Asda launches Welsh lamb product for Easter
Mar26

Asda launches Welsh lamb product for Easter

Asda supermarkets will be stocking a new half Welsh Lamb leg joint in time for Easter celebrations as part of the store’s ‘Extra Special’ range.

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NSA warns of unlevel playing field for UK breeding animal trade
Mar25

NSA warns of unlevel playing field for UK breeding animal trade

The National Sheep Association (NSA) is warning that the current inability to move breeding sheep to the EU will soon bite as the sheep breeding season progresses.

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Virtual workshops promote lamb supply-chain collaboration
Mar19

Virtual workshops promote lamb supply-chain collaboration

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has been turning to new technology during the Covid-19 pandemic in order to promote dialogue between Welsh sheep farmers and processing companies.

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Sales of premium meat cuts up during lockdown
Mar11

Sales of premium meat cuts up during lockdown

Sales of steaks and roasting joints have soared in 2021 as locked-down Brits sought to recreate a ‘restaurant experience’ at home, according to new data from Kantar.

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Livestock prices remain robust in early weeks of 2021
Jan25

Livestock prices remain robust in early weeks of 2021

HCC – Meat Promotion Wales has reported that average prices for both lamb and beef have remained at historically high levels for the first weeks of the new year, driven by strong consumer and retail demand following the Christmas period. The average liveweight price of lambs at auction in Wales has increased steadily since the start of 2021, and has gone up again this week by 13.1p. The current price has reached 260.6p/kg, over 50p...

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New figures show booming lamb sales
Oct30

New figures show booming lamb sales

New retail data released by Kantar Worldpanel has revealed that 2020 is turning into a bumper year for lamb sales. The latest figures, covering the 12-weeks through the late summer and early autumn to the 4th October, show that British shoppers spent 15.5% more on lamb than during the same period last year, and consumed 11% more by volume. Taking the year as a whole, lamb sales have rebounded strongly after a disappointing Easter,...

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