SustainabilityNestlé creates research institute for packaging
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. Nestlé announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, dedicated to the discovery and development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions.
Clean MeatAleph Farms promotes first cell-grown steak
ISRAEL, Ashdod. The company’s new product is presented in a video and demonstrates its capabilities for growing different types of natural beef cells isolated from the cow.
Tönnies GroupTican and SB Pork have reached breakeven
DENMARK, Thisted/Brörup. Farmers profit by more challenge in Denmark.
LogisticsNew building complex for labelling and inspection systems
GERMANY, Enger. Multivac Marking & Inspection celebrates 25th anniversary as subsidiary and expands production capacities in Enger.
ValueUS beef exports still growing, pork slightly declining
USA, Washington. US beef exports remained on a record-shattering value pace in October, according to data released by USDA and compiled by USMEF. October pork exports trended seasonally higher compared to recent months but were still below the results posted in October 2017.
SustainabilityCarbon neutral meat production
AUSTRALIA, Oakleigh, Vic. On 1 December 2018, Flinders + Co became the first meat company in Australia to fully offset all carbon emissions from not only their business, but every kilogram of meat they sell.
TradeUS beef gains new market access in Morocco
USA, Washington. 2018 is the first year that US beef and poultry exporters have access to Morocco’s market under the terms of the US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
AssumptionsCMC contradicts Canada Food Price 2019 Report
CANADA, Ottawa, On. The misleading report makes assumptions of red meat industry pricing, which the CMC opposes.
AquisitionMarfrig buys Argentinean Quickfood for $55 mill.
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Quickfood was a subsidiary of the Brazilian BRF. The agreement between the companies also envisages partnership for the production and distribution of beef patties, meatballs and kibbeh.