Red Meat

Red meat exports have boomed

Red meat exports boosted by Asia

By Michelle Perrett

Red meat exports from the UK rocketed to more than £1.5bn last year, making 2019 one of the strongest years on record, statistics from HM Revenue & Customs have revealed.

Kirwan wants similar tariff-free sales of beef and lamb with the EU kept

Beef sector seeks tariff-free EU trade

By Rick Pendrous

ABP Beef (UK)’s md Tom Kirwan has called for tariff-free access to the EU’s market of 510M consumers after Brexit at quota levels for beef and lamb that currently exist.

Red meat sales could be boosted by including more secondary labelling (Flickr/Ernesto Andrade)

Red meat sales may be boosted by innovative labels

By Matt Atherton

Food manufacturers could boost sales by including more information about nutrition and recipes on red meat packaging labels, claims the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Processed meat has been classified as “carcinogenic to humans”

Processed meat causes cancer: WHO

By Alice Foster

The meat industry has defended eating processed meat as the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned of the cancer risk today (October 26).

Swedish retailer ICA will stock Scottish red meat across the country

Scottish red meat to hit Swedish retail shelves

By Laurence Gibbons

Scottish red meat will be stocked on retail shelves across Sweden as part of a new deal between the country’s leading grocer and Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

2 Sisters acquired Vion's sites in March this year, subject to OFT approval

OFT decision saves jobs in Scotland

By Rick Pendrous

The Office of Fair Trading's (OFT's) decision not to refer 2 Sisters Food Group's (2SFG's) acquisition of large parts of Vion UK's food operations to the Competition Commission was widely welcomed news last month, since it safeguarded...


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