“If you are serious about exporting then this is the place you have to be,” is the blunt message from Sandra Sullivan when asked why anyone should come to Cologne to the massive ANUGA
food fair. Ms Sullivan has a vested interest of course because her firm help support small and medium businesses come to this event, which is held every second year. This year, some 67 companies took stand space under the UK banner.
The task of absorbing the equivalent of 15 years of cost inflation in just six months has intensified the commercial pressures facing Scotland’s meat processers says Alan Craig, newly appointed president of the Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW).
The Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers (SAMW) has submitted an innovative funding solution, which provides Scotland’s beef and sheep
breeders with a significant increase in support, without any reduction in funding for the dairy and arable sectors, to the Scottish Government.
“Beef is as popular as electricity – it’s in 94% of homes.” So says the new chief executive of Scotland’s largest farmer-owner group of businesses.
Alan Craig recently took over at the helm of the Aberdeenshire-based ANM Group Ltd following the retirement at the end of April of Brian Pack after nearly two decades in charge.
At nineteen most young lads aren’t taking life too seriously – they are into sport, girls, furthering their education or starting a working career. Very few contemplate establishing their own business, let alone in another country.
Operating the only complete forage based beef finishing system in Scotland and possibly the UK, Michael Shannon of Thankerton Camp, Lanarkshire has a unique product and – as the label says – it is Damn Delicious!!