Pricing across the global poultry market is expected to remain bullish, despite the recent Russian ban, according to a new report by Rabobank.
Scotland and Africa have come together to work on the challenges faced by farmers of livestock in tropical developing countries.
South African poultry company Astral Foods expects a boost, due to lower maize and soya prices, according to Investec research.
If you were to think about the global meat sector, Africa is not often seen in the same light as China, other parts of Asia and Latin America, but this...
South African farming business Klein Karoo has seen strong sales of its new ostrich meat products across Europe.
Russia has banned imports of live pigs from six countries, including the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea and South Africa, due to fears about the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus...
South African poultry producer Astral Foods delivered a 260% increase in operating profit by R213m, in its interim results for the six months to 31 March 2014.
The global poultry market is experiencing turbulence due to a number of issues ranging from escalating feed prices and avian influenza (AI) outbreaks, according to experts from Rabobank.
Although the New Year has come and gone, there is still the opportunity to both look back and forwards to see what has happened in the past 12 months and...
The International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) has welcomed the striking of a new global trade deal by the World Trade Organization (WTO), which should ease import and customs procedures that...
Consumers in developing economies such as Africa are increasing their demand for meat, posing a challenge to global food supplies. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) technical director Stephen Mott told...
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has broken out in a key cattle rearing area of South Africa – Limpopo province, in the country’s north-east.
South Africa’s meat trading body has lodged an official complaint against local chicken producers with the country’s Competition Commission.
A Zimbabwe food safety expert has warned that consumers are at risk from adulterated meat, due to lack of proper testing technology.
South African poultry producers have warned that the government must cut down on cheap chicken imports or risk devastating the local industry.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has advised the European Union (EU) to launch a series of studies to help assess the risk of Rift Valley Fever being introduced to...
South Africa’s government is considering introducing tougher labelling laws for meat products to ensure ingredients are identified properly.
A fall in the price of corn and continuing high prices for red meat could boost the prospects of the global poultry sector in 2013, a new report from Rabobank...
South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies has ordered an urgent inquiry after donkey and goat DNA was found in burgers and sausages.
Brazil saw a big increase in beef exports last month despite BSE-restrictions, according to the latest data.
The South African government has rejected a controversial proposal to introduce anti-dumping duties on Brazilian exports of whole birds and boneless chicken cuts.
US meat processor Cargill has announced plans to invest $20 million into its animal nutrition facilities in South Africa.
A UK food packaging company has opened a new facility in Turkey in a bid to strengthen its global operations.
A children’s charity supported by the global meat industry has announced its first field project for combating poverty and hunger.
The beef trade in Namibia decreased by 28.8% in the first six months of 2012, the Meat Board of Namibia has revealed in its six-monthly review, with exports “significantly lower”...
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