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Stuart Ashworth

Breeding sow numbers in Scotland are approaching levels not seen since 2011, according to the latest market analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).


Dr Liz Genever

There’s still time for livestock farmers to book their place at workshops designed to improve their profitability through utilising grazed grass better.

 A Midlothian sheep farmer swapped his fields for the aisles to support a campaign promoting Scotch Lamb PGI. 

Peter Eccles of Saughland Farm near Pathhead recently attended Morrisons in Portobello, tempting shoppers with a taste of the versatile meat as part of the Scotch Lamb PGI sampling roadshow, delivered by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).



A group of nine Scottish chefs got the opportunity to discover how quality Scotch Lamb PGI is produced, from farm to fork.

The journey, organised by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Savour St Andrews, is part of a range of activities taking place in the run up to St Andrew’s Day which will celebrate the very best of local and Scottish produce.


Scotch Beef PGI, one of Scotland’s most iconic foods, is back on the menu in Japan for the first time in over 20 years.

An order of Scotch Beef PGI, supplied by West Lothian-based processor AK Stoddart’s, reached Japanese shores and its arrival was celebrated at an official showcase event in Japan as part of the Rugby World Cup celebrations.


Quality Meat Scotland’s Scotch Lamb, Naturally campaign has received the coveted Consumer Relations Campaign award at the 2019 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Scotland Awards. 

Joyce Campbell

The deadline for the Agriscot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year and Scotch Beef Farm of the Year awards is fast approaching and farmers are encouraged to get their application in by Monday 14 October.

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has recognised two importers for their long-term commitment to the Scottish red meat industry.