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Ultrasound optimizes chilling of chicken breast
BRAZIL, Santa Maria. Application of ultrasound in chicken breast during chilling by immersion promotes a fast and uniform cooling.
Net income increases 43.5% in Q1
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Company reports strong first quarters for Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA Pork and JBS USA Beef segments.
Brazilian meat gigant strongly disagrees with the EC decision
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The measure which formalizes the prior de-listing of the company's exports to Europe from 12 plants located in Brazil comes into force as of 16 May.
Restaurant brands Q1 earnings lifted
CANADA, Oakville, Ontario. Same-store sales at the burger chain and Popeyes advanced in the quarter.
Uncertainties threaten optimism in trade
THE NETHERLANDS, Amsterdam. Disease risks, trade disputes, and feed availability will create opportunities and challenges for the pork industry in the coming months.
Expanded ban of poultry imports to EU possible
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The shareholders are expected to vote in a new slate of board members during an 26 April assembly.
US exports higher than a year ago
USA, Washington. February exports of US beef were higher than a year ago in both volume and value, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).
Control of US-based National Beef acquired
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The acquisition of 51% interest in the US-company will make Marfrig the world’s second-largest beef producer and reduce its leverage.
Chicken meat exports decreased in Q1 2018
BRAZIL, São Paulo. In the first quarter of 2018, Brazil's poultry meat sales reported a decrease of 5.6% to 1,017 mill. t.
Team Ireland is top
NORTHERN IRELAND, Belfast. A team with butchers from Northern Ireland and Ireland competing have been named the best in the world at the 2018 World Butchers’ Challenge.
Q4 loss reported
BRAZIL, Barretos. The Brazilian beef processor posted a net loss of $97 mill.
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The Brazilian poultry company BRF S.A. is the latest meat processor under scrutiny by the Brazilian government in its so-called “Operation Weak Flesh.”
Feeding Latin America
USA, Lexington, Ky. The country leads the animal feed production in this region.
Fights over China's pork market
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. China’s pork imports have been slowing down lately, but are expected to pick up again over the rest of the year.
Brazil shows strength of its agribusiness
USA, Atlanta. Medium-sized Brazilian companies are taking advantage of the country's pavilion at this year’s International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta.
New GM in Brazil
BRAZIL, Luziana, Goias. Carlos Antonio Costa was appointed as General Manager of Hubbard do Brazil.
Country considers lifting tariff on U.S. ethanol
BRAZIL, Brasilia. Decision could depend on Washington lifting a ban on fresh beef exports from Brazil.
Beef exports strong, lamb exports struggle
USA, Denver. The US beef exports value is on its way to a full-year value record, while lamb exports dropped from a year ago in volume but increased in value.