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Perthshire teen has the Scotch Farm Factor

Perthshire teen has the Scotch Farm Factor

The search for the Scotch Farm Factor is over and the winner of Quality Meat Scotland’s (QMS) national social media...

July 2, 2022

Lamb revenue boosted by almost £2.5 million thanks to nationwide campaign

Lamb revenue boosted by almost £2.5 million thanks to nationwide campaign

A six-week campaign to encourage British shoppers to ‘Make It’ with lamb has generated an additional £2.45 million in sales,...

December 28, 2020

Scottish marts to donate lambs for St. Andrew’s Day

Scottish marts to donate lambs for St. Andrew’s Day

Auction marts across Scotland are donating lambs to celebrate St Andrew’s Day on Monday, November 30. The initiative is part...

November 6, 2020

Producing quality meat on home-grown feeds

Producing quality meat on home-grown feeds

Producing quality-assured Scotch Beef to a high standard and utilising home-grown feeds is a system the McEwan family from Arbroath...

October 18, 2020

‘Lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019’ – QMS

‘Lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019’ – QMS

Despite dipping below 200p/kg in auction markets, prime lamb prices remain firm in comparison to 2019, standing 25% higher than...

October 2, 2020

Applications open for QMS ‘Scotch Kitchen in Schools’ Meat Voucher scheme

Applications open for QMS ‘Scotch Kitchen in Schools’ Meat Voucher scheme

A Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) initiative to help Scotland’s school pupils to learn to cook quick, tasty and healthy meals...

September 27, 2020

Pigmeat prices continue to drift downwards with the threat of Covid-19 and ASF

Pigmeat prices continue to drift downwards with the threat of Covid-19 and ASF

For much of 2020, the volume of pigmeat leaving UK abattoirs has been lower than earlier recorded levels, a contributory...

September 19, 2020

Scotch Brands Showcased at Virtual Taste of Grampian

Scotch Brands Showcased at Virtual Taste of Grampian

Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are set to be showcased as part of this year’s...

September 13, 2020

Speyside meat plant voluntarily suspends factory processing

Speyside meat plant voluntarily suspends factory processing

A meat plant in Scotland’s north-east has has opted to temporally close its production site for the next 14 days due...

September 2, 2020

QMS launches revised standards for Haulage Assurance Scheme

QMS launches revised standards for Haulage Assurance Scheme

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has strengthened its haulage assurance scheme by making some key additions to the standards document. New...

September 2, 2020

Pig producers benefit from modest price increases

Pig producers benefit from modest price increases

Scottish pig farmers have benefited from a remarkable occurrence of weekly modest price increases for more than six months, according...

August 22, 2020

Search is on to find Scots ‘Make it’ ambassadors

Search is on to find Scots ‘Make it’ ambassadors

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) chairman Kate Rowell, is encouraging farmers, butchers, auctioneers, hauliers, processors, chefs and red meat industry professionals...

August 17, 2020

New guide to identify opportunities to improve grass utilisation

New guide to identify opportunities to improve grass utilisation

A new guide hopes to help livestock farmers seeking to improve their profitability through better grazing management, by explaining the...

August 16, 2020

QMS chairman finalist in major industry awards

QMS chairman finalist in major industry awards

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) chairman Kate Rowell, has been selected as a finalist in a major award in recognition of...

August 10, 2020

Global fall in co-product demand knocks domestic farm-gate prices

Global fall in co-product demand knocks domestic farm-gate prices

Low prices for skins and hides internationally due to changes in fashion and consumer spending are having a knock-on effect...

July 24, 2020

Analyst compares impact of Covid-19 on beef markets around the globe

Analyst compares impact of Covid-19 on beef markets around the globe

While the Covid-19 outbreak has been a global pandemic, it has had very different impacts across the global beef market,...

July 11, 2020

New campaign urges consumers to ‘Make It’ with lamb

New campaign urges consumers to ‘Make It’ with lamb

The first phase of a campaign encouraging consumers in Great Britain to ‘Make it’ with lamb is set to launch...

July 7, 2020

British beef information campaign reaches 17 million consumers

British beef information campaign reaches 17 million consumers

The second year of a campaign by the British levy bodies has succeeded in reaching 17 million people. The initiative,...

July 5, 2020