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From raw commodity to added value meal solutions, and the equipment needed to make it all happen, everyone involved in the meat sector needs to keep up with the latest trends to stay one step ahead in business.

Loma offers improved inspection unit

X-ray equipment specialist Loma has launched a new inspection unit, which it claimed has 25% "improved performance".

Videojet brings out long life printers

Videojet has introduced four new continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers with new Long Life Core (TM) technology, extending their overall life.

Viessman adds superior hygienic coating to fridges

Viessmann Refrigeration has revealed its fridges and cold rooms will be antimicrobially coated as a standard to ensure the hygienic protective coating on Viessmann products is maintained for longer.

Globalisation of meat trade presents challenges for packaging

Developing packaging that ensures exported products arrive in the optimum condition is a challenge for manufacturers as the meat industry becomes increasingly globalised.

US packaging show to offer technology seminars

The Pack Expo International Show 2014, held in Chicago, US has announced it will hold educational seminars at its Centre for Trends and Technologies (CTT).

Marel introduces ‘super-hygienic’ grader

Meat equipment manufacturer Marel has revealed a new grading machine which "offers maximum hygiene capabilities".

Bosch to display broad range at Pack Expo

Equipment manufacturer Bosch Packaging Technology is gearing up to exhibit a range of new products at Pack Expo International 2014.

CSB-System introduces ‘optimal product flow’ to meat plant

CSB-System Automation has launched a new software package, which increases "efficiency to ensure optimal process flow" from reception to packaging.

Guest article

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% in volume terms, which is above the review period (2009-2014) compound annual growth...

Marel launches waterproof box labeller

Processing equipment specialist Marel has revealed a new waterproof box labeller.

Guest article

Japanese Wagyu Beef - Too Authentic?

With import restrictions finally lifted after almost a decade of negotiations, authentic Japanese Wagyu beef will soon be available in the EU, commanding top prices. But will consumers actually want...

Eagle lands on improved X-ray inspection

Eagle Product Inspection (EPI) has launched a new X-ray inspection software, which incorporates seal integrity, fill level inspection, check weighing and component count features.

Allen Coding extends XL-Series with low-cost coders

International coding company Allen Coding has launched a new range of low-cost thermal transfer coders in its new XL-Series.

News in brief

US poultry consumption up 17%

The average number of meals or snacks containing chicken, has increased 17% from 5.2 in 2012 to 6.1 according to a survey by US association the National Chicken Council.

Singapore relaxes export conditions for Northern Irish pork

Northern Ireland has welcomed the news that Singapore has relaxed conditions for its pork exports.

JBS subsidiaries to acquire Tyson Foods’ poultry businesses

Tyson Foods is to sell its Mexican and Brazilian poultry business to JBS subsidiaries in a deal worth a total of $575 million.

Pork prices set to stay high, thanks to PEDv, claims Rabobank

The latest Rabobank report on the global pork market has suggested pork prices will remain high in Q4, due to the porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus (PEDv), entering some countries into...

Australia points to growing importance of US for beef and lamb exports

The USA is a key market for Australian beef and lamb exports and its importance is growing: Australia’s beef exports by volume to America shot up by 53% in the...

News in brief

Free-range poultry farmer to tour Europe on labelling campaign

The daughter of a free-range broiler farmer from Devon, England, is to embark on a 39-day tour of the European Union, calling for clear, mandatory method-of-production labelling on poultry meat.

EU horsemeat testing shows improvement

The second round of pan-European horse meat DNA tests has shown an improvement from 2013, but still saw products testing positive in seven countries.

Putin puts weight behind raising of Russia's beef and offal import duties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to prepare, before 1 October 2014, the deletion of cattle meat and beef offal from the list of goods that can be...

Chinese chicken rejected by McDonald’s after scandal

After a major food safety scandal, McDonald’s in Japan has stopped buying chicken from China, while Hong Kong’s outlets have taken chicken products off the menu completely.

Halal food body regains Malaysian recognition

The UK’s Halal Food Authority (HFA) has regained recognition from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) as an accepted Foreign Halal Certification Body, after losing this last year, due...

News in brief

Shanghai meat processor investigated after TV exposé

Chinese authorities are reported to be investigating claims a Shanghai-based meat processor has been re-cycling expired meat products.

China lifts Brazilian beef ban

Brazilian producers are hoping to recapture lost ground after China announced it was lifting its ban on the country’s beef, imposed following the discovery of BSE in 2012.