News and Events 

New developments happen daily within the Welsh red meat industry, in our home or export markets, within the industry itself or on policy matters. 

Here are some recent stories about our work. 

If you are a member of the press or media and have an enquiry please contact the HCC Press Office on 01970 625050.

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  • Help offered to farmers to tackle sheep scab

    Jan 19 2018

    Sheep farmers in Wales are being offered a new free sheep scab testing service, supported by Welsh Government.

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  • Roadshow Explores Brexit Impacts on Farming

    Jan 17 2018

    AHDB and Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) have joined forces to deliver a series of events across Wales to explore what Brexit will mean for Welsh farmers and help them to prepare their businesses for leaving the EU.

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  • Growing Healthy and Efficient Enterprises

    Jan 16 2018

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will host a technical ON-Farm event at IBERS, Aberystwyth University in Gogerddan on Wednesday 31 January at 6.30pm.

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  • Welsh pedigree sheep breeders urged to take part in major project

    Jan 12 2018

    Welsh pedigree sheep breeders have the opportunity to take part in a key industry project and receive valuable information on their rams’ progeny by nominating rams and semen for RamCompare.

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  • Wet weather causes high risk of liver fluke

    Jan 11 2018

    Due to higher than average rainfall experienced in 2017, NADIS (National Animal Disease Information Service) have warned that West Wales is a high risk area for liver fluke this winter.

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  • Agriculture is vital for the Welsh economy, says HCC

    Jan 10 2018

    £120m in annual exports

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  • HCC take red meat message to health professionals-

    Jan 9 2018

    Nursing and health professionals from Wales have been improving their knowledge about the health benefits of eating red meat and its vital role in a healthy diet.

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  • Llamb campervan a raving success in Manchester

    Dec 21 2017

    On Wednesday 29 November the ‘Llamb campervan’, filled with PGI Welsh Lamb lunch bites, parked up in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester with the aim of bringing Welsh Lamb to the people of Manchester.

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  • Brecon Beacons Inspiration for Army of Swiss Chefs

    Dec 21 2017

    A trip to Wales has helped some of Switzerland’s leading chefs and restaurateurs create tasty new dishes with the finest Welsh Lamb.

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  • Welsh Lamb says ‘Buon Natale’ with major Italian promotion

    Dec 21 2017

    Four Italiansupermarket chains with a total of nearly 300 stores are promoting PGI Welsh Lamb in the run-up to Christmas, thanks to a partnership with Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

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  • Wales looks to capitalise on buoyant German meat trade

    Dec 15 2017

    As the red meat industry looks forward to 2018, Welsh levy body Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is at work consolidating recent success for PGI Welsh Lamb in the vital German market.

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  • Pontardawe Pig Producers Pick up Parliamentary Prize

    Dec 15 2017

    Cwm Farm Charcuterie, based near Pontardawe in the Swansea Valley, is celebrating gaining recognition from top food industry awards for its outstanding cured meats.

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  • Bellissimo! Italians enjoy Wales and Welsh Lamb

    Dec 15 2017

    A group of Italian meat importers experienced a true taste of Wales and PGI Welsh Lamb on a recent trade-mission.

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  • Sheep numbers in Wales top 10 million but uncertain times lay ahead

    Dec 15 2017

    Newly-released statistics show that the sheep population in Wales has passed the 10 million mark for the first time since the turn of the century.

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  • Welsh Beef is consumers’ choice for top alternative Christmas dinner

    Dec 15 2017

    PGI Welsh Beef is the top turkey alternative this Christmas, according to Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC)’s latest survey of Welsh consumers.

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