Scotland’s chief vet has insisted “high welfare standards” are in place when animals are transported overseas, branding a recent TV programme about the practice “alarmist”.
The value of Scottish exports increased by 7% in the year to June, according to new figures.
Liam Fox has bemoaned the UK’s focus on Brexit, saying the country needs to have a less “narrow bandwidth” and look at the wider global picture to boost international trade.
Scottish seed potato growers could soon be exporting to Kenya following the recommendation that three varieties be released into the country.
Once upon a time the words “tweed” and “twee” were synonymous. Asked to picture who would wear a tweed jacket and most people would naturally imagine an old man sitting on the back pew of their church or a posh lady wrapped up in a tweed coat enjoying coffee and a scone at House of Bruar.
Rock band Editors are among 20 British music acts who have benefited from grants to help boost their profiles abroad, the Government has announced.
The global appetite for British cheese is growing with the value of exports up 23% last year to £615 million.
China is on the verge of lifting a 20-year-long ban on British beef, claims AHDB,
Manufacturing beef from the UK can at last be exported to Canada after inspectors said the product could be tested to the microbiological standards required by the Canadian authorities.
Scottish salmon exports have soared during 2017 according to the latest figures released today.
Overseas sales of Scottish salmon leaped to a record high of £346million in the first half of 2017, with the latest figures showing a 70% rise in export value compared to the same period last year.
Securing the future of vital exports such as seed potatoes and malting barley to third countries post-Brexit is complex and presents "real challenges", according to an AHDB expert.
Scotland's food and drink exports have grown by more than 10% in a year, according to new figures.
Scottish red meat export trade is predicted to remain steady over the next two years despite Brexit uncertainty.
Scotch Lamb could soon be served in restaurants in Kuwait thanks to a new trade deal announced by Defra minister George Eustice.
Scotland exports four times as much to the rest of the UK as it does to the EU.
Scotland's red meat industry has scope to increase exports to Europe and beyond, according to a leading industry figure.
A "buoyant" trade for Scottish seed potato exports has been thanked for a significant rise in activity at Scotland's largest container port.
China has given the green light to UK cereals companies to start exporting barley to its shores.
A north-east father-and-son team are ready to go after their first major contract wins just over a year after setting up a business together.
The Scottish Government will try to boost overseas exports by more than tripling the number of advisors who can assist businesses.
Aberdeen entrepreneurs need to show a sense of urgency and passion if they want to make exporting work for their companies, local businessmen said yesterday.
Scotch Beef landed on the shelves of Canadian supermarkets for the first time in almost 20 years this week.
A dip in Scotch whisky sales abroad contributed to a 3.2% slump in Scotland’s international export figures for 2014, new figures show.
UK farmers could soon see shipments of their barley sent to China following the signing of a £20million trade deal.
Canadian shoppers will soon have access to Scotch Beef following the removal of a 19-year long import ban put in place at the height of the BSE crisis.
The value of Scottish food and drink exports to China went up 12% to £85million last year, according to new figures announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged full government support for the British farming sector.
Farm Minister Richard Lochhead has launched an investigation into reports that imported beef is being wrongly packaged and labelled as from the UK.
Businesses in Aberdeen will tomorrow be asked to share their experiences of exporting goods and services to the rest of the world.
Swedish shoppers will soon have more access to Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb due to a new enhanced supply agreement with Swedish retail giant ICA.
Defra has appointed a new agriculture and food counsellor in China to help boost food and drink exports to the country.