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  • Reduction in lamb carcase weights in 2016

    Jan 20 2017

    The latest data released by Defra this week shows how lambs were taken to market at lighter weights in 2016.

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  • Welsh red meat industry looks forward to continued progress in opening up US market after Trump Inauguration

    Jan 20 2017

    With the new US President being inaugurated today (Friday, January 20), Wales’s red meat industry is looking forward to continued good progress towards opening up the American market to lamb and beef products

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  • Rise to the challenge of efficient production or risk being left behind

    Jan 19 2017

    A lively discussion on the future of the red meat sector took place at a farmer meeting hosted by Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) last week.

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  • Progress in post-Brexit food name talks

    Jan 19 2017

    Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) chief executive Gwyn Howells has welcomed progress in talks in Westminster aimed at securing the food name protection currently enjoyed by Welsh Lamb, Welsh Beef and other premium brands, following Brexit.

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  • Producers head to London to discuss future of food name scheme

    Jan 13 2017

    Representatives of the Welsh food industry will gather in London next week to discuss how the country’s iconic brand names will be protected after Brexit.

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  • Teachers to help kids get to grips with food provenance

    Jan 12 2017

    Teaching youngsters about where their food comes from and helping schools to deliver a comprehensive new food qualification were top of the agenda in Menai Bridge this week, as teachers from across north Wales gathered at a training event.

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  • Farmers warned to be on the lookout for liver fluke

    Jan 10 2017

    North Wales is a high-risk area for liver fluke this winter, according to the latest NADIS (National Animal Disease Information Service) parasite forecast.

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  • Steering farm businesses towards success in 2017

    Jan 9 2017

    As we cautiously approach a new era for post-Brexit farming, red meat agency Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will be providing answers for lamb and beef producers on how they can succeed in a changing environment.

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  • New unity, resilience and adaptability can meet New Year red meat industry challenges

    Jan 1 2017

    The Welsh red meat industry must show the “greatest resilience, agility and adaptability” in a likely volatile 12 months that will bring both new hope and new challenges

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  • Top London Restaurants fall in love with Welsh Lamb

    Dec 20 2016

    Five of the best eateries in London have been announced as the latest members of Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales’s (HCC) Welsh Lamb Club.

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  • Meat marketers hit Düsseldorf for pre-Christmas promotional push

    Dec 16 2016

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) headed to Germany this month to meet foodservice meat buyers at a major food fair.

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  • Astrophysics Professor agrees: Welsh Lamb is just out-of-this-world!

    Dec 16 2016

    Identifying a celestial rarity is a treasured gift for an Astrophysics expert like Keele University’s Professor Aneurin Evans, but even that can’t compare with the annual dining table arrival of a truly heavenly Christmas superstar.

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  • So, just how many sheep are there in Wales?

    Dec 16 2016

    Nearly 10 million, and growing, say latest figures

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  • Brecon farmer wins top beef prize

    Dec 16 2016

    Roger Powell of Upper House Farm, Tredomen, Brecon walked away with a top beef prize in the annual carcase show at Two Sisters Food Group’s processing hub in Merthyr Tydfil.

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  • Top chef hits the road to promote Welsh Lamb in Belgium

    Dec 15 2016

    Top Belgian restaurateur and winner of the prestigious ‘Chaudfontaine Ladychef of the Year’ award, Julie Baekelandt, has been on tour promoting her favourite meat – Welsh Lamb.

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