The awarding of PGI status for West Country Beef and West Country Lamb means that producers in the region have an exclusive right to use that name and logo for their products.
The full specifications can be downloaded here:
As registered products West Country Beef and West Country Lamb must be produced in accordance with the specification. To qualify, criteria fulfilled will include beef and lamb coming from stock born, raised and finished in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Dorset or Wiltshire and fed at least a 70% forage-based diet.
Click here for details of the nominated inspection agencies for West Country Beef and West Country Lamb.
Producer to producer or producer livestock market sales:
Livestock sold through markets and from producer to producer can also be badged as West Country Beef and West Country Lamb. In each case producers are required to complete a self-declaration form. The declaration forms can be downloaded by clicking the links below:
West Country PGI declaration form for beef
For further information producers should contact:
T: 0845 491 8787