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.
Irish meat giant ABP Food Group has secured what it claims is the first beef deal with Japan for an Irish producer since 2000.
A recent deal between China and Australia, which could see one million cattle from Australia headed to China each year, has plenty of takers on the Chinese side.
It seems like too much of a coincidence that McDonald’s has been drip-feeding documentary-style videos of its production process in a bid to improve its image, just as global sales...
Russian meat producers believe the negative trends in the country’s economy, including a high level of inflation and a fall in the real incomes of the population, together with a...
Ukraine has lost some US$4 million (€3.2m) in revenues following Russian cattle and pork meat import restrictions imposed in 2013 and 2014, according to data provided by the European Commission (EC).
More than CA$89,000 is being invested in a project by the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers to boost animal welfare practices, improve farm safety and increase return on investment (ROI).
Irish red meat supplier Dawn Meats and French farming cooperative Terrena have announced a deal in which the former will acquire almost half of Terrena’s beef processing division Elivia.
Russia is negotiating with Israel on the launch of meat supplies, with the first deliveries likely to take place before the end of 2014, Russian officials have claimed.
Russia claims to have completely covered the deficit in meat – in particular pork – that appeared in the domestic market after the ban on certain food imports in August...
Processing giant JBS SA has acquired Australian ham and bacon company Primo Smallgoods Group for US$1.25 billion, through its subsidiary JBS Australia.
Retail staff in French stores have been rewarded for their efforts in promoting Welsh Lamb.
Canadian federal and provincial governments announced a CA$150,000 funding package for the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (SaskPork) this week.
Danish Crown has seen revenue slip slightly on last year’s figures in its latest financial statement, from DKK 58,164m (€7,824m) in 2012/13 to DKK 58,029m for the current financial year.
Ukraine’s government intends to increase the tax burden on meat producers, which could result in a strong negative impact on the development of the meat industry in the country in...
The Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has said that "significant flow-through opportunities" exist for Australian beef producers following the signing of a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) today (17 November)....
Denmark’s ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries has commenced talks with the country’s farming and meat industry organisations to forge a new state emergency support package for the sector....
Welsh meat bosses are hoping to increase the profile for the country’s lamb and beef across Europe with the launch of a multi-million-euro project.
Increased demand from smaller European markets has boosted trade for UK meat producers with a shift from carcase meat to higher value cuts.
US government plans to create an industry funded ‘checkoff’ programme for beef have been dismissed as a “waste of producer dollars” by sector leaders.
Keith Cooper, chief executive of Silver Fern Farms, is to step down from his position.
The European Commission has announced a further four European Union (EU)-funded marketing programmes, promoting sales of EU-produced meat, within member states and abroad.
Kenya’s meat industry is worried that East Africa’s meat and livestock sector could suffer from the impact of subsidised European Union (EU) exports now that a trade deal has been...
Ireland has been especially hard hit by the latest expansion of Russia’s ban on European Union (EU) meat exports, figures released by the European Commission reveal.
McDonald’s Holdings Japan has revised its financial forecasts to take into account a damaging incident earlier this year, in which workers from supplier Shanghai Husi were filmed picking meat off...
The European ready meals market is forecast to grow 12% by 2016, according to food and drink market research company Food For Thought (FFT).
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