The value of Irish food and drink exports last year exceeded a staggering €11bn for the first time in the country’s history – and meat had a big part to...
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has signed a preliminary deal to acquire a 33% stake in Polish poultry processor SuperDrob SA less than a fortnight after its big money Bellisio...
Clean and ethical labels alongside intelligent packaging and the demand for organic produce are some of the key trends likely to dominate the food industry this year.
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has flexed its financial muscles with a $1.075bn takeover of frozen specialist Bellisio Foods and a 33% stake in Poland’s SuperDrob.
A French study linking increased cured meat consumption with increased risks for asthma sufferers has been strongly rebuked by the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
Asthma sufferers could be at risk of making their symptoms worse, if they consume a high level of processed meat, according to French researchers.
After a 12-year hiatus in Thai poultry exports to South Korea, triggered by a bird flu outbreak in 2004, exporters are targeting growth in one of Asia’s largest consumer markets.
Waves of avian influenza (AI) across Europe, Asia and Africa could impact the poultry industry just as broiler prices rise and feed costs drop.
Speakers at the World Meat Congress, in Uruguay’s Punta del Este, concluded that meat will continue to play a vital role in reducing poverty and feeding the world's growing population. ...
Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) is to acquire US frozen food company Bellisio for $1bn, just days after the Thai conglomerate confirmed it was exploring investment in value-added products. ...
A giant leap in research is needed to effectively end the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance, according to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) report.
The use of social media to shame and defame meat companies accused of wrongdoing and malpractice is eroding consumer trust.
Thai poultry producer Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods) operational profit in the third quarter of 2016 reached Baht122.5 billion, an increase of 10% while net profit jumped up 45% to...
Calls to cut meat consumption to reduce the risk of developing cancer raise serious health concerns and consumers heeding such advice could end up suffering from nutritional deficiencies.
Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand’s (CP) Chinese business is investing CNY3.6 billion ($531m) in a site intended to process one million pigs annually in one of the country’s less populated regions. ...
A lawsuit hearing over the alleged forced labour of 14 Myanmar chicken factory workers has started in Thailand’s Saraburi province.
US scientists have claimed that the nitrate found in processed meats, such as bacon, may be the cause of migraines.
The United Nations has adopted what one NGO described as “groundbreaking” policy recommendations, placing animal welfare concerns at the heart of global farming.
Savoury food and sports nutrition processors can now access chicken- and turkey-based protein, which is guaranteed to be free from antibiotics, thanks to Essentia Protein Solutions.
Experts warn that tick bites are leading to a worrying number of people developing lethal allergic reactions to red meat, with Australia and America most at risk.
For the fourth year in row, Yum Brands ranked second lowest in the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), a performance that World Animal Protection slammed as “unacceptable”.
Thailand’s seafood producer Thai Union has bought out the remaining 18% stake in its US subsidiary Tri-Union Frozen Products (TUFP) for a fee of over $46m.
Over 400 poultry farmers supplying Thai chicken exporter CP Foods have pledged to stamp out abuse and exploitation of workers through the implementation of an anti-forced labour programme.
Investors managing $1.25trn in assets have called on 16 food companies to shake up the global meat supply chain, citing environmental and health concerns over factory farming.
A chicken supplier in Thailand may open a lawsuit against a non-governmental organisation (NGO) over alleged claims of human trafficking.