Scotch Beef is always fully traceable, locally sourced and quality assured. You can be sure when you buy Scotch Beef UK GI that it’s the genuine article.
Scotch Meat is not simply a brand. It’s a mark of quality to ensure the meat you buy is traceable, local and quality assured.
Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb proudly hold UK GI (Geographical Indication) status. It is a guarantee that a product fully satisfies strict guidelines which demand a proven link between the traditions and environment of a country of origin and a product which is of the highest quality.
When you see the UK GI badge with Scotch Beef logo, you can be confident that all cattle were born, reared and processed in Scotland and hold whole life quality assurance. Those in our supply chain are the linchpin when it comes to producing always traceable, local and quality assured beef.
What does quality assured mean?
You’re purchasing an approved product guaranteed to be Scotch.
The animal has had independent welfare checks carried out on farms from the Scottish SPCA.
The animal has been reared to a strict set of standards covering animal welfare, food safety and best practice.
With over thirty years of quality control, our assurance scheme is the longest established scheme of its kind in the world. To carry the Scotch Beef brand and UK GI mark, livestock must have been born, reared and slaughtered in Scotland and spent their entire life on Quality Meat Scotland Assured holdings. For further information on our standards and assurance schemes, please visit, www.qmscotland.co.uk
This whole of life brand eligibility is delivered by a suite of assurance schemes which cover the full supply chain: Cattle Feeds, Haulage, Auction Market and Processor.
Whole chain assurance underpins the integrity of these premium brands and provides reassurance to consumers of provenance, highest standards of production, and animal welfare and wellbeing, to deliver a quality eating experience.
Traceability of product is key and checker systems are available to farmers, auction markets and abattoirs for determining the brand eligibility of scotch assured livestock.
Scotland's climate offers one of the most sustainable places in the world to produce consistent quality meat.
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