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Trans-Pacific Partnership considers removal of tariffs

US beef looks set for a boost, with trade barriers among Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries set for removal following meetings with trade ministers in Atlanta this week.

Japan is currently the top export market for US beef

HKScan reveals site of Finland poultry factory

HKScan has decided that Rauma will be the location of its Finnish production facility specialising in poultry products, following its 5 August announcement that it aimed to open a factory in the region.

Progress on Australian pork projects

Australian projects to improve pig nutrition, enhance weaner performance and increase reproduction and enrich the lives of group housed sows are at various stages of development and commercialisation. 

Danish packaging firm clinches European takeover

Sealed Air Corporation has agreed to sell its European food trays business, which makes trays for fresh meat, salad, fruit and foodservice customers to Denmark-based packaging solutions provider Faerch Plast.

US poultry body seeks alternative killing methods

The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting proposals on alternative humane ways of killing recently hatched chicks and poults that cannot be used commercially. 

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