Pasty 'from Devon'

A local historian in Devon says he has found evidence that the Cornish pasty comes from Devon. The first reference to a pasty in Devon occurs 200 years before it is mentioned in Cornwall, which may impact on Cornwall's efforts to protect the pasty under EU rules.

Farmer training

BPEX and Asda have got together to launch a training scheme for pig farmers. Courses for a Certificate of Competence are on farm to make it easier for farmers.

Return of mutton

Prince Charles' Mutton Renaissance Club is organising a tour of London's Borough Market to highlight the opportunities for mutton. The event will paint a picture of strong market growth.