The Scotch Difference

Born & Reared in Scotland

Meat with Integrity

At Quality Meat Scotland, we’ve got a lot to shout about to promote our three brands, one of which is the Scotch Difference.

Scotland is one of the most sustainable and reputable places in the world to produce beef, lamb and pork. From animal welfare and sustainability measures, right through to the meat that makes it on to the plate, Scotch is red meat produced to an uncompromisingly high standard.

Scotch Logos

Only meat ‘Born & Reared in Scotland’ can carry the world-famous Scotch brand mark – a symbol of whole-life reassurance for you and your family.

Born & Reared – The Scotch Difference

UKGI Certified Scotch Beef and Lamb hold the coveted UK GI status legally protecting the brand from imitation.

  • Respectfully reared: Independent welfare checks are carried out on farms by the Scottish SPCA.
  • Perfect climate: An abundant supply of rain in Scotland creates lush grasslands without the need for irrigation.
  • Perfect landscape: Over 80% of our land is grass or rough grazing, not suitable for crops but ideal for livestock.
  • Independently audited: To a strict set of standards covering animal welfare, food safety and best practice.
  • Part of a natural cycle: Grass grazed by livestock absorbs carbon from the atmosphere and captures it in the soil.
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