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Customers who buy halal meat in the UK and Europe are becoming increasingly important to lamb producers. The fall of domestic lamb retail sales by one-third in the 10 years to 2011 would have been greater but for the growing Muslim community, where consumption of mutton and lamb is higher than the UK average. A recent AHDB Beef & Lamb halal seminar heard that despite making up just 4.6% of the population, UK Muslims accounted for 24% of lamb and 16% of […]