Business and Industry News for the meat sector
CETACanada and EU sign trade agreement
BRUSSELS, Belgium. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Donald Tusk, president of the European Council signed CETA during the European Union-Canada Leaders’ Summit.
NCCNational Chicken Council installs new board members
USA, Washington. Mike Popowycs, Ben Harrison and Mark Kaminsky will help to guide the organization in the coming years.
Pilgrim's PrideQ3 earnings and revenue decline
USA, Greeley, Colo. The company cited unfavorable grain costs as one factor to impact quarterly result.
SmithfieldQ3 earning results released
USA, Smithfield,Virginia. Packaged meats and fresh pork business helps for good profits.
NGGInternational Meat Conference
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Works councils, trade unionists, politicians and employers consulted on the situation of employees in the slaughter industry.
JBS S.A.Reorganization plans canceled
BRAZIL, São Paulo. Brazil's BNDESPar claims actions against shareholders' interests.
AUSTRALIA, Ultimo. Australian beef undercut by Indian alternative in Indonesia.
Restaurant Brands InternationalBurger King's results better than expected
CANADA, Oakville. Restaurant chain presents balance Q3 2016.
Allen HarimHatchery planned
USA, Seaford, Delaware. Company to build $22 mill. facility in Dagsboro.
EFSAChina and Europe work together
ITALY, Parma. EFSA and CFSA will sign an Memorandum of Cooperation at China’s International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo, which opens its doors from 2–3 November in Shanghai.
ChinaIBM and Walmart use blockchain technology to track pork
CHINA, Beijing. China's pork products will be digitally traced through blockchain technology.
McDonald'sSmall increase in Q3 global
USA, Oak Brook, Ill. Looking ahead, the company is focused on growing global comparable sales and serving more customers while being mindful of the near-term challenges in several markets.
RabobankPork surplus hinders future prospects
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The Q4 report indicates challenges loom in 2017.
German Butchers' AssociationShaping the future decisively
GERMANY, Saarbrücken DFV President Herbert Daniels drawing up priorities for his tenure. The main focuses: the butcher's shop of the future and dialogue.
BRFBrazilian meat specialist to invest in China
BRAZIL, São Paulo. BRF's investment in Cofco Meat will enhance the meatpacker's presence in China.
Animal welfareUN adopts groundbreaking policies
ROME, Italy. The recommendations for government policy on animal welfare are not binding.