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22 October, 2016

PGI status like ‘winning the lottery’ for Carmarthen Ham

The producers of Carmarthen Ham have revealed their delight for being awarded Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status. 

Edwards of Conwy to air new TV campaign

Welsh butchers Edwards of Conwy is to launch its first ever multi-channel television advert on Monday 24 October in time for British Sausage Week. 

Entries now open for Chefs’ Choice awards

The foodservice industry is invited to take part in a new competition designed to recognise the best of the sector. 

Sheep industry welcomes EU report recommendations

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has praised a report from the European Union for recognising the importance of the “vulnerable” UK sector in uncertain circumstances. 

Farmers’ union calls for grocery adjudicator to be extended

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has requested that the Grocery Code Adjudicator (GCA) be extended to cover more of the supply chain. 

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Advanced Butcher Apprenticeship gets government approval

The Butchery Employer Trailblazer Group (BETG) has received final government approval for the Advanced Butcher Apprenticeship. 

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Welsh Lamb eyes up fashion capital

Italy is being targeted as an area to lift PGI Welsh Lamb exports, by connecting producers from Wales with international chefs. 

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Understanding illness key to preventing flock loss

Sheep producers have been told that using stock data from fallen animals can help stop further loss. 


Method in the madness of Dingley Dell Pork

Meet the Suffolk-based producer who ditched supermarkets in favour of foodservice and focuses on breeding pigs with excellent marbling to improve flavour. 

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