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Farmgate prime cattle prices have shown some modest increase over the past couple of weeks, according to Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) analysis, and currently stand 10-11% higher than this time last year.  

A retailer, a processor and a butcher have been selected as finalists in the Scotch Brand Product of the Year category at the forth-coming Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017.

Visitors to this year’s Taste of Grampian food and drink festival at Thainstone on June 3rd will have the opportunity to sample two exciting new bacon products which will be officially launched at the event.

The event, sponsored by Specially Selected Pork, will see the unveiling of the new Maple and Treacle Bacon ranges from Ingram’s Homecure, which has been a regular exhibitor at Taste of Grampian for many years.

Over 150 of China’s business elite have enjoyed Scotch Beef PGI as part of a menu devised by one of Scotland’s top chefs.

Jeff Bland, Executive Head Chef at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, served a menu showcasing the best of Scotland’s larder as part of a whisky-paired dinner hosted by Scottish Rugby and Hong Kong Rugby to celebrate the cultural and sporting ties between Hong Kong and Scotland as part of the Hong Kong Sevens Tournament.

A new “sheep-wise” campaign to warn the public about the consequences of failing to control their dogs in the countryside, has been launched this week by the National Sheep Association of Scotland and Quality Meat Scotland.

One of the country’s most popular TV weather presenters, Judith Ralston, swapped forecasting for flame grilling today (10 April 2017) to launch a new nation-wide fund-raising initiative.

A Fife primary school has hosted a visit by two of the country’s most-acclaimed chefs who were quizzed by the pupils on their careers and their rise to TV stardom.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has appointed Alan Clarke as its new chief executive.

Mr Clarke, who is currently chief executive of Scottish Bakers, will take over the reins from ’Uel Morton who will step down in July 2017 after 11 years in the role.