Business and Industry News for the meat sector
BeefOngoing tight supply to support prices
NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. Rabobank presents its Beef Quarterly Q4 2015 report.
Food wasteFeeding swill is supposed to save land use
ENGLAND, Cambridge. Researchers found that around 1.8 million hectars of land can be saved if the European Union’s pigswill ban will be lifted.
Food SafetyFear in France as bird flu spreads
FRANCE, Paris. France has killed over 24,000 chickens as a result of bird flu.
TradeUS protein exports on the decline
USA, Washington. High prices for domestic supplies of animal proteins coupled with a strong US dollar have reduced exports of US red meat, poultry and dairy.
MarketWHO report hits sales
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Bracknell. In the UK there is already a sustained downward trend for bacon and sausages.
BrandsGreenwashing influences purchase decisions
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Green claims from discount brands not trustworthy, say consumers.
BusinessTyson Foods had a record year
USA, Springdale, Ark. The companie's acquisition of Hillshire Brands in 2014 had a dramatic impact on the company's earnings during fiscal 2015.
BRFCompany announces expansion in three countries
BRASIL, São Paulo. Brasil Foods starts acquisition process in Thailand, Argentina and the UK.
HKScanEnterprise to upgrade poultry primary production
FINLAND, Turku. Agreements with Hankkija, Schothorst Feed Research and DanHatch Finland made.
International Butchers' Confederation European leaders confirmed
BELGIUM, Brussels The members of the International Butchers' Confederation (IBC) have re-elected their leadership in Brussels.
German Meat CongressUpbeat mood continues
GERMANY, Frankfurt Good news for companies in the meat industry. Germany is not about to become a land of vegetarians overnight.
Wendy’sRestaurant chain established a Supplier Code of Conduct
USA, Dublin. Additional to its Supply Chain System, the burger company wants to make a point on co-opteration with its suppliers.
ChinaCloning factory opens doors in 2016
CHINA, Tianjin. The world’s biggest cloning factory is built for animals, including one million heads of cattle.
IPPEAnnual fair takes place from 26 to 28 January
USA, Atlanta. More than 7,245 internbational visitors from over 103 countries are featured.
TysonFocusing on positive outcome
USA, Springdale. Concern presents its fiscal quarter and fiscal year 2015.
TradeMore business between Australia and EU
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Australian red meat industry welcomes closer trade partnership with the European Union.
WipakTactile lacquer is the winner
GERMANY, Walsrode. Wipak gains innovation award at the ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2015.
TysonCompany will close two of its plants in 2016
USA, Springdale. Strategy to improve the overall performance of prepared foods business announced.
InfectionCattle disease spread by vets, not cows
GERMANY, Greifswald. German Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute (FLI) found out how Bovine Viral Diarrhea could infect cattle.