McIntosh Donald

Farming

Small-scale producer’s big success with steak

June 26, 2019

A small-scale north Angus beef producer beat off the might of north-east beef finishers to win the coveted Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) rosebowl for the champion in the Kepak McIntosh Donald Best Scotch Steak Competition at the Royal Highland Show.

Business

North-east farmers battle it out in McIntosh Donald steak competition

May 23, 2015

With sluggish consumer demand, seasonal over-supply and an unfavourable exchange rate which attracts imports and depresses the export trade, beef cattle prices are unlikely to return to the peaks of two years ago in the in the near future, according to Alan McNaughton, site director at McIntosh Donald’s meat processing plant at Portlethen.

Farming

Farmers compete for top steak title

May 26, 2014

Twelve prime beef carcases – all but one from North-east beef producers – have been selected for the final of the McIntosh Donald/Tesco best Scotch steak competition at the Royal Highland Show next month.

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