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Doors Open for Lamb Exports to United Arab Emirates
The doors to a major new international market have been opened, with the
Following this success, Defra and its industry partners are now negotiating an additional certificate to cover
Laurent Vernet, Head of Marketing for Quality Meat
"Lamb is the most favoured meat throughout the Emirates, and with some of the most iconic and exclusive hotels and restaurants in the world being built in the area, it will be important for them to source the best quality ingredients to use. We're now working hard to ensure that the opportunities opened up for Scotch Lamb are also extended to Scotch Beef."
QMS is now working with Scottish Development International (SDI) to build on this work with the aim of establishing sales channels throughout the nation.
David Smith, Operations Director at SDI said: "This is a terrific development for the Scottish red meat industry. The
"Scottish Development International will continue to work with Quality Meat
QMS now has a number of other potential target markets outside
The Scottish Government continues to back the Scottish red meat industry's export ambitions recognising its vital contribution to the Scottish economy. QMS and the Scottish Government work closely with Scotland Food and Drink, the food and drink industry's leadership body, as it spearheads creating a Scottish food and drink industry worth £10 billion pounds by 2017.