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17 March 2020
US cattle futures dive to 10-year low
US cattle futures fell to their lowest in nearly a decade as traders react to uncertain long-term demand as the coronavirus pandemic progresses....
11 March 2020
QMS launches new "Make it" campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - Two of Scotland’s finest ingredients, Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI, are set to be in the spotlight in the coming weeks as Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) launches it’s new 'Make it' campaign....
06 March 2020
Gulfood showcases US beef for importers in Middle East, Africa
UAE - The foodservice sector’s appetite for high-end beef cuts, an emerging fast-casual restaurant scene and Middle Eastern retailers’ growing need for beef variety meat were encouraging signs during the 25th edition of Gulfood, a global food trade...
03 March 2020
RABDF leaflet sets record straight on greenhouse gas emissions in dairy sector
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is pushing back claims the dairy industry is a major source of greenhouse gases (GHG) by producing a leaflet highlighting key emission statistics....
Tyson Foods gets recognition for sustainability programmes
US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef recognises Tyson Foods for beef sustainability programmes. ...
02 March 2020
Super Bowl parties ideal platform for promoting US beef, pork in Mexico
MEXICO - US beef and pork cuts were grilled and served to fans of American football in two of Mexico’s major urban centers on Super Bowl Sunday. Funded by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Programme, USMEF’s second annual Super Bowl parties...
28 February 2020
Hotpot festivals in Shanghai stores highlight US beef alternative cuts
CHINA - Focusing on top blade, rib fingers, hanging tender and other cuts used in popular hotpot dishes, USMEF recently partnered with one of China’s largest retail food chains to demonstrate the advantages of alternative cuts of US beef. Funded by...
Brazil’s beef exports expected to fall amid reduced Chinese demand due to coronavirus
Market outlook predicts a fall in Chinese beef imports as the coronavirus outbreak effects global movement and trade. ...
27 February 2020
Levy boards extend collaborative work
SCOTLAND, UK - A larger pot of £3.5 million has been committed to ring-fenced fund (RFF) work between levy boards in England, Scotland and Wales in the coming year....
21 February 2020
Namibia becomes the first African country to export red meat to the US
Following two decades of haggling over safety regulations and logistics, Namibia becomes the first African country to export red meat to the US after it sent 25 tonnes of beef to Philadelphia. ...
11 February 2020
New Range of PGI Welsh Beef Launched at Aldi
WALES, UK - NFU Cymru has welcomed yesterday's announcement by Aldi that it is to stock PGI Welsh Beef across all of its 50 Welsh stores from 12 February 2020....
05 February 2020
Walmart’s entrance into beef supply chain not expected to drive near term changes to cattle industry
If beef strategy proven successful, more significant investments, vertical integration and market entrants may follow....
30 January 2020
Scotland’s Future Rugby Stars 'Beef' up Skills in the Kitchen
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s next generation of rugby talent has swapped the pitch for the kitchen to attend a series of workshops all about the benefits of red meat....
29 January 2020
Cowdenbeath Lidl Shoppers Treated to Scotch Beef, Haggis Burgers
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was at Lidl’s Cowdenbeath store recently to mark its opening day by handing out samples of their Burns’ Night Scotch Beef PGI and Haggis Burgers....
28 January 2020
Entries Open for Scotch Brand Product of the Year Award
SCOTLAND, UK - The search has begun for the best product made using Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI or Specially Selected Pork at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2020....
27 January 2020
US Beef Patties Showcased for Sam’s Club Shoppers in Beijing, Shenzhen
CHINA - Last summer’s US beef burger promotions at two Shanghai Sam’s Club stores were so successful that USMEF expanded the activity to two more of China’s largest cities – Shenzhen and Beijing. ...
16 January 2020
QMS's Future Strategy Highlighted to MSPs
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s future strategy to further support, develop, promote and protect the Scottish red meat industry has been highlighted to MSPs....
09 January 2020
QMS Kicks off 2020 by Celebrating Meat with Integrity
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is this month putting Meat with Integrity back at the forefront of consumers’ minds as it relaunches its campaign to raise awareness of the quality and provenance of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially...
06 January 2020
'Food Festa' Showcases US Beef, Pork in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea’s institutional foodservice sector is undergoing a transformation that has catering companies and similar businesses searching for new products and suppliers, creating new opportunities for US beef and pork. ...
Activity Programme Reassures People There’s No Need to Cut Out Red Meat
UK - The benefits of red meat as part of a healthy balanced diet will be heard loud and clear this month, thanks to a joint activity planned by levy bodies in England, Scotland and Wales....
03 January 2020
‘Liverpool’ Introduces US Beef Liver to Kazakhstan’s Foodservice Sector
KAZAKHSTAN - Beef livers exported to Kazakhstan have traditionally been utilized in further processing for sausages and paté, but an ongoing campaign by USMEF is encouraging the country’s restaurants and other foodservice businesses to include US beef...
26 December 2019
North of Scotland ‘Meat the Market’ Events Announced
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep and beef farmers based in the north of Scotland are invited to attend two free meetings to help them boost their bottom line by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter....
24 December 2019
North of Scotland ‘Meat the Market’ Events Announced
SCOTLAND, UK - Sheep and beef farmers based in the north of Scotland are invited to attend two free meetings to help them boost their bottom line by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter....
20 December 2019
Training Programme Encourages More US Beef, Pork on Menus in Vietnam
VIETNAM - A two-day training programme conducted by USMEF in the ASEAN region introduced chefs and foodservice managers to various cuts of US beef and pork available in Vietnam....
17 December 2019
Training Seminars Aim to Boost Sales of US Beef, Pork Alternative Cuts
CHINA - Introducing alternative cuts of US beef and pork to importers, restaurant operators and retailers from central China, USMEF partnered with the Xin Guo Hua Company for a series of cutting seminars in Shanghai and Hangzhou....
05 December 2019
Canadians Celebrate St Andrew’s Day with Scotch Beef PGI
CANADA - One of Scotland’s most iconic foods, Scotch Beef PGI, has taken centre stage at a celebratory event in Canada to celebrate St Andrew’s Day....
01 December 2019
US-based Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update
Many people will have heard that Dean Foods declared bankruptcy recently and thought about the gallon jug in their refrigerator and wondered what is going on, writes Phillip Durst, Michigan State University Extension...
 
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