Domestic Lamb

Woolworths restructures red meat business across Australia

Australia’s largest supermarket retailer, Woolworths, is restructuring its red meat business, forming a stand-alone business called GreenStock. The move is designed to better organise the company’s end-to-end meat supply chain, it said…Read More

Jon Condon, February 26, 2021

Search is on for Australia’s best branded lamb and beef

QUEENSLAND’S annual search for Australia’s best branded lamb and beef products is on again despite market disruption and the COVID-19 pandemic. Entries opened yesterday for the Royal Queensland Food and..Read More

Sheep Central, February 3, 2021

TFI breaks ground on new Murray Bridge sheep-beef plant

THE first sods have been turned on Thomas Foods International’s new multi-species plant at Murray Bridge that aims to process up to 15,000 sheep and lambs, and 1200 head of beef, daily…Read More

Sheep Central, December 16, 2020

Wagga Wagga saleyards reign, in year of throughput falls

SALEYARD sheep and lamb throughput decreased in all states in 2019-20, led by major centres in New South Wales’ drought-affected New England area, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s annual survey…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2020

Lamb Legends muster for MLA Summer campaign + VIDEO

AUSTRALIANS will be asked to enjoy Aussie lamb with friends and families this Christmas in a new Summer campaign launched by Meat & Livestock Australia…Read More

Terry Sim, November 23, 2020

MLA surveys indicate positive consumer attitudes to red meat

THROUGH this year’s challenging times, the red meat industry has been able to maintain or grow positive perceptions about its product among consumers, and is starting to hear more positive messages about the industry, a webinar was told this afternoon…Read More

Jon Condon, November 18, 2020

Lamb and sheep prices to stay high on reduced production

AUSTRALIAN lamb and sheep prices could remain historically high this year, but are not expected to return to the levels of early 2020, according to the latest industry projections…Read More

Sheep Central, September 29, 2020

Farmers say regional Victoria can’t wait for metro Melbourne

VICTORIAN farmers have called for the State Government to empower the regions in the state’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing an Agriculture Workers’ Code and easing meat processor workforce restrictions…Read More

Sheep Central, September 21, 2020

Lamb lauds Aussie community legends in new Spring campaign

LEGENDARY lamb-based meals for Aussie heroes is the theme for Meat & Livestock Australia’s Spring Lamb campaign launched yesterday. MLA said the new content series aimed to demonstrate the ease..Read More

Terry Sim, September 7, 2020

Australian lamb consumption continuing to decline

DOMESTIC lamb consumption continues to decline in Australia, but China has dominated export demand, according to the latest red meat State of the Industry report…Read More

Sheep Central, September 2, 2020

Success for this NSW family is Outback Lamb on a roll

A NEW South Wales farming family has stayed viable by expanding vertically rather than horizontally to bring their Outback Lamb to regional and city consumers…Read More

Sheep Central, May 18, 2020

Lamb and beef brand owners get MLA support during COVID-19

MEAT & Livestock Australia (MLA) has introduced extra short-term financial support measures via its CoMarketing program for lamb and beef brand owners during the difficult COVID-19 trading conditions…Read More

Sheep Central, May 11, 2020

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