Agriculture & Associated Services News
A range of Mey Selections fine food products is now available in Aviemore Highland Shopping, Scotland's latest luxury shopping complex, to be found at the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort. Tracy Waters, Business Development Manager for Mey Selections commented: "It is really exciting to be involved with such a visionary retail experience, which has succeeded in gathering together the top quality Scottish brands.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 25th) sold 91 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (62) averaged 150.7p (+1.9p) and sold to 168p per kg and £1,072 gross.
Visiting Russian buyers were introduced to the full Mey Selections range at the 'Meet the Russian Buyers' event, held last week at Culloden House Hotel, Inverness. The event, organised by Scottish Development International, brought together buyers from six Russian companies looking to source quality Scottish food and drink products.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 18th) sold 84 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (63) averaged 148.8p (+1.9p) and sold to 160p per kg and £1065.35 gross.
Mey Selections was one of the sponsors of this year's Scottish Tourism Week 4-11 March, which saw a number of events taking place throughout the country. One hundred and fifty people representing the Scottish tourism industry enjoyed the delicious taste of Mey Selections lamb, cheese and oatcakes at the Scottish Tourism Dinner held last week in Glasgow, while another 180 guests sampled Barrogill whisky, along with Mey Selections cheeses, oatcakes, chutneys, jams, honeys, shortbread and biscuits at a reception held at the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (March, 12th) sold 3,286 sheep of all classes. Store lambs (1,997) sold to £56.20 gross for a pen of thirty Suffolk crosses from No.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts (March, 8th) sold 28 cattle, 72 sheep, 18 pigs and 207 lots of poultry and equipment at their special sale of rare and minority breeds. Cattle (28) sold to £410 for a Highland cow with bullock calf at foot from, Oldany Farm, Drunbeg.
Prime bullocks (49) averaged 145p (-0.9p) and sold to 167p per kg and £1,141 gross. Prime heifers (30) averaged 145p (+1.2p) and sold to 170p per kg and £952 gross.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February 27th) sold 2,313 sheep of all classes. Store lambs (1,535) sold to £52 for Texel crosses from Cypress Cottage, Achterneed, and for Cheviots from No.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (February, 19th) sold 82 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (52) averaged 145.6p (+8.0p) and sold to 168p per kg and £1,005.75 gross.
The Wick office of North Highland Products hosted a ceremony to announce the winners of the 2007 Mey Selections Producer of the Year Awards. The winners in each of three categories - Aberdeen Angus, Commerical Cattle and Lamb, each received a silver cup and £100 prize.
George Cormack, Mey Selections Marketing and Procurement Manager, spoke at a Lamb Marketing seminar in Dornoch yesterday. Hosted by Farming for the Future, the event was attended by approximately 60 members of NFU Scotland who were looking to make more informed decisions and develop their business.
DINGWALL, Lambs (1,569) averaged £32.31 and sold to £65 gross for Beltex lambs from No. 25 Camult Muir, Kiltarlity.
Mey Selections, the brand name of North Highlands Products Ltd., is delighted to announce that they are the first Scottish SME (Small Medium Enterprise) to become involved with the Carbon Trust's product carbon footprinting and labelling initiative. "Not only are we the first Scottish SME, we are one of the first food and drink companies to become involved with the initiative.
FORT WILLIAM, Dingwall and Highland Marts Ltd., (November, 28th) sold 78 store cattle, 12 adult head of breeding cattle, 32 OTM cattle and 822 sheep of all classes at its Christmas Sale of store and breeding cattle and sheep. Bullocks (39) averaged 128.9p and sold to 192.1p per kg for 229kg Simmental crosses from No.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & highland Marts Ltd., (23rd January 2008) sold 496 store cattle and nine breeding cattle. Bullocks (308) averaged 135.7p (+4.1) and sold to 168.2p per kg for a pen of eight 318kg Charolais crosses from Torgormack, Kirkhill, and £755 for a pen of 571kg Charolais crosses from Hilton Farm, Tain.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts, (16th January 2008) sold 4,951 store sheep including the annual sale of 668 cast rams. Lambs (2,734) averaged £32.32 and sold to £57 gross for Beltex cross ewe lambs from Whitebog, Fortrose.
DINGWALL, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (January, 15th ) sold 76 prime cattle. Prime bullocks (49) averaged 132.9p (-4.1p) and sold to 143p per kg and £957 gross.
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Staff at Harrold Bros, based in the High Street in Wick, have been particularly busy over the past few weeks, preparing a mouth-watering array of Mey Selections meat and accompaniments in time for the Festive Season. As Neil Harrold explained, "Every year we aim to offer the finest meat but this year we feel we have surpassed ourselves in that not only, as the Mey Selections licensee in the area, can we offer excellent beef and lamb, but also a vast range of the company's other products - all guaranteed to make the Christmas and New Year celebratory meals ones to remember." Preserves and chutneys, crunchy oatcakes, biscuits and shortbread, as well as traditional clootie, are just some of the temptations for sale at this local Wick shop.