Monthly Archive: December 2015

Coffin route cwtch blanket laid to rest

SOMETHING remarkable unfolded deep in the heart of Brecon Beacons National Park early last month. Visual artist Ann Jordan’s hand-knitted 20ft wool blanket was carried to the Black Mountain and sewn with heather seed...

Charolais peak at 6,000gns

CHAROLAIS cattle sold to a top price of 6,000gns with a bull clearance rate of 70 per cent at the official society sale at Welshpool on November 5. The sale topper at 6,000gns came...

Welsh dairy on China mission

TWO Welsh companies were part of a group of enterprising dairy businesses on a recent trade mission in Shanghai to promote Britain’s high-quality dairy produce to the Chinese. Pembrokeshire-based Daioni exports organic UHT plain...

Check Christmas gammon is British

SHOPPERS are being urged to check their gammon really is British this Christmas – and to be aware of misleadingly labelled product from countries with lower animal welfare standards. In a bid to halt...

Gwynedd boost for HCC lamb campaign

MOVES by Gwynedd Council schools, residential homes and day centres to serve and support Welsh Lamb from the county’s farms was applauded by Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) who are encouraging public sector organisations to...

FUW backs Welsh Lamb roadshow

HYBU Cig Cymru’s consumer-focused supermarket roadshow was enthusiastically greeted by FUW members when it visited Carmarthen recently as part of a four-month tour of Wales and key locations in England. HCC chairman Dai Davies...