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Welsh farmer develops new beef cattle

A farmer from Powys in mid-Wales has produced a new unique herd of beef cattle in memory of his late wife. 

How independent butchers can help promote local

At the end of the day, 80% of the quality of the meat we sell is down to the farmer. If we have that relationship with the farmer and say, for example, ‘This week it was a bit fat or a bit dark’, we have a direct influence on our source product.

The Black Farmer donates Christmas ad slot to charity

Sausage producer The Black Farmer has bought a Channel 4 TV advertising spot on Christmas Day and donated it to charity. 

Austin powers the meat category at Morrisons

Meat Trades Journal sits down with Morrisons butchery category manager Amy Austin to discuss aisle relaunches and farmer relationships. 

The Black Farmer flies the flag ahead of new TV campaign

To coincide with its new TV campaign, The Black Farmer has updated the packaging on its gluten-free lines to include the Union Jack flag. 

Pulled pork romps home in Black Farmer customer poll

Pulled pork sausages are the latest innovation from The Black Farmer, following a Facebook poll to determine its next new flavour. 

Northumberland farmer William Walton is the newest member of the NBA board
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National Beef Association welcomes new board member

Third-generation farmer William Walton has been welcomed by the National Beef Association (NBA) as the organisation’s newest board member. 

Scotch Lamb campaign receives celebrity backing

Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace has urged consumers to support Scotch Lamb PGI and to take advantage of the simplicity with which it can be cooked.

Sausage firm shows support for coeliac sufferers

Sausage-maker Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, aka the Black Farmer, is supporting Coeliac UK’s Awareness Week diagnosis campaign by featuring ‘Get Tested’ stickers on all his packs.

British sausage brand aims for international growth

Sausage brand The Black Farmer hopes to take its products to Spain following a UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) mission to the country.

Three appointments to Quality Meat Scotland board

The Scottish government has announced three new board members for red meat promotion body, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

AHDB prepares for 2015 conference

The Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is preparing to hold its 2015 Outlook Conference, which will take place at One Great George Street in Westminster on Wednesday 11 February.

Sussex farmer creates online farm shop

Entrepreneurial farmer Paul Ross has teamed up with design and branding company L&CO to create “online farm shop” The Marvellous Meat Company.

New director for Welsh farmers’ union

The Welsh National Farmers’ Union (NFU Cymru) has appointed a new director at a time when representation of its members has “never been more important”.

Welsh farmer demonstrates large-scale pedigree pig production

The owner of Wales’ biggest herd of Pedigree Welsh Pigs sought to demonstrate that it is possible to survive as a large-scale, sustainable producer of the breed, at an open day on his Gower farm.

Royals get to taste a Scotch Beef pie

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been treated to a specially made Strathearn pie on their most recent royal tour of Perthshire.

NFU hits out at badger cull decision as farmer loses quarter of herd

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Meurig Raymond has said that government decisions have left farmers’ hands tied, while bovine TB destroys their businesses.

New appointments at NFU

Leicester farmer Charles Sercombe has been unanimously re-elected for a second term as chairman of National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU’s) national livestock board.

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