Business and Industry News for the meat sector
PersonnelChange in management of Multivac Singapore
GERMANY, Wolfertschwenden. At the beginning of the year, Siew Keat Tung took over the management of the subsidiary Multivac Singapore in addition to his function as Managing Director of Malaysia.
ManagementNew director for Europe
SWITZERLAND, Dierikon. Bettcher Industries has appointed Rene T. Hansen as the new CEO of its European subsidiary.
MarelMarel acquires PMJ
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxmeer. The company and Dutch duck processing solutions provider join forces.
TradePork prices showing some stability
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Prices for pigs across the EU have been relatively steady in the past few weeks, despite problems continuing to beset the bloc.
Jamòn SerranoExports growing in 2020
SPAIN, Madrid. The Spanish Consortium of Serrano Ham (Cjse) exported a total of 765,091 packaged pieces in 2020, a figure 0.39% higher than the previous year.
BVEFood industry weakens
GERMANY, Berlin. Due to the Corona pandemic and the resulting restrictions, the German food industry saw a decline in sales last year.
OutbreakTönnies supports international research project
GERMANY, Rheda-Wiedenbrück. An international research group wants to investigate why there have been an increasing number of corona outbreaks in meat factories worldwide.
FoodTec Award 2021Award winners have been determined
GERMANY, Frankfurt. The DLG (German Agricultural Society), together with its trade partners, has announced the winners of the International FoodTec Award 2021.
TrendsIndustry drives innovation
GERMANY, Munich. New developments in the food industry: on the pulse of the times and under critical observation.
Trade fairNew date for interpack 2023 is set
GERMANY, Düsseldorf. The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees.
AppointmentABP names new managing director for Ireland and Poland
IRELAND, Ardee. Irish meat processor ABP Food Group has appointed Kevin Cahill as the managing director of its Irish and Polish operations, effective March 2021.
Killing chicksCabinet wants ban from 2022
GERMANY, Berlin. The German Cabinet has approved draft legislation to ban the killing of male day-old chicks. Alternatives are now available.
FoodtechRecord investments of 17 mill. € in 2020
ITALY, Rome. A sector growing by 42% year on year which, despite the pandemic, knows no crisis and collects, in 2020, 17 bn. € of investments.
EU pig pricesSmall supply in Italy
GERMANY, Damme. The European slaughter pig market remains stable in the current slaughter week. The reported quotations are unchanged.
MexicoIndustry warns about shrinking food supplies
MEXICO, Mexico City. A degree banning the use of genetically modified corn over three years has sparked a frenzy of lobbying urging officials to reconsider.
ChinaSlaughter numbers are rising again
CHINA, Beijing. In 2020, there was only a small overall minus in the annual balance sheet.
BrexitSupermarkets warn of food shortages
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Several supermarket groups in the United Kingdom have warned of food supply shortages in Northern Ireland as a result of Brexit.
AquisitionDanish Crown buys Ingemar Johansson
Denmark, Randers. It thus strengthens its position within sausages and other processed products on the Swedish market.
Pork exportsThailand's markets are open again
GERMANY, Berlin. Germany has achieved success in opening third country markets. Deliveries to Thailand are possible again despite the ongoing ASF findings in wild boar.