Business and Industry News for the meat sector
TysonPromoting workplace safety
USA, Springdale, Ark. The company examined how to keep employees, their families and communities healthy and safe.
PoultryUSDA updates the National Poultry Improvement Plan
USA, Washington, DC. The updates include new scientific information and technologies.
MondiTwo awards for sustainable food packaging
AUSTRIA, Vienna. The company has been recognised in this year’s Austrian Green Star Packaging Awards for two recent sustainable packaging innovations.
IGW Professional 2021The meeting place of the International Green Week
GERMANY, Berlin. Taking as its slogan ’Rooting for Tomorrow’, IGW Professional will be taking place from 20 to 21 January 2021 on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.
DSMErber Group acquired
THE NETHERLANDS, Heerlen. Royal DSM announced the completion of its acquisition of Erber Group for an enterprise value of €980 mill.
Fairselcom Ukraine and iran agrofood will take place
UKRAINE, Kiev; IRAN, Tehran. Despite the pandemic both fairs will open their doors as live events.
LivestockGerman live pig imports falling even before ASF outbreak
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The country is a significant importer of live pigs for both fattening and slaughter.
GrowthLargest hiring rush since the opening of Horsens
DENMARK, Randers. Huge Asian demand and more pigs for slaughter makes Danish Crown hire a total of 375 new employees at three of the group's abattoirs in Denmark.
New OpportunitiesLooking beyond Covid-19 and African swine fever
THE NETHERLANDS, Utrecht. China’s animal protein market has experienced great volatility in recent years.
African swine feverSecond core zone established in Brandenburg
GERMANY, Märkisch-Oderland. Three weeks after the first confirmed finding, the number of confirmed ASF cases in wild boars in Brandenburg adds up to 38.
Suspected caseSwine fever is spreading
GERMANY, Potsdam. African swine fever has now been detected in a wild boar outside the risk area. The official confirmation is still pending.
MarketingFlexitarians do not feel addressed by advertising
GERMANY, Hohenheim. Ever more humans reduce meat consumption in favor of vegetable alternatives. Current marketing reaches however large target group of the Flexitarier not sufficiently.
Plastic wasteSüdpack invests in joint project with Recenso
GERMNAY, Ochsenhausen. The Collaboration marks an initial pioneering step by the leading film manufacturer towards an efficient circular economy in the market.
AgricultureMeat production will also increase in 2020
RUSSIA, Moscow. Russian milk and meat production in 2020 is expected to be higher than in the previous year. Growth is particularly strong for pork.
ConferenceLet's Plant Meat won Asia's plant protein award
THAILAND, Bangkok. A start-up from Thailand received the Plant Protein Award from Buhler and Givaudan at the Future Food Asia 2020 conference.
DiseaseNumerous new ASF cases in Poland
POLAND, Warsaw. Again, also the continuances of house-pigs are affected. Another infected wild boar was officially confirmed in Germany.
AlternativesNew plant-based company founded
GERMANY, Hamburg. Planteneers are the experts for plant-based alternatives within the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe.
SustainabilityWeltec builds 7-MW biogas plant near Seoul
SOUTH KOREA, Seoul. The biogas plant in South Korea is to produce heat from food waste.
TradeBrazil moves ahead in global beef exports
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Brazilian beef exports supported by a favourable exchange rate and strong Chinese demand.