SAMW is grateful for the excellent support provided by the following associate members, particularly in relation to the staging of the Association’s annual conference.
Leo Group Ltd is one of the UK's leading specialists in animal by-products and renewable energy. The business plays a critical role in the food and agricultural industries collecting and processing material which is converted into premium meals and oils for use in pet food, cosmetics, oleochemicals and renewable fuel. Headquartered in Halifax, the family-run business employs more than 800 people across its operational sites in the UK, Ireland, Europe and South Africa. In the UK, the Leo Group operates two Category 1 rendering plants in Kintore and Bradford and two Category 3 plants in Halifax and Penrith.
SAOS was established in 1905 as a Society to further co-operation in Scottish agricultural. While co-ops remain key, this remit has expanded to explore and convert wider opportunities in supply chains, technology, innovation, data, quality assurance and climate change response.
Est. in 1991, CAS Recruitment is an international recruitment business specialising in deploying individuals from the Philippines and have deployed over 1500 qualified butchers / slaughtermen and over 250 farmers since 2022 to the UK. We own three recruitment business in the Philippines all of which have their GLAA Licences as is the holding company CAS and have over 100 recruitment consultants, legal and visa specialists based in Manila ensuring we have the greatest possible reach and ability to support your business. With our UK based post placement welfare service, we ensure all our placements are happy and settled.
Levy & McRae is a specialist litigation law firm with significant experience in representing the interests of abattoirs and the meat industry in Scotland. Sector experience includes representation in criminal prosecutions/investigations and advice and representation in regulatory enforcement action including challenging enforcement and other notices. Levy & McRae provide a range of legal services from employment law, transport, insurance, civil disputes, debt recovery and property.
The UK’s leading beef jerky and biltong supplier, offering a ‘one stop shop’ solution for the supply of meat snacks, including ‘Wild West’ which is the UK’s number one, and Europe’s longest established, jerky brand.
Scottish Leather Group is the UK’s largest leather manufacturer and leads the global leather industry in quality, sustainability, and traceability. The group is made up of three businesses, Bridge of Weir Leather, Lang, and Muirhead, which create, design and produce the world’s lowest carbon leather for some of the best-known brands in the automotive, aviation, mass transit, upholstery, luxury items industries, and more.