Responsible beef farming

Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured farmers meet world leading standards for responsible farming. James chats with NIFQA farmer Stuart Hamilton to find out more.

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The Truth About Beef - NIFQA farmer Stuart & James chat RESPONSIBLE BEEF FARMING

When you see the Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured logo you know that the highest standards of farming have been met. All NIFQA beef is fully traceable, from healthy and incredibly well looked after animals.

NIFQA farmer Stuart talks to chef James about responsible beef farming and what being a Northern Ireland Farm Quality Assured farmer means to him.


The NIFQA scheme ensures that the highest standards are met from the farm, how the animal is transported and how it is processed. It’s a guarantee of quality from farm to fork.

We have smaller farms in Northern Ireland, meaning the farmers know their animals and take particular care for them. They take real pride in what they do.

NIFQA farms meet the highest food production standards. They are regularly and independently monitored so the standards never slip.

The logo guarantees world-class beef. Farmers have worked the land for generations and simply want to protect it so it can be passed to the next generation.