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Iran sees drop in meat imports

During 2013/14 meat imports to Iran fell by almost three times to 90,000 tonnes (t) and are expected to drop further this year, following the growth of the country’s own domestic production, according to the Iranian National Association of Breeders (INAB).

Iran consumes around 2.2 million tonnes of poultry each year

Philippines approves imports from Ireland

Veterinary authorities in the Philippines have approved imports of beef, sheepmeat and pigmeat from the Republic of Ireland.

UK exports - the big picture

GlobalMeatNews recently spoke to Jean-Pierre Garnier, head of exports at UK red meat levy bodies Eblex and Bpex, on how UK exports are performing, what challenges are being faced, and where future opportunities lie.

News in brief

Argentina seeks to encourage varied meat consumption

More varied consumption of meat is something that will be encouraged in Argentina as it looks to reduce instances of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

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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?
Guest article

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
Guest article

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
Feature

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...

Interpack 2014 product showcase - part two

Interpack 2014 product showcase - part two

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

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