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Welsh sheep producers could be among the hardest hit by Brexit, according to trade reps

Welsh livestock farmers fear serious threats from Brexit

By Laura Syrett

Sheep farmers in Wales face “an extremely difficult future” after Brexit, if the UK government fails to negotiate a trade deal that secures tariff-free access to key European Union (EU) export markets, a leading trade body has warned.

Prices Danish Crown paid to members for pigs were down on last year

Danish Crown sustained by demand from Asia

By Rod Addy

Demand from Asia sustained Danish Crown’s sales in the face of greater challenges in its UK market in the past year, according to chief executive Jais Valeur.

What options are there for Great Britain if Brexit does actually happen?

Post-Brexit options for UK assessed

By Keith Nuttall

The UK’s vote last week (23 June) to quit the European Union (EU) creates deep uncertainty over the shape of future meat and livestock regulations in Britain.

Brexit is expected to have 'major implications' in the way the UK trades meat

Meat industry faces Brexit pressure

By Oscar Rousseau

The UK meat industry is grappling with fears over what Britain's Brexit vote means as uncertainty prevails in the wake of the vote to leave the EU.

AHDB Beef & Lamb is working hard to open up China's market for British beef

UK beef exports seen as premium

By Oscar Rousseau

Thanks to an “unparalleled” rain-fed pasture system and nutrient-rich grass, UK beef exports are perceived globally as premium meat products, according to UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb.

How the halal sector presents major opportunities

How the halal sector presents major opportunities

By Dr Phil Hadley

The halal sector adds value to the sheep market in particular and, increasingly, for the cattle market. Halal presents a significant market opportunity, which processors can capitalise on, particularly when it comes to sheep meat.  

Meat processing: Vion

Vion: turning a corner

By Ed Bedington

The decision by Vion to exit its processing operations throughout the UK sent shockwaves throughout the industry. A year on from that announcement, and with the dust finally starting to settle from the company’s dramatic retreat, Ed Bedington took a trip...