Business and Industry News for the meat sector
BMPAPreparations launched for trade in times of Brexit
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The British meat processors are registering businesses in the European Union in order to bypass post-Brexit export delays.
PersonnelMultivac bestows award
GERMANY, Wolfertschwenden. The next generation of recruits are honoured for their performance.
Hormel FoodNew sustainability goals for 2030
USA, Austin. Hormel Foods has announced its aim to match 100% of its global energy use with renewable sourcing by 2030, as part of its new set of sustainability goals.
GrowthAzelis opens new smoke production facility
BELGIUM, Antwerp. Azelis, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, announces it has opened a new extraction and distillation plant in Denmark to produce smoke flavors.
ProvisurNeher appointed Vice President of Slicing EAPMEA
SWITZERLAND, Flawil. Neher has more than 25 years of experience as a successful manager in commercial and operational roles in the meat and food industry.
Poultry Plukon broadens its assortment
GERMANY, Visbek. Poultry marketer Plukon Food Group is making a new attempt to expand its range in German retail.
OutbreaksVietnam culls 100,000 poultry as bird flu spreads
VIETNAM, Hanoi. Vietnam has culled more 100,000 poultry so far this year in a bid to contain the spread of bird flu in the Southeast Asian country, the government said on Monday.
SustainabilityLess fossil materials and closer to carbon neutrality
FINLAND, Turku. HKScan introduces wood-based plastic for part of its product packaging in Finland.
TradeChinese imports expected to fall
UNITED KINGDOM, London. In 2020, the nation imported a total of 5.57 million t of pig meat and offal, 85% more than in the previous year.
ResultsAustralia’s position in global beef markets
AUSTRALIA, North Sydney. Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) has recently updated its annual Global industry and trade reports – highlighting Australia’s position within global beef markets.
Meat productionCorona shows little effect
GERMANY, Wiesbaden. Despite the closure of some major slaughterhouses for weeks, production barely dropped last year.
VDMATraumann and Schröter take over chairmanship
GERMANY, Frankfurt. The 20 Board members re-elected Christian Traumann as the Chairman for another regular election term.
FAOWorld food price index rises in January
ITALY, Rome. World food prices rose for an eighth consecutive month in January, hitting their highest level since July 2014.
GERMANY, Biberach/Riss. Albert Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG has restructured its top management.
OutlookCranswick sees strong performance
UNITED KINGDOM, Kingston Upon Hill. Meat processor said its annual performance would come in ahead of expectations, due to spending Christmas indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
InvestmentJBS expands the Jaguariúna plant
BRAZIL, São Paulo. The new area at the factory comes on stream in February, and the Company’s investment has created 60 new job positions.
ForecastEU medium-term outlook for agriculture till 2030
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The European Commission has recently published its medium-term outlook for agricultural markets. This report covers the EU-27 and so excludes the UK.
TradeStrong rise in exports to Hong Kong
GERMANY, Frankfurt. Despite the ASF cases, Germany may continue to ship to the Chinese Special Administrative Region. Exports to Japan, on the other hand, have slumped.
ConvenienceReady meals in demand in the pandemic
GERMANY, Berlin. From January to September 2020, around 1.1 mill. T of ready meals were produced in Germany.