HKScan Finland has boosted its foothold on the beef market through its acquisition of the remaining half of Paimion Teurastamo (Paimio Slaughterhouse) from Wellcapita, based in Turku, Finland.
A discovery of Brazilian horsemeat laced with naproxen in Belgium has sparked calls for tough controls over EU imports of horsemeat.
Russia plans to increase meat exports tenfold to 1 million tonnes a year by 2020, according to Alexandr Tkachev, the country’s minister of agriculture.
Finnish food company Atria has penned a contract to start trading large volumes of pork with China, a milestone the meat processor’s CEO described as “historic”.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) has declared an “emergency situation” in three regions of the country following outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF).
Donald Trump is set to nominate former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of the US Department of Agriculture as the President-elect’s inauguration looms closer.
Iceland’s lamb farmers are promoting the unique nature of their meat products, in a bid to cope with falling local meat prices caused by overproduction and declining exports.