Finnish meat processor HKScan has lowered its 2016 operating profit forecast for the second time in a matter of months, with at least 35 jobs set to be axed.
A final decision on Russia’s toxic and long-running trade ban on EU pork exports is set to be published within the next six weeks, according to the World Trade Organization...
Slovenian poultry meat processor Perutnina Ptuj has unveiled plans to invest in its plant in Backa Topola, in Serbia’s northern region, with the aim of doubling processing capacity and revenue....
Brazilian meatpacker BRF SA and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund have agreed to buy outright the largest poultry producer in Turkey, Banvit, in a joint venture worth $470m.
Ukraine faces a rising threat from highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI), as the disease spread to two new regions in the past week, while African Swine Fever (ASF) cases continue...
US pork processor Smithfield Foods has increased the number of pregnant sows living in group housing year-on-year as part of a long-term commitment to improving animal welfare.
ABP Food Group is part of a winning European consortium selected to lead “ground-breaking food research” by the prestigious European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
International meat packing business Hilton Food Group has entered into a joint venture with Portuguese retailer Sonae Modelo Continente to supply its stores with packaged beef, lamb, veal and pork.
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.
The UK’s National Farmers’ Union (NFU) says livestock producers need to keep up their efforts to reduce methane emissions, but said factors outside agriculture must be investigated as new research...
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.
Brazilian meatpacker BRF’s key brand Sadia has been launched in Hungary with a series of promotional campaigns organised to boost sales.
Two Romanian meat processors are investing a total of €1.7m to expand processing capacities amid increased protein demand for exports.
Ukraine’s poultry industry is set to lose up to UAH150 million ($5.7m) per month due to the EU ban on poultry imports, according to the Ukraine Agribusiness Club (UAB).
Montenegro-based meat processor Novi Monteživ has opened a new processing facility in Nikšić, in the east of the country. The move is in response to increasing demand for high-quality poultry...
Waves of avian influenza (AI) across Europe, Asia and Africa could impact the poultry industry just as broiler prices rise and feed costs drop.
Incidents of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) were found to be rare in 2015, according to a new European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report.
A highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza (AI) strain has been detected in a flock of wild ducks in Calais, putting UK authorities on high alert.
An event in the European Parliament, held today (30 November), has warned politicians of the negative impact a trade deal with Latin America could have on domestic EU beef producers.
German e-commerce outfit Gourmondo, a purveyor of high-end meats priced up to €90, has entered the digital trading space in Austria, the UK and Ireland.
The foundation for a Weng Fat Poultry site in Skenderaj, Kosovo has been laid.
Russia and Turkey are to drop trade restrictions and reinstate mutual trade in meat, which virtually stopped after the Turkish Airforce fighter jet shot down the Russian bomber SU-24M last...
Germany has vowed to fight its outbreak of avian influenza as the H5N8 strain rips through eight European countries.
The EU meat industry, particularly beef, could be “hit hard” by upcoming trade deals signed by the European Union, a study has warned.