TrendAugust cattle exports hit 20-month high
AUSTRALIA, Sydney. Cattle exports in August brought the year-to-date total 24% above year-ago volumes. Here Prices & Markets outlines key findings from the latest LiveLink report.
Clean MeatGFI launches $3 mill. research grant program
USA, Washington, DC. Due to gifts from two donors, the Good Food Institute (GFI) has launched a $3 mill. competitive grant program to support open-source plant-based and clean meat research.
VolatilityRabobank global poultry quarterly Q3 2018
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil.
Price/CostIrish farmers want better prices
IRELAND, Dublin. IFA President Joe Healy said that Irish pig farmers are now in dire straits as they are caught in a classic price/cost squeeze. The price drop forces pig farmers out of business and the situation is compounded by an increase in feed prices, commented Healy.
BusinessCargill’s poultry expands with acquisition of Konspol
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The company has reached an agreement to acquire Konspol, one of Poland’s leading value-added food companies.
Lamb and Beef2018/19 exports forecast breaks $3 bn.
NEW ZEALAND, Wellington. As the 2018/19 meat export season begins, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) New Season Outlook 2018-19 report forecasts beef, lamb, and mutton prices to remain firm at historically high levels, helped by an expected weakening New Zealand dollar and strong export demand.
PoultryChina's pig fever outbreak a boom for chicken farmers
CHINA, Beijing. An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.
AssessmentASF in wild boar in Belgium
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The Belgian Authorities have reported two cases of ASF in wild boar in the Luxembourg region, close to the border with France.
CargillMeat starch portfolio expanded
USA, Minneapolis, MN. Three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications will be available worldwide.