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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-07377: Emma Harper (South Scotland)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 21 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it takes to encourage supermarkets to stock Scotch lamb all year.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 2 March 2017

The Scottish Government and Scotland Food and Drink engages regularly with grocery retailers to encourage increased sourcing of Scottish produce. Recently Marks and Spencer announced a commitment to stock 100% Scottish Lamb all year round. Additionally Quality meat Scotland carry out a lamb marketing campaign each year which includes in store activities.