef & Lamb

AHDB strategy director for beef and lamb, Laura Ryan, is leaving her position after more than 10 years with the organisation. Ryan is moving on to take up the position of senior lecturer in enterprise and marketing in the business school of a university near her hometown of Darlington. Ryan joined AHDB Beef & Lamb (formerly EBLEX) in 2007 after launching premium beef and lamb brands within a butchery business in the North East of...

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Health benefits of beef highlighted by nutrition expert
Dec28

Health benefits of beef highlighted by nutrition expert

Reinstating beef as a nutritious health food in consumers’ minds, amidst adverse media publicity, is a priority for many meat industry representatives. Assisting in this mission, nutrition educator Michael Joseph, recently highlighted 11 health benefits of eating beef in his online article on Nutrition Advance. Joseph states that beef provides a large source of L-Carnitine, an amino acid that occurs naturally in meat products; among...

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Butcher launches beef sausage recipe competition for UK Sausage Week
Oct26

Butcher launches beef sausage recipe competition for UK Sausage Week

Taylors of Sale, a butcher’s shop in Greater Manchester, is marking UK Sausage Week (30th October-5th November) by inviting consumers to create a new sausage recipe. Budding chefs have until 3rd November to submit their entries. The only rule is that the sausage must be made from beef. Anyone is welcome to enter to the competition, which is free. The winner will see their sausages made in Taylors of Sale, plus receive a £25 gift...

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Morrisons launches giant burger to mark National Burger Day
Aug24

Morrisons launches giant burger to mark National Burger Day

Morrisons is selling what it describes as the ‘Daddy of all Burgers’ to celebrate National Burger Day which takes place today (24th August). The giant burger is believed to be the same size and weight as a football, weighing one pound and measuring 18cm in diameter. It is being sold in Morrisons stores for a limited time and will cost customers £3. The burger patties are made from 100% British beef and will be made fresh at every...

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Video from QMS highlights health benefits of red meat
Aug18

Video from QMS highlights health benefits of red meat

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched a new video highlighting the important role of beef, lamb and pork in a healthy diet. The video, entitled The Meat We Eat, aims to dispel some of the myths about red meat and communicate, as simply as possible, the many nutritional benefits it offers. “Eating a healthy balanced diet, including proteins such as beef, lamb and pork, helps keep us fit and active and our new video aims to explain...

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Beef and pork prices on the rise
Aug01

Beef and pork prices on the rise

The BBQ season could prove pricier for consumers this year, as figures by Beacon Purchasing have revealed that the cost of beef has marked an all-time high and pork prices are also on the rise and set to stay. Beef prices have increased by 11% on last year, up almost 40 pence per kg on July 2016, as prime beef and trim is in “huge demand from both the UK retail and foodservice sectors, but also more critically from abroad”, said...

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