Money makes the world go round and the meat industry is no different. Deals are always being brokered and currency fluctuations are a key issue for any global meat trader.
The Polish, Scottish, Austrian and Belgian meat sectors are significant winners in the latest announcement of European Union (EU) marketing finance, designed to help food companies seize more sales within...
Global like-for-like sales fell 2.3% for McDonald’s in the first quarter of 2015.
The Ukraine government has reinstated state support for the livestock industry, which was cancelled in 2014 amid an acute shortage of money in the state budget.
Fifteen meat wholesalers and retailers have been prosecuted in the Auckland area of New Zealand, for the misuse of sulphites in raw meat.
The European Commission looks set to resist a World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute over European Union (EU) poultry product tariffs brought by the Chinese government.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), in the US, is urging Congress to pass legislation which could boost American exports, and create new economic opportunities, it said.
The Russian government will allocate RUB570 billion (US$11 billion) to implement an import substitution program for the agricultural industry, with about a third of this amount directed at meat producers....
Strong supply coupled with weak demand has seen pork prices fall, putting pressure on producers’ profit margins.
Iraq’s government has been undertaking a series of policy twists to restrict the exports of poultry products from Turkey, according to the Turkish Poultry Promotion Group.
The general feeling in the global meat trading and processing industry is one of optimism, according to GlobalMeatNews’ annual State of the Industry Survey .
A three-month period of rainfall has the potential to give Australian cattle prices “a strong kick”, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) latest quarterly update.
Cargill has said positive results in its third quarter were driven by its global group of meat and animal nutrition businesses.
The executive director of the South African Poultry Association Kevin Lovell has implied that access to the chicken market for US poultry producers would destroy the local industry, resulting in...
Emergency measures designed to resuscitate the crisis-hit French pig industry have been announced by the French minister of agriculture, food and forestry.
Global meat giant JBS more than doubled (+119.6%) its net income during 2014, with profits amounting to R$2.04bn.
Russian meat manufacturer and processor Cherkizovo Group has acquired a pork complex in the Lipetsk Region of the country for RUB250 million.
A new European association for live poultry and poultry hatching eggs has been established.
A £27 million investment will create 209 jobs at UK meat processor Dunbia’s headquarters in Dungannon, Northern Ireland.
Pre-tax profits are up at Hilton Food Group despite "challenging market conditions", the meat processor has announced.
Tokyo-based Mayekawa Manufacturing Co is in talks with officials of India’s Andhra Pradesh state government to bring Japanese technology to the state’s large poultry industry. N. Chandrababu Naidu, the chief...
Russian agricultural giant and one of the largest meat producers in the country, Miratorg, reported a 38% jump in revenue year-on-year to RUB74.06 billion (US$1.23 billion), which is a record...
Tyson Fresh Meats is to plough $47m into its Lexington plant in the US, in order to construct a new, expanded, boxed beef warehouse, in a bid to ensure the...
US poultry producer Sanderson Farms has revealed it is to invest $139 million in a new poultry processing plant, and waste water treatment facility in North Carolina.
Taking advantage of the favourable global outlook for poultry, and the opening of new markets for Brazilian beef, are key focuses for Marfrig Global Foods in its strategy for 2015.
JBS USA’s proposal to acquire Australian Consolidated Food Holdings Pty Ltd (Primo), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, JBS Smallgoods HoldCo Australia Pty Ltd, has been approved by the Hon Joe Jockey...