Exports of red meat products from the UK got off to a strong start this year – with
the total value of beef, lamb and pork rising above the £487 million mark.
Agricultural organisations from England, Scotland and Wales are uniting in a
new initiative which will see them work together to communicate the benefits
of red meat in a balanced diet as part of a reinforced meat and health programme.
The continuing struggle farmers face to make a profit has led some to take action,
sparking protests from milk producers across the country.
Whether it is steak, roast or mince, beef is as popular as ever
according to a new YouGov poll, carried out ahead of this year’s
Great British Beef Week.
Plans on how Scotland’s crucial beef sector can be driven
to new levels of efficiency and competitiveness have been welcomed
by NFU Scotland.
Charolais leader, Vexour Freddy, has topped the table as the number one bull
for eye muscle area in the UK.