Lamb and Beef2018/19 exports forecast breaks $3 bn.
NEW ZEALAND, Wellington. As the 2018/19 meat export season begins, Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s (B+LNZ) New Season Outlook 2018-19 report forecasts beef, lamb, and mutton prices to remain firm at historically high levels, helped by an expected weakening New Zealand dollar and strong export demand.
PoultryChina's pig fever outbreak a boom for chicken farmers
CHINA, Beijing. An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.
AssessmentASF in wild boar in Belgium
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The Belgian Authorities have reported two cases of ASF in wild boar in the Luxembourg region, close to the border with France.
CargillMeat starch portfolio expanded
USA, Minneapolis, MN. Three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications will be available worldwide.
KonshurtNew storage facility
POLAND, Jarosław. The polish canned meat industry player has opened a new storage facility in Jarosław, where the company previously used a leased building for storage purposes.
VionChanges in management
THE NETHERLANDS, Boxtel. The company announced several changes in its management board.
GroupCherkizovo announces results of meeting
RUSSIA, Moscow. Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat producer in Russia, announces the results of its Board of Directors meeting, which was held mid-September.
DetailsTrade damage estimate calculations
USA, Washington, DC. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released a detailed accounting of how the USDA calculated estimated damage from trade disruptions.
Red MeatReduced supply of heavy lambs
AUSTRALIA, Melbourne. The national heavy lamb indicator recently surpassed 900¢/kg carcase weight (cwt), the first time ever it’s exceeded this mark.