The meat industry is a fast paced sector and its vital to stay up-to-date on the latest developments within the sector, be they processor expansion or the changing market conditions around the globe.
The international embarrassment facing Brazil over its rotten meat scandal has deepened after Hong Kong joined China in banning meat imports, although Europe is yet to follow suit.
The threat of a trade war between two of the world’s most powerful countries China and the United States is low, but analysts warn it could dramatically damage pork trade....
Brazil has been engulfed in controversy after police launched a massive raid on the country’s meat processors, some of whom stand accused of corruption and selling rotten meat.
Irish festival St Patrick’s Day will inspire food body Bord Bía to promote Irish food, such as beef, across a string of countries from Stuttgart, Germany to Shanghai, China on...
Aidan Cotter, former chief executive of Ireland's Bord Bía, has been named chairman of the board of a joint venture between ABP Food Group and Fane Valley Group.
Early trade figures for the start of the year indicate Brazil’s top beef markets, Hong Kong and China, eased the burden of falling sales over January and February.
Polish meat processors Unimięs and ZM Peklimar have unveiled plans to merge with local industry player Madej Wróbel to create what could become one of the country’s largest meat processing...
Polish meat processor ZM Olewnik plans to rebuild its plant, which was significantly damaged in a fire last January, generating losses of about PLN100 million (€23m).
The Canadian Meat Council (CMC), a national association of meat packers and processors, has named Christopher White as the organisation’s new president and CEO.
Netherlands-based Vion Food Group has confirmed it will close its loss-making pork slaughterhouse in Zeven, Germany, leading to more than 100 job losses.
The World Steak Challenge is back and bigger than ever.
US exports of beef and pork saw a significant year-on-year growth in January of this year.
The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has moved to reassure consumers that the nation’s poultry and poultry products are safe for consumption following an outbreak of H5N1 avian...
Pig producers in the top-producing countries of Europe are set to reap the awards of a new producer-led knowledge-sharing project.
The head of one of the US’ largest meat processors has said that plant-based protein products are a “big part” of the food industry’s future.
Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, alongside food board Bord Bía, will spend €3.75m over three years to promote red meat sales in China, Japan and Hong Kong....
The European Commission will pursue actions within its remit to improve the welfare of livestock shipped to non-EU countries, after an undercover investigation allegedly showed member state animals subjected to...
Heavyweight Asian nations have been asked not to apply nationwide import bans on US poultry, as America fights its first outbreak of avian influenza (AI) in 14 months.
Global demand for meat will require industry to grow animals faster than ever before, which in turn will fuel growth in the protein ingredients market, according to a study.
Greece has reported Europe’s first outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) strain H5N6, which hitherto had only been seen in Asia.
A ban on United Kingdom lamb to Kuwait has been lifted, following a new deal worth £15 million ($18m).
Danish Crown has swooped on long-standing UK foodservice business Leivers Brothers, acquiring the Nottingham-based firm for an undisclosed sum.
Premium Irish beef has benefited from government support in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, helped secure endorsement from one...
JBT Corporation’s takeover of Avure Technologies for US$57 million gives it greater capability to extend food and drink products’ shelf-life without involving preservatives shunned by retailers, according to JBT.
Meat production in Finland reached record levels in 2016, driven by poultry growth.