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Scottish food industry professionals were able to sample top quality Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI at The List’s 26th annual Eating and Drinking Guide launch event, held at the Arches in Glasgow recently.

Three Scottish bloggers have taken part in an interactive cookery demonstration with leading Scottish Chef Andrew Doherty as part of Quality Meat Scotland’s ‘Know Your Beef’ campaign.

The Easter market and the decision to delay Brexit has helped to support the prime sheep market over the past few weeks, according to the latest analysis by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS).

Almost two thirds (64%) of Scots are concerned about the impact of veganism on Scotland’s farming industry, according to the results of a new *survey carried out by Censuswide.

Responding to the results of a study published this week and part-funded by Cancer Research UK, Alan Clarke, Chief Executive of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS), said it was important to recognise there is no consistent evidence that red meat, or any one food, causes cancer.

Pointing out that other UK studies have found no statistical differences in mortality rates or bowel cancer risks between meat eaters and vegetarians, he said the report highlights a range of other factors which have an impact on the risk of bowel cancer.


Perth Farmers’ Market – which was the first farmers’ market to be established in Scotland – is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI are set to be high profile at a major international tradeshow, SIAL Canada, being held in the coming weeks in Montreal.

Some of Scotland’s top butchers are set to battle it out next month when they go head to head in a new competition sponsored by Scotch Lamb PGI.