A Midlothian sheep farmer swapped his fields for the aisles to support a campaign promoting Scotch Lamb PGI.
Peter Eccles of Saughland Farmnear 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.