Business and Industry News for the meat sector
Price LevelPork prices at a turning point
CHINA, Beijing. For the first time in a long time, prices are falling in China. Consumers benefit from this change.
Smithfield FoodsPresident and CEO retires end of the year
USA, Smithfield. Dennis Organ, chief operating officer, US operations, will succeed Kenneth M. Sullivan upon his retirement.
NutritionInsufficient knowledge about food
GERMANY, Berlin. Fewer and fewer young parents are able to prepare meals and are turning more often to unhealthy convenience foods, warns the AOK.
Climate-FriendlySupply chain initiatives will be key
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The growing focus on greenhouse gas emissions is rapidly driving changes in the red meat industry.
Pilgrim'sCompany to expand in Minnesota
USA, Cold Spring, Minn. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. announced that it will expand its Cold Spring poultry facility as part of a $75 mill. investment.
ChinaMeat imports continue at record level
CHINA, Beijing. In China, the demand for imported pork continues to rise, although stock levels are slowly recovering.
StudyPandemic heightens awareness of food safety
CHINA, Beijing. The study received input from respondents in the US, the UK and China.
J&F InvestimentosParent of JBS SA fined
USA, New York. J&F Investimentos, a parent of JBS SA, was pled guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
EU slaughter cattle marketYoung bulls in Italy under pressure
BELGIUM, Brussels. Prices for slaughter cattle in the EU have recently developed in different directions - slight gains were recorded for young bulls and heifers.
EU slaughter pig marketBottleneck in Germany is getting bigger and bigger
GERMANY, Bonn. Loss of slaughter capacity at Vion and Tönnies due to new corona cases aggravates marketing problems - in the Baltic States, Belgium and Italy, prices are falling.
ToenniesThomas Dosch now works for the meat company
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Former Bioland CEO wants to make slaughter company more sustainable.
Consumer behaviorRussians eat more meat
RUSSIA, Moscow. Last year Russian consumers consumed larger quantities of almost all food products - the country is on the verge of self-sufficiency in meat.
BeefSlaughter premium for cattle increases in Denmark
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Because the beef market is suffering particularly from the Corona crisis, the Danish government is increasing subsidies to producers.
GERMANY, Schönberg. The Italian company to become part of the Bulgarian Elica Group.
PoultryHeat wave kills over 1 mill. layers
BRAZIL, Bastos. About 3% of the entire poultry population in the region might be dead.
IPPEScheduled for 2022 in Atlanta
USA, Tucker, Ga. Show organizers of the fair have made the decision not to hold an in-person event in 2021.
TetheringDenmark to opt out by 2027
DENMARK, Copenhagen. The Danish government has decided on more freedom of movement for cattle.
Meat-free alternativesFrench argue about names
FRANCE, Paris. In France, the controversy surrounding the naming of meat-free alternatives has flared up again.
National indications of sourceECJ sets limits
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. The European Court of Justice criticizes individual regulations in the member states regarding origin or provenance.