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17 December, 2017

‘Wham Bam Lamb’ campaign delivers 38% increase in Scotch lamb sales

Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) ‘Wham Bam Lamb’ campaign 2017 has increased sales of Scottish-origin lamb in Scotland by 38.2%. 

Last call for early bird Xport Conference tickets

Time is running short to get your early bird tickets for Meat Trades Journal’s inaugural Food Xport Conference. 

Aldi embraces Christmas with prosecco-infused chicken

In honour of the most magical time of the year, discounter Aldi has introduced a new boozy chicken to its shelves. 

James Osman is one of three new directors welcomed to the board
  (Photo: PFLA )

New chairman sought for Pasture-Fed Livestock Association

The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) is seeking a new chairman to fill the role left vacant by John Meadley, who had run the organisation since 2011. 

Tesco threatened with legal action over ‘fake farm’ brand

Retailer Tesco has been threatened with legal action over the use of its ‘Woodside Farm’ branded products, by a farm of the same name. 

Wholesale 

Kelly Turkeys reports whole bird resurgence

An increase in demand for whole turkeys this Christmas is reversing the sales growth in crowns over recent years, according to Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys. 

Livestock 

Straw shortage presents livestock farmers with challenges

Some livestock farmers are having to look for alternatives to straw as their animals bed overwinter. 

Wholesale 

Unbar Rothon launches curry seasoning range

Seasonings supplier Unbar Rothon has launched a range of new curry seasonings for sausages. 

Law and Food Safety 

Proposed meat tax would make things worse, says industry representative

The industry has hit back against a proposed meat tax, claiming that an enforcement wouldn’t solve climate change and health concerns. 

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