Monthly Archive: January 2016

Aldi and Lidl driving fresh meat sales

THE supermarket grocery environment is hugely turbulent and the rapid rise of discount retailers Aldi and Lidl’s fresh meat sales is of great importance to Welsh farmers, a retail consumer analyst told the recent...

Dubai visit to boost Welsh Lamb exports

KEY Welsh red meat industry exporters joined more than 50 of Dubai’s influential purchasers in a Hybu Cig Cymru-hosted networking event to boost PGI Welsh Lamb exports. “Our aim was to invite Dubai’s important...

Challenge of producing more food

LEADING global agribusiness leaders outlined their ambition at last month’s Paris climate conference to tackle the challenge of making more food available for a growing population while reducing agriculture’s greenhouse gas footprint. Major companies...

Butchers back HCC marketing

WELSH butchers have backed Hybu Cig Cymru’s (HCC) seasonal in-store merchandising to promote Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef saying it is “very customer friendly and increases sales”. Over 230 Butchers’ Club members received point-of-sale...

England success for Gwent YFC stockjudges

GWENT YFC’s team achieved second overall in the stockjudging competitions at the English Winter Fair at Stafford Showground and individual competitors went home with handfuls of prize cards. Highlights of the competition included Will...