The Ulster Farmers’ Union, as part of a UK-wide campaign, is encouraging consumers to celebrate everything that is good about lamb as part of #LoveLambWeek, from 1 to 7 September.
Lamb is versatile, delicious and easy to cook says UFU hill farming chairman Ian Buchanan who produces lamb near Dungiven.
UFU hill farming chairman Ian Buchanan who produces lamb near Dungiven. “Northern Ireland produces some of the best quality lamb and it is recognised as such, particularly in export markets. However, here at home lamb is often overlooked for other types of meat. We want to see that change,” he said.
Consumers are increasingly interested in provenance and buying local. Since sheep are a fundamental part of Northern Ireland’s food industry, eating lamb is an excellent and tasty way to support local farmers.
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