Business and Industry News for the meat sector
EU slaughter cattle marketYoung bulls in Italy under pressure
BELGIUM, Brussels. Prices for slaughter cattle in the EU have recently developed in different directions - slight gains were recorded for young bulls and heifers.
EU slaughter pig marketBottleneck in Germany is getting bigger and bigger
GERMANY, Bonn. Loss of slaughter capacity at Vion and Tönnies due to new corona cases aggravates marketing problems - in the Baltic States, Belgium and Italy, prices are falling.
ToenniesThomas Dosch now works for the meat company
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. Former Bioland CEO wants to make slaughter company more sustainable.
Consumer behaviorRussians eat more meat
RUSSIA, Moscow. Last year Russian consumers consumed larger quantities of almost all food products - the country is on the verge of self-sufficiency in meat.
BeefSlaughter premium for cattle increases in Denmark
DENMARK, Copenhagen. Because the beef market is suffering particularly from the Corona crisis, the Danish government is increasing subsidies to producers.
GERMANY, Schönberg. The Italian company to become part of the Bulgarian Elica Group.
PoultryHeat wave kills over 1 mill. layers
BRAZIL, Bastos. About 3% of the entire poultry population in the region might be dead.
IPPEScheduled for 2022 in Atlanta
USA, Tucker, Ga. Show organizers of the fair have made the decision not to hold an in-person event in 2021.
TetheringDenmark to opt out by 2027
DENMARK, Copenhagen. The Danish government has decided on more freedom of movement for cattle.
Meat-free alternativesFrench argue about names
FRANCE, Paris. In France, the controversy surrounding the naming of meat-free alternatives has flared up again.
National indications of sourceECJ sets limits
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg. The European Court of Justice criticizes individual regulations in the member states regarding origin or provenance.
Pork ExportsUS muscle cuts on the rise
USA, Washington, DC In August exports to Vietnam set a new record for the second consecutive month.
Beef packingInefficient plants out of business
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. The remaining plants are those that have optimized their operating.
SustainabilityNZ’s farms close to being carbon neutral
NEW ZEALAND, Auckland. Independent research has found New Zealand’s sheep and beef farms are already close to being carbon neutral and strengthens calls for the formal recognition of on-farm sequestration.
Beef marketUS exports were above last year
USA, Washington, DC. August muscle cut exports set new records in China and Indonesia.
Male pigsA challenge to be addressed
DANMARK, Taastrup. Producing entire male pigs entails a risk of boar taint being present in some carcasses.
Meat marketBelgian exports down
BELGIUM, Brussels. Global Belgian beef and pork exports went down by six percent in the first half of 2020.
TönniesInvestment in Great Britain
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück – GREAT BRITAIN, Suffolk. The company invests €25 mill. in the CPC Group focusing on slaughtering, cutting and processing free range livestock and animal welfare programs.
EU markets for slaughter pigsStable prices in Spain
GERMANY, Bonn. The ASF crisis in Germany does not cause any major upheavals on the European market.