‘Field to Fork’ at the fair

Launched at the Royal Highland Show, there’s a new project focusing on the link between wildlife management with the food industry: Field to Fork, from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Deer data from BASC

BASC has published another infographic clearly detailing the value of shooting – this time, covering data about deer in the UK. Highlighting key facts about deer stalking and the rising deer population in the UK, the infographic is the sixth of

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Andrew’s Masterclass: Roast venison loin

Try this mouthwatering venison recipe from Michelin-starred chef Andrew McLeish About Andrew I’m a chef, lucky husband and proud father of three. As well as all of this, I’m a big lover of game. I head Michelin-starred restaurant Chapter One

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Marco’s Masterclass: fillet of roe deer

Perfect for an autumnal treat: fillet or rump of roe deer with wild mushrooms and Madeira roasting juices Serves 2 INGREDIENTS Extra virgin olive oil (or clarified butter) Fillet or rump of roe deer, about 350g 100ml Madeira 150g wild

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Game popularity on the rise

Game meat has increased in popularity, as well as becoming more widely available.  According to the Value of Shooting report, game meat is becoming much more popular, being featured on restaurant menus, in recipe books, on TV and is now much

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Venison demand rising

The demand for venison has risen by over 400 per cent over the past year, following new public interest in a variety of game products.

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Marks and Spencer withdraws grouse from sale

High-street store Marks and Spencer has withdrawn plans to sell red grouse. A boycott had been threatened over allegations that grouse moor gamekeepers were illegally persecuting birds of prey, despite the fact that grouse was hugely popular when it went on sale in M&S stores

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Project Trespass

A new initiative to tackle poaching was launched on October 1 2013 by the Poaching Priority Delivery Group. Helena Douglas explains how Project Trespass will work   The Poaching Priority Delivery Group, set up in 2008, comprises police representatives, the

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Wild venison project success

A project launched in 2010 that aims to make it easier to bring wild venison to supermarket shelves has announced that since then, for every £1 spent, it has generated £2.75 in economic activity. In addition, it has announced that

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Police tackle poachers

Police tackle poachers Police and forest rangers are hoping the recently introduced Project Trespass will help tackle the problem of deer poaching – particularly in Devon, Cornwall, and Exmoor areas. Exmoor, which has the largest red deer population in England,

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