A new report reveals the full extent of Brexit’s potential implications for British beef and lamb supply chains.
The study, commissioned by levy bodies AHDB, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) and conducted by The Andersons Centre, explores in detail the impact of tariff and non-tariff measures (NTMs) in both deal and no deal scenarios on beef and sheepmeat trade.
The National Sheep Association (NSA) is clear that contingency support, if done correctly, would be sufficient to support the industry and prevent the mass slaughter of lambs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Following the storyrun by Meat Management last week former Agriculture Minister, George Eustice, requested the right of response to views expressed by AIMS (Association of Independent Meat Suppliers) on stunning immediately after the cut in religious slaughter.
Scottish pig producers are benefiting from a slow and persistent rise in farmgate prices which have climbed 10% since the beginning of April to stand currently 8% above last year’s level, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).
This year’s Women In Meat Industry Awards is off to a flying start with organisers, YPL Exhibitions & Events, confirming that within four days of the voting forms going live online, over 2,000 votes had been received covering the 2019 finalists.