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.
05-Dec-2013 - A Norwegian abattoir has slaughtered 100 halal-certified reindeer, which have gathered interest from countries as far away as Dubai.
29-Nov-2013 - Poultry production in the Ukraine is set to grow by 10-11% in 2014, which will be an increase of 1.32-1.33m tonnes (mt) on 2013 levels Aleksandr Bakumenko, chairman of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine, told a press conference in Kiev.
29-Nov-2013 - UK’s Beyond Calf Exports Stakeholders Forum has been closed down, following its final report into the progress of the forum’s welfare initiatives.
28-Nov-2013 - Poland’s poultry production increased by 6% to 793,000 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2013, according to a report released by state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
28-Nov-2013 - Spanish food organisations have produced a series of industry standards for their sector to adopt in a bid to disperse the negativity caused by the horsemeat scandal and prevent it happening again.
28-Nov-2013 - US meat bosses have urged their government to do more to increase meat exports from the country, following an announcement by the European Commission to triple financial support for exports.
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.
27-Nov-2013 - Welsh Lamb is making inroads in Germany and has improved in popularity among international consumers, Welsh meat bosses were told at a recent industry conference.
26-Nov-2013 - Kettyle Irish Foods has secured contracts worth £1m to supply premium dry-aged beef and lamb to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
26-Nov-2013 - The US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is currently pushing the visibility of US pork in China as the Chinese holiday season approaches.
25-Nov-2013 - A new task force has been set up by the US’s National Pork Board (NPB) to understand and define pork industry challenges and its future.
13-Nov-2013 - Marlen International launched four new food processing machines at Process Expo 2013 in Chicago last week.
12-Nov-2013 - Millard Manufacturing showcased its new SideKick classifier at Process Expo in Chicago last week.
12-Nov-2013 - Automation and hygiene are driving innovation in meat processing equipment, according to Karin Janse, head of marketing communication at Weber.
11-Nov-2013 - US company Glass Onion Catering has recalled 181,620 pounds of ready-made salads and sandwich wraps containing chicken and ham due to fears of E.coli.
11-Nov-2013 - US equipment manufacturer Eagle Product Inspection launched a new x-ray inspection system at Process Expo 2013 in Chicago last week.
01-Nov-2013 - Food safety officials have confirmed that horse DNA has been found in beef products on sale in the UK for the first time since July.
30-Oct-2013 - The global food equipment and technology show Process Expo will take place in Chicago, Illinois on 3-6 November this year.
30-Oct-2013 - Croatia’s meat sector has started reaping the benefits of the country’s European Union (EU) accession in June, with officials lodging papers to ensure EU geographical indication for the Baranjski ‘kulen’ (sausage) from the Baranja region.
29-Oct-2013 - OSI Group is set to become the biggest value-added meat processor in Asia after opening two more plants in China, bringing its total number of facilities in the country to 10.
28-Oct-2013 - A UK-based processor has found itself at the heart of a blazing pan-European row over the labelling of its processed meat products.
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.
17-Oct-2013 - US consumers would be prepared to pay a premium for chicken enriched with Omega-3 fatty acids, according to recent research.
16-Oct-2013 - A California wholesaler is recalling nearly 40,000lb of rotisserie chicken products over fears they could be a source of the current salmonella outbreak.
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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