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05 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scotch Produce Takes Centre Stage at Turriff Show
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s biggest two-day agricultural event, 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)....
01 August 2019
View news from United Kingdom Summit Aims to Secure Profitable, Productive Scotch Beef Sector
SCOTLAND, UK - A summit organised by NFU Scotland in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, this week (Monday, 29 July) focused on securing a profitable and productive Scottish beef sector against the backdrop of some of the poorest prices in recent times. ...
31 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Welcome for Wide Ranging Report into Future of Scottish Agriculture
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the findings of a wide-ranging inquiry into the future of Scottish agriculture, published this morning (31 July). ...
30 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Morrisons Opens Up Beef Supply Chain to Help Farmers Transitioning to Arla UK 360 Standard
UK - In an industry first, Morrisons is to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers participating in the Arla UK 360 programme into its beef supply chain....
26 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Feed Potatoes Get Timely Boost
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the decision by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to lift the ban on feeding crop treated with maleic hydrazide (MH) to livestock....
View news from United Kingdom Union Welcomes Early Loan Scheme Announcement Amid Ongoing Brexit Uncertainty
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed the early announcement that the National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) will operate again this year, providing vital financial support for Scottish farmers and crofters at a time of great uncertainty....
25 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Meat With Integrity Campaign Creatives Unveiled
SCOTLAND, UK - The creatives which are being used in a new campaign to raise the profile of the Scottish red meat industry’s positive sustainability and animal welfare credentials, were unveiled at a media launch in Perthshire yesterday (24 July)....
24 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Focus Must Turn to Securing Best Possible Brexit Deal
SCOTLAND, UK - Following the announcement of Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister, NFU Scotland has called on all parties to focus on the urgent matter in hand of securing the best possible outcome in the interests of Scottish agriculture in what will...
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Rugby Players Eat Lean Ahead of World Tournament
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scotland rugby team enjoyed tucking into some delicious Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork in Inverness recently after working up an appetite following a national team building event....
23 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Farming Unions: Measures Needed to Address Current Beef Price Crisis
UK - The Presidents of the four UK farming unions 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....
19 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Levy Bodies' £2m Campaign Boosts Positive Messaging on Meat
UK - Millions more people across Great Britain are being exposed to positive messaging on meat as a result of a joint project from the levy bodies in England, Scotland and Wales, now entering its second year....
18 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom New Study Provides Insight into Brexit Impacts for Beef, Lamb Sectors
UK - A new report released today (18 July) reveals the full extent of Brexit’s potential implications for British beef and lamb supply chains....
View news from United Kingdom Hollywood Star Showcases Scotch Beef in New London Venture
UK - Foodies will be able to enjoy high-quality, delicious Scotch Beef PGI at Mark Wahlberg’s new 'Wahlburgers' restaurant and bar following its opening in Covent Garden London....
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Beef Burgers Readily Available but Not at all Supermarkets
SCOTLAND, UK - During a period of prolonged warm weather many in Scotland will be hoping to enjoy some high-quality Scotch Beef burgers....
15 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Industry Urged to Get Behind Meat With Integrity Campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - As Quality Meat Scotland prepares to launch its Meat With Integrity campaign later this month, farmers and others in the red meat chain, are being urged to really get behind the initiative in the coming weeks....
11 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Union Calls on Nation to #BackScotchBeef During Price Slump
UK - A prolonged three-year low in beef price is seriously impacting the incomes of farms and crofters across the country, warns NFU Scotland....
05 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom QMS Scoops Double Award Win at Leading Communications Awards
SCOTLAND, UK - The professionalism of Quality Meat Scotland’s marketing and communications work has been recognised with two leading communications awards at the recent PRCA DARE Awards....
03 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Labriculture: Less Lab, More Culture
UK - In the near future, we will be able to mass-produce meat directly from animal cells. This cultured meat could change the world - or it could falter like GM 'frankenfoods'....
01 July 2019
View news from United Kingdom Number of Factors Affecting Prime Cattle Prices
UK - The factors behind the weakening of prime cattle prices, which have eased significantly since mid-May, are the subject of the latest market analysis from Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
27 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Next Generation Reception Sets Out Plan for Future
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland Next Generation Chair Colin Ferguson spoke to a packed out NFU Scotland stand at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday (20 June) where he highlighted the need for the industry to adapt to represent the diverse range of people...
View news from United Kingdom Grampian Region Wins SAYFC Scotch Beef Country Cook Competition
SCOTLAND, UK - Two teams of young farmers proved they could handle the heat at Saturday’s final of the Scotch Beef Country Cook competition at the Royal Highland Show....
26 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Partnership Tackling Livestock Worrying Launches New Banner Campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - A partnership involving NFU Scotland, Police Scotland and Argyll and Bute Council continues to promote responsible dog ownership in the region in a bid to prevent further devastating attacks on livestock. ...
24 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom QMS Urges Industry to Back Meat With Integrity Campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - Four farmers were unveiled on Friday, 21 June, as among the "faces" of Quality Meat Scotland’s new "Meat With Integrity" campaign, which launches next month....
21 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Brexit Survey Shows Ongoing Uncertainty is Eroding Confidence Levels in Scottish Agriculture
SCOTLAND, UK - Ongoing uncertainty around the Brexit process and a lack of clarity and direction on future policy and funding is eroding the confidence of Scotland’s farmers and crofters....
View news from United Kingdom Red Meat Industry Urged to Unite to Cascade Positive Messages
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) remains totally focused on supporting the Scottish red meat industry during this period of continued political uncertainty and unprecedented challenge on many fronts....
20 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Scottish Young Farmers to Compete for Cookery Crown at Royal Highland Show
SCOTLAND, UK - Four teams of young farmers from across Scotland have earned a place in the finals of a national cooking competition after seeing off competition from the rest of the country. ...
18 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Publication Highlights Importance of Red Meat Industry to Scotland’s Economy
SCOTLAND, UK - The latest edition of the "Scottish Red Meat Industry Profile", produced by Quality Meat Scotland, highlights the importance of the red meat industry to Scotland’s economy....
17 June 2019
View news from United Kingdom Increased Competition, Changing Trends Impact on Global Leather Demand
UK - Revenues earned by abattoirs from the sale of skins and hides have substantially reduced over the past year as the global demand for leather has collapsed, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS)....
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