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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  • Italian students discover a true taste of Wales

    Apr 20 2018

    Future European gastronomy professionals recently undertook a study tour of Wales, experiencing the very best of Welsh food culture, including PGI Welsh Lamb.

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  • HCC in major drive to grow new markets

    Apr 18 2018

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is looking forward to a busy few weeks as it aims to grow markets outside Europe which could be very important to Welsh farming’s post-Brexit future.

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  • Factors Combine to Boost Lamb Prices

    Apr 13 2018

    Since the beginning of the year, lamb prices in Welsh marts have reached high levels not seen for some years.

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  • Competition winners learn how to perfect pork from Wales dishes with TV chef, Angela Gray

    Apr 6 2018

    Following the announced winner of the Porximity competition, eight lucky people enjoyed a day at the picturesque Llanerch Vineyard learning how to prepare the perfect pork dishes with the brilliant TV chef, Angela Gray.

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  • Future foodie careers on the menu at teachers’ conference

    Apr 5 2018

    Teachers were encouraged to inspire pupils to take up careers in the food and drink sector at a recent conference organised by Meat & Education and Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

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  • Workshop explores new technologies to help meat industry cut waste

    Mar 29 2018

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has brought scientists and meat processors together at a special event designed to bring the latest technology to bear on increasing profitability and reducing environmental impact.

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  • Farmers Sign Up to Sell the Story of Welsh Food at Easter

    Mar 29 2018

    Two Welsh livestock farmers have made the trek to London in recent days to take part in promoting fabulous home produce.

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  • Welsh Lamb Curry Raises £1500 for soldiers’ charity

    Mar 28 2018

    A special event held at the top Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias restaurant has raised over £1500 to support injured soldiers, veterans and their families.

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  • Kate signs up to help HCC export drive

    Mar 23 2018

    With a three-year Welsh Government funded export programme due to get underway in April, Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) has appointed Kate Patten to strengthen its export development team.

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  • Students Battle for Cookery Crown

    Mar 22 2018

    Eisteddfod season is in full swing across Wales with children competing in regional Urdd heats for the chance to go through to the main event in Builth Wells at Whitsun.

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  • HCC market research shows value of PGI food designation

    Mar 15 2018

    Research undertaken to evaluate a three-year European marketing campaign for Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef has highlighted the importance of the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status that the flagship meat products enjoy.

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  • Flintshire Butchers Win Top Business Award

    Mar 14 2018

    Owners of a north Wales farm shop are celebrating winning the top butchery prize in awards dubbed the ‘Rural Oscars’.

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  • A Meating of Minds: food conference set to inspire teachers

    Mar 9 2018

    Teachers are being offered the chance to gain hands on and practical experience in using red meat in the classroom and understanding the role it has played in healthy diets in the past, present and future.

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  • Survey boosts Welsh Lamb’s quality credentials

    Mar 6 2018

    With St. David’s Day having given a perfect opportunity to highlight the growing Welsh food sector, the nation’s most iconic product – PGI Welsh Lamb – has received a boost from the findings of a survey into how target consumers perceive the brand.

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  • Farmers urged to prepare at Brexit roadshow meetings

    Mar 5 2018

    Welsh farmers have been getting to grips with what Brexit could mean for their businesses and how best to prepare for it in a series of open meetings held across Wales.

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