Business and Industry News for the meat sector
BrazilMeat has high importance
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Brazil’s meat industry must adapt to financial and health concerns, says latest report
USALargest pork exports since 2014
USA, Denver, Colorado. U.S. pork and beef exports continued to build momentum in October.
Tyson FoodsJeff Schomburger is new Board Member
USA, Springdale, Arkansas. Tyson’s Board is expanding; Schomburger will be one of eight independent directors.
SmithfieldTim Zimmer named as Chief Marketing Officer
USA, Smithfield, Virginia. Zimmer will lead the brand strategy for all brands of the portfolio.
JapanBird flu flies back into public consciousness
JAPAN, Tokio. A third outbreak in as many days provoked the culling of thousands of birds.
New ZealandExports estimated slightly down
NEW ZEALAND, Wellington. Lamb exports worth $2.5 bn from a higher lambing percentage.
McDonald’sFranchising in Asia
USA, Oak Brook, Illinois. Fast Food giant sells Malaysian, Singapore franchise to Saudi group.
NCCNew resources of broiler welfare
USA, Washington, D.C. The non-profit trade association gives information about poulty production and processing.
European Meat ForumEven legitimate fees can be a burden
BELGIUM, Brussels The revised EU Control Regulation imposed no general obligation to charge fees, yet costs now need to be averted at the national level.
Pilgrim's PrideGNP to be acquired from The Maschhoffs
USA, Greeley, Colo. The $350 million deal is expected to close in early 2017.
BrazilMeat sector welcomes Malaysia trade deal
BRAZIL, Brasília. Brazil wants to significantly increase exports of processed halal meats to Malaysia.
New ZealandMPI discovered illegal meat processing plant
NEW ZEALAND, Auckland. The illegal operation involved more than 100 customers.
OlymelPinnacle Farms acquired
CANADA, Humboldt, Saskatchewan. The transaction will add 52,000 hogs to Olymel's inventory.
Tyson FoodsRecord year overshadowed by CEO exit
USA, Springdale, Ark. Tyson does not expect chicken business issues to carry over into fiscal 2017.
PorkDutch consumer awareness trial launched
THE NETHERLANDS, The Hague. A QR code will be placed on 200,000 pork products to help improve customer knowledge.
Australian Agricultural CompanyBeef sales enhanced.
AUSTRALIA, Brisbane. AACo announces half‐year net profit of $47.9 mill.
Kelly BronzeFirst steps into US market
UK, Essex. British turkey producer Kelly Bronze breaks through US market in time for Thanksgiving.