• Demand for beef decreases, and takes price down with it

    DATA FROM Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has revealed that cattle prices have fallen for six weeks in a row, at the same rate as the number of cattle slaughtered has dropped across the UK.            … Read More

  • Livestock’s valuable sustainability role highlighted

    A CLEAR message that livestock production in Scotland deserves recognition for its valuable sustainability role, has come from Jim McLaren, Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), at the Royal Highland Show.                  … Read More

  • Ban on Union Flag meat label ‘not true’

    THE EUROPEAN Commission has issued a correction statement following in accurate reports of an EU plan to ban the Union Flag from British meat products.   A number of UK national newspapers reported that the EU would ban use of the widely… Read More

  • Perthshire sheep farmer inspires chefs of the future

    A SCOTTISH sheep farming family is helping UK chefs improve their understanding of the production of lamb.                   The Ritchie family who farm Montalt, an upland farm at Path of Condie, Perthshire… Read More

  • Making the most of beef

    EVER HEARD of featherblade?                           It’s a forequarter cut of beef traditionally used for braising. How about a D-rump? That’s a large cut from the top of the leg… Read More