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On Monday 1 March the online campaign to support Scottish Venison goes live

The campaign is a part of the joint, industry and Scottish Government recovery plan for Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink sector. The first project to receive funding through this programme it is delivered by SAOS and the Scottish Venison … Continue reading

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Christmas cracker – wild British venison striploin fillets from Highland Game set to fly off Aldi’s shelves for Christmas

Scottish Venison is delighted to hear that Highland Game will be supplying wild British venison striploin fillets into Aldi, fully larder trimmed, and in time for Christmas. For the first time, shoppers across 900 Aldi stores UK wide will be … Continue reading

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Welcome boost for Scottish Venison with funding injection from Scottish Government to help through COVID-19

The Scottish Venison Association can announce that it is receiving £50k funding support from the Scottish Government to help maintain supply chains, raise awareness and increase visibility and purchase of Scottish venison products through a tactical campaign starting in December. … Continue reading

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Short supply chain from stalker to butcher is the focus for Scottish Venison Day

Scottish Venison Day 4 September will be marked this year by the launch of an initiative to promote the short supply chain from stalker or estate direct to their local butcher or restaurant.  Legislation allows the supply of small quantities … Continue reading

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Highland Game delivers £150,000 investment to combat Corona impact and protect frontline staff

Dundee based food firm, Highland Game, has announced an investment of over £150,000 implementing a set of stringent measures following the outbreak of COVID-19 ensuring safety and security for all employees.  The UK’s largest producer of venison employing over 80 … Continue reading

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UK retail venison market increases in value by almost 11% during 2019 latest research shows

Detailed market research undertaken across the UK has indicated that the retail home venison market is growing in value, recording an increase of 10.9% through 2019. The market research undertaken by Kantar and new attitudinal research by 56 Degree Insight … Continue reading

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Don’t be tempted by illegal venison warns SVA

Following a reported increase in ‘doorstep sales’ and giving away of venison, the Scottish Venison Association has issued the following statement: However well meaning, the giving away or selling of any wild game meat outside of the hunter’s exemption (“to … Continue reading

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Venison supply contract good for jobs, local business and Scotland

Forestry and Land Scotland’s deer management programme was hailed as exemplary when Rural Affairs Minister, Mairi Gougeon, on 3 March 2020 announced a £13 million, five-year venison supply contract between Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) and Highland Game Ltd. The … Continue reading

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Highland Game announces new multi-million pound partnerships

Increased demand for lean protein fuelling growth for Scottish venison supplier The award-winning Scottish supplier of wild venison, Highland Game, has secured a new partnership with the UK’s largest recipe box company Gousto and increased distribution with UK wholesale partners … Continue reading

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Scottish Venison day fillip as Scottish Government pledges funding to enable market research project

The Scottish Government has confirmed today, Scottish Venison Day, 4 September, that it will fund baseline research to help Scotland’s venison producers and processors better understand the UK venison market, its challenges and opportunities.   One year on from the … Continue reading

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