Business and Industry News for the meat sector
DealCherkizovo signs agreement with Cargill
RUSSIA, Moscow. The companies announced that Cherkizovo is to acquire a chicken processing facility by Cargill.
CoronavirusCleanzone 2020 wants to set an example
GERMANY, Frankfurt. To ensure that the trade fair offers a safe, Messe Frankfurt has developed a concept uniting hygiene, organisational and medical measures.
Covid-19Rising uncertainties cloud agricultural prospects
FRANCE, Paris. In the short term, the impacts of the pandemic interrupt the generally positive medium-term outlook for global agricultural production.
Corona crisisTönnies presents urgent programme
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. The company is using numerous measures to restructure, among other things, the areas of housing and work for former contract workers.
Corona infections66 cases at Wiesenhof
GERMANY, Lohne. The slaughterhouse in Lohne does not have to be closed. The infections are not directly related to the production.
Preliminary proceedingsTönnies defends himself against accusations
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. The public prosecutor's office in Bielefeld is targeting the management. Clemens Tönnies rejects the accusations.
Pork400,000 animals ready for slaughter in Germany
GERMANY, Oldenburg. Despite the still large overhangs in Germany, the price decline is stopping - the re-start at Tönnies in Rheda gives hope.
Meat MarketEuropean farmers hope to sell more pigs
BELGIUM, Brussels. The re-start of the Tönnies plant in Germany was also received with relief in other EU countries.
KeminBreaking ground on new QC lab
USA, Des Moines, Iowa. The new facility will bring together the experts from the company's various business units to enhance collaboration and showcase technologies.
SaleMaple Leaf Foods sells poultry plant
CANADA, Mississauga Maple Leaf Foods the sale of its poultry plant in Drummondville, Quebec, and associated supply, to Giannone Poultry of St. Cuthbert, Quebec.
Study Nutrition while a pandemic
GERMANY; Berlin. The makers of the "nu3 Corona Study" examined the effects of the pandemic on eating, exercise and body weight.
Tönnies Cutting starts in trial operation
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. The employees in the dismantling department in Rheda-Wiedenbrück may gradually resume their work.
PandemicRural industries adapt to new circumstances
USA, Greenwood Village. Industries have grappled with how to adjust its business. Agricultural supply chains have been massively disrupted and lost revenue.
TönniesISN expresses relief
GERMANY, Damme. In order to relieve the market, large quantities must now be processed quickly, demands the German pig farmers' organisation.
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Further subdivisions of the Tönnies Group go back into operation. Reisinger (slaughtering) and Acontex (blood processing) start going back to work.
EarningsPig farmers do well
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Demand from China will ensure an exceptionally good year in 2019. The milk producers also earned more.
Chicken ProcessingPlukon and CFG join forces
THE NETHERLANDS, Nijkerk. From the sourcing of raw materials, existing logistics channels and available production capacity, the companies will further strengthen each other.
ResultsCherkizovo struggled with prices and export opportunities
RUSSIA, Moscow. The company announced this week operating results for June and the second quarter of 2020.
Global TradeChina's imports rose rapidly in the first half of the year
CHINA, Beijing. China imported 4.75 mill. t of meat including offal in the first six months of the year, up 73.5% on the same period a year ago.