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EU research project will try to reduce cured ham salt content

17-Mar-2014 - A European Union (EU) research project is to develop a new system of controlling the salting stage during dry-cured ham processing, aiming to reduce salt content.

Meat growth promoters decrease life expectancy, argue Russians

28-Jan-2014 - Consumption of meat containing growth promoters, such as ractopamine, can lead to functional disturbances in the human body and cardiovascular disease, according to the results of a recent study from Russian state sanitary service Rospotrebnadzor. This, in turn, can lead to a reduction in projected life expectancy, it added.

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New meat preservation system on show

27-Jan-2014 - The latest developments in meat preservation from Corbion Purac will be available to visitors to the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta this week (28-30 January).

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Russia meat show welcomes new faces

15-Jan-2014 - New exhibitors have been confirmed at the Dairy and Meat Industry show, taking place in Moscow on 18–21 March 2014.

Blood could triple in value, claims ingredients firm

27-Nov-2013 - A food ingredients company has claimed an enzyme could triple the value of blood in the meat industry, as well as being the answer to a rising demand for animal proteins.

Milan to stage new meat industry event

11-Nov-2013 - A new meat processing and packaging show is to be held in Milan the year after next as part of an event organised by the Centrexpo Ipack-Ima Group.

Anuga 2013 in pictures

17-Oct-2013 - Anuga 2013 proved a huge success with visitors from across the globe flocking to see the latest trends across the food and drink industry. Meat was no exception, and with exhibitors across more than two halls, there was plenty for visitors to see.

ADM launches clean label protein for meat products

15-Oct-2013 - A new soya protein designed to bind water and fats into emulsified meat products, such as frankfurters and luncheon meat, has been launched for the African and Middle Eastern markets.

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Meat centre stage at world's largest trade fair

25-Sep-2013 - With the worldwide consumption of meat growing, the international meat trade will be travelling to Germany next month to take part in one of the world’s largest food trade fairs.

Collagen casings firm reports good global results

02-Aug-2013 - Collagen sausage casings manufacturer Devro has reported positive results in the global market, with revenue up by 3.1% on last year.

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New name in functional ingredients

05-Feb-2013 - A specialist ingredients supplier used the International Production and Processing Expo to announce the integration of several companies under a single new banner.

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Kerry takes seasoned approach to Russia

24-Aug-2012 - Russia’s leading provider of rubs and glazes, Kerry Ingredients & Flavours Russia, is to showcase its fermented, smoke and functional solutions at Agroprodmash.

Meat behind drop in profits for Cargill

10-Aug-2012 - US processing giant Cargill has reported another profit plunge, with fourth-quarter and fiscal 2012 earnings below company expectations.

Devro enjoys strong first-half performance

01-Aug-2012 - Devro, a leading manufacturer of collagen products for the global food industry, has announced strong sales growth in the first half (H1) of 2012.

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Meat ingredients company posts strong half year results

23-Apr-2012 - Denmark-based ingredients firm Chr. Hansen has posted organic growth of 11% in the first half of the financial year 2011/12, with a revenue of €333m, up 9% year-on-year.

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UK ingredients company gets halal certification

19-Apr-2012 - Meat ingredients specialist BHJ UK Protein Foods has secured halal certification for its SCANPRO Beef 95 functional protein ingredient.

Tensions grow as Taiwan strengthens beef controls

21-Mar-2012 - The Taiwanese government has created confusion among meat importers by increasing ractopamine controls on imported beef, two weeks after proposing to relax the ban on the controversial additive.

US unsatisfied with Taiwan’s ractopamine proposals

07-Mar-2012 - US exporters are not satisfied with the Taiwanese government’s proposal to partially lift the ractopamine ban, hindering US meat imports.

Kerry posts positive growth, despite challenges

21-Feb-2012 - Global ingredients and food group Kerry has reported solid earnings growth in 2011, despite significant cost inflation.

Industry rejects EU decision on labelling

03-Feb-2012 - The European meat industry has criticised a decision by the European Parliament not to introduce food labelling that would display percentages of cuts in salt, fat and sugar.

Chr. Hansen shows new solutions for the meat industry

30-Mar-2004 - Leading Danish ingredients provider is about to showcase its latest offerings for the meat industry at the IFFA trade fair in Frankfurt, which includes a system which allows the easy shaping of meats.

Chr. Hansen launches new yoghurt culture

13-Dec-2003 - Inspired by the burgeoning health trend a collaborative research project between Danish ingredients company Chr. Hansen and dairy manufacturers has resulted in a new yoghurt culture - Yo-Flex - for products aimed at less fat and fewer additives.

Solbar launches Solpro 900

17-Sep-2003 - Israeli soy ingredients company Solbar Industries has launched a new product called Solpro 900, a soy protein isolate that has important implications for emulsified meat and poultry products.

Ingredients firm to attend Eurocarne

20-May-2003 - Global ingredients giant Chr. Hansen is to attend Eurocarne, the 22nd International Exhibition of Meat and Meat Processing Industries. The event will be held in Verona, Italy, from 22 to 25 May 2003.

Fighting Listeria, the natural way

02-Apr-2003 - Danish scientists announce a breakthrough in the battle against the harmful Listeria bacterium, with the discovery of a common lactic acid bacterium that fights Listeria efficiently in foods.

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