About Us

AQM works closely with partners and processors to provide tangible benefits to producers, both for members and non-members.

These benefits include:

  • Collective, and therefore cost effective, purchasing of farm inputs.
  • The use of the latest IT business solutions delivering prompt and accurate information to producers so that customer requirements are met efficiently.
  • The provision of a team of trained and highly experienced business managers who: Deliver benefits to all producers of British Pork, Beef and Lamb by adding value to the supply chain.
  • Provide a cost effective marketing service for both store and slaughter stock.
  • Financial security with guaranteed payments.
  • Can undertake transport arrangements.
  • Offer assistance and advice in all aspects of the organic market.
  • AQM products and services include:
  • Pig Marketing
  • Cattle Selection and Marketing
  • Sheep Selection and Marketing
  • Farm Software and Electronic Animal recording systems
  • Livestock Supplies (ear tags, farm supplies, genetics)
  • Analysis and Advice


  • 1964 The first Annual General Meeting of The Anglia Quality Meat Association Ltd was held

  • 1976 The first real impact of beef marketing with AQM with an increase in demand from cattle producers

  • 1996 Norfolk Bacon Producers ceased trading and their members joined AQM

  • 2001 Partnership formed with Organic Livestock Marketing Cooperative

  • 2014 AQM celebrates turning with 50 with a party for members. 

  • 2015 Expansion of products being offered by Shearwell Data through AQM

  • 2016 Development of “Partnership” model expands with IWS and Xziox water treatment 

  • 2018 AQM become agents for IAE, Scrutton Bland & Agri Brokers

  • 2019 Partnerships continue to expand and grow with a range of companies

  • 2019 AQM’s James Doel is nominated for the “Innovation in Agriculture” that the British Farming Awards

  • 2019 New Website, with rebrand and introduction of online shop is launched

  • 2021 Hamish Beaton joins the AQM livestock team

  • 2022 AQM launch AQM+, our supported livestock management system

  • 2023 Ewan Cumming joins the AQM livestock team

  • 2024 AQM turn 60!!! watch this space for exciting News on how we plan to celebrate

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AQM are like family, in difficult times, I know I can rely on them for help

David R. Jones, Suffolk

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