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World Steak Challenge

Grain better than grass for steak, survey finds

For the third consecutive year, a grain-fed cow won the World Steak Challenge, giving it a 100% success rate. 

Slightly more than one in five people think grass-feed beef taste better than grain-fed

Danish Crown in deal with e-commerce giant Alibaba

Danish Crown has penned a deal of “enormous potential” to sell meat on Tmall, a digital retail platform owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. 

World’s biggest pork plant to hire 250 new staff

Chinese-owned pork processor Smithfield Foods will create 250 new jobs by building a distribution centre at its huge North Carolina factory.

Swiss meat prices are higher than any other country

Meat prices in Switzerland are the highest in the world, according to a new study, but are these astronomical costs really so unsavoury?

Russian meat sector profits soaring, says government

The profitability of Russia's meat sector rose by 2.2 times between 2013 and 2016, actually benefiting from the tit-for-tat sanctions imposed by Russia and its Western trading partners, according to the Russian Ministry of Agriculture.