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Ukrainian poultry producers eye increased exports to Muslim countries

The Ukrainian poultry industry is looking to offset potential losses in the Russian market with an increase in exports to Muslim countries, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

Ukraine is keen to increase its halal poultry exports

Zimbabwe announces livestock support scheme

The Zimbabwe government recently announced a USD$51.2 million livestock support scheme with the goal of producing 400,000 tonnes of beef per annum by 2018, in line with the country’s economic blueprint, Zim Asset.

US government announces plan to tackle antibiotic resistance

The White House has announced it will be putting in place a National Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.

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IMS workshop programme announced for Florida

Meat industry leaders will come together at the 2014 International Meat Secretariat (IMS) Marketing Workshop, to be held from 27-29 October, in Florida.

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Spotlight on flexitarianism - are consumers cutting their meat intake?
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Spotlight on flexitarianism

Almost 50% of the respondents in a special GlobalMeatNews poll said they had actively reduced their meat...

Processed meat – what is the new Euromonitor data telling us?
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Processed meat – what is the new Euromonitor data telling us?

Processed meat is continuing to see a steady performance in 2014, growing at a rate of 3%...

Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?
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Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?

With import restrictions finally lifted after almost a decade of negotiations, authentic Japanese Wagyu beef will soon...

No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage

No end in sight for China’s cattle shortage

On the face of it, things are looking rather rosy for beef in China. Growth is dynamic...

Africa – the four pillars of growth, writes Promar International
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Africa – the four pillars of growth

If you were to think about the global meat sector, Africa is not often seen in the...

Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics
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Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics

With thousands of football fans gearing up to descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup 2014,...

Special feature: Focus on Denmark's pork industry
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Special feature: Focus on Denmark's pork industry

The high costs of finishing pigs in Denmark and avoiding African Swine Fever are just two of...

Interpack 2014 product showcase - part one

Interpack 2014 product showcase - part one

The 2014 Interpack show saw 175,000 visitors attend over the six-day event (8-14 May) with 2,700 exhibitors...