Business and Industry News for the meat sector
MarketingFlexitarians do not feel addressed by advertising
GERMANY, Hohenheim. Ever more humans reduce meat consumption in favor of vegetable alternatives. Current marketing reaches however large target group of the Flexitarier not sufficiently.
Plastic wasteSüdpack invests in joint project with Recenso
GERMNAY, Ochsenhausen. The Collaboration marks an initial pioneering step by the leading film manufacturer towards an efficient circular economy in the market.
AgricultureMeat production will also increase in 2020
RUSSIA, Moscow. Russian milk and meat production in 2020 is expected to be higher than in the previous year. Growth is particularly strong for pork.
ConferenceLet's Plant Meat won Asia's plant protein award
THAILAND, Bangkok. A start-up from Thailand received the Plant Protein Award from Buhler and Givaudan at the Future Food Asia 2020 conference.
DiseaseNumerous new ASF cases in Poland
POLAND, Warsaw. Again, also the continuances of house-pigs are affected. Another infected wild boar was officially confirmed in Germany.
AlternativesNew plant-based company founded
GERMANY, Hamburg. Planteneers are the experts for plant-based alternatives within the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe.
SustainabilityWeltec builds 7-MW biogas plant near Seoul
SOUTH KOREA, Seoul. The biogas plant in South Korea is to produce heat from food waste.
TradeBrazil moves ahead in global beef exports
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Brazilian beef exports supported by a favourable exchange rate and strong Chinese demand.
Poultry meatWorld market remains under pressure
THE NETHERLANDS; Utrecht. According to Rabobank, the global market for poultry meat is likely to continue to be characterized by major fluctuations
ExpansionTönnies is drawn to Spain
SPAIN, Calamocha. The company wants to build a fully automated slaughterhouse in Calamocha. The company could become one of the largest employers in the province.
Trade FairLogiMAT 2021 postponed as a precaution
GERMANY, Stuttgart. The event will be postponed from March to early summer 2021.
ASFMeanwhile 29 confirmed cases
GERMANY, Berlin. Infected animals are found daily in Brandenburg. Spatially, however, the epidemic is not spreading any further.
Piglet castrationQS yields to the pressure
GERMANY, Bonn. In the German QS system, the same rules should now apply for domestic and imported piglets after all.
StrategyGEA sells manufacturer Bock to Nord Holding
GERMANY, Düsseldorf. As part of its continued focus on strategic core markets the company is selling the compressor manufacturer Bock to Nord Holding.
AppointmentPilgrim’s replaces CEO
USA, Greeley. Pilgrim’s Pride has replaced its CEO as he prepares to face price-fixing charges.
EmploymentRaid against meat companies
GERMANY, Mageburg. Yesterday, the federal police was on duty with 800 officers in the early morning hours.
Meat IndustryTönnies demands collective agreement
GERMANY, Rheda Wiedenbrück. According to the will of Germany's market leader, uniform rules are to apply nationwide in the meat industry. In the own enterprise 6,000 workes are permanently employed.
Trade FairOnline: Cleanzone is going digital
GERMANY, Frankfurt. Cleanzone will be taking place on 18 and 19 November 2020 as a purely virtual event.
ConferenceNew food and nutrition trends released
USA, New York. Americans are seeking immune-boosting foods, plant-based meals, filling snacks and carbs as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.