SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Global Trading and Meat Processing

Top Headlines

Russia suggests mitigating food embargo for Greece and Hungary

Following the announcement by Russia’s deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich that his government was considering ways to mitigate the food embargo, imposed in August last year, for a number of countries in the European Union (EU), Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev has further revealed the decision would initially affect...

It is anticipated that raw meat will be among the first items to be restored

Aussie beef and lamb exports forecast upwards

A record year for Australian beef and lamb exports has been forecast by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).

Ukraine sees growth in poultry production despite political turmoil

Production, exports, and consumption of poultry in Ukraine grew during 2014, according to the latest report from the USDA’s Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS).

News in brief

Entry call put out for European welfare awards

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) has put out a call for food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice businesses across Europe to enter its Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards.

Spotlight

Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations
Guest article

Realigning global standards for agricultural trade: the US and EU trade negotiations

It is not a rare occurrence for the US and the European Union to be on the...

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?
Guest article

Segmentation by occasion: can it reverse processed meat slowdown in Europe?

Processed meat has reached saturation point in developed markets, with Europe seeing a stagnant value compound annual...

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

NAMI's Barry Carpenter speaks from IPPE

Barry Carpenter

president, North American Meat Institute

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Japan body hosts London wagyu seminar

Delegates from the British meat industry attended an introduction to wagyu seminar in London earlier this month,...

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

In pictures: Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec

France’s most recognisable butcher, Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec has caused outrage among his French colleagues by claiming that...

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

Top 10 global trade stories of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close GlobalMeatNews looks back at some of the biggest international trade stories...

A focus on the retail meat market in the USA
Feature

Retail analysis: USA

Price may still be king in shaping American consumer demand for meat products, but its influence is...

Top 10 animal health and disease stories of 2014

Top 10 animal health and disease stories of 2014

A disease outbreak can have catastrophic consequences for a business, as well as a huge knock-on effect...