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  • New List helps sow the seeds of grass-based profitability

    May 26 2016

    A grass seed industry reference list that can help farmers achieve better yields, greater competitiveness and improve profitability will be launched at the Royal Welsh Grassland Event at the Rhug Estate, Corwen on 9 June 2016.

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  • Rejecting ‘one size fits all’ could bring real benefits to farmers

    May 23 2016

    Tailoring any investment in pasture improvements and nutritional supplements to the particular needs of individual farms is the surest way of seeing financial gains; that was the message of the guest speakers at the latest ON-Farm 2016 event

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  • Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Welsh Lamb!

    May 20 2016

    Swedish online shoppers compete for the right to buy the first Welsh spring lamb of the season

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  • Welsh Lamb hits the headlines on Danish News at Ten

    May 18 2016

    Welsh Lamb has featured in a major news item on Denmark’s DR television network’s flagship news programme, TV Avisen.

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  • Promotional push for Porc.Wales at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival

    May 13 2016

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will join hundreds of smallholders for a two-day celebration of pigs, pork and all aspects of country life at the Spring Festival in Llanelwedd next weekend.

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  • ExPEDitious biosecurity will stop summer pig health scares

    May 12 2016

    Pork producers in Wales are being encouraged to stick strictly to general biosecurity practices as the summer show season approaches.

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  • Increase sheep farm profitability by focusing on lamb finishing

    May 11 2016

    A series of events are being held across Wales this month to examine ways in which farmers can improve lamb finishing.

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  • HCC proudly backs industry innovation as joint bid represents Wales at UK awards

    May 9 2016

    Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) and a top level farming industry related team have “brushed aside” 44 other innovators to claim the right to represent Wales at a prestigious UK water sector awards ceremony this week.

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  • Become an ON-Farm 2016 grassland guru

    May 5 2016

    Are you as “green as grass” when it comes to re-seeding with the right mixture to achieve the best yield and boost profitability? Then don’t let the grass grow under your feet - sign up for the latest ON-Farm 2016 event and become a grassland guru.

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  • HCC Scholarship offers one-off global fact-finding opportunity

    May 3 2016

    Step up Wales’ farmers of the future - Hybu Cig Cymru-Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is offering a once-in-a-lifetime chance to boost your skillset on a global fact-finding mission through its prestigious annual HCC Scholarship scheme.

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  • HCC will stand up for PGI Welsh Lamb at leading Welsh comedy festival

    Apr 26 2016

    Have you heard the one about the world’s premium lamb and the top TV comic? Well you can be assured it will be in very good taste, because this weekend PGI Welsh Lamb teams up with top TV comics at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival.

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  • Top team seek export rewards from Swedish trade fair trip

    Apr 22 2016

    A top red meat industry team from Wales will attend one of Northern Europe’s biggest food and hospitality trade fairs next week to spread the word about premium Welsh Lamb and its PGI credentials, and bid to boost exports to Scandinavia.

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  • HCC furnishes farm-to-fork fact forage for far east food stars

    Apr 20 2016

    A galaxy of gastronomic galacticos from major Hong Kong and Macau food destinations flew in for a HCC farm to fork tour of the home of Welsh Lamb to help boost far east exports.

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  • Critical consumer cocktail hits annual UK lamb exports

    Apr 19 2016

    A critical cocktail of low consumer purchasing power, punitive exchange rates, cheap imports and supply surfeits forced UK lamb exports to dip by nearly a quarter in the last twelve months, reports HCCs latest edition of the Market Bulletin.

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  • HCC analysis identifies investment need to sustain £461m abattoir sector

    Apr 13 2016

    Cattle, sheep and pig slaughtering businesses in Wales contribute a huge £461m every year to the Welsh economy but need investment backing if they are to sustain this dynamic performance, a HCC sectoral analysis concludes.

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