Business and Industry News for the meat sector
DMRINew software tools launched
DENMARK, Taastrup. The institute has developed a suite of tools that will assist in harvesting the hidden profit.
BettcherDistribution agreement with Borncut signed
USA, Birmingham, Ohio. The new agreement makes Bettcher the exclusive distributor of Borncut precision portion cutting equipment in the North American market.
ASFThe situation is coming to a head
GERMANY, Berlin. African swine fever (ASF) has spread to within twelve kilometres of the Federal Republic of Germany.
TomraNew leader appointed
BELGIUM, Leuven. Michel Picandet is appointed executive Vice President and Head of Tomra Food.
SustainabilityOrganuary could be more sustainable than Veganuary
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Evidence shows that it takes a vast amount of land and water to facilitate the now high demand for especially soy and almond crops.
LeyboldTwo layout tools launched
GERMANY, Cologne. The vacuum technology specialist has developed two new online tools to assist customer’s pump choice and layout of complete vacuum systems.
Cell-based meatInvestor interest suggests approaching scalability
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Creating meat in a lab from animal cells without hurting the animal ticks so many boxes in an era in which animal welfare and world food shortages are major issues.
MinervaPushing for public offering on 80 mill. shares
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The beef company stated in its filing that it plans to sell new shares in the offering along with another 15 mill. existing shares owned by VDQ Holdings.
NestléReducing virgin plastics
SWITZERLAND, Vevey. The company said it aims to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025.
PoultryWiesenhof produces climate neutrally
GERMANY, Visbek. The company is the first meat producer in Germany to have its production certified to be free of carbon dioxide emissions.
IPPEThe fair opens its doors end of January
USA, Atlanta, Georgia. The organizers expanded the show floor to all three halls (A, B and C) of the Georgia World Congress Center, resulting in the largest trade show floor ever in the event's history.
Meat-free foodsUK sales of plant-based foods shoot up
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. The research for Mintel's Meat-free foods UK 2019 Report was carried out among 2,000 internet users aged 16+ in September 2019.
PackagingBosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon
GERMANY, Waiblingen. The newfound independence allows for greater flexibility.
WeberAmong the Top 100
GERMANY, Breidenbach. The company ranks 45th in the national list of best companies.
Beyond Meat – RoquetteMulti-year pea protein supply agreement
USA, El Segundo, Calif. The supply agreement reinforces the partnership between the companies and supports Beyond Meat’s long-term growth in the US and internationally.
Green WeekIGW opened at the CityCube Berlin
GERMANY, Berlin. The Opening Tour on the first day of the fair at 17 January started on the stand of the partner country Croatia in Hall 10.2.
Animal welfareEFSA studied different rabbit housing systems
ITALY, Parma. The welfare of adult rabbits kept in conventional cage systems is worse than that of those housed in other systems used in the EU, the body has concluded.
AzelisNew development kitchen in Germany
GERMANY, Sankt Augustin. This step specifically addresses the German food market by helping to develop innovative formulations for this market based on the companies extensive ingredient portfolio.
BettcherDirect sales, service and parts in Poland
SWITZERLAND, Dierikon. The exclusive new direct sales structure becomes effective from 1 January, 2020, replacing sales through third-party distribution.