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21 January, 2017

Welsh meat industry pleased with food name protection talks

Hybu Cig Cymru Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has welcomed progressive talks in Westminster over securing the food name protection given to Welsh Lamb, Welsh Beef and other products as the UK leaves the European Union.

Asia Pacific tipped as important pork market

UK pork exporters have been told to consider the Far East as a potential market.

Farmison & Co. sees festive revenue growth

Online butchery business, Farmison & Co. experienced a rise of 67% year-on-year for its December ecommerce revenue.

Sheepmeat falsely labelled as goatmeat in Sandwell

Over half of goatmeat sold in the retail and foodservice sector in the Sandwell area has been revealed to be sheep meat.

Calls made for efficiency in Welsh red meat industry

Efficiency is key to the Welsh red meat sectors survival, experts stressed at a farmer meeting organised by Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) last week.

Livestock 

Pig industry to benefit from training tool

A training and development web-based tool is scheduled to be introduced to the pig industry.

Processor 

Pork pie brand gets cheesy

Maker of posh pork pies, Tottle has launched a Pork, Cheddar and ale pie to celebrate National Cheese Lovers Day on 20 January.

Livestock 

Welsh farmers warn of free trade New Zealand deal

The Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) has warned a free trade deal with New Zealand would not benefit UK livestock producers, amid prospects of the Hard Brexit pursued by prime minister Theresa May.

Meat and Health 

Pork exports see value rise, though volumes decrease

Shipments of pigmeat sent from the UK experienced a fall in volume for November last year. Despite this, sterlings weakness has meant that the value of shipments remained higher compared to the same period the previous year.

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