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31 July 2020
Selling meat during the COVID-19 pandemic
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, I, like many of you, was focused on working from home while also homeschooling my daughters. I was busy postponing and rescheduling several NCAT training events and figuring out how to best serve our ATTRA clients,...
21 July 2020
Beef farmers determined amid COVID-19
Beef and dairy producers and stakeholders are go-to resources for understanding what’s happening in both the beef and dairy industries. But friends, clients, custom processors and colleagues are helping to provide perspective on what is happening in...
20 July 2020
Public support of British farmers reaches record high
A survey by OnePoll has shown that support for British food and farming has reached a record high as a result of farmers’ efforts to keep the nation fed throughout the coronavirus pandemic....
16 July 2020
NCBA hits back at new Burger King campaign
NCBA CEO Colin Woodall highlights the misleading claims of Burger King's #CowsMenu campaign....
10 July 2020
CME update: cattle futures make modest gains
US live cattle futures closed slightly higher on 9 July on expectations for steady and stronger cash cattle prices for the week....
19 June 2020
Australia makes moves to lessen reliance on China as UK free trade talks begin later this month
Free trade talks between the United Kingdom and Australia will officially begin later on 29 June as Australia looks to shore up trade relationships beyond China....
20 May 2020
UK farming groups react to government global tariff announcement
NFU Scotland, Ulster Farmers Union, NFU Cymru and NFU UK welcome the proposed safeguards for UK agriculture as it leaves the EU. ...
19 May 2020
Alltech ONE Virtual Experience opens to global audience, offering insights for agriculture and beyond
Alltech's ONE conference attracts a record-breaking 21,500 registrants from 126 countries. ...
22 April 2020
'Make It' campaign set to hit TV screens across Scotland
SCOTLAND, UK - Three of Scotland’s finest ingredients, Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork, are set to hit TV screens across Scotland in the coming weeks as part of Quality Meat Scotland’s 'Make It' campaign. ...
21 April 2020
Cargill temporarily idles beef plant in Alberta as workers test positive for coronavirus
After hundreds of workers are infected with COVID-19, Cargill idles its beef plant in High River, Alberta....
17 March 2020
US cattle futures dive to 10-year low
US cattle futures fell to their lowest in nearly a decade as traders react to uncertain long-term demand as the coronavirus pandemic progresses....
11 March 2020
QMS launches new "Make it" campaign
SCOTLAND, UK - Two of Scotland’s finest ingredients, Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI, are set to be in the spotlight in the coming weeks as Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) launches it’s new 'Make it' campaign....
06 March 2020
Gulfood showcases US beef for importers in Middle East, Africa
UAE - The foodservice sector’s appetite for high-end beef cuts, an emerging fast-casual restaurant scene and Middle Eastern retailers’ growing need for beef variety meat were encouraging signs during the 25th edition of Gulfood, a global food trade...
03 March 2020
RABDF leaflet sets record straight on greenhouse gas emissions in dairy sector
The Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) is pushing back claims the dairy industry is a major source of greenhouse gases (GHG) by producing a leaflet highlighting key emission statistics....
Tyson Foods gets recognition for sustainability programmes
US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef recognises Tyson Foods for beef sustainability programmes. ...
02 March 2020
Super Bowl parties ideal platform for promoting US beef, pork in Mexico
MEXICO - US beef and pork cuts were grilled and served to fans of American football in two of Mexico’s major urban centers on Super Bowl Sunday. Funded by the National Pork Board and the Beef Checkoff Programme, USMEF’s second annual Super Bowl parties...
28 February 2020
Hotpot festivals in Shanghai stores highlight US beef alternative cuts
CHINA - Focusing on top blade, rib fingers, hanging tender and other cuts used in popular hotpot dishes, USMEF recently partnered with one of China’s largest retail food chains to demonstrate the advantages of alternative cuts of US beef. Funded by...
Brazil’s beef exports expected to fall amid reduced Chinese demand due to coronavirus
Market outlook predicts a fall in Chinese beef imports as the coronavirus outbreak effects global movement and trade. ...
27 February 2020
Levy boards extend collaborative work
SCOTLAND, UK - A larger pot of £3.5 million has been committed to ring-fenced fund (RFF) work between levy boards in England, Scotland and Wales in the coming year....
21 February 2020
Namibia becomes the first African country to export red meat to the US
Following two decades of haggling over safety regulations and logistics, Namibia becomes the first African country to export red meat to the US after it sent 25 tonnes of beef to Philadelphia. ...
11 February 2020
New Range of PGI Welsh Beef Launched at Aldi
WALES, UK - NFU Cymru has welcomed yesterday's announcement by Aldi that it is to stock PGI Welsh Beef across all of its 50 Welsh stores from 12 February 2020....
05 February 2020
Walmart’s entrance into beef supply chain not expected to drive near term changes to cattle industry
If beef strategy proven successful, more significant investments, vertical integration and market entrants may follow....
30 January 2020
Scotland’s Future Rugby Stars 'Beef' up Skills in the Kitchen
SCOTLAND, UK - Scotland’s next generation of rugby talent has swapped the pitch for the kitchen to attend a series of workshops all about the benefits of red meat....
29 January 2020
Cowdenbeath Lidl Shoppers Treated to Scotch Beef, Haggis Burgers
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) was at Lidl’s Cowdenbeath store recently to mark its opening day by handing out samples of their Burns’ Night Scotch Beef PGI and Haggis Burgers....
28 January 2020
Entries Open for Scotch Brand Product of the Year Award
SCOTLAND, UK - The search has begun for the best product made using Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI or Specially Selected Pork at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2020....
27 January 2020
US Beef Patties Showcased for Sam’s Club Shoppers in Beijing, Shenzhen
CHINA - Last summer’s US beef burger promotions at two Shanghai Sam’s Club stores were so successful that USMEF expanded the activity to two more of China’s largest cities – Shenzhen and Beijing. ...
16 January 2020
QMS's Future Strategy Highlighted to MSPs
SCOTLAND, UK - Quality Meat Scotland’s future strategy to further support, develop, promote and protect the Scottish red meat industry has been highlighted to MSPs....
 
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