Business and Industry News for the meat sector
DLGStart for the International FoodTec Award 2021
GERMANY, Cologne. The closing date for registration for the top award for international food technology is 17 June 2020.
SCP GroupMetro sells Real to investor
GERMANY, Düsseldorf. German group Metro has already announced the sales plans in September 2018. A tough, complicated process followed.
Pig farming Tweet from Brussels outrages the VDF
GERMANY, Frankfurt. The German Meat Association (VDF) sees the contribution as a call to reduce intensive pig farming.
Avian influenzaNew outbreak in the Czech Republic
CZECH REPUBLIC, Prag. It was the first infection in commercial poultry since 2017.
SustainabilityTönnies Group sets itself the agenda t30
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Company has concrete corporate sustainability goals for the next decade.
dfv media grouporganic4trade.com goes online
GERMANY, Frankfurt/Main. Information portal reports on the organic sector, the branded goods and consumer goods industry.
DenmarkMore pigs thanks to improved profitability
DENMARK, Kopenhagen. L&F expects an increase in pig production in the second half of 2020.
Vegetable meat substituteFoods United acquires majority stake in Like Meat
GERMANY, Frankfurt/Main. Takeover candidate is to be developed into a global brand.
HerrmannsdorfOn the death of Karl-Ludwig Schweisfurth
GERMANY, Sonnenhausen Founder started to keep pigs on the Herrmannsdorf after he had sold his company Herta.
Consumer habitsContradictory conduct
GERMANY, Nuremberg. 90% of consumers say they buy organic food. This self-assessment is in stark contrast to the real market shares.
TradeCorona virus influences chicken shipments
USA, Chicago. Ships carrying refrigerated cargo containers of chicken from the United States to China are being diverted to other ports.
ManagementTyson appoints new Vice Chairman
USA, Springdale. Kevin M. McNamara, the lead independent director for Tyson Foods has been given the additional role of vice chairman of the board, the company announced.
FAOMeat index gives way
ITALY, Rome. World market prices for key agricultural products rose in January for the fourth consecutive month, reaching their highest level since December 2014.
German operationsManagement changes at Vion
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. Bernd Stange, COO of the business unit beef, will be appointed as member of the new Vion Advisory Council.
Meat productionDanish Crown battles Corona Virus in China
CHINA, Pinghu. The virus is the reason for a disturbed infrastructure. Exports are declining.
BusinessRestructuring and high prices affected earnings
SWITZERLAND, Basel. The Bell Food Group made progress in the 2019 financial year. Adjusted for various exceptional factors, the company posted operational growth.
BiofachOrganic in Europe continues to grow
GERMANY, Nuremberg. The organic market in Europe continues to grow; in 2018 it will increase by almost 8% to € 40.7 bn.
LivestockPork continues to thrive
RUSSIA, Moscow. Russian animal production remained on an expansion course last year. Rising livestock numbers lead us to expect further growth in pork in 2020.
AlternativesPartnership with Purple Carrot to deliver plant-based protein
USA, Chicago. Lightlife and Field Roast expand relationship with leading meal kit service, with Field Roast as their exclusive plant-based sausage provider for 2020.