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Russian meat industry shrugs off risk of EU/US sanctions

Russian government admits poultry expansion plan has been shelved

The Russian government has shrugged off the risk posed by possible economic sanctions from the US and European Union (EU) over the Ukraine crisis, but admitted that a poultry export expansion plan has been shelved.

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US meat and poultry organisations secure USDA funding

The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and The USA Poultry and Egg Export Council have been awarded significant funding for 2014 as part of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Access (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) Programs.

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Venezuela’s key beef sector suffers amid financial turmoil

Venezuela’s current financial turmoil is compounding problems for the meat industry, where cattlemen and traders alike say they have been severely buffeted by 15 years of socialist rule.

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Venezuela’s key beef sector suffers amid financial turmoil
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Venezuela’s key beef sector suffers amid financial turmoil

Venezuela’s current financial turmoil is compounding problems for the meat industry, where cattlemen and traders alike say...

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Top products at Foodex

Global Meat News highlights a selection of the latest innovations for the meat processing sector on show...

China’s meat majors focus on convenience as incomes rise
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China’s meat majors focus on convenience as incomes rise

There was a time when convenience for China’s meat-eaters was a bag of frozen pork dumplings. But...

IPPE in pictures

IPPE in pictures

The annual International Production and Processing Expo braved foul weather but continued to prove a success with...

Beyond the BRIC… looking to the MINT
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Beyond the BRIC… looking to the MINT

Whenever the phrase ‘emerging’ economies is used, the acronym BRIC is usually quite close behind. However, on...

Looking back to look forwards
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Looking back to look forwards

Although the New Year has come and gone, there is still the opportunity to both look back...

Irish beef industry looks to China and the US
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Irish beef industry looks to China and the US

The Chinese and US markets will open to Irish beef during 2014, according to Irish Minister for...

Vion: turning a corner
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Vion: turning a corner

The decision by Vion to exit its processing operations throughout the UK sent shockwaves throughout the industry....

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