Farmers across the UK are at the forefront of technology advancements: from autosteering tractors, GPS guided sprayers, robotic milks, robotic slurry scrapers, electronic ear tags, slave tractors… need I go on? That’s not to say though that tradition and heritage have been left behind, in truth, the very opposite. The cyclical nature of agriculture […]

Butchers always get meat delivered that isn’t quite as they like it: maybe a touch too fatty or a little small, or they may have not sold as much of a particular joint. It’s actually a bonus for us customers as there’s bargains to be had and still some great meat to be bought. As […]

Throughout summer the British countryside is peppered with agricultural shows: everything is on show – from livestock to machinery, food producers to fashion. At the heart of Yorkshire’s calendar is the Great Yorkshire Show, here’s a few images from this year’s event.                

At the end of the day retailers have an agenda: be that profits, using up the entire carcass, time efficiency or renown for a particular product. It doesn’t mean that as consumers you’re being done over, but your wants and those of suppliers might not always overlap. Trimming every last piece of fat and gristle off a meat […]

I t’s July, the Tour De France is over and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for the Great Yorkshire Show. The show is held annually in Harrogate and can claim to be England’s premier agricultural event and one of the biggest in the United Kingdom.  From cattle parades and stock judging, to […]