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Dec 242010

An article today about consumer interest in food items with ethical or environmental credentials, featured local Michael Salm of Salm’s Meats.

Successful Brisbane independent butcher Michael Salm is another retailer who has noted the trend towards demand for meat protein carrying ‘social responsibility’ messages.

Mr Salm, who sits on the Australian Meat Industry Council’s National Retail Council, operates Salm’s Meats in Brisbane’s inner-eastern suburb of Carindale.

He estimated up to 15pc of his shop’s pre-Christmas turnover this year would carry a ‘natural’, ‘free range’ or ‘organic’ label.

Read ‘Natural’ finds festive niche (Queensland Country Life)

Salm’s Meats is at 1282 Old Cleveland Road (corner of Scrub Rd), Carindale
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Gen is the Founder of Carindale Connect (started in 2007). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Queensland University of Technology and an internship from ABC Online. She's involved in a number of web projects, was the Website Manager for Chamber of Commerce and Industry QLD and the Editor of Wotnews (Australian news aggregator and search engine start-up). She also spent some time as a volunteer Community Correspondent for 612 ABC Brisbane. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, Gen now lives in Carindale. She loves her bicycle (but doesn't do lycra), the environment and art.
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